PROFESSIONALS

  • Neo CHEN, IT Application Manager Opener
    Opener Neo CHEN, IT Application Manager

    Neo CHEN, IT Application Manager, responsible for offering IT applications to support the business development.

    What have been the major steps in your career at GEFCO?

    I’m greatly honored to join GEFCO family since year 2012 and it is one of the most important experience in my career. Working with GEFCO professionell, I have expanded my global vision, deepend local touch, and developed my ability of strategic thinking as well.

    What is your current role at GEFCO?

    I’m currently working in the IT team for Asia region.  As the manager of IT application team, I am responsible for leading and coordinating IT projects. Our mission is to work closely with different functions and to monitor the project, ensuring that the expectations of all stakeholders are met.

    What do you like most about your job?

    This is an excellent team that I am working with! We are sharing GEFCO’s unique expertise around the world. Meanwhile, I do believe that all success comes from tireless efforts, when all happiness comes from daily struggle and perseverance. Those who are working with me, with the same belief, have brought me all the passion for my work.

    What qualities are important in your role?

    Easy-going personality, being outgoing & active, optimism , positive attitude, and strong sense of responsibility

    What are your daily challenges?

    • Keeping up with technology innovation
    • Balancing expecations on products from perspectives of globalization and localization
    • Understanding customer needs and motivations
    • Making information and options available to the team

    What advice would you give to candidates applying to GEFCO?

    First at all, I woul like to say “welcome” to all the candidates. I do believe that would be a wonderful  journey in your career path. This will be challenge and opportunity at the same time. As I said, all the success comes from the efforts of people.  At the meantime, you don’t need to be worried about the difficulties, as we would offer you all the help you need and support you in making a bright future in GEFCO.

     

  • Lily Li, FVL Methods and Process Specialist Opener
    Opener Lily Li, FVL Methods and Process Specialist

    Lily Li, FVL Methods and Process Specialist, GEFCO Asia Division. Main missions are to standardize and optimize the FVL business processes ; to implement processes and standards ; and to ensure the compliance with SOP

    What have been the major steps in your career at GEFCO?

    Through a first apprenticeship experience at GEFCO coporate FVL department in Paris, I’ve gained the general undestanding of the automotive logistics as well as GEFCO, the leader in this industry. The professionalism of my colleagues impressed me greatly, which made me decided to begin my professional career with GEFCO group.
    Then I was nominated as project coordinater for the JV Project (SMGL) in Shenzhen, China, where I participated in several cross funcitonal projects (IT, purchasing, SOP programme) that have enriched my technical knowleges in both inbound and outbound logistics, as well as project management skills.
    With the expanding GEFCO FVL business in China, I was offered the current job position during the implementation phase of a new customer project. There were truly challenges at certain times, which are also indispensable for the self-devleopment.

    What is your current role at GEFCO?

    As Methods and Process Specialist of FVL department, I am working closely with operational teams as well as other supporting function departments (such as IT and finance), gathering and analizing requests/capacities/constraints, so as to ensure that the processes can be designed and implemented in a standardized way.

    What do you like most about your job?  

    Identifying, and then solving issues in optimized ways. It can bring a real sense of accomplishment once efficiency being achieved by applying our solutions. During this period, wisdom and experiences shared by our team members makesthis journey even more interesting and fulfilling.

    What qualities are important in your role?

    Analytical and problem solving oriented
    Rigor, at ease with figures, ability to work with structure and method
    Team sprit, ability to convince and to work transversely

    What are your daily challenges?

    Propose and then to work out the best solutions together with relevant teams, aiming at improveing our internal efficiency as well as customer satisfaction level.

    What advice would you give to candidates applying to GEFCO?

    If you are someone who's curious; ambitious; who is willing to take challenges and responsibilities; and who hopes to make his contribution valuable, please don’t hesitate to give yourself a chance to try, because GEFCO can be an ideal platform to let your talent blossom.