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Global Director Distribution Centers Network

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Design, Implementation and Management of the Firmenich Distribution Centers Network at strategic level with direct impact to Service Levels and P&L.
  • Drive best practice optimizing the custody and crossdocking flows of inventory improving the total cost of the Distribution Centers Network.
  • Increase the visibility of inventories and eradicate inventory deviations in SAP vs physical.
  • Support the inventory optimization strategy of Central Inventory Planning by setting up agile, flexible and robust distribution network infrastructure.
  • Bring the highest priority to safety and protection of the environment during the design & operations.
  • Validate & maintain all distribution and crossdocking transactions inside our ERP (SAP).
  • Deploy a month / quarter and year end program to ensure perfect control of the inventory in custody.
  • Increase Traceability levels developing future connectivity models.
  • Validate bonded areas in all Hubs and Strategic Distribution Centers.


We value:

  • Team player and network builder.
  • Distribution leadership and subject expert in Global Operations.
  • Proven expertise managing large Distribution Centers
  • Experience on leading a reengineering projects of a global Distribution Network.
  • Negotiation skills with Real Estate, and Facilities and 3PL vendors
  • 10 years of successful track record in Distribution Network Design& Management
  • Professional English.
  • Logistics/Distribution field of education.


We offer:

  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment.
  • Opportunity to lead the Global Distribution Centers Network within an energized Customer Supply Network organization.
  • Lead the Digital Agenda for Distribution in Firmenich.(IoT in Distribution Centers)
  • Development in an environment of big ideas and great camaraderie.
  • Work in very close proximity to our business in a global and intercultural environment.