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Inbound Logistics Analyst - 12 Month Ftc

Country : United Kingdom United Kingdom

Region : East Midlands

County : Leicestershire


Category : Logistics

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Experience : Less than 2 years

Company presentation

VFC Northern Europe

Job description

Inbound Logistics Analyst - 12 Month FTC

Salary Range: £25,000 - £31,000 per year

VF Corporation/Brand is looking for an exceptional Inbound Logistics Specialist to join our EMEA Inbounds Logistics Team. This position is based in Bardon DC in the UK.

VF is a global apparel company connecting people to the lifestyles they cherish through our family of iconic brands. At the heart of our journey lies our purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It's the reason we come to work every day. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling.

Let's Talk about the Role

The Inbound Logistics Specialist is the primary go-to person for all inbound logistics flows for all active brands in EMEA from origin to EMEA Distribution Centers and other activities.

How You Will Make a Difference

You will achieve this by:

* Act as first escalation point for operational inbound logistics issues called out by EMEA Distribution centers teams.
* Collaborate actively with EMEA Supply chain operations teams to delivery operational Logistics Key Performance indicators.
* Maintain close coordination with VF Logistics team in Asia and Europe, to ensure efficient origin exit from manufacturing.
* Support the Inbound Logistics Operations team to deliver operational logistics performance for the inbound logistics flow into EMEA Distribution centers, covering all ship-modes (Ocean/Air/Express/Rail/Road).

Detailed Role Summary

* Takes on the overseeing role of all ocean/truck/air/courier/rail operations into UK.
* Owns cross-brands communication towards Vans, Timberland, TNF Operations team for the flow into Bardon DC.
* Knows the ins and outs regarding (operationally linked) customs activities & formalities, in cooperation with VF Customs team.
* Keeps system up to date with carrier milestones
* Monitors performance of service providers and reports operational issues with service providers back to Inbound Logistics Manager.
* Develops a fundamental partnership with UK DC Receiving team.
* Is in control of the SOP execution and keeping SOP up to date (defining process, communications and roles & responsibilities of stakeholders).
* Will set-up any new and/or back-up carriers

Skills for Success

We are looking for the following skills and experience:

* A Growth Mindset
* Service and customer oriented, with a focus on details and understanding business requirements
* Able to work under pressure, optimise change management and able to react quickly on business requirements and setting priorities
* Ability to work autonomously as well as in teams
* Be self-organised with strong analytical skill-set
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills
* Exposure to and Knowledge of in-transit visibility tools (GT Nexus) and ERP systems, most notably SAP
* Fluent and English (speaking and written) - Italian is a plus
* Ability to travel 5-10 % (mainly within Europe)
* Experience in Transportation & Logistics

What's in it For You

We're in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That's why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we're the total package.

Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.
If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!
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