logistics lead specialist in Macquarie Park

karen lister, randstad
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AU$ 100,000 per year
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macquarie park, new south wales
transport & logistics
job type
working hours
AU$ 100,000 per year
4 years
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karen lister, randstad
9615 5316
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The Logistics Lead Specialist oversees and manages daily Supply Chain activities in Asia Pacific. He/she a key Subject Matter Expert (SME) on International Logistics & Customer Service processes regarding daily supply chain activities, movements of Commercial Product throughout the Supply Chain, sales/cost analysis reporting, SOX and GDP compliance.

Initial primary focus will be Australia / New Zealand. Potential additional activities in supporting affiliates in East Asia.

The role works closely with the Commercial, Finance, Quality & Planning teams to ensure on time in full supply. Also leads cross-functional projects with moderate complexity focused on Logistics & Customer Service process and system improvements/implementations. He/she is the International Logistics representative on large scale global projects. Ensures that project milestones are defined & monitored.

Drives cross-functional alignment and alignment on timeline commitments across departments (Commercial, Finance, SC Planning, S&OP, Logistics, Quality, IT, Product Security & Brand Protection, Packaging Engineering, Sourcing).
The role has responsibility for overseeing and managing daily supply chain activities for Australia and New Zealand markets. This encompasses importations, order management, customer service, shipment management, sales administrative activities, creation and review of shipping documentation, reporting sales/cost analysis. Processing the necessary ERP transactions according to standard operating procedures and SOx compliance guidelines.

Execute and guarantee that processes such as:
import invoices control, 3PL invoice control, POs, issuing Credit/Debit memos are done according to procedures and SOx compliance. The time spent managing market activities may vary based on business requirements
Participates in S&OP
Interaction with wholesaler / 3PL. Partner closely with local affiliate to monitor wholesaler/3PL performance against contractual requirements
This position is able to deal with high level of ambiguity and complexity, anticipates potential risks, develops corresponding contingency plans, and is capable of acting proactively in order to support strategic and complex decisions. The influencing and negotiation skills are important for this role as interactions and buy-in from different stakeholders and decision makers are key.

Minimum 5 - 8 years working experience in a Logistics role with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar position in the Biotech/Pharmaceutical industry

Experience within an international and regulated environment is required
Strong analytical, problem-solving and communication skills (excellent written and verbal communicator with the ability to articulate recommendations and key decision points to senior management)
Demonstrated experience reducing complex subjects to key points. Ability to work in fast paced environments and great organizational skills to effectively balance a broad range of projects and tasks in parallel
Exceptional team player (ability to direct and participate in cross functional and management teams). Ability to develop a strong network across the company.
Project Management experience and ability to work in cross-functional teams
Experience with Supply Chain tools, preferably: Oracle, Hyperion, Business Object, TrackWise, SAP. Excel.

Bachelor or Master Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or similar education required
Lean Six Sigma/Green Belt is an asset

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Supply Chain, Distribution , Pharmaceuticals , Logistics, 3PL ,


Bachelor degree

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree