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Supply Chain Operational Excellence Lead (H/F)

CDI , Geneva

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  • Corps de métierLogistique
  • Début02/10/2023
  • LieuGeneva
  • Type de contractCDI

Description du poste

🔝 Reports to: Customer Service Manager Int. Distributors
📑 Full-time contract
🌍 EMEA HQ, Geneva, Switzerland
👩‍💻🏡 Hybrid mode (Work from Home policy – up to 2 days per week)
📆 November 2023


At Columbia, we’re as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available worldwide, we’re proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our playground.

Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: “It’s perfect. Now make it better.” As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are constantly evolving.
We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our planet healthy. We believe in empowering people to experience the outdoors to the fullest.
And we believe in you. 


Our International Distributor Region serves more than 90 countries, via 30 Distributor Partners. Our aim is to unlock the outdoors for more than 3.4 billion consumers.

Our Operational Excellence Leaders are our Supply Chain Process and Systems Engineers, owning daily operational excellence, seasonal readiness and technical continuous improvement across the International Distributor Region Supply Chain. The role sits at the heart of our International Distributor Operations business, within our EMEA headquarters in Geneva (Switzerland).

As an Operational Excellence Leader you will work hand in hand with our Regional Account Operations Leaders and Global Capability Teams to deliver our vision to be recognized as the #1 Distributor Supply Chain Planning and Operations Group in the industry.

The role is diverse. Working within our IDR Supply Chain Operations Team you will ensure seamless order to cash management via proactive seasonal readiness of the OTC process, drive simplification, standardization and automation of our operations plus be heavily involved in delivering broader Regional and Global Strategic Projects.

If driving structured, sustainable change and operational performance is your thing; if leading and building capability within a dynamic, fun organization excites you; if multifunctional collaboration is in your DNA; if you have a passion for the outdoors – this is the role for you!

Profil requis


Driving Proactive System Seasonal Configuration & Testing
Identifying, planning and leading execution of optimization projects
Build strong relationships with our Account Operations Leaders and acting as a business enabler
Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams such as Planning & Analytics, Logistics, Global Supply Chain, Finance


A strong communicator, able to take complex topics and simplify into short, insightful, actionable, audience ready actions
Curious, passionate and relentlessly committed to drive structural change & continuous improvement
Commercially savvy/business oriented with a service for growth mindset and a can-do attitude
Fluent in English
Available to work full-time and to travel on a regular basis


A minimum of 3 years Supply Chain Operational Experience, with a good understanding of the distributor business model
Good knowledge and command of Order To Cash Management
Experience in Operational Excellence & Standardization, you know how to manage, monitor and improve complex supply Chain and order management operations and processes
Advanced Project & Change Management skills
Advanced Process Mapping & Management Capabilities to drive simplification & automation
High Level of SAP, JDA, Excel, Power BI & Programing Capabilities








Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we’ve been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who’s found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.



This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position’s scope and function in the company. 

Contact & candidature

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