N&E Africa SPO Logistics Leader

General Electric - Cairo

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Experience Needed:
4 to 5 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Arabic, English
1 open position
About the Job

Role Summary:

As part of the Global Service Parts Operations (GSPO) organization, the North & East Africa SPO Logistics Leader is responsible for leading the wing-to-wing Supply and Logistics operations of Service Parts for N&EA sub-region and orchestrating strategic initiatives to drive Service Level improvement and Cost and Cash productivity. He/She will be responsible for activities like inventory optimization, order fulfillment, warehousing, customs operations, and reverse logistics execution.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Drive Parts delivery cycle time reduction initiatives from order to customer delivery in line with customer expectations (Customer On-Time Delivery).
  • Accountable for local warehousing 3PL performance, including cost control & optimization, operational excellence, and supporting new system initiatives.
  • Improve data visibility and tracking capabilities across the supply chain.
  • Overlook local customs operations and ensure compliance to local regulations.
  • Responsible for new warehousing programs deployment (Standard, Free Trade Zone, Bonded warehouse, PUDO, …), and network optimization.
  • Design and govern reverse logistics supply chain in line with local regulations.
  • Collaborate with Systems team on new initiatives (ERP, WMS, TMS, …).
  • Maintain Quality and Regulatory procedures for local Logistics operations.
  • Support implementation of customer segmentation requirements for new service offerings. And performance metrics.
  • Lead N&E Africa Cost Productivity program in collaboration with EMEA GSPO Productivity leader, the regional operations and the local Service teams.
  • Champion and apply Lean Supply Chain projects and activities in Africa.
  • Operationally lead the local logistics teams in N&E Africa; setting direction and enabling the continuous learning and development of the team members.
  • He/She will also drive Cost Productivity programs; working in close connection with central GSPO and Service teams.
  • He/She will also be supporting the region’s growth by setting up Logistics structure in new countries GE Healthcare is willing to grow in.
  • He/She will own the parts delivery lead time and drive continuous improvements to the customs operations and logistics processes to increase supply chain responsiveness.

Quality Specific Goals:

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.
  • Complete planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.
  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of International Trade Compliance, identify, report, and resolve any trade compliance issues.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Engineering, International Business, Business Administration or related disciplines.
  • 4-5 years of experience working in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, International Trade Compliance, Warehousing and Distribution, Financial Analysis and Project Management (Healthcare & Medical Device industry is a preference).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, i.e. Excel, Power Point, and Word.
  • Language: Strong command of spoken and written English is a must.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proven business and financial acumen, including demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, motivate, influence, solve complex problems, and drive change at all levels of organization
  • Demonstrated work experience in Logistics operations, Supply chain Management and Physical Distribution.
  • Able to strategize and influence senior management, while being able to engage, lead and coach working level staff to achieve the deliverables.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and execute multiple objectives and metrics.
  • Excellent analytical and project management skills.
  • Lean basics, including Lean Six Sigma process methodology and Fast-works.
  • CSCP, CPIM, CLTD or similar qualification is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Oracle ERP, WMS and Transport Management Systems.
  • Experience with SQL & Data Analytics is a plus.
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally.
  • French language is a plus.
  • Business acumen and analytical with strong database background.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities to energize and lead teams across countries, functions and cultures.
  • Ability to influence and collaborate across functions and businesses.
  • Team player with proven ability to work independently to meet deadline in a fast pace and changing environment.
  • Customer focused, "Outside-In" thinking, creativity and courage to implement/influence change.
  • Excellent analytical, project management and communication.
  • Proven growth leadership skills demonstrating clear perspective and understand factors impacting GEHC businesses and our suppliers.
About this Company

GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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