LATAM Logistics & Trade Customs Manager (Panama City, Panama)
Panama, Ciudad de
hace 4 días

Job Title

LATAM Logistics & Trade Customs Manager (Panama City, Panama)

Job Description

We’re looking for a LATAM Logistics & Trade Customs Manager to join our Supply Chain team in Panamá.

Working for Signify means being creative and adaptive. Our culture of continuous learning and commitment to diversity and inclusion creates an environment that allows you to build your skills and career.

Together, we’re transforming our industry.

As the world leader in lighting, we’re constantly ahead of the curve. Through our leadership in connected lighting and the Internet of Things, we’re breaking new grounds in data analytics, AI, and smart homes, offices, cities and more!

Signify is one of the few companies in the world to achieve carbon neutrality and our next sustainability goals are even bolder : doubling our positive impact on the environment and society by 2025.

As Head of Distribution (LATAM) you’ll be responsible for the full management and coordination of Signify’s Storage & Delivery Operations in LATAM, across the entire network (Suppliers >

Factories, Factories >

Distribution Centers, Distribution Centers >

Customers) through Process, Systems and Organization performance optimizations.

We’re on the lookout for forward-thinking innovators with a passion for sustainability. If you match this description, get in touch!

What you’ll do

  • Management of network, warehousing, logistics and customs compliance teams as well as monitoring and management of stock levels, delivery times and transportation needs.
  • Strategic decisions related to network and footprint optimization, through analytics, recommendation and implement of most advanced solutions and liaison with key stakeholders in Customer Commercial Operations, Sales, Finance, Supply Chain, Procurement, and other functions to resolve delivering performance issues as they arise as well as day-to-day threats and opportunities to business plans.
  • Driving full adherence to Procurement standards through sourcing and contract management of key suppliers, building strong working relationship, and driving continuous improvements.
  • Management of the following : customs and compliance to trade regulations; regional or local distribution centers (to drive integrity and performance) and delivering outside performance across financial and operational metrics such as : delivery reliability metrics;
  • inventory accuracy & levels (Ex. MAT% Sales); Customers Satisfaction index (Ex : NPS Scores); Total cost of operations (Ex : IWD Integral Warehousing & Distribution, including duties); WERC Benchmarks.

  • Full control of the order to deliver cycle; implementation of control towers to monitor and improve quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of movement and storage of goods and understanding and awareness of external influences such as legislation, fuel, labor costs and environment pressures to drive a sustainable supply chain.
  • Your qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred) in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Operations, Business Administration or related.
  • Minimum of 10 years of related working experience in Operations, Logistics, Supply Chain and / or distribution.
  • Experience managing LATAM Regional teams / direct reports.
  • Experience with digital innovations within large, international organizations (extensive experience in the implementation of complex projects in supply chain).
  • Experience in implementing TMS (Transportation Management System) and Strategic thinker; strong negotiator; agility; analytical skills.
  • English and Spanish are MANDATORY, Portuguese is a plus.
  • Primary location is Panamá, but we’re open to other countries in LATAM.
  • Open to travels : + 50%.
  • What you’ll get in return

    We’re offering multiple opportunities for career development, like mentoring, coaching and stretch assignments, with strong international exposure for dynamic profiles.

    Learning is fundamental to our culture. Through continuous learning, we are transforming the industry. You have the chance to learn every day, acquire new skills and perspectives through customized online programs, and on-the-job experiences.

    See through the eyes of our employees!

    Who we are

    Signify is the world leader in lighting. We provide professional customers and consumers with quality, energy-efficient LED lighting.

    And our lights, when connected, bring data to devices, apps and people redefining what light can do and how you use it. Today, our innovations, such as LiFi internet connectivity through light and UV-C, solar and horticultural lighting, contribute to a safer, smarter, more sustainable world.

    We’re operating in 74 countries with 32,000 people worldwide.

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