Antwerp, Belgium





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Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly new directions. Wherever you join our crucial 47,000-strong Operations team, you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact. PMI’s shift from selling cigarettes to our new smoke-free products has changed the way we work. New products bring new challenges – in the way we source and buy raw materials, in the way we engineer and manufacture, and in our supply chain planning. Bring us your curiosity and a desire to challenge the everyday, and we’ll give you lots of responsibility. You’ll help us improve, inject innovation and build new ways of working. You’ll be solving supply chain problems that span the whole world: a smoke-free world. Your ‘day to day’ • Leads the continuous assessment of actual cost (structures) across warehousing and logistics operations and through should-cost analysis or clean-sheet approach, finds opportunities for productivity, efficiency and service level improvements. o Defines and implements relevant critical metrics to monitor current cost structure and target setting for every market • Besides detailed cost breakdowns, also analysis existing contracts in terms of cost model (fixed, variable) and any other conditions that can be improved or added to generate value. o Defines and implements global targets to standardize cost models and standard methodology sharing across our WH network • Is the business counterpart for Global Logistics Procurement in the development and deployment of the global sourcing strategy. o Leads the development and governance of strategic logistics partners on global and regional level. o Supports Regions and Markets with tactical Procurement activities and facilitates global strategy deployment. • Is the linking pin between Supply Chain and other functions (e.g., Commercial, Quality, Security and Sustainability) to formalize requirements for global transportation and warehousing? o Leads monthly PDCA sessions with the regions to ensure that identified productivity initiatives progress as per the targets set. Who we’re looking for: • Bachelor / Masters in Procurement or Supply Chain Management degree and /or APICS type of Certifications in the subject matter area • 10-15 years of regional / global logistics Procurement expertise in a multinational environment, preferably FMCG or Consumer Electronics • Extended experience in the optimization of global warehousing & transportation services and supporting processes • Masters cost drivers and should-cost analysis for Warehousing (Storage, handling, utilities, insurance etc.) and Transportation (Fuel, security, labor, insurance, tolls etc..) • IT savviness on leading platforms and software solutions in global logistics management and procurement (e.g., Blue Yonder, Coupa) and ERP (SAP) What we offer: • Our success depends on the people who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to do things differently, experiment and explore. • Be part of a broad diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers.