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Global Logistics Senior Specialist (REMOTE)

Boston, MA 02210

Posted: 05/17/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Procurement/Supply Chain Job Number: 564292 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description

The Logistics Senior Specialist is responsible for a wide variety of Logistics activities. Activities typically consist of tasks that are performed independently as well as projects of complexity completed under close supervision.


Logistics Coordination

· Provides logistics support including coordination and prioritization of planned shipments as well as shipment tracking and troubleshooting distribution related issues.

· Work with senior Supply Chain and Quality staff to conduct transactions for material creation, movement and use in material management software system.

· Ensures completion and tracking of supply chain supply-related documentation.

· Responsible for handling accountability and destruction of rejected, returned or unusable materials.

· Responsible for the end-end coordination of temperature-controlled GMP and Non GMP pharmaceutical materials Globally.

· Communicate with stakeholders (Scientists, Production Planners, contract Manufacturers and Logistics Service Providers) all Shipment requirements and ensure shipment arrives on-time and in full

· Consultant to stakeholders to ensure import/export requirements are satisfied to move the shipment as efficient and compliant as possible.

· Works with QA and Validation experts to ensure Lanes are monitored and meet all regulatory and business requirements. Updating of documents as required

Business Systems and Analysis

· An active user of the Transportation Management System. Will perform transactions, diagnose issues, and ensure the system is used to its fullest potential.

· Leverage TMS system to effectively operate the business more efficiently and scale as transaction volume grows.

· Be able to monitor and resolve errors within ERP/TMS systems.

· Strong background in Analytical tool sets such as PowerBI/QlikView etc.

· Understanding of Master Data management and the ability to recommend solutions to improve the data owns.

Relationship Management

· Develops and maintains relationships with third-party warehouses and Carriers.

· Assist in the development and at times facilitate business review meetings as required.

· Coordinates with external contract manufacturing partners for the collection and review of inventory reports. Prepares inventory summaries and works with Audit to resolve discrepancies.

· Develops and maintains relationships with third-party suppliers and Carriers.

· Takes full responsibility within scope of the position and/or materials or projects managed to work with various cross-functional groups (such as Quality, Tech Ops, Regulatory, suppliers, etc.) to proactively and collaboratively resolve issues that may block the timely flow of materials or projects.

· Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Professional and Timely communications
  • Displays ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast-paced environment. Due to global nature of role will be asked to work outside normal 9-5 business hours at times.
  • Possess strong organization skills.
  • Possess ability to work well both independently and in a team setting.
  • Detail oriented
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assist in the execution of projects of diverse scope and complexity.

  • B.S. degree (or equivalent experience) 3-5 years’ Logistics work experience required.
  • Working with a Global Environment preferred
  • Understanding of Global Trade Requirements to import/Export Products
  • Life Science startup organizations or other fast past industry preferred.

Hourly Pay Rate: $45-$50/HR
Location: Remote*CO and NYC candidates may not be considered 
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