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Solutions & Decisions is looking for the best candidates for the positions of CARRIER REPRESENTATIVE in the Capacity Team for Caen (1 position) and Lyon City (2 positions), for a global multinational in the tech industry. 

 

Purpose of job:

If you want to make an impact on how consumer goods, products, and food travel around the world on a daily basis, the Carrier Representative role is for you! As a Carrier Representative, you will be developing, maintaining, and growing relationships between carriers and the company. Through this fast-paced, high-energy role you’ll make an impact on the global supply chain every day.

We are developing our Capacity team in Caen and Lyon to grow our services for our European customer base. We are seeking dynamic, sales driven and dedicated people to add to our operational team.

Your accountabilities will include:

  • Manage and build long-term relationships with carriers
  • Daily Pricing negotiations in a Fast Pace environment
  • Sourcing new carrier relations
  • Execution of Transport
  • Problem Solving
  • Operational Excellence
  • Development of Carrier review processes and reporting
  • Bring/sell technology to the carrier

Required qualifications:

  • 1–3 years of previous experience in a customer service or commercial role. Experience in the forwarding industry is a plus
  • Fluent English and French  is a must
  • Knowledge of French and/or Dutch are an asset
  • Knowledge of Spanish, German or an Eastern European language would be a plus
  • Graduate of Bachelor’s or Master’s
  • Strong prioritization skills, multi-tasking skills, and works with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

Entrepreneurial, driven, enthusiastic, and highly motivated

Solutions & Decisions is looking for the best candidates for the position of CARRIER ACCOUNT MANAGER in the Supply team for Barcelona City, for a global multinational in the tech industry. 

Focused on securing capacity for loads (loads to trucks), the Carrier Representative role combines sales, account management, and operational execution to meet the transportation needs of the customer. The Carrier Representative develops and builds relationships with the carrier community in order to grow their portfolio and ensure freight moves in accordance with customer expectations.

Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities of this position consist of, but are not limited to, the following:

Execution:

  • Ensures assigned and open-board freight moves in accordance with customer expectation by matching capacity to shipments. Focuses on acquiring and growing auto-assigned loads to build their business. May be directed to work on specific freight
  • Provides day to day problem resolution; identifies issues, seeks input from others to help determine the best course of action and implements solutions. Works closely with internal partners (account management, operations or leadership) on shipment updates, problem resolution and/or operational execution

Capacity Procurement: 

  • Secures capacity on a shipment by shipment basis by calling carriers, taking inbound calls based on interest generated from load boards, negotiating rates, and making buying decisions.
  • Ensures capacity meets specific load requirements Utilizes internal pricing tools to purchase capacity within cost parameters and at market rates.
  • Engages internal resources for help interpreting carrier analytics and leveraging other tools to guide informed buying decisions.
  • May manage an existing carrier or lane within a certain geography

Internal and External Relationships: :

  • Develops new carrier relationships by researching carriers in the marketplace, generating leads, calling potential carriers, initiating contact with key stakeholders and qualifying the account
  • Maintains and grows relationships with existing carrier accounts through regular phone calls, emails and/or face to face visits to build a carrier base
  • Based upon carrier needs, may participate in carrier account reviews with more senior level employees and/or leadership asks questions to understand current and future business needs, discusses recent wins/losses and identifies opportunities for additional business
  • Establishes contacts and builds relationships to form an internal network of resources

Quality:

  • Drives the automation of carrier activities (automation compliance) in accordance with company strategy. If needed, engages internal SMEs to partner with in selling company’s automation products and services.
  • Ensures quality expectations are met on all assigned business.
  • Complies with expectations as defined in internal trading rule.
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements

Required Qualifications::

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Fluent in Spanish and English (written and verbal)

Preferred Qualifications::

  • Fluent in other European language is a big plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Ability to persuade, motivate, negotiate, and influence others
  • Ability to thrive under deadlines and work in a team environment, while also delivering independent results
  • Strong prioritization skills, multi-tasking skills, and works with a sense of urgency
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Buscamos incorporar a un/a Técnico Especialista en Bloque Aséptico para una empresa multinacional española de Gran Consumo (alimentación).  La persona seleccionada, reportará directamente al Responsable de Mantenimiento.

