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Manager, Logistics

Company: Kendo, a division of LVMH
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionABOUT KENDOKendo Holdings, Inc. is a San Francisco-based beauty brand developer and wholesaler owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton, the world's largest luxury group. A play on the words "can do", Kendo has become the hub of creativity and next generation beauty product development for global Sephora channels and selective retailers outside of Sephora.Through original development, collaborations and acquisitions the Kendo stable of brands will always be creative, inspiring and innovative. A dynamic engine of speed, expertise and market-savvy, the Kendo team continues to redefine the beauty industry through great product, great storytelling, great retail and direct-to-consumer partnerships. This shows up in everything we do and in what we stand for:

  • ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT: We seek creative ways to get things done
  • PERSEVERANCE: Never, never, never give up
  • GENEROSITY: The power of giving
  • STORYTELLING: Creating authentic stories to inspire
  • QUALITY OBSESSION: Our product quality is a reflection of ourselves
  • FUN: Work, life, and fun are woven of a single fabric
  • ADVOCACY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION: We believe in listening with humility and acting with courage. We recognize, seek, and celebrate the power of diversity across the full spectrum of personal identity.As a condition of employment, Kendo requires all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date unless they have requested and received an exemption from the Company in the form of a reasonable accommodation due to a qualifying medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief or practice.The Kendo house of brands currently includes: Bite Beauty, Fenty Beauty, Fenty Skin, KVD Beauty, Ole Henriksen.POSITION SUMMARY Responsible for the management of freight forwarders, transportation carriers and distribution center partnerships and processes to provide optimal flexibility and velocity for all domestic and international channels. This position drives successful execution of key supply chain flows and initiatives through detailed business analysis and strong management methodologies.RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Develop, own and manage processes to meet Kendo's logistics and transportation needs - domestic and international
    • Design, generate and maintain data sets and metrics to measure success
    • Partner with DC operations to optimize and manage operating practices and ensure efficient service
    • Create, communicate and monitor allocation and delivery calendars to maintain effective inbound and outbound flows
    • Drive successful implementation of key initiatives including: Defining goals, scope, and timelines; determining implementation options; leading any needed vendor selection/RFP/onboarding processes; driving scope recommendations and prioritizations; partnering with internal teams to ensure successful delivery
    • Develop strong partnerships with multiple business leaders and teams, gain understanding of business processes, tools and technology and identify areas of optimization or changes which will provide measurable cost-savings or which are needed to support proposed growth POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
      • 5-8 years experience in program/logistics/distribution/fulfillment management
      • Experience working with freight forwarders and outsourced logistics providers
      • General knowledge of US import and export shipment documentation requirements and processes
      • College degree or equivalent experience
      • Excellent technical skills – MS Office (specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
      • System integration experience
      • Effective relationship-building skills, ability to cultivate strong partnerships across teams
      • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
      • Exceptional organizational skills; detail-oriented
      • Strong time management skills; ability to juggle priorities
      • Can-do positive attitude and a roll-up-your-sleeves approach

Keywords: Kendo, a division of LVMH, San Francisco , Manager, Logistics, Executive , San Francisco, California

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