Senior Manager Warehouse and Logistics

WuXi Apptec Inc.  •  Philadelphia, PA

8 - 10 years experience  •  Biotech/Pharma

$100K - $110K
Posted on 10/07/17 by Mark Oppenheim
WuXi Apptec Inc.
Philadelphia, PA
8 - 10 years experience
Biotech/Pharma
$100K - $110K
Posted on 10/07/17 Mark Oppenheim

Senior Manager - Warehouse and Logistics

Job ID 

2017-3161

Job Locations 

US-PA-Philadelphia

More information about this job:

Overview:

The Senior Manager, Warehouse & Logistics manages the staff and daily activities of warehousing, inventory and internal logistics; manages domestic & international logistics (90% air) and compliance processes. 

Responsible for import/export permitting related to biological reagents/materials (as required); responsible for day-to-day activities to support regulatory compliance efforts of warehouse, import/export and internal logistics activities; and assists internal and external Supply Chains.

 

The Senior Manager will drive Innovative Business Improvements; develop new insights into solutions that result in organizational improvements; promotes a work environment that fosters creative thinking, innovation and rational risk-taking; develop and inspire others; build and maintain internal & external relationships that motivate, guide, and/or reinforce the performance of others toward goals accomplishments.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises, plans and reviews operations for assigned staff, including responsibility for training, managing and evaluating as well as coordinating, scheduling and assigning work and maintaining facility's standards..
  • Supportsinternal / external logistics, regulatory requirements and vendor management.
  • Manage, plan and oversee all aspects of inbound & outbound logistics to achieve financial, operational & strategic goals.
  • Collaborate and communicate with internal and external partners regarding the effects of transportation, including analysis and information regarding the industry and/or government (foreign and domestic) policies and regulations that may affect the company. Strong emphasis on China logistics and FTZ (Free Trade Zone). 
  • Hands-on knowledge of import/export compliance procedures (US, Europe & China), as well as the rules and regulations of the US Government and their agencies (USDA, FDA, CITES & US Fish & Wildlife).
  • Participate in trade compliance reviews and create/manage procedures related to US and international compliance with the STP facility.
  • Understand and support the development and management of detailed logistics budget and forecast, based on relevant leading indicators of practices, costs, and volumes (as required).
  • Identify and address critical supply issues with Sr. Management that could cause business interruption if not resolved expediently.
  • Build alignment with internal stakeholder groups to achieve maximum leverage and value related to logistics.
  • Review Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) related to job duties and maintains any modifications or additions
  • Drive Innovative Business Improvements. Develops new insights into solutions that result in organizational improvements; promotes a work environment that fosters creative thinking, innovation and rational risk-taking.
  • Develops and inspires others. Builds and maintains internal & external relationships that motivate, guide, and/or reinforce the performance of others toward goals accomplishments.
  • Familiarity with Biomarkers and the process of transporting these biologics safely and within the guidelines set by the US and Foreign governments.
  • Vast supplier management & negotiation skills. 
  • Qualifications:

  • BA degree in Logistics or related field 
  • Minimum 8-10 years of Logistics/Supply Chain Management or relevant experience
  • Experience w/ vendor management & cross functional relationships a must
  • Familiarity with Biomarkers and the process of transporting these biologics safely and within the guidelines set by US and Foreign governments strongly preferred
  • Experience working w/ Great Plains or other MRP/ERP system preferred
  • Global product/service knowledge
  • Vendor management & cross functional relationships
  • Financial analysis
  • Project management
  • Regulatory adherence
  • Leadership
  • Contracting & negotiating
  • Domestic & international logistic laws related to biologics

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