Vacancy

European Supply Chain Consultant (f/m/d)

September 05, 2019

Pipelife is a business unit within the Wienerberger Group and one of the world’s leading suppliers of plastic pipe systems, currently present in 26 European countries. We manufacture and market a wide range of quality pipe systems, providing tailor-made solutions for municipal infrastructure as well as for the industrial and house-building sector. As a multi-site company there is a wealth of material movement between pan-European suppliers, towards customers as well as intercompany. Some of the sites function as centers of excellence and supply intercompany products. To optimize the asset utilization, distribution, warehousing and transportation we are offering the following position for our Headquarters, located in Vienna: European Supply Chain Consultant (f/m/d)

Your tasks

  • Developing the supply chain on a project by project basis. The longer term aim of the position is to build a supply chain team on group level and provide the leadership to that team on a pan-European level.
  • Creating and implementing a European supply chain strategy (based on the business strategy) in cooperation with relevant stakeholders in the countries & on Group Level
  • Developing and implementing standardized reports & KPIs
  • Strategically reviewing the current supply chain related resources in each entity (Europe-wide)
  • Understanding the local specifics, developing a concept for transportation and distribution, including suppliers and warehouses
  • Identifying best practices and improvement projects for the S&OP (sales and operations planning) business process - with a focus on digitalization & IT - and implementing them in the countries
  • Facilitating the cooperation, sharing ideas & knowledge as well as having mutual improvement projects within the group. Identifying opportunities to boost the efficiency.
  • Strategically reviewing the operation planning to ensure it is a higher level process connected to the strategic development (on customer, product or market Level)

Your Profile

  • University degree with specialization in Supply Chain Management, Logistic Management or other relevant studies
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in Business consulting with specifics in Supply Chain and Logistics
  • Experience in consulting international teams in their strategic supply chain challenge within a multi-site manufacturing industry in the European market
  • Proven track record of changing the culture and getting positive results
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to think conceptually
  • Strong communication, relationship management and negotiation skills and ability to energize others
  • Knowledgeable on state-of-the-art digital tools for planning, forecasting etc.
  • IT affinity, especially experienced in SAP (or other relevant ERP systems)
  • Strong project and process management skills
  • Appreciation of working with multicultural teams in a cross-border matrix organization
  • Knowledgeable about continuous improvement tools like Lean Six Sigma
  • Excellent command of English; additional language is an Advantage
  • Willingness to travel frequently (on a project basis; 50%)

Your Details

An attractive workplace at our headquarters in a dynamic environment with development opportunities of an internationally acting group is awaiting you. 
 
The annual gross salary amounts to minimum € 85,000.- gross for local contract. We offer market conform remuneration depending on experience and qualification, besides attractive employee benefits.

Your application

Please submit your application (CV + letter of motivation) in English, exclusively online.
Marion Stritzinger is looking forward to meeting you!
Contact

Marion Stritzinger

Recruiting Specialist

Wienerberger AG

+43 1 60192 10194 Send e-mail Contact via LinkedIn

Vacant since
September 06, 2019

Please apply until
October 30, 2019

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