Senior Logistics Specialist Job Description

Senior Logistics Specialist Job Description

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Senior logistics specialist provides oversight of operations across a network of warehouses in North and South America and all associated activities, including shipping, import, export customs query handling, inventory management, SAP transactions, reverse logistics, JIT labelling, documentation, investigations, hazardous goods handling and relevant security and EHS procedures.

Senior Logistics Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Monitor throughput in Field Returns area to insure optimum inventory utilization
Must possess a strong sense of urgency and focus on Customer Service
Strengths will include excellent organizational, planning and communication skills
Monitor deadlines, quality and activities performed within the field of responsibility
Develop Logistic Basis of Estimates (BOEs)
Maintain and continually improve the Logistics Estimating Process
Develop and Review Internal Statements of Work (SOWs) and Subcontractor SOWs
Develop and Review Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) with Product and Task Descriptions
Review Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) and Subcontractor Data Requirements List (SDRL)
Preparation of Supportability Milestones for Integration into the Program Schedule

Senior Logistics Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Logistics Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, HAZMAT, DOT, III, II, DAU, SOLE, ALLOWABLE, SAP, IATA

Education for Senior Logistics Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior logistics specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Education, Information Systems, Supervision, Business/Administration, Technical, Military

Skills for Senior Logistics Specialist

Desired skills for senior logistics specialist include:

ERP system
Hazardous movements
MS Access and SQL
Regulatory and logistics
Warehouse operations and procedures
Army supply/property management policies and procedures
At least two to all transport modes

Desired experience for senior logistics specialist includes:

Ideally experience in (scientific) Operations, management of external collaborations, and interactions with internal scientific and support functions
Demonstrated ability to successfully work globally within a high-performing organization with interdisciplinary teams
A strong project / program contributor with a courageous, innovative and pragmatic approach, used to manage programs that deliver successful high-quality outcomes for Novartis
Detailed knowledge and understanding in customs, tariffs, and duties
Experience working with plants located overseas
Ability to travel to overseas plants

Senior Logistics Specialist Examples


Senior Logistics Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a senior logistics specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior logistics specialist
  • Identification of Supportability program risks
  • Support Government Review/Audits of BOEs
  • Performing total proposal coordination and integration tasks working with ILS Management, IPT Representatives and Military Training
  • Identify shop aids and tooling required to support manufacturing processes
  • Provide elements of technical data package required for field operation of equipment
  • Responsible for supporting manufacturing operations, including support of parts shortages and drawing error resolution
  • Oversee the procurement, receipt and storage of a wide range of electrical and mechanical parts and materials
  • Review engineering drawings for producibility issues
  • Oversee and other Direct efforts of less-experienced logistics professionals
  • Investigate EDI failure and analyze inputs to determine where/why error occurred
Qualifications for senior logistics specialist
  • General familiarity with drug discovery functions and assay technologies within a particular line function would be a benefit
  • Direct experience required in all modes of transportation including specialized knowledge of rail, heavy haul truck, rigging, ocean
  • Advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures for complex transportation events
  • Transport and logistics experience in North America preferred
  • Working knowledge on import and export compliance laws
  • Other languages (e.g German, Spanish) is helpful, but not required

Senior Logistics Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a senior logistics specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for senior logistics specialist
  • Communication with CSL Affiliates and Distributors to ensure the correct information and data has been received
  • Management of the Transport Release Inbox
  • Management of all temperature data, temperature releases and associated emails in the relevant controlled document storage system
  • Logging and/or tracking of Logistics deviations using TrackWise
  • Organising SQuIPP review meetings
  • Own gathering of information required for assessment
  • Issue notice to quarantine product batches to customers, if necessary
  • Setting and reviewing of corrective and preventive measures in collaboration with the investigative team and other department s involved
  • Track Corrective and Preventive Actions and Effectiveness Checks
  • Manage KPIs on deviation processing
Qualifications for senior logistics specialist
  • University Degree in the field of Engineering, Economics/ Business Administration, Science or Information Technology
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with compound logistics and scientific data handling
  • Knowledge of IT systems for compound ordering and tracking, collaboration management, and data internalization would be valuable
  • 5+ years of experience in System development (programming), Unix (or similar), Relation of databases (Oracle), Shell script, IT Operations tools such as ITSM and Knowledge databases, strong knowledge in configuration management data bases (CMDB)
  • Verify and carry out activities on regular basis such as distribution of daily status report on inbound /
  • Outbound shipments, critical shipments, transmittal of required documents to related sections, review of data entry, documentation

