Supply Chain & Logistics Manager EMEI

  • Company: Fendi Italia
  • Location: Italy
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Supply Chain
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: FEND01022
  • Date of publication: 2019.02.18


The Supply Chain & Logistics Manager will develop and implement a supply chain which supports the commercial objectives of the business and delivers a best in class, cost effective service to our stores by

  • Driving aggressively on-time delivery of finished goods
  • Ensuring an effective management of inventory within the region
  • Optimizing all shipping/logistics/customer services activities

Main Responsibilities

Supply & Demand Planning Management

Lead all planning activities related to demand, supply, distribution in order to achieve target objectives of service level & inventory level:

  • Ensure timetables are met for all product launches (inventory deployment), driving and overseeing all aspects of timetable development and ongoing proactive project management to ensure delivery against committed ship dates
  • Ensure that inventory levels (in stores, in warehouse) are defined and managed effectively
  • Support the merchandising team to identify and manage corrective actions to avoid slow moving and obsolete stocks (TSL management, buffer management, stock transfers, end of life management, etc.)
  • Implement a formalized Sales and Operations Planning process and lead the demand planning process (OTB, rolling sales forecasts) with the merchandising team
  • Responsible of the Sales Plan of the Region by Store and by Category
  • Coordination of Sales & Operation Planning Meeting in the Region
  • Take appropriate actions over the impacts of unexpected events on demand and sales on the planning horizon
  • Define Supply Chain KPI's, target and manage performance reviews
  • Steer continuous improvement and project roadmap dynamic

 Shipping/Logistics management

Ensure optimal physical flows from Sesto to point of sales in order to achieve target service levels within costs objectives:

  • Elaborate logistics budget in cooperation with Finance department
  • Monitor actual expenses vs budget and manage cost and performance to match logistics budget and service levels
  • Define corrective actions to respect budget and ensure their implementation
  • Coordinate with central logistics transportation and customs activities to offer best service to stores
  • Define and monitor KPI and objectives, define corrective and improvement actions plans
  • Define, manage, enhance and measure annual staff sale events and local destruction activities


Prepare and submit weekly and monthly reports, in detail:

  • Weekly reports to Top Management about business performance of the Region
  • Weekly and monthly reports on merchandise performance (sell thru monitoring, Performance by seasonality, Performance of the category/product line vs target and vs ly, etc)
  • Monthly performance on Retail performance (Cross-category performance by store and by client advisor, sales by Client Advisor, etc).


Coordinate all the pricing activities inside the Region, managing 12 Currencies (monitoring of the positioning for all the currencies, benchmark versus competitors, coordinate all the re-pricing activities, coordinate the pricing requests during the buying campaign).


  • Bachelor's Degree from accredited college or university. Master's degree is a plus
  • 7-10 years of experience, with minimum of 3 years of experience in planning and/or supply chain management functions
  • Quick to pick up new software programs as needed
  • Highly proficient in Excel and comfortable with quantitative analytics
  • Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Luxury industry experience and contacts preferred
  • SAP and RetailPro knowledge a plus

Fashion & Leather Goods

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