“IKEA offers well-designed, functional home furnishings at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. The role of the supply process is to buy, produce and distribute the IKEA range at the lowest total cost, making high quality available to the customer under good social and environmental conditions. IKEA Purchasing Area South East Asia has co-workers based in Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok and Jakarta; and is one of nine Purchasing Areas in the world”
Category Ocean is an integral part of Category Area Transport. Its co-workers are located in many different locations all over the world.
Show us how you’d do it.
Category Ocean in South East Asia- Supply Chain Operations is currently looking for
Service Provider Operations Developer, Ocean category, South East Asia
(Location: Ho Chi Minh City)
We believe that you are a person with lots of energy, drive and dynamics, you have enthusiasm for business and people and an entrepreneurship thinking. We want you to feel passion for the transportation market. We expect you to have deep knowledge of the processes within the providing services area of the transport business in terms of supplier and market capabilities.
We also see that you have/are:
· Specific of transport industry knowledge in South East Asia market
· Good Supply Chain Operations or transport planning & production knowledge
· Excellent negotiation skills
· A strong communicator with stakeholder management skills
· Fluent in English, both written and spoken
For us at IKEA, the most important thing is that you share our values, such as cost-consciousness, renew and improve and caring for people and planet. We would like to see that you have good leadership abilities and an openness to change. We also appreciate your ability to build trustworthy relations both externally and internally. You have the desire to find great business opportunities and make it happen by engaging and motivating people. You are analytical and structured and to continuously looking to improve ways of working comes natural to you.
The purpose of the job is to secure and continuously improve Service Provider's (SP) operational performance in all respects (as defined by set of relevant KPIs) within an agreed frame/conditions, and maximize the optimization potential related to SP's production costs - in close cooperation with business partners and relevant supply chain stakeholders within Supply Chain Operations (SCO), mainly with Supply Operations Developer function.
If you are the right person for this position, we can offer you an assignment in a global organisation with a great possibility to build and create something new, where your ideas are heard and where the goal always is “to create a better everyday life for the many people”!
About the assignment
In your role you will be responsible to secure, manage and improve Service Provider's operational performance in all respects. We believe that together Supply Chain Stakeholder, you will build a professional and long term relationship with Service Provider by challenging and negotiate for optimal usage of agreed/available transport capacity vs. planned/needed capacity. You will identify the relevant actions of optimal share of spot bookings. You also take the lead in finding optimal solutions and secure needed capacity at lowest total cost
You will partner with Service Provider and continuously increase the competitiveness and on an everyday base work to optimise costs of Services Provider’s production. You will secure compliance in IKEA way of working (IWAY) and quality of equipment, safety and security, ect standards.
You will contribute to implement a new Service Provider setup, develop working methods and participate in transport procurement process.