Senior Logistics Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of senior logistics specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior logistics specialist
  • Creation of assignment profiles
  • Creation of curricula
  • Create regular reports on completion of tasks for Logistics Quality Management Team (KPIs)
  • Administers the controlled document management system and ensures the system is optimized and enhanced as needed
  • Management of document status over complete document life cycle
  • Provides guidance/training to users in proper use of the document management system
  • Attend regular meetings with local logistics service providers to discuss current issues
  • Create meeting minutes, as required, and provide these to Logistics Quality Management Team
  • Answer queries regarding the interpretation and implementation of GDP
  • Provide support to Logistics Operations in order to maintain compliance with GDP
Qualifications for senior logistics specialist
  • Managerial skills - Ability to delegate work, set clear direction and manage workflow
  • Must have at least 3 years Helicopter Maintenance experience to include Aircraft Systems, Subsystems, Logistics Supportability Products and Services such as Supportability Analysis, Technical Manuals, Support Equipment, Spare Parts, and Training
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for building and retaining professional relationships with internal and external customer
  • Must have proven capability of developing Logistics Statements of Work (SOWs) and man-hour/material estimates
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, ability to work concurrently on multiple and varied projects, strong written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented, excellent analytical and problem solving skills, ability to utilize good common sense, strong leadership abilities, and ability to effectively interface with both internal and external customer
  • Must be a self-starter, quick learner, and independent work style, which requires minimal supervision is also desirable for this position

Senior Logistics Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of senior logistics specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior logistics specialist
  • Ensuring that an optimal level of gasoline inventory is available by analyzing sales trends, market conditions, and usage data to perform inventory management within the Fuel Quest system to minimize retains and run-outs
  • Working one on one with Supply for both Light Oils and Aviation to provide carriers with current up-to-date information on outages and supply point changes
  • Ensuring on time and accurate Aviation deliveries by working with the customer, carrier and General Aviation Supply
  • Ensuring optimal combination of carrier and terminal selection to provide freight cost efficiencies
  • Maintaining a high level of customer service by managing day-to-day activities with internal/external customers, including daily interface with General Aviation, Marketing and/or other customer operations, carriers and terminals to resolve customer and supply issues
  • Complying with state, federal and local legal requirements by managing gasoline inventories and advising management on needed actions
  • Following up with carriers on unreported fuel retains and diversions
  • Monitoring, analyzing and ensuring delivery workload by determining availability of trucks
  • Providing supply point changes by coordinating with Commercial Schedulers and carriers to minimize delivery disruptions
  • New customer training on the web based fuel inventory and ordering system
Qualifications for senior logistics specialist
  • Encourage and improve work culture, team spirit
  • Must be capable of utilizing established estimating factors or creating historical profiles for use as estimating factors
  • Ability to read, interpret and provide input to program and logistics program schedules is required
  • Previous participation in contract cost negotiations is preferred
  • Extensive experience interfacing with field organizations
  • Cost, Schedule and Quality management supporting logistics activities

Senior Logistics Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior logistics specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior logistics specialist
  • Working closely with Sales Representatives from both the General Aviation and Light Oil divisions of Global Marketing to keep them informed on any outstanding issues needing their attention
  • Reviewing and updating Light Oil SOP’s as needed
  • Gathering and maintaining proper documentation for contaminations, cross dumps, retains, diversions, tank tests and pump-outs
  • Providing high level of support to accommodate changes in operating environment such as terminal outages, ASAPs, cancellations, rolled loads, truck break down
  • Investigating, documenting and providing solutions based on root cause analysis methodology
  • Timely processing of the shipping orders including commissioning, packaging, shipping processing and loading
  • Ensure compliance with customer specific packaging and shipping instructions
  • Planning of packaging and preparation of the shipping instructions
  • Courtyard management with ramp control
  • Tender shipping companies
Qualifications for senior logistics specialist
  • Technical report writing / Proposals / Statements of Work
  • In-depth knowledge of the Integrated Logistics Support concepts
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with ability to effectively interface with customers, vendors and internal personnel
  • Deep Subject Matter expertise in the business processes associated with Sales & Distribution like invoicing, billing, deliveries, consignment stocks, pricing procedures, scheduling agreements, customer credit management, pick/pack/ship, goods issue etc
  • Must have good knowledge in SD-FI, SD-MM and SD-PS integration
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in Supply Chain, Logistics, Information Systems or Engineering

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