21 January 2019, Comments Comments Off on OUTBOUND LOGISTICS & DESPATCH SUPERVISOR
  • Permanent
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Salary: 6200-11500 CNY per month x 13 + Bonus + Transportation Allowance + Performance Allowance + Accommodation (if required) & Free Courtesy Bus to Work + Other Benefits

“Pharmaceutical/clinical trials logistics and packaging sector”


“Pharmaceutical/clinical trials logistics and packaging sector”

Salary: 6200-11500 CNY per month x 13 + Bonus + Transportation Allowance + Performance Allowance + Accommodation (if required) & Free Courtesy Bus to Work + Other Benefits

 Location: Suzhou, Free Trade Zone

Our client is the division of a NYSE quoted multinational specialising in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector.

As a result of dynamic and rapid growth they are seeking a university degree educated, English speaking and experienced Outbound Logistics & Despatch Supervisor to join their large logistics and packaging operation in Suzhou, located in the Free Zone area.

You will report to the Suzhou based Logistics Operations & Inventory Manager and will also liaise closely with the Country General Manager and the rest of the site and operational team.

We’re seeking a capable and talented Outbound Logistics & Despatch Supervisor with real integrity, drive and flexibility who will want to be involved in building something very special. An individual who is and experienced Outbound Logistics & Despatch Supervisor, who is passionate about playing an active part in shaping the future of our client’s business – and who won’t hold back if they think they’ve found a better way to help a client, support and develop a colleague or processes in order to advance our client’s company and its operations.

The Role:

To direct and supervise the outbound logistics and despatch team to deliver on time and in full order within strict time deadlines.

To lead and supervise the outbound team to ensure that clinical trial supplies are stored and dispensed and despatched in accordance with established procedures.

To manage the outbound team to ensure the facility and despatch function is maintained to GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) pharmaceutical standards.

  • To direct the team to ensure that all outgoing logistics and despatch processes are performed in accordance with GMP.
  • To manage the team to ensure that the warehouse and despatch function is well maintained in neatness and tidiness.
  • To coach the checking of accuracy of picked clinical trial supplies according to the client orders.
  • To ensure the inventory of supplies is accurately maintained with supporting documentation.
  • To generate inventory storage and shipping/despatch summary report as per requests.
  • To perform the primary management role and responsibilities for outbound picking and packaging technicians.
  • To lead the operations of outgoing logistics and despatch activities according to procedure.
  • To supervise the team to prepare for outgoing shipment according to procedure.
  • To lead the team to perform secondary packaging jobs according to procedure and instructions.
  • To coach, mentor and develop the team to undertake updates of status of clinical trial supplies in the system according to procedure.
  • To conduct monthly/quarterly/mid-year/yearly Performance Development Reviews for your team of outbound logistics, packaging and despatch technicians/operatives.
  • To support Suzhou facility head to ensure the facility is well maintained in accordance with the quality standards

Your Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Supply Chain, Distribution, Sciences, or other related discipline, and the equivalent knowledge and working experience in logistics.
  • Substantial and relevant experience from a logistics operational role covering outbound logistics, picking, packaging and despatch management.
  • 4-5 years or above of working experience in logistics, warehouse or manufacturing environment as a Team Leader or Supervisor or Manager. Experience in pharmaceutical or biological or food industries will be a plus.
  • Good command of English (CET4 or CET6 preferred).
  • Good command of computer skills (MS Office).
  • Good understanding of pharmaceutical industry will be a plus although training will be provided.
  • This experience must ideally have been gained within China within a blue multinational logistics environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact well with all types of people in and outside of the company.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, independent, enthusiastic and driven.
  • Customer-oriented. Details-oriented. Teamwork spirit. Ability to work under pressure Communication skills.
  • Must be fluent in Chinese and English.Interested? We are looking forward to your application. Please include your earliest possible start date as well as your salary expectation. APPLY TODAY!

    To apply please email your CV in English and in Chinese to [email protected] quoting reference J13548 www.martinveasey.com

    Interviews will be held in Suzhou at the end of January/early February 2019.

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