One of the global market leaders for pharmaceutical logistics is looking for a senior logistics manager to be the second in command at their 150 person warehouse in Stuttgart.
Over the last 5 years this company has excelled into becoming the go to logistics provider for Pfizer, BioNTech, J&J, GSK & AstraZeneca and has significantly contributed to the vaccine roll-out during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The pharmaceutical industry for logistics has never been as strong as it is today with over 150,000 senior professionals moving into this space in the last 2 years alone in Europe! Not often does logistics contribute to saving lives but this company is one of few out there who can confidently say that their efficient & streamlined logistics service has saved 1000 of lives over the last 2 years.
If you think you have what it takes to be apart of a special niche company then apply to this job opportunity and work with the biggest and best pharmaceutical companies globally.
- Lead , inspire and drive our people to be their best. Being a natural 'people person' you'll guide , influence and manage the Warehouse team to deliver results.
Responsible for ensuring proper staffing, training, performance management and career development to support all direct functional responsibilities.
Work with the Senior Management Team on site and key stakeholders to drive improvement on Health and Safety performances, Operations projects, Quality and Inventory control.
Managing all aspects of VMD / MHRA compliance through Good Distribution Practice (GDP), with managed Standard Operating Procedures, training and coaching, and works instructions. Maintaining and ensuring compliance at all times.
Responsible for leading & executing our Continuous Improvement activities across the DC, targeting the key areas of the business including Quality, Cost and Delivery. Embedding a culture of continuous improvement across the estate.
Support the Branch Manager with day to day running and working collaboratively to develop yearly budget and ensuring management of Direct and Indirect costs in full compliance with approved budget.
Reviewing operational performance through data/metric analysis, tactical reviewing and refining of departmental responsibilities to meet the needs of our network and customers.
Delivers specific recommendations on operational improvement programs, resulting in cost reduction and profit improvement and a greater customer experience
Proactively pull on experience - bring the outside in.
Understand and comply with job relevant, Companies Practice Standards at all times.
Understand the Companies standard operating procedures and attend training sessions as appropriate.
Operational Management experience
Building high performing teams
Operating within a regulated environment and managing to KPI's and SLA's.
- Fluent in English & German is a must