Misión:

Mantener en condiciones operativas bloque aséptico de envasado de PET, a fin de garantizar el buen funcionamiento de los equipos y satisfacer requerimiento de los usuarios. Asimismo, este puesto debe cumplir con las funciones de diagnosticar, reparar y/o reemplazar los componentes defectuosos de maquinaria e instalaciones ya sean eléctricas o mecánicas.

Funciones:

  • Realizar las modificaciones necesarias en los equipos/instalaciones.
  • Gestión y vigilancia del buen uso de recambios y en el análisis de mejoras.
  • Diagnosticar, reparar y/o reemplazar los componentes defectuosos de maquinarias e instalaciones, ya sean eléctricos o mecánicos.
  • Identificar e informar acciones preventivas o correctivas dentro del área de mantenimiento.
  • Revisión de sistemas de calidad en los asuntos relativos a su área.
  • Tener conocimientos mecánicos, neumáticos, de calibrado, hidráulicos, eléctricos y programación.
  • Debe saber conocer e identificar todos los procesos de producción.
  • Necesita dominar principios y fundamentos en las materias primas.
  • Debe mantener un orden los materiales y herramientas requeridas, localizar las anomalías en el equipo e instalación y efectuar un seguimiento de las reparaciones.
  • Debe tener una conducta de respeto y orden frente a las normas de higiene y seguridad.
  • Ha de mantener una fluida comunicación con las distintas áreas de la empresa, junto a una adecuada presentación personal.
  • Debe dar soporte a sus compañeros para la resolución y análisis de problemas. Así como ayudar cuando sea necesario a otros servicios que se requieran.
  • Debe ser especialista en bloques asépticos no húmedos con altos conocimientos en llenado/taponado/esterilizador/sopladora.
  • Nociones de manipulación de alimentos y seguridad alimentaria.

Requisitos:

  • Ingeniería   técnica   especialidad (Mecánica,  electricidad,   mantenimiento industrial).
  • 5 años de experiencia en el área de Producción/Mantenimiento
  • 3 años de experiencia en bloque aséptico KRONES
  • Mantenedor de equipos a presión
  • Experiencia en Sector Alimentación

Valorable:

  • Inglés medio (B2)
  • Alemán nivel medio (Goethe Zertifikat B2).
  • Carnet de manipulador de equipos de elevación y carretillas
  • Carnet de operador de calderas
  • Lean Manufacturing

Production Planning Manager

We are looking for a Production Planning Manager for a leading international company.

Mission:

Lead the production team in developing and ensuring sustainable manufacturing excellence measured through  clearly defined objectives and targets in terms of HSE, quality, service, costs and asset utilization. Develop a  performance driven culture by implementing Continuous Improvement principles in manufacturing. Ensure  highest level of cross-functional efficiency with other operations departments and enablers. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Staff selection, training, development, coaching, retention and morale. Also responsible for building an effective team in terms of leadership and performance focus and ensuring succession plans in  place. 
  • Lead the team in meeting departmental KPIs and drive continuous improvement efforts.
  • Build a strong relationship with fellow operational heads to deeply understand the business requirements,  develop jointly solutions to meet those requirements and work jointly on issue resolutions. 
  • Ensure risk assessments are conducted for all routine activities and SOPs aligned with these risk assessments  are in place and refreshed at regular intervals.
  • Work with staff to continuously identify risk and improvement opportunities by conducting frequent audits  and improving SOPs. 
  • Ensure effective implementation of employee training plans and that SOPs are well understood and followed  by employees. 
  • Ensure timely and effective resolution/report closure of HSE and quality incidents/non-conformances.
  • Develop budgets (CAPEX and OPEX) and approve expenditures for supplies, materials, and human resources,  ensuring that materials, labour and equipment are used efficiently to meet production targets. 

Requirements:

  • French and English are required 
  • Master of Science in Engineering or business  
  • Manufacturing management experience of 5 years minimum 
  • Relevant experience within the food, beverage, chemical or allied industry, pharmaceutical or consumer  goods industries
  • Direct management experience of cost control responsibilities in manufacturing  
  • Experience in implementation of continuous improvement and lean methodologies 
  • Experience in establishing performance metrics, motivating and holding people accountable for results 
  • Proven ability to effectively lead and manage high performance teams 
  • Solid Change management experience which means operating as a value-added business partner across  functional lines and with other key stakeholders to drive change 
  • Experience with unions management 
  • Flexible time work to meet night shift or during week-end 
  • Participation to emergency plan 

Production Coordinator

We are looking for a Production Coordinator for a leading international company.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise one or more manufacturing process areas, while having a thorough knowledge of the process  equipment as well as the manufacturing standards and safety procedures. 
  • Lead, motivate and develop the production team in line with Company core values.
  • Identify and drive the changes to improve production efficiency, increase yield and reduce production  costs. 
  • Participate in the definition of the site master plan to align site capabilities with strategic objectives.
  • Identify non-conformances and solve problems. 
  • Develop an HSE mindset, transmit it to the team and lead by example. 
  • Ensure high-quality communication with the other departments, and be responsible for cascading key  messages to the shopfloor.  
  • Participate in internal audits.

