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Transport Manager

  • Salary: CHF550 - CHF560 per day
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Zürich
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 22/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH92542

Transport Manager


Experis IT Switzerland is currently on the search for an experienced Transport Manager to join one of their clients, a well-known company. For this temporary assignment based in Zürich, we are in search of an English-speaking candidate who is available in a short notice.


Key responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of the Transport Manager is to support the Global Transportation Manager with transport operational and monitoring activities.

  • Organise and support regular Business Performance reviews on Key Performance Indicators with strategic Transport Service Providers (Global and Regional)
  • Manage regular communication and reporting on key transportation metrics on agreed geographic scope
  • Support QA teams with regard to deviations management, corrective and preventive actions, Change Requests and other QA investigations
  • Actively participate to the sourcing, selection, contract management and deployment of transport partner together with Procurement, Quality and Legal
  • Lead and/ or actively support the implementation of global or regional initiatives on transportation network optimization: sea freight, temperature monitoring solutions, forwarders portfolio optimization
  • Support QA GDP teams and sites to deploy new GLOBAL QA GDP SOPs on transportation, temperature monitoring and risk mitigation plans
  • Support sites to maintain transport master data in SAP (dates of collection, planned delivery times, Incoterms, etc.)
  • Support maintain a global cost to serve database to support plants, business development teams and other GMS function to evaluate end to end products costs
  • Validate transport invoices of selected transport provide
  • Review carrier invoices against agreed rates and internal guidelines on agreed geographical scope etc


Your profile:

  • Degree in Supply Chain Management and/or Business Management
  • Minimum 2 years of experience from Supply Chain Management including distribution, transportation and channel management preferably within the pharmaceutical or Fast-Moving Consumer Goods industries
  • In-depth comprehension of the different Supply Chain Management techniques and distribution models and systems
  • Experience in transport management and regulations
  • Grasp and understanding of the pharmaceutical industry from a business and regulatory perspective (e.g. Good Distribution Practice Guidelines)
  • Ability to develop and sustain in a transnational organisation professional working relationships with internal or external manufacturing sites, carriers and sales affiliates
  • Knowledge and experience of the European third-party logistics market
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)



Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months contract with possibility of further extension


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