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Warehouse and Transport Director - Europe based

Warszawa, Poland
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

Poland - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 146628BR

Job Description

This role is accountable for

  • Developing ESSA Warehouse (WH) and Transport (T) strategies to deliver safety, service, productivity and capability
  • Building and developing the WH and T “Centre of Excellence” within ESSA Customer Service and Logistics (CS&L)
  • Implementing global best practices in the areas of Transport Planning, WH systems, WH automation and WH operation.
  • Working closely with Global Procurement on Transport and WH procurement and 3PL strategic partner development

Main responsibilities
  • Lead major CS &L safety projects, ensuring that the “big 4” safety priorities are embedded into the WH and T strategies and that the BU’s are delivering against these priorities.
  • Lead the development and implementation of a ESSA WH and T strategies, specifically in the areas of;
    • Transportation Planning and Execution (gTMS/ Transport Control Tower)
    • Transport procurement strategies, in partnership with GP.
    • WH systems deployment (gWMS)
    • WH automation
  • Support delivery of annual 5% productivity through the strategic programmes, ensuring full value realisation for each programme is clear and delivered within the BU’s.
  • Develop WH and T element of the “Digital Value Chain” strategy and work closely with global teams on specific digital capabilities required for Logistics operations of the future.
  • Work closely with ESSA transformation team to ensure that all the major systems and automation programmes are delivered seamlessly within the BU’s.
  • Develop WH management capability for “inhouse” and 3PL operations
  • Deploy global and sector best practices for PepsiCo warehouses – specifically LEAN within warehousing.
  • Build capability to effectively manage 3PL contract operations
  • For 3rd party logistics providers
    • Work with GP to develop 3PL capability across the geographies where we have low 3PL “penetration” within warehousing
    • Through transport CoE/ TCT deliver capability to manage 3PL carrier capacity and performance (productivity and service).
  • Systematically measure performance of all primary Distribution Centres and transport functions vs. KPIs to drive change and continuous improvement across Cost, Service and Sustainability metrics.
  • Coordinates WH Capital spend and directly manages the inception, business case development and capex submission for major WH projects.


Your profile
Proven results and critical experiences required in a significant number of the following areas:

  • Very strong, proven SC leadership skills.
  • Deep operating knowledge of scale Logistics operations – seen as a functional expert.
  • Proven results at delivering significant business change.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Very high level of business acumen ~ must be commercially savvy and financially astute.
  • Deep knowledge of large, complex and preferably multi- national supply chains.
  • Ideally have international experience.

Are you up for the challenge? You'll be rewarded with global career opportunities, constant learning and development, and the opportunity to be part of a highly successful and highly ethical company that is making a difference.

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Pipeline