Logistics Manager Italy
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Logistics Manager Italy

  • Full time Position
  • Milan (Italy)
  • Published on July 31 2020
This job is no longer available.

Logistic Manager Italy 

At AB InBev, Challenge Accepted isn’t just a phrase; it’s a mindset. That’s because we’re the world’s largest brewer, with iconic brands like Stella Artois, Corona and Becks.

We’re a team of curious individuals who see every challenge as a new opportunity to do something incredible. We’re resourceful people who thrive under pressure and take ownership of our success. Because we’re owners, we take results personally. 

We dream big, take on new challenges and push the boundaries of what’s possible. Join us and you’ll be responsible for the management on the end to end Logistics Operations in Italy: management of three third party Warehouses, management of Domestic transport carriers, follow up of International transport carriers for inbound in cooperation with Share Service Center. Final goal is to guarantee the right service level to the customers, with the right cost. You’ll take the lead from day one, speak your mind and grow your career faster than you thought possible.

The role:

Contract management

  • Assure correct execution of the day to day contract activities for transport providers (International & Domestic) and warehouse providers. 
  • Support the contract discussion and definition with the different logistic providers in cooperation with Procurement and the Head of Logistic for future business or renew of existing agreement
  • Supervises and Coordinates with the Warehouse specialist the performance of the 3PL operating the warehouse and ensure shipments meet the Service level in a safe, qualitative and cost-effective environment

Logistic Suppliers performance management

  • Definition & follow of KPI to monitor the performance of the different logistic providers in line with the global/zone Guidelines
  • Implement the best practices of the Zone and the Business unit (for example: Service Level, Carrier excellence program, 3PLEX etc.. ) 
  • Ad hoc analyses on specific issues linked to customers of logistic department (final customers, sales, suppliers etc..) or linked to critical areas in order to define new processes or corrective actions
  • Management and implementation of the above in collaboration of the impacted owners as logistic operators, Business Unit, Zone Logistic Dept, CSC, BSC, Sales or customers

Strategic Project and Process management

  • Management and implementation of projects in the logistic area in cooperation with the Business unit and the zone in order to optimize our Italy operations and standardize with other European countries.

Logistic cost management

  • Manage and follow up all logistic costs of Italy: Inbound, Warehouse operations and outbound, in cooperation with BBP and Commercial Supply 
  • Drives continuous improvement program identifying cost efficient or cost avoidance project  

Logistic team stabilization and optimization

  • Stabilization of existing processes in the different areas of logistics and identification of area of improvement 
  • Support on the activities performed by the other team members in case of need

People management

  • Management of the Warehouse specialist in terms of coordination and guidance of activities and also management of people tasks and people cycle

Who we’re looking for:


  • Degree in Engineering or Economics and at least 3 years in a similar role in a FMCG company 


  • Deep knowledge on Logistics and Supply chain
  • Basic knowledge on Sales process
  • Negotiations Skills 
  • Project Management

Technical skills:

  • SAP & Microsoft Office


  • Team working 
  • Comunication and interpersonal skills 
  • Capability to work in a multinational environment
  • Ownership
  • Capability to work under pressure
  • Capability to work in a structured way 
  • Problem solving
  • Capability to manage and define priorities


  • Travel within Italy to visit local Warehouses and abroad depending on business needs


  • Good knowledge of Italian & English (written and verbal)

What you can expect from us:

In this role, you’ll have the potential to transform our business and your career. We’re a meritocracy, with plenty of room for growth and development, so you know your hard work will be rewarded. 

We encourage you to think big and go after your goals. You’ll get to be creative, work with international teams so you can build a global network and have direct control over your career and where it takes you. 

If this sounds like an incredible opportunity you’ve been waiting for, apply today.

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