Operations Controller

About the job

Make an impact utilising your exceptional Operation and Logistics Control skills. You will be responsible for taking on a variety of tasks which allow for the successful completion of both daily and strategic planning, including the flow of goods whilst working with third party warehouse and local transport service providers to enhance supply chain efficiencies whilst ensuring effective execution of logistic strategies.

  • Manage daily logistics activities including scheduling, coordinating inbound and outbound shipments, and conducting regular warehouse visits to ensure efficient process flows.
  • Oversee operational activities and relationships with third-party logistics providers, ensuring contractual compliance, optimal operational performance, and effective problem resolution.
  • Execute and refine logistics processes to enhance efficiency, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. Proactively identify and resolve operational issues and implement necessary improvements.
  • Assist in developing strategic logistics plans and take a proactive role in their operational execution to meet organizational goals. Ensure compliance with industry standards and legal regulations.
  • Assist with the annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) review and lead negotiations to secure competitive rates with all logistics service providers, ensuring cost-effectiveness and alignment with financial objectives.
  • Conduct third-party warehouse performance reviews and confirm the accuracy of billing to maintain financial control and ensure service levels meet contractual agreements.

Skills and Experience

  • Extensive experience in logistics and supply chain management, preferably within the retail or wholesale sector, with hands-on experience in operational logistics.
  • Proficient in ERP systems such as Navision and SAP, with strong analytical skills to manage complex logistics data.
  • Exceptional organisational and problem-solving skills, capable of managing detailed logistics tasks and large-scale process improvements.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to collaborate across departments to integrate logistics operations with broader business objectives.
  • Demonstrated strong time management and organisational skills
  • Solution-focused with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

The Perks

  • Birthday Leave (a paid day off to celebrate you)
  • Paid Volunteer Time Off
  • Generous Employee Discount
  • Annual Bonus Scheme

Who We Are

At Fossil, we dare to dream, disrupt, and deliver in a better way. Our goal is simple – bring innovation, style, and connectivity to an industry ripe for change. Fossil is on a mission to revamp the way fashion accessories are done. We are committed to creating great watches, jewelry, handbags, small leather goods by investing in long-term value creation. With our diverse portfolio of proprietary and licensed brands, along with department stores, specialty stores, ecommerce websites, and company-owned and operated retail stores, we are building a leading fashion accessories company. Are you in?

We are looking for people who embody our core values;

Authenticity, we are all in with our unique selves. Everyone is different at Fossil and we love it! Grit, we push through, we bounce back and we set our sights on the prize & go after it. Curiosity, we ask what if? What’s next? Sense of Humor, we don’t take ourselves too seriously. Yeah, seriously.Making an Impact, we go big. We perform. We make a difference.

Accommodations Statement

At Fossil, we don’t just accept differences – we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in all employment practices without regard to race, religion, colour, sex (including breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability or any other legally protected status. Anyone requiring special accommodations to our normal application process please email applicationaccommodation@fossil.com and we will assist you.