Mondelez International Logistics Operations Manager - Norway in OSLO, Norway

What makes working at Mondelēz International so special? Many things.

Firstly, we believe, in the power of big and small. We have the scale and resources of a global powerhouse. But also the speed, creativity and agility of a fresh new start-up.

Secondly, the iconic brands and global nature of our business. The continuous innovation and endless opportunities to grow. We are #1 globally in biscuit, chocolate and candy & #2 in Gum. Hardly surprising our legendary brands names such Freia, O’boy, Kvikk Lunsj, Oreo, Halls, V6 and Philadelphia simply roll off the tongue.

The key purpose of the role is to successfully lead, manage and support the Norwegian 3rd party logistics (PL) which includes warehousing , co-packing & transport and to manage & lead the internal logistics operations and customs team (2 FTEs).

The role is a key management position within the wider Nordics Logistics Operations team. It is integral in successfully managing the overall CS&L function in Norway ensuring that customer’s requirements and needs are met.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Lead and manage all the activities of the Norwegian 3pl warehouse, transport and co pack operations to ensure that agreed cost, service, safety and operational objectives and goals are achieved. Monitor and communicate performance against regional, area and local KPIs.

  2. Inventory Management - Ensure inventory is managed and fully accounted for and ensure that any stock losses are identified, resolved and managed in line with company stock holding policies.

  3. Communicate visions, values and strategies to the internal team. Train, support, develop and increase business awareness of the team in order to improve operational performance and effectiveness.

  4. Know the ethical and legal compliance responsibilities of the position – Norwegian import & export

  5. Champion the QEHS/BCP agenda with all suppliers and ensure that statutory and corporate standards and targets are met

  6. Manager of two full-time equivalents (FTE's)

  7. Lead Continuous Improvement (CI) Initiatives and productivity projects

  8. Maintain an up to date knowledge of supply chain and warehouse industry practices, developments and best practices

Key Requirements:

  • Academic degree level or equivalent experience

  • Previous experience in an FMCG management environment, ideally with experience in ‘front line’ operations e.g. Logistics Operations, Customer Service, Planning, Warehousing and Transport functions

  • Norwegian trade/Import & Export knowledge is an advantage

  • Ability to lead and motivate individuals and teams.

  • An effective communicator. Influential at all levels

  • Ability to work collaboratively across functions and teams to analyze problems and propose compelling solutions

  • Strong leadership skills: Ability to handle big organizations.

  • Confidence to lead and make decisions under pressure despite ambiguity and uncertainty.

  • Customer-focused and results-oriented

  • Ability to work outside comfort area and quickly establish relationships

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in Norwegian or Swedish

We pride ourselves on having a high performing and collaborative culture where we offer support and development to enhance your career and develop your knowledge and skills.

In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive benefits package within a highly successful International business that offers financial rewards and resources, including bonus scheme, contributory pension, life assurance, generous holiday allowance and a flexible benefits program.

Title: Logistics Operations Manager - Norway

Location: EU-NO-Oslo-Oslo

Requisition ID: 1707275