Berlin, Germany
25 days ago
Job Type
Job Function


About the company:

Our client is a dynamic and rapidly growing company specializing in the distribution of cosmetics and related products. They pride themselves on delivering high-quality products to their customers while maintaining excellent relationships with manufacturers and suppliers.

Job Description:

They are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Operations Manager to oversee their supply chain, logistics, and order management processes. In this role, you will be responsible for liaising with manufacturers and suppliers of cosmetics and related products, ensuring timely and efficient procurement, and managing the end-to-end order processing cycle.

Key Responsibilities:

Supplier and Manufacturer Relationship Management:
• Establish and maintain strong relationships with manufacturers and suppliers of cosmetics and related products.
• Negotiate favorable terms and agreements to ensure competitive pricing, quality, and timely delivery of products.
• Monitor supplier performance and address any issues or concerns promptly.

Supply Chain Management:
• Develop and implement strategic plans to optimize the supply chain and improve efficiency.
• Coordinate the procurement of raw materials, components, and finished goods.
• Forecast demand, monitor inventory levels, and manage replenishment to meet customer requirements while minimizing excess stock.

Logistics Coordination:
• Oversee the transportation and distribution of products to ensure timely delivery to customers.
• Collaborate with logistics partners to streamline shipping processes, reduce costs, and enhance delivery performance.
• Resolve any logistics-related issues or delays proactively to minimize disruptions.

Order Processing and Management:
• Supervise the order processing team and ensure accurate and timely processing of customer orders.
• Monitor order status, track shipments, and provide regular updates to customers regarding delivery schedules.
• Implement efficient order management systems and workflows to optimize order fulfillment processes.

Continuous Improvement:
• Identify opportunities for process improvements, cost savings, and operational efficiencies within the supply chain and logistics functions.
• Implement best practices and innovative solutions to enhance overall operational performance and customer satisfaction.

• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
• Proven experience in supply chain management, logistics, and operations, preferably in the cosmetics or consumer goods industry.
• Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with suppliers and manufacturers.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on continuous improvement.
• Proficiency in using supply chain management software and order processing systems.
• Exceptional leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments and manage a team.
• Italian native speaker and fluent in English

• Competitive salary
• Health insurance
• Retirement savings plan
• Paid time off
• Employee discounts on company products

Location: Italy - fully remote

If you are a results-oriented professional with a passion for operations management and a keen interest in the cosmetics industry, we invite you to join their team. Apply now to be part of their exciting journey.

Job ID: 73729042
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