Secure operational capacities by ensuring high quality of capacity data from suppliers and by working continuously towards exceptions together with Need Planner and Supplier in a proactive manner.
Contribute to tactical capacity planning based on supplier performance on agreed capacity.
Update and secure correct information in all relevant systems. Furthermore work with systems and reports, to proactively detect and act on possible deviations from goal.
Prepare suppliers for best replenishment and delivery solutions by continuously maintaining & developing supplier delivery performance and sender lead-
times. Contribute to identifying best logistical offer, furthermore implements, maintains and reviews by having customer and total cost in mind.
Actively contributes in the planning and execution of the best set-up for range changes at supplier, news and discontinued, constraints periods and activities.
Continuously follow-up, analyze and takes action to improve supplier delivery performance and ensures goods are shipped in time from suppliers.
Secures correct availability information from supplier to IKEA Retail / receiver in such quality that it can be for the benefit of the customers.
Develops and maintains suppliers’ logistic competence towards becoming responsible on their own performance through : working closely with suppliers, running Supplier Development Projects and providing them relevant trainings & working methods.
Contribute to supplier development by taking a lead from logistic perspective and engages relevant competence in IKEA and at Supplier to assess supplier logistics capability and running supplier development projects.
Good understanding of IKEA Business and IKEA Business model for growth.
Good understanding of how you every day work adds customer value by delivering to Democratic Design.
Deep Understanding of IKEA Purchasing Manual and good understanding of IKEA Purchasing Development Process (PDP), IKEA Purchasing Year Cycle and the Governance Structure.
Understanding of IKEA Supplier Development Process (SDP), new product development and knowledge around how supply planner contributes to them.
Knowledge of supplier capabilities, material, production flow, capacity planning and available capacities.
Understanding IKEA Supply Chain organization and processes within Planning and Delivery.
Knowledge of supply chain cost drivers from raw material to customer and logistic tools such as : different replenishment methods, delivery solutions and working with lead times.
Capability to delivery results through involving and engaging stakeholders within IKEA and Supplier.
Able to translate the Category Plan into logistics solutions; always act with the Customer, Supplier, Total IKEA and Total Cost Development in mind.
Capability to transfer knowledge and working methods to suppliers.
Capability to perform complex analysis, and draw conclusions to support the right business decisions and implementations.