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Logistics Coordinator/Planner, Athens, LP/07/19

Our client, a well-established company operating in the FMCG sector, is looking to hire a dynamic professional to join their team in Athens, Greece

Position’s Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares monthly rolling order/shipment forecast and communicates it to suppliers
  • Registers orders & receipts in the system
  • Monitors imports activities
  • Liaises with external partners (3PL), principals and authorities
  • Supports S&OP process
  • Monitors operational performance against agreed S&OP plans with focus on deliverables, risk and opportunities to meet company objectives
  • Ensures shelf life monitoring & management, supports reduction of write offs
  • Collaborates closely with Sales on demand forecast delivery
  • Builds and provides data & cost analysis
  • Leads continuous process improvements targeting reduced operational costs and improved customer service level
  • On-demand documentation preparation for Labour authorities, Customs inspection, Fiscal legislation
  • Provides clarity and compliance of all obligations related to legal requirements

Position’s Requirements

  • University/TEI degree (Statistics, Mathematics, Logistics, Engineering or Business Administration)
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a relevant role, preferably in a trading FMCG company or a 3rd party logistics company.
  • Solid knowledge of data analysis, inventory management and planning techniques
  • Knowledge of the local legal requirements for supply chain (i.e. licenses, fiscal legislation, environmental disposal law)
  • Familiarity with S&OP process will be considered an advantage
  • Good knowledge of ERP, preferably SAP R3
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office, specifically excel
  • Financial knowledge
  • Numerical reasoning
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Accountability
  • Customer service skills
  • Fluency in the English and Greek language