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Logistics Specialist

Job Seekers Ireland Supply Chain Pharmaceutical

Job Summary

  • Galway
  • Contract
  • BBBH757364
  • Sep 09, 2020
  • €30k - €40k
Job Description

A leading global medical device company in Galway has a new position to join their growing team for a Logistics Specialist

This is an initial contract role with the view to go permanent in early 2021

This role will work cross functionally between Informatics Operations, Purchasing, Warehousing, Quality, Logistics, Freight, Informatics Sales, Development, Marketing and Customer Services. The focus areas are inbound (bulk air and ocean) and outbound (small parcel and bulk freight) activities.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Working with multiple carriers, he/she will manage carrier performance in line with customer expectations and SLA's, ensuring standardized practices are followed, while maintaining control of costs and services used.
  • The job holder will bring experience of managing large inbound and outbound shipment volumes internationally and can review operational practices to determine process and cost improvement opportunities.
  • The candidate will have had significant exposure to service providers of air, sea and road freight plus express parcel whilst having a strong knowledge of customs procedures and International trade documentation requirements.
  • The job holder will be comfortable analysing data and providing reports to management on KPI's and varying projects.
  • Run morning exception reports and report at operational meetings as required.
  • Provide daily snapshot of open inbound shipments for Supply Chain functions.
  • Compile weekly damage report highlighting inbound damages.
  • Provide & update a shipping forecast for inbound & outbound shipments for Supply Chain and International CS.
  • Working with both Domestic, Distribution & International Customer Service teams and aligning freight services to customer expectations for these regions.
  • Manage high volume daily parcel courier shipments and follow up on outbound delivery issues and queries, while keeping all relevant teams informed.
  • Manage the service types being used per region for ambient/chilled/frozen deliveries and work with the warehouse on appropriate packaging solutions to fit.
  • Ensure conformance to ISO13485 in relation to process and document control procedures as stated in the Quality Management System and other global standard as required. Drive supplier improvements through the Agile quality system in the form of quality incidents and supplier corrective actions.

Requirements

  • Third Level Degree or equivalent in Logistics Supply Chain or similar.
  • 3+ Years Import/Export freight experience
  • Quality Management System and process experience
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to lead meetings (by phone, video conference and face to face) to drive results and build relationships

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

jack-o-connell
Jack O'Connell
  • Consultant | Supply Chain | Logistics, Transport and Warehouse Recruitment | National
  • 353 (0) 21 2300300 | 353 (0) 1 432 1555
  • joconnell@morganmckinley.com