Director/Manager, Head of logistics, Famous technology company

Job Title: Director/Manager, Head of logistics, Famous technology company
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shanghai, China
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CZ21938_1502693567
Contact Name: Cherry Zhu
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 14, 2017 14:52

Job Description

Our client, the world's leading company focused solely on automation technology is seeking a North Asia Materials & Logistics and AP Warehousing Head for their logistics team.


North Asia Materials & Logistics Manager and AP Warehousing Manager


Asia Pacific Logistics

  1. Location

Shanghai, PRC


Reports to: Director of Materials & Logistics, Asia Pacific

Subordinates directly supervised:

  • Logistics Manager, Greater China (China, HK & Taiwan)
  • Logistics Manager, Korea
  • Logistics Manager, Japan
  • AP Warehousing & Transportation Mgr
  • Team Size to manage would be approxly 50.

Liaison with:

  • Rockwell Automation (RA) Logistics organisation and management
  • RA Local Sales Offices, Business Units
  • 3PL management and operations (UPS, Schenker and DHL)
  • Third party transportation contractors
  • Member of the Logistics team
  • Manage & Improve Logistics Operations in Korea & Japan.
  • Devise a current state warehousing & transportation landscape for AP region
  • Collaborate with Country Sales & Business units to enable Business transactions
  • Achieve & improve Key Functional metrics,
  • Manage the relationship with logistics service providers, Distributors, BU's.
  • Increase individual & team performance through leading, motivating and coaching of the direct reports and indirect team members
  • Review & improve Country Logistics Processes.
  • Identify & Mitigate risks related to Compliance.
  • Participate & drive programs to improve Product availability.
  • Drive Productivity / Cost reduction Projects, while Improving Service Levels.
  • Drive collaboration with Distributors.
  • Participate in the selection and management of AP transportation & warehousing service providers.
  • Develop a standard measurement scorecard to review effectiveness of service Providers in all AP countries.
  1. Key Performance Metrics
  • Meet Ship on Time to commit dates, while meeting Inventory No. of Days target.
  • Improve Product Availability / Implement Supply Planning tools & techniques in collaboration with Distributor.
  • Enable Business solutions, while acting as Trade Compliance / Import-Export Champion for the Countries.
  • Forecast & Drive Productivity (Saving) projects related to Warehousing & Transportation for all Countries in the AP region.
  • While continuously improving WH & Transportation Landscape in AP, also managing relationship with Supply Chain Partners in AP.

Knowledge / Skills

  • 15 years+ of Work Experience related to AP logistics & international transportation & Warehousing, out of which 6+ years should be in a Managerial position.
  • Preferably have relevant Supervision experience in Korea, Japan.
  • University of equivalent degree in supply chain or Logistics.
  • CPIM / CSCP (APICS) certification Preferred.'
  • Should have worked for at least 5 years in a reputed organisation using SAP.
  • Should be analytical in approach.
  • Have working knowledge related to Import /Export & Trade Compliance.
  • Solid experience of People management
  • Experience in working with 3PL / outsourced models in WH & transportation.
  • Multi lingual (English and at least 1 AP language)

To apply, please contact Cherry Zhu at or Claire Zhou at