Senior Specialist Global Transportation Job at MSD – Boxmeer

Job Description

Do you have a University Degree and 5-7-Year’s Experience in a Transportation or Equivalent job. Did you always want to work in a company where your work can have a real impact on lives? We would like to meet you!

We have an exciting new job opportunity at our location in Boxmeer and are looking to hire a

Senior Specialist Global Transportation

Purpose of the role

This position will actively support the site shipping processes, temperature control during the transits, management of deviations, process improvements and all facets around the transportation of products. This position will be the process owner for a variety of transportation functions (i.e.-transport spend, mode management, rate books, etc and will work to make our company the best in class transport company. Strong working relationship with both commercial operations, manufacturing teams and procurement departments will be required. Position will have a lot of variety, global role, projects, and in charge of cost saving and customer improvement projects.

Welcome in our team

MSD is located in Boxmeer, Holland and is a dynamic manufacturer of animal health products to support the well-being of both companion and livestock animals.

This position supports the global transport functional team, the Manufacturing sites, internal and external customers and colleagues.

The position will work with the Animal Health Center of Excellence team in Boxmeer, Holland. Once the position basics are learned, this position would be in line to the Associate Directors role in 2-3 years.

Main responsibilities

Lead the freight forwarder management from road trucking, air and ocean company relationships. Ability to set up and lead meetings to improve performance and outcomes.

Ability to lead Process Improvements meetings and groups on all areas of transport responsibility

Ability to negotiate with freight forwarders, support site transport leaders to fine better solutions to support the efficient movement of freight

Analytical ability to look at alarm performance, biological/pharma transit temperature controls and present to different layers of management.

Work with Risk and insurance to help manage transport Insurance and claims.

Ability to work with Quality on stability data, deviations, process improvements, new monitor ranges to reduce product loss and improve alarm performance.

Strong work with Procurement on rate book mngt, Transport bill pay, rate analysis and new vendor mngt.

Strong interpersonal skillset to work with the sites and transport COE

Your profile

University Degree; preference in Business, Logistics and Supply Chain

5-7-Year’s Experience in a Transportation or Equivalent job

Proven Strong knowledge of the transport industry

Ability to work on your own and self-manage schedule

Prior Experience working with freight forwarder’s or other transport related companies

Ability to analyze problems, root causes and implement corrective action plans

Proven track record of managing multi-million dollar relationships

Skills-Microsoft Office, Change Management, Behavioral Inclusion

Strong interpersonal oral and written skills

Required Speaking in English and preferred Dutch/other languages

Travel: Up to 15%

What we offer

We welcome you to a truly global, dynamic and challenging environment with great opportunities for personal development. Our benefits are very competitive, and the summary below will give you an idea of what you can expect.

Competitive salary and a 3% year-end allowance;

35,5 days of leave;

Attractive collective health care insurance package with considerable reduction rates;

Solid Pension Plan;

Annual bonus based on own and company performance

Travel allowance

Numerous training, coaching and e-learning modules for long term job opportunities and development

For questions about this vacancy

Please send an email including the vacancy number and job title to the following email address: [email protected]

Who we are …

Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.

We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.

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Requisition ID:R196962

About the Company

Company: MSD –

Company Location:  Boxmeer

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