ABOUT THE JOB
As goods flow team leader you support your manager in leading your team in the co-ordination and optimization of the goods flow operations under your control.
This important role contributes to achieving the agreed availability of products to IKEA customers at the lowest possible costs.
The position is ideally suited to a person who enjoys quick decision-making and solving daily work issues while on the go.
YOUR ASSIGNMENT Your tasks will include :
Planning, organizing and monitoring the flow of goods within your area of responsibility in the store, i.e. from goods receiving to sales locations for replenishment so that sufficient stock is available to meet the needs of customers.
Working actively to improve productivity through efficient resource planning, including managing sickness leave, staff allocation, flexible working and efficient goods flow operations.
Providing input to your manager on logistics capacity requirements in your area of responsibility and the creation of a business plan and goods flow action plans.
Leading the recruitment and training / development of your team and business partners
Empowering your team of co-workers by delegating responsibility to help each person grow and develop, according to their individual ability and experience.
Working closely with your merchandising partners in the store commercial team to implement an efficient and successful goods flow process that leads to more sales.
Advocate and ensure that all safety policies and guidelines are being adhered
YOUR PROFILE Your knowledge, skills and experience include :
You are self-reliant and motivated with a proven ability to work as part of a large team.
You are able to set expectations for others and provide clear direction and follow up.
You can prioritize and organize your work and the work of others to make the most efficient use of time available.
You have a keen interest in retailing and logistics as well as experience of working in a fast-paced environment.
You can adjust your style of communication to get a message across to the receiver.
Previous experience in a retail / warehouse environment is an asset
Prior leadership, supervisory, or management experience required
Previous experience with a forklift and power-lift equipment required
Ability to work in a fast paced, physically demanding environment
Ability to lift 50-100lbs (25-50kg)
Open and flexible availability (overnight, early mornings, weekdays, weekends, and holidays)
All potential candidates will be required to complete a back check
IKEA offers an exciting and empowering work environment in a global marketplace. And as the world’s leader at life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us.