Logistics Director - Eastern Hemisphere
ChampionX has an immediate opening for a Director of Logistics position in our Eastern Hemisphere (EH) Leadership Team, located in Aberdeen (preferred) or Fawley. Regions in scope of EH are MEA, EU, AP, RU, Caspian. If you are a passionate professional that is seeking opportunity, advancement, and a rewarding career we invite you to apply. This is a great opportunity to join a highly recognized global growth company offering competitive compensation and benefits in addition to career growth. This role reports to the EH Supply Chain VP. The Eastern Hemisphere Director of Logistics is responsible for managing end to end logistics. The scope includes warehousing and plant logistics, freight and cargo, logistics strategy and implementation, performance management, reporting and process optimization. Your objectives are to deliver best in class DIFOT and end to end competitive logistics costs. You will play a key role with procurement, planning and manufacturing to optimize inventory levels and deliver network optimization initiatives. You will provide leadership to the logistics organization across the Eastern Hemisphere and will business partner with the other SC functions to implement our digitalisation and ERG Strategies. What’s in it For You: Thrive in a Company that values a culture of safety. The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a Company that is passionate about growth. The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives, and ideas to achieve our best. Opportunity to shape logistics and drive change across Eastern Hemisphere, in a true End to End Logistics role. What You Will Do: Be a role model for ChampionX values and leadership. Set expectations and drive results to improve safety and service performance. Deliver a step change in warehousing, freight, and customs management, focusing on establishing best practices and implementing robust reporting. Together with legal partners, ensure customs and freight compliance across EH. Oversee the efficiency, effectiveness and costs of our internal and external logistics and warehousing operations. Manage staffing needs for onsite fulfillment, training, and delivery. Work closely with procurement to establish and maintain ongoing 3PL/LSP vendors qualification procedure and hold vendors accountable to acceptable performance standards of quality, cost, and delivery expectations; escalates when appropriate. Plan and direct the activities of direct reports so that maximum, measurable results are achieved. Conduct staff performance reviews; establishes goals, objectives, and training for staff. Build a talent pipeline and develop internal competencies based on strategic objectives. Lead, mentor, and coach your organisation. Minimum Qualifications and Experience: Degree in Business, Engineering or Transportation 5+ years’ experience in a senior position in a process flow environment with successful strategic and tactical logistics results. Experience in maintaining high SHE performance in tough freight environment. Experience in managing international and domestic logistics in a similar industry preferred. Disciplined negotiator in large contract negotiations, able to balance cost, financial, quality, and legal terms in complex negotiations. Successful experience in working in a matrix, ability to influence across diverse cultures. Strong understanding of how to optimize landed cost with supplier and delivery risk through tough negotiation, good vendor selection and appropriate contract terms. Excellent planning, problem solving, negotiation and organizational skills. Ability to manage time and prioritize work. Ability to deliver results and creative solutions to challenges under pressure. Process orientation with program management experience. Ability to strategize and implement. Drives Vision & Purpose – Painting a picture of the vision and strategy that motivate others to action Directs Work – Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done. Interpersonal Savvy – Relating openly and comfortable with diverse groups of people Manages Conflict – Handling conflict situations effectively, with minimum noise Develops Talent – Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization goals Drives Engagement – Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives Ensures Accountability – Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments Decision Quality – Making good and timely decision that keep the organization moving forward Resourcefulness – Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently Situational Adaptability – Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations Customer Focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer centric solutions Values Difference – Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization Physical Requirements: Primarily an office-based role with minimum travel requirements About ChampionX: ChampionX provides specialty chemistry programs and related services for upstream and midstream oil and gas operations looking to maximize production, protect assets and reduce operating costs and environmental impact. Through on-site problem solving and innovative technologies, our team provides solutions that help energy customers overcome complex challenges in the world’s toughest energy frontiers. Posted 30+ Days Ago Full time R About Us ChampionX delivers safe, sustainable chemistry programs and services to the upstream and midstream oil and gas industry that maximize production, optimize water use and overcome complex challenges in the world’s toughest energy frontiers. Formerly Nalco Champion upstream, we bring more than 90 years of expertise and 5,000 global team members who deliver forward-thinking innovations, unmatched global supply chain capability and market-shaping solutions in reservoir, production, midstream and water applications, all while supporting our world-class safety culture. We recognize that life requires energy, and responsible hydrocarbons are crucial to people, prosperity and the planet.
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