Transportation Manager

  • 05.02.2023
  • 100%
  • Fachverantwortung
  • Festanstellung

Transportation Manager

Kelly Scientific is looking for its partner in the Neuchâtel region in the pharmaceutical sector a: a Senior Transportation Manager

your mission:

Oversight of primary Transportation and primary Warehousing in the EMEA / APAC region

Your responsibilities:

  • Responsible for EMEA / APAC Transportation Management
  • Responsible for EMEA / APAC Primary Warehouses
  • Monitoring and driving continuous improvement plans with Transport service providers (TSP) and Primary warehouse providers
  • Creation and review of Regional Transportation SOP's
  • Contribute to TSP's business reviews
  • Manage TSP performance and adherence to KPI's
  • Transportation cost control
  • Analyze & Monitor road, sea, and air transport performance and ensure continuous improvement leading to sustained delivery excellence and GDP compliance
  • Work with the Global Temperature Control team to implement new shipping systems and solutions
  • Perform Lane analysis and be first point of contact for internal stakeholders for New Product Launches
  • Engage with key stakeholders in EMEA and APAC
  • Manage transportation deviations (damages, temperature deviations, etc.)
  • Action identified LIR trends in EMEA / APAC and implement improvement
  • Contribute as Transport SME's and support other functions such as EXM, Customs and Trade and Quality Organizations
  • Work on Strategic projects as required by Senior Management to Re-Engineer EMEA / APAC network
  • Accountable for performance of all Regional Transportation operations (including warehousing steps where appropriate) from any API to finish product movements across the internal and external network until the reception at in-market DCs/Hubs
  • Leads monitoring of regional internal SLAs and Metric and leads effective coordination of communication to Region/Markets regarding primary Transportation performance in alignment with Global transportation roles
  • Drives and consolidates budgeting, reporting, audits
  • Representative for the region, SC, Quality and other Regional/Global forums

Votre profil :

- Language (English + 1 or 2 Languages) and travel flexibility

- Logistics expertise and experience: required for executional management of 3PLs

- Must have 5 years of experience managing partners in a regulated environment

- Management skills required: primary point of contact for 3rd party operations and contracts

- Communication skills: proficient presenting to GM level both internal and to partners

- Negotiation skills: able to negotiate autonomously several contract aspects

- Knowledge of the Guidelines on GDP of medicinal products for human use

- Knowledge of the EU Directives on the wholesale distribution of medicinal products for Human use

- Preferable to have experience and skills in leading, managing and development of teams

  • A Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Business or equivalent
  • Progressive experience in various supply chain management roles
  • Background in Global Logistics & Distribution Management
  • Experience in Cold Chain Management
  • Strong Knowledge of Contract Management
  • Experience in SAP
  • Professional certifications such as APICS, PMP, PMI a plu

Votre contact :

PhD Cristina Alvarià±o

Consultant Professional Staffing Life Science

Kelly Scientific Geneva