IKEA -Al Homaizi Limited is the franchise rights owner for IKEA , the biggest furniture retailer in the world . We operate in Kuwait ( since 1984 ) , Jordan and Morocco. IKEA vision and business idea At IKEA our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. Our business idea supports this vision by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them.
PURPOSE OF THE FUNCTION
Offering the highest possible service levels at the lowest possible costs, helps to fulfill customer expectations by making sure that products are available in the IKEA store.
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The Shipping Specialist Job purpose is to:
Handle Goods shipment process and local clearance procedures in coordination with local service provider and according to the IKEA standards.
Gather information from the Goods Flow Team on any goods damages, submit and follow up on claims with relevant parties.
Always coordinate with other functions within the Logistics Team to ensure proper communication and smooth work processes.
Shipment & Clearance
To supervise shipping and customs clearance.
Coordinate with service provider for timely clearance of containers to avoid detention/demurrages and prioritize containers accordingly as per the need articles in the store.
Prepare weekly containers receiving schedule in coordination with all stakeholders.
Check that the clearing Agents are adhering to IKEA operations standards of containers handling and transporting Receive the clearing agent invoices against the agreed rates for this service
Monitor KPIs to continuously improve freight movement process and report to SSS Leader as required
Communicate and coordinate with Warehousing and other functions in the Logistics Department as and when required.
Coordinate regularly with the supply Team and the other Logistics Teams to achieve the Logistics goals in store
ESSENTIAL FOR PARTICULAR JOB
Master’s or a Diploma Degree in Logistics
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience in shipping/logistics/supply chain preferably in Customs clearance or retails sectors.
Fluent in English and French
Computer proficiency: Advanced level of Microsoft Excel
Familiar with local laws and regulations involved in Customs and Taxation,
Familial with international trade laws and regulations.