(38 hours per week)
As Manager Supply Chain Expansion, you play a pivotal role in the success of Action as you define the best Supply Chain network for Action. You and your team will then implement this strategy by opening large-scale distribution centers.
Your assignment is to strategically and operationally support Actions current store base by designing, developing and opening distribution centers. This enables Action to continue to open new stores throughout Europe.
This starts with network analysis, location studies, plot selection, DC design, risk management and strategic planning of expansion in order to define the best SC expansion strategy.
After deciding on the best network, you and your team will be responsible to implement this. The main focus here lies in coordinating all activities in relation to the expansion of new distribution centers (that serve stores), hubs, cross-dock centers (that serve distribution centers) or other new future network elements. You will be. responsible for monitoring, reporting and managing on all projects. This means, making sure all phases of expansion (Search, Build, Equip, Train, Start, Ramp up, and Stabilize) are well on track and all key stakeholders are informed on time. In addition to the above, you are responsible for achieving the expansion objectives within quality, time, and budget targets, and for managing associated risks.
In the end, you are responsible for ensuring new DC’s are fully operational, in order to provide an optimal network for Supply Chain to be able to achieve its overall strategic objectives.
The Manager SC Expansion is part of the Supply Chain department and reports directly to the Manager Supply Chain Strategy & Innovation.