Job Vacancy Global Logistics Manager ABEC

Job title: Global Logistics Manager

Company: ABEC

Job description: Description:

Position Summary:

The scope of responsibility for this position will be to manage global inventory functional activities related to the production of biopharmaceutical Systems, Vessels and other related equipment. This includes Receiving, Inventory Control, Transportation, and Trade Compliance.

This is a hands-on position that manages the functional activities of global labor teams processing incoming materials and related QC documentation. This position ensures global compliance of all SOP’s across four manufacturing facilities. Managing global transportation partnerships and ensuring all export/import requirements are met is paramount.

Responsible for managing the flow of materials from receipt to issuing to the shop floor while ensuring all financial system transactions were executed properly. Global standardization of storerooms, documented inventory control procedures along with metrics, ensuring all Safety and Quality requirements are adhered too, and overall storeroom housekeeping are essential.

This position directly supervises department employees in four locations: Springfield, MO; Bethlehem, PA; Fermoy, Ireland; Kells, Ireland. This position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures, recommends and implements process improvements, and ensures safe working conditions.


Ø Manage activities of global team members to ensure accuracy & productivity of daily work, setting priorities and assigning respective duties accordingly.

Ø Process incoming materials to ensure compliance with Purchase Orders, Technical Specifications and related QC Documentation requirements.

Ø Manage all material and labor resources necessary to complete the receiving and put-away process in compliance with inventory control procedures, quality requirements, and committed delivery schedule of each respective project.

Ø Provide global leadership through receiving, material handling/inventory control, transportation, and trade compliance functional activities.

Ø Ensure adherence to and enforcement of all company policies (Safety, Human Resources, IT, or other). Conduct employee training as needed to support communication and understanding of new policies or policy changes.

Ø Perform initial accident / incident investigations and reports findings to EH & S Manager.

Ø Ensure effective employee relations. Provide employee coaching and development. Make employment decisions. Resolve employee issues through problem resolution.

Ø Track absenteeism and time-keeping including employee hiring and retention, performance review and discipline.

Ø Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas. Work to continuously improve in all areas.

Ø Manage global departmental performance metrics, including visual controls and provide regular progress reports to manager.

Ø Be a driver of process improvement activities focused on integration of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma quality principles to produce measurable improvements in overall process integrity.

Ø Develop a high level of functionality throughout the team so they can work with less supervision and more autonomy in day-to-day activities. This includes cross-training and specialized skill development to create a highly flexible global workforce whose resources can be shifted to meet the spontaneous needs of the company.

Ø Drive best practices on shop floor utilizing corporate ERP system to attain efficient flow of materials, effective application of labor and accurate collection of data throughout the receiving, incoming inspection process, and through placement in inventory cycle.

Ø Participation in various internal committees, review teams, or similar work groups engaged in either operational or administrative process creation, review or improvement efforts. This includes areas such as Plant Safety, ABBI Support (ERP System), Process Review Board, Strategic Initiatives Program, and others.

Ø Conduct formal annual employee reviews to provide feedback on established performance criteria and identify areas for improvement and/or additional development/training. More frequent periodic reviews may be needed for new or developing employees.

Ø Execute other tasks as assigned

Ø Ability to travel when required


Ø Bachelor’s Degree in Business or experience in a business-related discipline (Supply Chain Management, Inventory Management, Warehouse/Materials Management, Mfg. Engineering, and Logistics)

Ø Quality Control/Inspection, Machine Shop experience are plus.

Ø Minimum of (5) years prior work experience in a supply chain related position with at least (2) years in a Managerial role

Ø Preferred involvement in highly engineered technical products.

Ø Ideal candidate would have a background in Global Logistics, Warehouse/Materials Management, and Trade Compliance. Certification in Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma is highly desirable. Requirements:


Expected salary:

Location: Bethlehem, PA

Job date: Sat, 01 Oct 2022 04:50:30 GMT

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