 

Requirements:

  • 10 years experience in a production supervisor position, ideally in the pharma/chemical/food industry.
  • French is mandatory, English is a real plus.
  • A LEAN certification is a real plus. 
  • Ability to handle employee relation issues. 
  • Demonstrated Leadership, good communication skills as well as a continuous improvement mindset.
  • A forklift driving license. 
  • Knowledge in SAP. 
  • Availability to work in shifts (6h-14h and 14h-22h).

Key data about the role:

Department: Customer Operations (Supply Chain)

Reports to: Supply Chain Manager

Type of contract: Permanent

The Mission:

Analysis and planning of the supply chain, supporting the execution of our strategy, improving and maintaining the balance between quality, service and cost. With a clear focus on meeting customer and internal SLA targets and continuous improvement efficiency goals.

Outcomes:

Lead and manage activities to achieve and improve Customer Service Levels, Operational Efficiency and Cost Management.

Quality: Ensure quality of product supply and deliver KPIs

Costs: Achieve cost savings and inventory targets according to budget

Service: Achieve SLAs and deliver year on year improvements

Responsibilities:

  • Anticipate and maintain stock levels to ensure logistical operations and timely fulfillment of customer orders.
  • Anticipate inventory demand based on current and future needs.
  • Analyze variances between sales forecasts and actual demand to apply statistical rules and models to inventory management and planning.
  • Interact closely with the sales department to understand demand forecast drivers and with the Logistics specialist for status and fulfillment of customer orders.
  • Analyze and anticipate market trends to determine the best time to purchase inventory.
  • Supplier development and coordination, following up on delivery planning and defining service level agreements to ensure fulfilment targets are met.
  • Manage and report on safety stocks
  • Actively manage the RMA inventory
  • Implement operational procedures and KPIs.
  • Create inventory reports and present suggestions to the supply chain manager.
  • Process automation in the area of responsibility to improve operational efficiency.
  • Manage QA to ISO standards with Products & EMS Production Processes
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by enforcing standards and procedures, complying with Worldsensing’s and legal regulations
  • Help to promote the company culture

Competencies:

  • Customer service focus
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Organization and Planning
  • Rigor in accuracy and in data analysis (Advanced mathematical and analytical skills)
  • Vendor Management
  • Proactivity
  • Efficiency
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, logistics, or a related field
  • At least 3 years (ideally 5 years) of experience working in logistics or supply chain management.
  • Experience in Electronic components purchase/ Production Planning / MRP is a plus
  • Fluent English and Spanish

Values: Ambition, Excellence, Honesty, Innovation, Commitment & Teamwork

Benefits

  • Great work environment: we are a passionate, tight-knit team hailing from 20+ countries.
  • You will work remotely while the COVID situation persists
  • We are a family-friendly company and support a healthy work-life balance, we’re outcome oriented.
  • We like grabbing lunch or a drink together, and coming together for fun events organized (COVID-permitting).
  • We love to learn and we love to share so you will actively participate in our knowledge sharing initiatives or transversal committees (communities, show and tell, etc.).
  • You can expect a competitive compensation package.
  • Opportunity to work for a global IoT player which has been labeled as one of the organizations actively shaping and pioneering the Industrial Internet.

Buscamos incoprorar a un/a Strategic Buyer para una empresa multinacional española de Gran Consumo (alimentación). La persona seleccionada, reportará directamente a la Responsable de Compras de materias primas y formará parte del equipo de compradores/as. 

