Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Languages
    English German
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 21,2022
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
    • Career Consultation

    Distribution Excellence Manager

    We are ASICS. And our five letters have meaning. ‘Anima Sana in Corpore Sano’ or a Sound Mind in a Sound Body.

    We’ve always believed in the positive benefits of movement. And this year, we’ve recommitted to this founding purpose, supporting more people to experience the transformative power of movement, on the body and the mind.

    So, this is your chance to join a truly purpose-driven brand.

    As Distribution Excellence Manager, you’ll raise the bar for our owned and outsourced distribution network across Europe. Based in either Randstad, Netherlands, or Neuss Germany, you’ll help us deliver a first-rate service to our customers by implementing and improving our processes.

    An adept communicator, you’ll present your ideas to small and large groups as you refine your everyday practices. You’ll provide your peers with a clear direction and strategy that aligns with the business’ needs and makes a long-term difference.

    You could be the right person for this role regardless of your age, nationality, religious beliefs or gender identification. ASICS welcomes diversity in our people, their backgrounds and life experiences.

    Can you move minds?
    We’re looking for a candidate who knows the ins and outs of distribution. Someone with strong ideas about how things should be done inspires others to bring their vision to life.

    Reporting to Director of Distribution, Michael, as part of the role you’ll:
    • Proactively contribute to the development and execution of ASICS’ distribution strategy.
    • Establish and refine operational standards for ASICS’ own and outsourced transportation processes.
    • Optimise end-to-end delivery times with internal stakeholders and our customer base.
    • Identify and develop plans for new vendors to develop a distribution network fitting our wider strategic goals.
    • Engage with our suppliers to discover new technologies and develop joint innovation roadmaps.
    • Manage the implementation of large-scale distribution projects.
    • Collaborate with Operations, Business Intelligence and Distribution Controlling teams on enhanced performance management mechanisms.
    • Drive budget process.
    • Own the distribution network’s mid and long-term capacity planning.
    • Build the appropriate structure to be able to manage the respective organization effectively, identify and develop the future talents and create realistic succession scenarios for key positions.

    Does this sound like you?
    • You’re detail orientated. You’re a natural when working with complex data.
    • You’re well organised. You have a flair for project management and balance multiple tasks with conflicting priorities.
    • You’re a problem solver. You’re determined to find solutions.
    • You’re results-driven. You’re always looking to make an impact.
    • You’re a strategic thinker. You’re firmly focused on the bigger picture.

    What we’re looking for
    • Bachelor or Masters degree, ideally in Supply Chain Management.
    • Several years of professional experience in a similar role.
    • University degree, ideally in business studies, marketing/digital brand management and other related fields.
    • Track record in approving processes.
    • Excellent written and verbal English language skills.
    • Strong Microsoft Office skills.
    • SAP FMS/ EWM and BI knowledge is a plus.
    • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally.

    Join our team
    When you join ASICS, you join a family and become part of something special. We know that sport means so much more than physical activity alone. It’s about coming together, sharing experiences and enhancing our all-round wellbeing.

    That’s why we practice what we preach. You’ll join a company focused on creating an inclusive environment that fosters diversity and individualism, healthy bodies and healthy minds. As an employer, we offer a range of benefits and services to our people to experience the positive impact of movement, every day.

    We look forward to receiving your application online – just send your CV and motivation letter via our career page
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