We are currently looking for a Manager within planning to FedEx in Stockholm, one of the largest logistics companies in the world!
Are you an experienced manager of specialists with great leadership skills and do you want to work with engineers in logistics for a top global company? Are you interested to develop a new team in a core market? As a Manager Field Planning and Engineering of Sweden and Finland, you will be using your expertise to support your team of industrial engineers in their analysis and planning, as well as, implementing new technology to improve processes and procedures.
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As a manager at FedEx you´ll have the chance to build up the newly recruited team in Stockholm and create a strong and positive team spirit that will make logistic at FedEx even better. You will have a central role in internal social networking by continuously coordinating collaborations both nationally and globally with colleagues.
FedEx is a reliable employer who provides customers worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation and business services. At FedEx, you get the opportunity to work in an influential role in a dynamic team where every project is a new experience. As manager, you will lead and support this team of professionals in various tasks such as improvement of processes and workflow optimization.
In your role in FedEx logistics, you will have the opportunity to participate and influence the largest implementation in the logistics industry ever – the merger between FedEx and TNT.
The Field Planning and Engineering department is central for planning, implementing and improving of operational processes within FedEx. By working closely with Ground Operations and other related interfacing departments you will play a central role in logistics operations. As a manager in the Field Planning and Engineering at FedEx you´ll help and guide your team of industrial engineers in their daily work. Your main work tasks will include:
- Manage the work and provide leadership & direction to a team of professionals
- Provide the team with the right tools to meet set goals
- Influence internal teams to reach a common ground in the logistics solutions
- Create the right environment for your team to grow and develop in their profession
- Represent your team in the organization and lead the projects towards the best logistics solutions for Sweden and Finland
- Networking within the organization to develop and preserve good relations, e.g. by visiting other sites in the Northern European region
You´ll be based at the office in Stockholm, Upplands Väsby. The Planning & Engineering team for the Nordics and Ireland currently has eight members placed in Copenhagen, Dublin, and Stockholm. You will have guidance and support from other managers in the same position placed in Denmark, Ireland, Netherlands and Germany. You will report to Simon the Managing Director, Field P&E, Nordics & Ireland.
To be successful as a manager at FedEx you have previous experience from leading and managing a team of professionals. You probably have a degree in engineering, analytics, mathematics, finance or equivalent. It is meriting with a degree or experience in logistics, for you to quickly adjust to FedEx environment and working processes. It´s a merit if you have experience in Excel, SQL or big databases. FedEx´s official language is English and it´s, therefore, a requirement that you have good knowledge in both speech and writing. Knowledge in Swedish or Finnish is a merit but not a requirement.
You need to have good patience and leadership skills to manage the team successfully. With good interpersonal skills you will have the ability to effectively interact and influence with different levels of professionals. Since the role involves many contacts, both in your team, internal and external you´re a good communicator and have the ability to quickly build trust and maintain long-term working relationships. Good organizational awareness and understanding of different decision making processes is helpful to create common grounds in the planning area.