adidas Singapore Pte Ltd
Closing Date: 15th August 2017
Specialist, Operations

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Work closely with freight forwarders, Carriers, Customs, Distribution Centre, Purchase Order Management and Customer Services in order to ensure timely and accurate visibility of information and on time delivery for all accounts.
  • Define Logistics Service Policy for Inbound Planning function and operate against it
  • Perform determination of inbound transportation in order to ensure OTIF execution of customer deliveries against commercial requirements and commercial prioritization (SO date more important as requested landed date).
  • Apply air freight tactically (shipment mode to be driven by order book status - not all late ex factory orders need air freight).
  • Provide input & support with respect to inbound container status for Logistics Services at capacity forecast meetings.
  • Get access and share container status inquiries with markets on request.
  • Support Logistics Services in handling of transportation related claims, follow-up on compensation status.
  • Get access to freight costs reporting & forecasting and share information with markets on request.
  • Participation in 100% meetings in order to identify critical supply chain constraints and determine actions with respect to transport mode to overcome supply problems of critical products (products with confirmed customer date, strategic products, products for marketing campaigns / launches).
  • Participation in cross-functional meetings (Sales Forecasting, POM, OF).
  • Assistance upon request in global tender process.
  • Cooperate with Center of Competence Global Transport Logistics & Customs.
  • Participation in regional projects with the goal to represent the inbound transportation planning requirements.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • MS Office (Excel/Access; Outlook; Word; Powerpoint)
  • SAP knowledge
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Fluent in English (oral and written): a good communicator
  • Detail Oriented


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:   

  • University degree or equivalent education required
  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience, preferably in supply chain and/ or sourcing, or footwear and apparel internationally.

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