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Senior Project Manager – Regional Warehouse (DC) Automation

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  • Location Singapore
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Reference BH-811
  • Key supply chain transformation role
  • Leading automation projects across complex DC network
  • High profile role responsible for delivery on significant CAPEX investment

With one of the largest consumer distribution networks in ASEAN, our client is an iconic consumer brand with market leading presence in all corners of South East Asia. The entire supply chain is embarking upon a group wide transformation, this role will be responsible for the deployment and execution of capital warehouse automation projects for the investment in to DC automation in the region.

This role will lead the full cycle of automation and technology investment, from design of needs, vendor selection through to implementation and execution. The distribution network is incredibly complex, with a high volume of SKU distribution for fast moving consumer products across a diverse region of varying dynamics with market penetration, varying labour costs and supply chain maturity. The business in the past has been very product focused, as such the opportunity for supply chain improvement now in capturing the value from the investment in hand is considerable for the right candidate.

The position will work across several different business units in the region and therefore have presence and regular interaction at a President/CFO level and will report and offer recommendations for the best possible distribution centre automation and design, relevant to the business needs whilst capturing the value from collaboration, possible consolidation, and economies of scale with the size of the business in the region.

The position will also be hands on in dealing with vendors, and integration of key automation technologies across the business’s operations with country and warehouse project teams.

The successful candidate will have obtained similar leadership experience within logistics, warehouse design, automation, and implementation with a similar large and complex logistics organisation (corporate or 3PL) within Asia Pacific, with South East Asia experience highly desirable. We are looking for an expert in operations automation with the skills to work in a relationship driven business.

A desirable background for this candidate could be from an automation vendor or consulting side, 3PL or manufacturing where ideally you will have had exposure to leading industry 4.0 initiatives and supply chain equipment technology deployment. A Project Management background and qualification will be highly desirable.

This is an opportunity to spearhead the transformation for a vast network of Distribution Centres working with the best technology on offer for an iconic and highly respected organization in Asia Pacific.

This company remunerate competitively and have the appetite for investment and growth, scale and network to offer the best career advancement opportunities and exposure.

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