Transport Optimization Leader EMEA region

  • Zone d'activité, Champ-sur-Drac, fr
  • Full-time

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs more than 30,000 employees in over 50 countries. Reported sales in 2019 were $7.1 billion. Learn more at

Job Description


Do you want to have an impact within a leading and global leading company? 

We are looking for an EMEA Transport Optimization Manager who is an essential role within the European transport organization. 

Ideally, you are  based in France (Rhône Alpes region)

In this crucial role, you will create impact within our Supply Chain / Transport organization by: 

Leading strategic projects and continuous improvement initiatives with carriers and internal stakeholders, in order to improve transport costs and service (80%) 

Carrying out network optimization projects (routing, balancing transport costs, production and deadlines) 

Developing new transport strategies (carrier selection, frequency of shipments, direct or indirect, delivery instructions) and logistics (optimization of trucks within the network) developing transport digitalization (cost and service optimization for our customers) 

You will of course manage the "results" aspect of these projects and you will have to: Monitor the impact of projects on the annual operational plan (POA) and trigger corrective actions Produce and communicate regularly from s transport financial plans / forecasts 

Play an active role in the management of the transport budget (> 80m €) 

In addition, you will, in a very operational manner: 

Manage the logistics operations of maritime transport in the MENA region 

Ensure the achievement of objectives of cost and performance in the region 

Manage transporters and take the lead in tenders with indirect purchases 

Set up or review the logistics process between internal and external stakeholders  



Do you want to take up this new challenge?

Ideally, your profile is as follows: 

You hold a degree in commerce, economics, logistics, engineering, data management or a similar field. 

Preferably, you have some experience or an appetite for the world of transport, supply and logistics. 

You are able to establish commercial relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 

You are able to conduct complex analyzes and make data-driven decisions. 

You have excellent written and oral communication skills and are able to simplify complex subjects for a large audience. 

You speak and write fluent English and French. 

You are organized and autonomous, and able to manage multiple priorities and competing projects within a matrix and fast environment. 

You will have trips of up to 40% of your time. 

Additional Information

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer.

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