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Supply Chain Manager - Logistics and Shipping
Headquartered in the vibrant city of Galway, with offices around the world, Aerogen is proud to be the world leader in acute care aerosol drug delivery. Recognised through multiple MedTech awards and eight-time winner of the Zenith award for Respiratory Care Excellence in North America, collectively our employees make a difference to patients’ lives every day, having already reached 16 million patients in over 75 countries.
Our talented and skilled team collaborate to innovate, challenge and test not only in relation to our products but every facet of how we work. We lead the way, finding innovative solutions to even the most complex problems, all in the name of delivering better patient care.
Our business is growing rapidly across the globe and as we grow, our core culture of “We Care” universally connects us. We believe that your ambition and integrity fuels ours and we are committed to supporting our employees to reach their full potential through tangible investment in their careers. Join us as we continue to #discoverbetter.
What is the role?
Aerogen is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Supplier Chain Manager to oversee and manage all aspects of our logistics and shipping operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating, managing, and optimising Aerogen's transportation, shipping, and distribution activities to ensure timely and efficient delivery of products to customers. This position requires excellent organizational skills, a strong attention to detail, and the ability to manage and lead a team of logistics professionals.
What are the key responsibilities?
• Oversee the transportation and shipping operations of the company, including inbound and outbound logistics, freight forwarding, customs clearance, and warehousing.
• Develop and implement logistics strategies, policies, and procedures to optimize the company's supply chain operations and minimize costs.
• Monitor and manage inventory levels to ensure product availability and timely delivery to customers.
• Coordinate with suppliers, carriers, and other logistics service providers to ensure on-time delivery of goods and services.
• Manage and lead a team of logistics professionals, including shipping clerks, warehouse personnel, and logistics coordinators.
• Develop and maintain relationships with customers and vendors to ensure customer satisfaction and business continuity.
• Monitor transportation costs and identify opportunities to reduce costs and improve efficiency.
• Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, safety standards, and environmental regulations.
• Analyze logistics data and develop reports to track performance and identify areas for improvement.
• Maintain accurate records of all logistics and shipping activities.
• Coordinate the process and documents for logistics and supply chain related insurance claims.
What education and experience are required?
• Bachelor's degree in logistics, supply chain management, or a related field.
• At least 5 years of experience in logistics and shipping management, with a track record of success in managing complex logistics operations.
• Strong knowledge of transportation, shipping, and distribution procedures, regulations, and best practices.
• Experience managing a team of logistics professionals.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and meet deadlines.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Proficient in using logistics software and technology.
• Knowledge of import/export regulations and customs clearance procedures.
• Familiarity with safety and environmental regulations.
What key skills will make you great at the role?
• Experience of dealing with logistics and service contracts
• Excellent attention to detail and ability to maintain accurate records.
• Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels externally and internally.
• Strong negotiation skills.
What is it like to work at Aerogen?
Our purpose is to transform patient lives and our ethos is to #discoverbetter. This also translates to how we look after our people. We want talented, passionate and engaged people to join Aerogen and build your career with us. We understand that your life evolves through different stages, and we are here to support our global team with a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. There’s something for everyone! Here is an idea of what we offer:
• Excellent medical care.
• Bonus & Pension.
• ‘Aerogen Connect’ – our employee led programme which supports our global teams to unite and have fun.
• We pledge 1% of profits and time to charities and organisations
Check out our careers website to discover more about Life at Aerogen
Aerogen is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and equality in the workplace. If you have any difficulty using our application process, please contact us by emailing email@example.com. Please include your name and preferred method of contact.
Supply Chain Manager - Logistics and Shipping