SUPPLY CHAIN DIRECTOR

We are looking for a Supply Chain Director who will have the overall responsibility and ownership of the flow of products throughout the entire value chain – from our manufacturers to delivering products to our customers and end-users.


The Supply Chain Director will play a key role in enabling Amundsen Sports to deliver on future ambitions by providing outstanding supply chain performance, continuous improvement of processes, implementation of automation/digitalization and cost reduction initiatives. You ensure that Amundsen works with the best partners that share our vision of high quality and responsibility. Supply Chain Director reports to CEO. The position is located in Lysaker (Oslo).


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS INCLUDE:

  • Ensure outstanding operational performance through Supply Chain ensuring we deliver our products with the right quality, at the right time and at the right cost
  • Sourcing new manufacturers, negotiate and follow-up prices, terms/conditions and contracts and build long-term relationships through regular contact and visits
  • Ensuring we have the optimal production footprint in terms of quality, capacity and prices
  • Demand and production planning including forecasting, procurement strategy and order placement each season. Close follow-up of production and delivery plan with manufacturers
  • Inbound & outbound logistics, including optimal setup for freight and customs handling
  • Identify and implement initiatives to minimize freight, customs and warehousing costs
  • Manage our 3PL warehouse operations and drive initiatives for improved inventory management for finished products in the warehouse
  • Using digital tools and technology to manage operations and improve supply chain performance, including optimizing our ERP system and flow with WMS, PIM and other systems
  • Develop and maintain real-time dashboards to monitor KPIs and operational performance
  • Be a driving force in the development of a sustainable value chain and product lifecycle, as well as staying updated on relevant regulations an ensure our compliance with them
  • Lead the development and execution Supply Chain strategy
  • Lead and develop the Supply Chain organization (currently one employee)


EXPERIENCE OR QUALIFICATIONS WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience from managing global supply chain operations, preferably with experience from manufacturing of garments
  • Strong experience and results from the majority of the responsibilities and tasks listed above
  • Technically savvy with experience from ERP/WMS and production planning systems
  • Proficiency in Excel and other analytical/business intelligence tools
  • Higher education in supply chain, technology/science or other process-oriented field
  • Fluency in one of the Scandinavian languages and proficiency in English


PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Strong commercial, analytical and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Problem solver with passion, grit and energy to succeed in a fast paced, entrepreneurial and idea rich environment with willingness to get your hands dirty and get things done
  • Structured and organized, with strong attention to quality and the “devil is in the details”
  • High-energy, positive, collaborative and ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Ability to create energy, enthusiasm and get people to work towards common goals
  • Ability to identify business opportunities and rapidly ensure the realization of these
  • Strong communication and negotiating skills
  • Identify with Amundsen values Personal, Free, That Little Extra and Playfulness
  • Adventurous and passionate about outdoor living


WHAT WE CAN OFFER:

  • The chance to work with what you love
  • Exciting challenges and responsibilities
  • Professional and personal development opportunities in an international growth company
  • Steep learning curve
  • Being part of a young an dynamic work environment
  • Competitive conditions


HOW TO APPLY:

APPLICATION DEADLINE 28TH OF AUGUST | STARTING ASAP

If this sounds like an adventure you would like to join us on, we are looking forward to receiving your application and resume at: careers@amundsensports.com

For more information about the role please contact Jørgen Amundsen (CEO): j.amundsen@amundsensports.com +47 930 78 500

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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