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Warehouse and Logistics Director

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NC-ASHM-216135
Sector Location Job type Salary
Competitive
Date added
27 May, 2020

Job Description

Working with a global life sciences business, we are seeking to engage with an experienced Warehouse and Logistics Director to support their execution of strategic and operational programs in Logistics, Warehousing, Distribution and Transport. This is a complex technical role requiring strong leadership and expertise in Warehouse and Logistics management on a global scale.

 

Warehouse and Logistics Director, Zug, Switzerland

  

Our client is currently experiencing growth and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future, the new Warehouse and Logistics Director will therefore be tasked with maximising warehouse and logistics efficiency and effectiveness in order to continue to meet the complex demands of their customers. You will need to be experienced in system development and in particular Track and Trace technology through various ERP systems.

 

Located in the Zug region, the Warehouse and Logistics Director will have full responsibility for overseeing the warehouse and logistics operations for numerous sites across Europe, will also represent the Supply Chain and Logistic teams in partnership with other business units and will have leadership responsibility for multiple direct reports located across the EMEA region.

 

The Warehouse and Logistics Director will play a key role in the future success of the business and will support the commercial organisation. You will bring a continuous improvement mindset, be adept with systems and IT infrastructure improvements and implementations and be capable of managing all transport and logistics tasks and responsibilities across the region.

 

As Warehouse and Logistics Director we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or Engineering - An MBA is desirable
  • 10+ years' experience in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Distribution Management
  • Develop strategies, policies, procedures, and overall team to enhance value of the entire function as part of creating a world class Operations team
  • Fluent in English, German language skills are also preferred but not essential
  • Develop and continuously improve systems and operating procedures
  • Project Management experience and a proven track record in delivering projects to successful conclusion
  • Strong understanding of ERP systems, SAP would be particularly desirable
  • Travel will be necessary, up to 30%

 

If you are interested in applying for this Warehouse and Logistics Director role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to anna.moizio@emearecruitment.eu or for a confidential conversation please call Anna Moizio in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007