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ThermoFisher Scientific Logistics Senior Manager, Illkirch in Illkirch, France

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Distribution, lead the operation of the distribution centre in Illkirch, France. Responsible for overall warehouse expense control and all objectives, including training, motivation of personnel and personnel development programmes. Full P&L accountability. Multi-attribute distribution – Cold Chain, Dangerous Goods, Export and Non-Dangerous Goods. This individual will also be responsible for supporting sales and customer service in FR, EU served customers and export from the FR warehouse. You are the main point of contact for the French commercial team for all operational issues, initiations, and actions.

Illkirch, FR facility:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deploy service offering which consistently meet or exceed customer requirements and expectation.

  • Full budget accountability –Build and manage passionately the distribution centre’s budget.

  • Work within a matrix functional organization to increase the efficiency of the company.

  • Look continuously for areas of improvement that increase efficiency and overall company profitability.

  • Work enthusiastically to further improve warehouse organization, layout and efficiency.

  • Resolve and set in action the steps required to transform the distribution facility into a world-class, innovative environment.

  • Guide the design of data driven metrics and exception management processes and implement associated standard operating procedures (SOP’s) that take operations performance to the next level (improving productivity, quality, and service). Use techniques such as, forecasting, variable staffing, and improved spaced utilization

  • Further develop an interpersonal structure focused on building a cohesive team built around the values: Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement. Responsible for the training, development of team and performance improvement plans.

  • Lead team focus and transparent support of safety and environmental program.

  • Contribute and plan to ensure all required training is current as per quality program.

  • Work as a member of a European network to ensure consistent processes and procedures and demonstrating standard methodologies.

  • Ensure that all operations are operating within corporate, EU, and local regulatory guidelines, safety legislation, ISO work instructions, and environmental standards.

  • Identify site equipment requirements, source supply, negotiate price. Lead capital assets and associated repair and maintenance.

  • Travel up to 25%.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A Degree in Materials Management, Supply Chain / Logistics, Business Administration or a related area

• Good user level and detailed knowledge of WMS and WMS configuration.

• Strong history with confirmed process re-engineering and operational improvement. PPI / Six Sigma / Lean Manufacturing training desired.

Languages: English, Other languages as plus

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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