Transportation Cost Controller Lead

Employer: Kellogg Company
Domain:
  • Acquisitions - Logistics - Supplies
  • Transport
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: peste 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • BUCHAREST
  • Updated at: 20.11.2017
    Short company description

    At Kellogg Company we have a vision of enriching and delighting the world through foods and brands that matter; with the purpose of nourishing families so that they can flourish and thrive.

    Our Vision is to enrich and delight the world through foods and brands that matter.
    Driven by our consumers, this is what we aspire to become and want to be on our best day.

    Our Purpose is nourishing families so they can flourish and thrive.
    This is why Kellogg exists, the role we play in the world and how we deliver our Vision.

    Our company is a place where innovation lives on, where we never stop learning and where we’re excited about tomorrow. In 2014, we started an exciting transformation journey towards Global Business Services. GBS is a new global function at Kellogg that is helping to drive growth by simplifying work and innovating processes so that our team worldwide can focus on making and selling great food.

    Our GBS Service Centre for Europe is located at Floreasca Business Centre (adjacent to Aurel Vlaicu Metro) and now we want you to join us as we continue our growth in Romania. Be part of a dynamic team, with career progression opportunities.

    Requirements

    At Kellogg's we have a vision of enriching and delighting the world through foods and brands that matter; with the purpose of nourishing families so that they can flourish and thrive.

    Our Vision and Purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Simple yet powerful, they define why we're here and where we're going - made possible by the extraordinary talent of everyone who works here. People like you. Our heritage, through the inspiration of W.K. Kellogg, continues to drive our company and keeps us committed to creating a stronger future every day, by putting people first in everything we do.

    Operating in more than 180 countries, across 6 continents, with dedication and passion from each and every one of our 30,000 employees, we are extremely proud of our ever growing portfolio of over 1,600 food products, which include iconic brands such as Pringles, Frosties, Special K and Corn Flakes.

    Our company is a place where innovation lives on, where we never stop learning and where we’re excited about tomorrow. It is this belief that brings us together and sets us apart.

    Grow with US within our Transportation team to oversee and manage the day to day Cost Controlling activities and ensure excellence in freight costing service. Also, you will have to ensure a flawless, in time and accurate process of payments to our partners.


    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    As Transportation Cost Controller Lead, you will be part of our success by:

    Responsible for managing and overseeing the Cost Controlling, Freight Audit & Costing and Operational Analysis;
    Focusing on cost review and driving saving opportunities through deep dives analysis and audit of costs;
    Providing financial insight and transparency that support the decision making in both operational and commercial organisations;
    Responsible for managing communication with the planning and execution team;
    Partner effectively with external customers and internal transportation retained organization, customer service representatives, supply planning organization, distribution organization with a focus on increased value and benefit realization;
    Liaises with continuous improvement team to support implementation of operational and system improvements;
    Continuously seeks out opportunities to improve current processes;
    Provides ongoing visibility into transportation movements and performance;
    Gathers improvement ideas from the transportation planners as well as form his team;
    Evaluates operational performance and team performance;
    Analyzes and optimizes transportation & execution activities.

    Responsibilities

    WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

    At Kellogg’s, we emphasise on recruiting the best people to help grow our business and build on our success. To be considered for this position, you must be able to demonstrate the following:

    Required:
    Experienced with SAP system;
    Excellent Excel knowledge and analysis experience;
    Cost Controlling Experience;
    University Degree or equivalent, preferably in Management, Finance, Business, Supply Chain, Logistics or related field;
    Language skills- English (Required);
    Understanding of transportation rules and regulations; standard processes and business policies;
    Ability to develop and manage client and carrier relationships;
    Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
    Skills to effectively communicate to all levels demonstrating expertise, professionalism and confidence;
    Experience in a shared services.

    Preferred:

    Master’s Level University Degree in Finance, Management, Business, Supply Chain, Logistics or related field;
    Training and certification on Six Sigma or LEAN, or similar quality management experience;
    Experience of working for a multinational organization and working with colleagues internationally;
    FMCG industry work experience.

    WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

    By being mindful and committed to W.K. Kellogg's ideals, we uphold our founder’s dedication to people and their well-being. We promote an environment where we can push beyond boundaries and across borders to create foods and brands that help to fuel the best in everyone everywhere.

    As our company continues to grow, our people grow with it. Through our values-based culture, we create a stronger future every day — enriching communities and nurturing careers by putting people first in everything we do.

    Once we have received your application, one of our Kellogg's Recruitment team will be in touch with you to let you know what happens next.

    If you experience any difficulty when applying, please contact myhr @kellogg.com.

    The Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.