Logistics Lead – Arabia

LIPTON Teas and Infusions

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Logistics Lead Main Purpose

The MU Logistics Lead is responsible for the end-to-end logistics in Arabia Management Unit (MU). This includes the back of factory logistics, managing 3rd party logistics providers (3PLP) as well as managing primary transport, secondary transport and warehousing and logistics operations across the geography, ensuring service to customers, and delivering year on year improvements and cost savings via the team located across several countries. You will be responsible to lead and develop the logistics team within the MU to support the growth ambition of the company.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Drive service to customers (warehousing and secondary transport) in coordination with Customer Service and Supply & Demand Planning teams.
  • Drive Logistics operational costs measured as %TO, through efficiency, network optimizations, innovative ways of working across the transport and warehousing space.
  • Drive sustainability within logistics in the MU.
  • Manage operations, costs, and relationships with service providers.
  • Support customer engagements with Country SC and Customer Service management to create value and build relationships with the trade, including value creation capabilities from logistics.
  • Develop and agree a strategy for the future tea distribution in the MU together with the Go to market teams and move the organization towards it.
  • Identify opportunities to improve key performance metrics, develop proposals to develop these opportunities, and implement where feasible.
  • Stakeholder Management & Key Interfaces
  • Responsible for Logistics in direct markets and sales markets within the MU
  • Engagement with MU-level strategy and performance management forums
  • Reports to the AMET MU Logistics Lead

Key interfaces:

  • Sourcing units, Planning functions, Customer Service teams, Other TeaCo Logistics units outside your geography
  • BB/ CD / Finance / IT team


  • 3PL suppliers, product suppliers, freight carriers

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, supply chain, economics, or engineering with significant experience in FMCG or other relevant industry (retailer & 3PL environment)
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Strong Financial & Business Acumen
  • Strong Business Mindset, analytical power, and good communication skills
  • Passion to grow and strong time management skill to work in a changeable environment.
  • Open-minded, practical creativity and result oriented.
  • Strong leadership skills to manage cross functional teams and external partners.
  • Strong accountability and ownership to lead the business.
  • Strong bias for action and a drive to make new things happen.
  • Language requirement: English

The qualities we look for

Lipton Teas and Infusions is made up of a special blend of individuals which make our teams exciting and diverse. To be part of our tea family, whether for a short period or over the long term, we are looking for individuals who think Green and are environmentally conscious, who understand the power of simplicity and who are accountable for their actions. We want those who infuse mastery and passion in everything they do to create great products and unforgettable experiences for our consumers.
What’s in it for you?

We believe that growth is for everyone; we believe in growing leaders who have an owner’s mentality. We believe in connections over hierarchies. We have a ‘corporate start-up’ approach; we act with speed and agility to tackle knotty business challenges. We aim to build the future ready, value driven, transparent and real time supply chain ecosystem through disruptive digital transformation. We are seeking a team member with the passion to lead the pace of change, experience to create digital solutions and entrepreneurship to deliver business results.
What we can offer you

We believe that growth is for everyone, we believe in growing leaders and making space to grow an owner’s mentality and like nature we adapt, we change, and we grow. We believe in connections over hierarchies and (work)levels. We have a ‘corporate start-up’ approach; we act with speed and agility, and we have the strength and scale of a large corporation. We are building a better world of wellbeing and a better you.

To apply for this job please visit career55.sapsf.eu.

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