Funciones: 

  • Negociación con los proveedores. 
  • Definición de estrategias de compra según las categorías. 
  • Análisis de los mercados, identificación momento de cierre, cobertura y mix proveedores. Gestión de contratos a medio y largo plazo para cubrir necesidades. 
  • Búsqueda de alternativas de nuevos proveedores y materiales. 
  • Identificación de proyectos de mejora de costes. 
  • Gestión de una serie de categorías de materias primas y producto acabado. Habilidades / Competencias: 
  • Capacidad analítica 
  • Capacidad de negociación 
  • Simultaneidad de tareas 
  • Trabajo en equipo 
  • Planificación 
  • Organización 

¿Qué buscamos? 

  • Titulación en ingeniería industrial, ADE, economía o similar. 
  • Experiencia de 3 a 5 años, idealmente en sector alimentación o similar. 
  • Dominio de Excel 
  • Nivel medio/alto de inglés 

Solutions & Decisions, compañía especializada en transformación de las Supply Chains y en la búsqueda de desarrollo del talento, busca a un/a Global Supply Planner para cliente multinacional del sector Gran Consumo en Barcelona.

 

Mission: To ensure the availability of finished and semi-finished products in the different locations of the network with the quality, cost, stock levels and service required, by means of the Master Production Schedule and the Distribution Requirements Plan, based on the analysis of demand plan, order portfolio, stock policies, production and third parties capacity and critical materials availability. To ensure the definition and implementation of the stock policies to reach the required stock and service levels

 

Functions and Responsibilities:

Planning

  • To define the global inventory policies aligned with the manufacturing batch policy
  • To agree the inventory policies and replenishment principles with the local supply planners in the subsidiaries
  • To calculate the Distribution requirements Plan (DRP) to the company stock locations, considering the local sales forecast and the finished products stock policies and to review it with the local supply planner
  • To carry out the Master Production Schedule (MPS), own or third parties, considering the demand plan, the finished product stock policy and the manufacturing / purchasing policies
  • To run the Rough Cut Capacity Plan (RCCP) to adapt the MPS results to the manufacturing and key suppliers capacity, identifying capacity risks in the future
  • To evaluate alternatives and to establish contingency plans to guarantee the availability of key references
  • To Co-lead the global operational Sales & Operation Plan (S&OP) meeting providing information on: availability risks, capacity constraints, materials requirements and obsolescence
  • To maintain the level of stocks, in third parties and Company locations, in agreement with the Group Policies
  • To reduce stocks of obsolete materials or low rotation, analyzing them and proposing reusability alternatives

Execute

  • To create and launch production orders on the basis of manufacturing batches and supplying policies.
  • To calculate the Master Plan Schedule (MPS) for each reference, finished and semi-finished, 5s and 6s.
  • To provide a weekly production plan, own or third parties, based on the capacities/resources available in the mid/long term.
  • To execute the replenishment orders to the subsidiaries
  • To prepare Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) scenarios for the S&OP decision making process
  • To maintain all the needed data in the supporting systems

Control

  • To monitor and facilitate the stock availability of finished products in all the network tracking all the supply issues
  • To periodically review the production plan and manage capacity conflicts versus demand in the established time horizons, by agreeing and updating the production plan when necessary
  • To ensure communication and feedback to DP
  • To periodically review the production resources capacity usage and critical materials availability
  • To follow up Real production compared to Planned Production as well as shipments to Company locations
  • To ensure the implementation of finished product stock policies for each type of product,
  • To monitor stock levels and propose actions to keep them in the required levels.

 

Requirements:

  • Experience: 5 years in the area of Supply Planning. Optional: SAP IBP
  • Education: Bachelor Degree (Engineering, management, economics)
  • Languages: Proficiency English MANDATORY
  • Specific Knowledge required: SCM, Supply Planning (DRP, MPS, MRP, RCCP)

Buscamos incorporar para una empresa multinacional de marroquinería de lujo, en su planta de
Getafe (Madrid), a un/a Internal Production Logistics Manager. La persona reportará directamente
al Director de Producción y se responsabilizará de la gestión y optimización del almacén de
producción, fomentando y gestionando el cambio y planes de mejora continua, mejorando KPI’s de
producción, y liderando un equipo de 6 pax.

