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3PL Logistics Manager II

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Brookline
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

By clicking the Apply button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takedas and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionJob Title: 3PL Logistics Manager IILocation: Lexington, MAAbout the role:

  • Provide complete oversight, leadership and vision for the 3PL Distribution and Logistics function.
  • Coordinate the order management and logistics activities at a Third-party logistics providers.
  • Solutions focused by considering courses of action within the framework of organization goals and standards.
  • Operate and once given general assignments, prioritize and complete tasks.How you will contribute:
    • Lead logistics projects ensuring timelines are met, budgets are met and compliance to regulations
    • Educate and consult with internal and external partners to increase service levels, meet expectations, and encourage open communications through developing trusting relationships.
    • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement through important analysis.
    • Coordinate routine operational meetings to address current challenges, on time performance, accuracy, project status.
    • Support the business through ad-hoc queries, and maintain reports from a variety of resources as specific to department or organizational needs.
    • Estimate W&D (Warehouse & Distribution) accruals and support month end financial close for regional W&D costs. Develop cost estimates, forecasts, and cost models.
    • Support SAP interfaces by managing for IDOC failures
    • Lead and implement programs to achieve improvements, independently.
    • Maintain distribution, transportation, and warehouse budgetary goals
    • Act Designated Representative (DR) for Takeda legal entities to support state Board of Pharmacy state licensing.Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise
      • Understanding of end-to-end Supply Chain processes & functions
      • Understanding of distribution processes
      • Good Supply Chain systems knowledge (SAP, BI,...)
      • Experience with OpUs and commercial procedures
      • Very good understanding of GDP requirements (GDP: Good Distribution Practices)
      • Support process standardization & harmonization on a local level
      • Work with Operating Units (OpUs), commercial departments, Global Quality and business (procurement, finance, IT, legal, )
      • Must be effective at communicating at all levels of the organization and be able to coach/direct the activities of others.
      • Project management skills.Decision-making and Autonomy
        • Authorized to make routine purchases of needed supplies and warehouse repairs.
        • Capability to analyze issues and to prepare recommendations for change
        • Establish workload priorities and balance across available resources.Interaction
          • USSCC: Support escalated D&L issues resolution
          • GDP QUALITY: solve issues, support understanding / agreement on requirements & processes
          • GSCE: Provide input for performance management. on CSLe and warehousing COE/capability building
          • GD&L: escalate D&L issues and risk
          • Regional Commercial: Ensure understanding on important requirements, new product launch execution.
          • GSCSS: work with BPLs on logistics and order to billing concepts and tactics including inputs on IT requirements on systems solutions (SAP, BI)
          • Trading entities: support understanding / agreement on requirements and processes for intercompany orders management of principal structures
          • Suppliers /Procurement: Ensure implementation and use of transport/logistics/distribution procurement standards & procedures and monitor selection of suppliers in scope.Innovation
            • Contribute thought, background, and skills in distribution and warehousing excellence, applying logistics services to enhance the customers experience, improve process excellence and improve SC responsiveness
            • Identify, recommend and deploy new ways to reduce overall Takeda carbon footprint & support Takeda's sustainability missionComplexity
              • How to guide decision-making within a distribution organization
              • Capability to manage within a team with both responsibility
              • Good capability to find pragmatic solutions and align/influence partnersWhat you bring to Takeda:Essential:
                • Bachelor's degree; Business, Supply Chain, Finance or Engineering
                • 4 or more years of relevant industry experience in Supply Chain Distribution and Logistics management including controlled temperature (cold-chain) logistics of cGMP regulated materials
                • Manage partners across levels & across countries
                • SAP ERP experience
                • Network and building relationships
                • Lead with conviction and confidenceDesired:
                  • Master degree preferred. MS / MBA
                  • APICS Certification
                  • What Takeda can offer you:
                    • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
                    • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
                    • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
                    • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
                    • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
                    • Family Planning Support
                    • Professional training and development opportunities
                    • Tuition reimbursementImportant Considerations:At Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. In this role, you may:
                      • Work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.
                      • Need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and/or artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.
                      • Work in a cold, wet environment.
                      • Work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours, as necessary.
                      • Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.More about us:At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.This posting excludes Colorado applicants.#GMSGQ#ZR1#LI-MA1EEO StatementTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.LocationsLexington, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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