Business Operations Specialist - Logistics
INVISTA is part of Koch Industries, one of the largest privately-owned companies in the world. This brings with it a culture of transformation and Principled Entrepreneurship® which is key to our continued success and goal of sustaining a world-class level of performance, and experience to our customers. Our European Business Operations Team is an integrated team comprised of three core functions, Customer Experience, Short Term Planning, and Logistics, the vision for our team is to create a competitive advantage for INVISTA while providing a superior buying experience to our preferred partners. We are hiring for a Business Operations Specialist to join our team, whose core responsibilities will be managing and logistics functions throughout all of our Core Businesses as the European Logistics Representative. If this interests you, please keep reading!
We are looking for an enthusiastic and entrepreneurial individual who will thrive within our Market-Based Management® culture. Within the Logistics Coordinator role you will be responsible for overseeing logistics activities throughout Europe, you will stay connected to the wider logistics market & apply scenario and option thinking to problem solve and make recommendations to the business. You will support the development and optimization of global supply chains, by proactively sharing your knowledge of international trade, freight regulations and processes. You will own the continuous development of mutually beneficial relationships with our 3rd Party providers, monitor KPI’s which you will communicate effectively to our service providers through constructive feedback, and be the main point of contact for these 3rd Parties. As part of our vision, we are looking for someone who will (1) identify and capture profitable opportunities that create marginal value for INVISTA & it’s counterparts, and (2) transform how work is accomplished, through innovation & transformation.
About you… We are seeking proactive candidates with a contribution mindset, who demonstrate initiative and strong economic & critical thinking skills, combined with good communication and an ability to articulate your ideas and point of view to a wider group of stakeholders. The successful candidate will identify opportunities to capture value through driving profitable decision making on internal and external process optimization, counterparty unmet needs, vendor selection, means of transport, among others. Alongside strong economic thinking & financial acumen, we are keen to meet candidates who have an aptitude for technology / Artificial Intelligence / prescriptive analytics.
3 years+ professional experience is essential, alongside a contribution mindset. A bachelor’s degree and / or exposure to Supply Chain / International Logistics / International Trade Compliance is desirable. Additional language skills will set you apart from your peers.
We offer you… dynamic career development & we will empower you to develop your entrepreneurial skills & capture profitable opportunities. We believe that people create the most value in business and in society when they are fulfilled, engaged and challenged in their role – this is why we work with you as an individual to discover how we can best apply your gifts and talents. Our compensation philosophy has an individualized approach, and we compensate each individual based on the contribution they make to the organization (through a mix of base pay, and other variable compensation schemes). In addition, you will receive private medical cover, a contribution pension, access to an Employee Assistance Programme and Life Assurance.