Director of Logistics

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Our client, a leading medical device company, is currently seeking an ambitious and gifted Director of Logistics to help lead their team. This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated candidate with a go-getter attitude and a drive to succeed. Responsibilities include:

1) Plan and establish production schedules based on forecast needs and actual customer orders
2) Monitor and track all production numbers, product inventories and product code dates to maximize order fill rates and inventory turns
3) Establish and monitor freight programs to maximize freight efficiencies
4) Minimize freight costs for all finished goods shipments
5) Schedule all freight loads with respect to plant and customer requirements for shipping and receiving
6) Produce overall production forecasts for various time frames from individual plant locations as required
7) Work with Sales Department, Customer Service Department, Director of Operations and customers to relay information on production changes, delays in freight, shortages, etc.
8) Carry out ad hoc and special projects pertaining to production planning and logistics
9) Organize paperwork, such as purchase orders and delivery schedule review orders
10) Create policies and procedures for logistics activities

CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the medical device industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in logistics management

    For the right leader, this is a wonderfully rewarding role with tremendous growth prospects. If you are qualified and think you're a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP. We thank all applicants, but only candidates who meet our client's criteria will be contacted.

COMPANY INFORMATION

Sterling-Hoffman is a retained executive search firm that specializes in representing life sciences and technology companies in matters of high impact talent acquisition. Our clients include market leaders and venture capital-backed startups in industries such as: medical device, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, enterprise software, clinical research, and laboratory services. You may view more of our jobs here: http://www.sterlinglifesciences.com Your privacy is important to us: we will never share your resume without your permission. Please note that only qualified applicants will receive a response. We encourage you to apply for as many jobs as you believe you are a fit for, but strongly suggest that you include your salary information as job seekers who provide salary information are likely to be reviewed sooner. ===================== TAGS: Biotechnology Jobs, Pharmaceutical Jobs, Medical Device Jobs, Biotechnology Recruiter, Pharmaceutical Recruiter, Medical Device Recruiter, Biotechnology Career, Clinical Research Job, Regulatory Affairs Job, R&D / Scientist Job, Product Manager Job, Medical Device Sales Job, Biotechnology Sales Job, Quality Assurance Job, Engineering Job, Laboratory Jobs, Microbiology Jobs, CEO Jobs, Marketing Jobs, Manufacturing Jobs, Oncology Jobs, Cardiology Jobs, Hematology Jobs, Medical Jobs

JOB INFORMATION

Seniority Level:
Director / VP
Function:
  Manufacturing,  R&D / Science,  Engineering
Preferred Industry Background:
 
Managing a team of:
N/A
Required Travel:

Base Salary:
Confidential
Bonus:
Benefits:
Other Compensation: