Our client is a leading US Life Science company with over 50,000 employees worldwide.
Functionally responsible and accountable for the following areas
3PL and Logistics Provider and Customs Broker Management
On-site Contingent Worker Management and Administration
Freight Payments Process/Provider Management
Manages or oversees the carrier selection and evaluation program. Makes recommendations as appropriate for optimal transportation modes, carriers, routing, equipment, or frequency. Annual transportation, warehousing, customs clearance, and international logistics spend is approximately $12-$14 million USD.
Negotiates or oversees the negotiation of freight rates, logistics and services agreements,and monitors trends in shipping patterns and lane utilization to minimize overall net
Analyzes distribution and logistical problems to develop solutions including hardware and software applications that drive accuracy, efficiency, and customer loyalty.
Maintains Import/Export systems and processes, provides guidance and direction to the
Import/Export team, and implements best or leading practices to ensure compliance with local, US, and corporate regulatory or legal requirements.
Identifies and drives PPI (Practical Process Improvement) initiatives to maximize
efficiencies, performance, revenue, profitability, and service levelsEnsures the effective
delivery of corporate initiatives, programs and directives in accordance with their logistics sourcing strategy and financial plans.
Implements and maintains a quality/failure escalation process for tracking and ensuring
prompt resolution of customer service issue and product quality improvement
Ensures consistent use of RCCMs (Root Cause Counter Measures) within service and
provides annual training and monitors compliance
||Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Experience with international and domestic transportation regulations, and understanding of global business and trade compliance.
Experience with documenting, maintaining process procedures, administering, and
monitoring adherence to company policies and rules.
Experience in a continuous improvement environment
Demonstrated strong business acumen, organizational and analytical skills.
Experience with LEAN management
Logistics/supply chain certification desirable. (APICS, bachelor’s degree in logistics
management, supply chain management, finance, operations or business management)
Computer skills: (Microsoft Office), ERP (SAP, Oracle, E1, JD Edwards)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The ability to influence at all levels of the organization
The ability to see bigger picture and envision step-change scenarios
A collaborative approach
Excellent interpersonal, time management, decision-making and conflict management
High ethical standards to support a professional business code of conduct
Passion for driving business improvement and leading change in a large, complex, global
Strong coaching and facilitation skills
Accomplished written, oral and presentation skills
Able to travel domestically and internationally; limited
Broad knowledge of multi-functional, multi-site, global organizational processes and
financial business methods
Detailed knowledge of quality theory and lean tools and methodologies
Tokyo 23 wards
||Lead International Equipment Company