Funciones:
● Liderar al equipo de logística, favoreciendo un buen ambiente de trabajo, logrando que las
personas se impliquen en la mejora continua y en la proposición y consecución de los objetivos
ambiciosos
● Liderar el seguimiento y cumplimiento de la capacidad acordada con el cliente
● Asegurar una planificación fiable de acuerdo con los parámetros del plan industrial y el
aprovisionamiento de los consumibles necesarios
● Asegurar el lead time de la fabricación
● Gestionar y optimizar el almacén
● Gestionar y optimizar el envasado y embalaje del producto terminado
● Proponer, seguir y animar los datos para conseguir planes de acción para reducción de los
impactos y consecución de los objetivos
● Aportar estrategiasteniendo la perspectiva de la situación actual, anticipar y actuar para crear
escenarios futuros con la antelación suficiente
● Acompañar a los equipos en la gestión del cambio e influenciar en los resultados.
● Generar relaciones de impacto positivo para el negocio
Requisitos:
● Conocimientos de nuestros procesos de fabricación, con una experiencia previa en producción
de 5-7 años.
● Idioma: Inglés avanzado
● Formación y desarrollo complementario en herramientas de mejora continua (LEAN)

Soft Skills:
● Liderazgo del cambio
● Orientación al logro
● Pensamiento analítico y estratégico
● Iniciativa / proactividad
● Impacto e influencia
● Liderazgo de equipos

Buscamos una persona con personalidad, criterio, capacidad de análisis y que se lleve muy bien con las nuevas tecnologías.

Nuestro Cliente ha desarrollado un software de planificación, que ofrece la optimización de retail de vanguardia a los retailers líderes del mundo, ayudándolos a seguir en primera línea en la era del Living Retail. Es una compañía finlandesa con una cultura muy abierta en la que el trato con los clientes y compañeros de trabajo es como con los amigos “customer and colleagues are Friends” y se centran en el valor que entregan al cliente. Por ello no tienen ningún proyecto fallido. La oficina de Barcelona (Cornellà del Llobregat) trabaja en el equipo de South Europe, con Italia y Francia.

El o la Service Solution Consultant tendrá contacto directo con el Cliente, deberá entender las necesidades del cliente y encontrar la solución en la plataforma (no es necesario saber programación). Para ello buscamos a una persona que:

–          Entienda bien el negocio (forecasting, previsión de la demanda, etc)

–          Le motive analizar datos, situaciones y encontrar cuál es la necesidad real del cliente cuestionándolo cuando haga falta.

–          Que le motive trabajar en un equipo internacional, joven, dinámico, amigable y trabajador (imprescindible buen nivel de inglés).

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Solutions & Decisions busca los mejores candidatos/as para la posición de SUPPLY
PLANNING & CHANGE MANAGEMENT SENIOR EXPERT en Servicios Centrales de Supply Chain
(Planning área) para EMEA DE MULTINACIONAL GLOBAL del SECTOR FARMACEÚTICO en
BARCELONA

The Supply Planning & Change Management Senior Expert will ensure an uninterrupted
supply of assigned products and countries by solving operational supply issues and
steering the collaboration with packaging sites and external partners. Monitor inventory
levels at affiliate locations to ensure the right trade-off of production cost, inventory
holding cost and scrapping risks. Coordinate the implementation of product label changes
by assessing regulatory requirements, defining implementation strategy, setting up
workflows and assigning work packages to other functions such as packaging technology
or regulatory affairs and monitoring the execution.

Main Tasks And Responsabilities:
• Ensure an uninterrupted supply of assigned products and countries by solving
operational supply issues and steering the collaboration with external partners.
• Monitor inventory levels at affiliate locations and ensure adherence to inventory
targets by developing and monitoring short term supply plans in close collaboration
with internal packaging sites and Contract Manufacturing Organizations.
• Exception-based management of operational supply issues, such as out of stock
events or overstocking as well as support the prioritization and allocation in supply
bottleneck situations.
• Define and control required bridging stock levels due to country-specific events.
• Ensure Good Manufacturing Practice -compliance by managing product changes
according to supply needs and local regulatory requirements.
• Ensure the execution of changes by assessing regulatory requirements, defining
implementation strategy and workflow, assigning work packages to functions and
scheduling due dates.
• Adaption of implementation strategy, prioritization of work and escalation in case of
deviations during the change execution.
• Material management for externally procured finished goods, including ordering,
forecasting, monitoring and reporting of supply performance and escalation of supply
issue.
• Initiate and check master data maintenance including consistent planning parameters
for replenishment processes.
• Support in projects as subject matter expert.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor or master in Supply Chain Management, regulatory or pharmaceutical
discipline, or equivalent education.
• Minimum 5 years operational or project experience in demand and supply planning.
• Analytical skills to define, model, analyses and solve short to mid-term supply chain
issues.

Salary range:

37.000€

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