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Logistics Contractor

San Diego, CA 92121

Posted: 05/29/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Procurement/Supply Chain Job Number: 618404 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Logistics Contractor
Hybrid – Tuesday – Thursday on site (San Diego, CA or Minnetonka, MN)

Pay Range: $55 – 62.00

Must Haves
Minimum one year of logistics experience

*Experience pharmaceutical products (strongly preferred)
SharePoint experience
International shipping
Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary/Description:
The Logistics Contractor will manage operational activities related to the coordination and execution of shipments and materials management for our materials. This includes movement of materials across our Contract Manufacturing/Warehouse sites and from internal sites to partners or customers, as well as the data management, reporting and transactional activities that support such material movements and other inventory management activities. 

  • Coordinate shipments between sending and receiving sites as well as the logistical carriers executing the shipment.
  • Collect, prepare, and submit data required to request and schedule shipments
  • Prepare and submit all shipping documents, including import/export documents, in collaboration with logistical carriers and customs brokers.
  • Communicate to internal and external parties regarding plans for and status of shipments, as well as any issues that may arise.
  • Coordinate with third-party warehouses for day-to-day activities related to materials management.
  • Manage data, execute transactions (e.g., in the ERP system) and generate reports that reflect material movements, changes to inventory status, and other related information.
  • Develop spreadsheets and other tools to support inventory management, production/procurement planning and other Supply Chain functions.

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, business or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in any combination of the following areas:
    • Internship or working experience in the pharmaceutical industry
    • Pharmaceutical supply chain management (logistics, materials management and/or supply/materials planning
  • Previous experience in managing domestic and international logistics, preferably with a focus on cold-chain pharmaceutical products
  • Experience and proficiency with data analysis and reporting
  • Demonstrated ability to produce effective written and visual materials
  • High proficiency in MS Office applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint; SharePoint experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated abilities to take initiative and contribute to projects and/or process improvement efforts
  • Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new processes and business environments

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