Company: BP
Skills: Supply & Distribution
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Sunbury-on-Thames, England, United Kingdom

The Advisor, Cross-docking & Distribution focuses on the enablement of efficient final forward distribution from our receiving points through to the supply chain.
This role ensures value delivery to internal customers by providing a service orientated interface and materials management strategies that support bp to deliver an effective and efficient supply chain.
This role will support the transition from a warehousing and long-term storage focus to an efficient flow of physical materials through cross-dock, staging, and distribution style operations.


  • Support development and implementation of conformance to standards for area of responsibility
  • Support transition from long term warehousing operations to cross-docking operations globally
  • Deploy cross-docking standards, tools and processes that enable efficient cross-docking and onshore/offshore delivery of materials
  • Use lean principles to implement continuous improvement by focusing on clear customer value and utilising value stream mapping
  • Ensure work is optimised through cross-functional, agile teams that deliver end-to-end solutions
  • Provide expert advice to internal/external partners and ensure all activity and relevant reporting are aligned with the business strategy


  • Ability to deploy multi-regional, multi-stakeholder initiatives
  • Skilful application of deep experience in materials management and supplier performance
  • Deep knowledge of Backbone / SAP functionality
  • Warehousing Level 3
  • Logistics Level 2
  • Demonstrates capability to apply discernment and clearly link value to business results at business and segment level
  • Proven track record of adding value and taking things to the next level
  • Empowers, trusts and develops team to work under agile principles
  • Demonstrated ability to handle ambiguity and be flexible to change
  • Active and empathetic listener who seeks and uses feedback
  • Curious and able to try new ways of working
  • Uses technology as an enabler to unlock value and agile solutions to the business
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company! We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.