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Serving customers in over 100 countries, our research scientists and engineers continue to invent and accelerate new technologies that will increasingly transform the way people and things communicate and connect.
Nokia is an equal opportunity employer that is commited to diversity and inclusion.
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Position Description: Market Execution Europe - Distribution Manager

General Purpose

  • Ensure customer specific requirements are understood and met

  • Market management of outbound transportation execution, local country warehouse (Drop Off Point - DOP) and last mile (LM) transportation activities across multiple countries by following the guidelines and governance provided by global functions

    • Each distribution Manager has responsibility for multiple countries

    • Europe is c.60 countries managed by a team of 6 Distribution Managers

  • Create visibility and understanding of the Logistics process & costs in the market;

  • Relationship & Operational management with regional LSPs

  • Manage the evolution and execution of the Distribution network to deliver operational KPI’s

Main Responsibility Area

  • Co-ownership of Logistics Cost % of CoS with Market Operations (MO) and Business Group (BG) -Taking necessary actions to meet targets

  • Implementation of Distribution strategy and act as single point of contact for escalations

  • Understand the country / Customer Team (CT) requirements and define the country level distribution model to meet these at optimal costs to serve, based on defined delivery models.

    • Communicate special customer requirements and significant changes to demand forecasts to outbound (OB), DOP and LM LSP’s.

    • Ensure capacity (hub/ Regional Distribution Centre, DOP, OB and LM transportation via LSP) is in place to meet market demand.

  • Accountable for the visibility and tracking of shipments within allocated countries in the Market;

    • Work directly with LSP’s based in the markets (countries) and Transport Operational Control Tower (TOCT Budapest) to ensure data accuracy and timeliness into reporting tools;

    • Address reasons for deviations and trends during BG and Market reviews

  • Visibility and operational performance monitoring of DOP’s e.g.  Inventory ageing reports / operational data (DRI / Snowdon) ownership / quality / timeliness)

  • Continuous Improvement – Process performance and quality control as member of Daily Kaizen Teams - Implementing initiatives in countries to deliver improvements/savings

  • Bring understanding of the Logistics process & costs in the countries for which DM is responsible

  • Manage OB, DOP and LM LSP performance in market; Receive and address escalations; Further escalate issues with global LSPs to Transportation team as needed; Support global LSP management governance

  • Address customer complaints related to Distribution

 

Position Description

  • Understand the MO, BG and CT requirements and define the distribution model with MO to meet Customer / project requirements at optimal costs to serve aligned to logistics strategy

  • Manage the visibility and tracking of shipments within responsible countries

  • Create visibility and operational performance monitoring of stocking locations e.g. Inventory Aging Reports / LSP DRI Reporting

  • Process performance and Quality control including continuous improvement (Daily Kaizen) projects

  • Bring understanding of the Logistics process & costs in the market unit by using global reporting processes and LSP operational reports; manage regional LSP performance and support the Global LSP vendor management governance.

  • Collect & Communicate new requirements to global supply chain design team for further development

 

 

Position Requirements

 

Skill Profile

 
  • Understanding of Customer / project business of Telco’s

  • Supply Chain Process knowledge and experience

  • Understanding of own Process area & e2e processes of Nokia (Mode of Operations)

  • Understand and apply Operating model

  • Ability to self-motivate and prioritize work activities / lifelong learner

  • Knowledge of international transportation across multiple transport modes and in multiple countries (All business transacted in English)

  • Understanding and management of LSP’s and logistics partners

  • Ability to influence and manage multiple countries / CT’s / Stakeholders / projects with competing priorities

  • Experience of Lean / Kaizen

 

Main Interfaces

 
  • Market Operations (Customer facing)

  • Business Groups (Product)

  • External Partners / LSPs across multiple countries

  • Procurement

  • F&C

 

Key Outputs:

 
  • MO Market requirements

  • Management reporting of Distribution (Hub, OB, DOP and LM) costs and KPI’s for own markets

  • Governance of premium air freight in market including reporting of approvals and volumes

  • Manage LSP reviews and associated action items / feedback

 

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Nokia is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. At Nokia, employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.