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Head of Warehousing and Distribution

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Prague
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 414453/001_1551981673
  • Sector: Distribution, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 07/03/2019

Introduction:

A highly ambitious, Pharmaceutical organisation are looking for an experienced professional to build up the Supply Chain function from scratch, as the organisation begin to innovate and develop global strategies for up coming projects. This organisation spun off 10 years ago, due to their rapid success and high ambitions, to be the best in the market!

The Head of Warehousing and Distribution will be responsible for the design, implementation and execution of the global warehousing and transportation activities. This position has accountability for moving finished goods from plants (internal and external) to the country distribution centres and from there to the customers. This role must ensure alignment between global partners, suppliers, country affiliates, wholesalers, pharmacies and hospitals in delivering on our service promise

Responsibilities:

  • Leads and manages the Warehousing & Distribution team and aligns with supply chain teams from plants and country affiliates 
  • Evaluates and maintains warehousing and transportation network that meets the current and future needs of the organisation by applying industry best practices with a focus on cost efficiency, sustainability, customer service and operational excellence 
  • Creates operational plans and financial budgets to execute established strategies 
  • Interfaces with key stakeholders in the warehousing and transportation process, including internal and external plants, country affiliates, procurement, customs and supply chain
  • Manages, recruits, hires, trains, motivates, coaches and promotes a diverse professional workforce with the Warehousing and Distribution team to support the goals

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Pharma/Generics Industry 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Warehousing and Transportation 
  • Expert knowledge in warehousing and transportation 
  • Experience in leading international teams 

What this offers you:

  • Opportunity to progress in a fast moving flat organisation
  • Opportunity to autonomously build you team up from scratch
  • Opportunity to transform the Supply Chain function as part of a Global Greenfield Project
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