Logistics Manager – Genentech – South San Francisco, CA, USA
Logistics Manager operates in both domestic and international arenas and provides critical support for Genentech logistics network, which includes
• Distribution of commercial products to US market
• US Clinical Depot logistics
• Genentech manufacturing network logistics, including GNE sites and CMOs
• R&D and Business logistics
Logistics Manager enables reliable performance of Genentech logistics network and stays closely connected with Genentech customers to ensure their logistical needs are understood and addressed. Logistics Manager serves as a SPOC for Genentech network in addressing high-impact transportation issues/risks and drives corrective actions and optimization efforts. He or she develops robust contingency plans and ensures the network is prepared for logistical disruptions. Logistics Manager serves as a diligent steward of freight budget, implementing cost-effective logistical solutions without compromising quality and business performance.
Logistics Manager plays a key role in managing temperature-controlled supply chain in US by * Establishing and maintaining shipping lanes based on business requirements* Allocating new and established shipping lanes to specific carriers* Participating in selection and implementation of new shipping systems* Supporting shipping qualification activities
Logistics Manager is responsible for managing external Logistics Service Providers in close partnership with Procurement, Supply Chain Quality and Legal. This includes selection and qualification of new providers, as well as active management of existing companies. Logistics Manager is responsible for identification of metrics/KPIs to continuously monitor performance of Genentech logistics network. He/she compiles and publishes performance metrics and holds Operational and Business Reviews with key internal stakeholders and key suppliers
Logistics Manager keeps current on industry trends and market conditions; investigates and implements innovative and value added services. He or she effectively represents Genentech in external interactions. Logistics Manager collaborates effectively with Roche regional and global logistics teams.
Who We Are At Roche, 88,500 people across 150 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity. A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 35 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. The headquarters for Roche pharmaceutical operations in the United States, Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer and other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech, where we believe that our employees are our most important asset and are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.
Who You Are WHO YOU ARE Education, skill & competency requirements: * 8+ years’ work experience in transportation, operations or related role* Hands-on expertise in managing domestic and international logistics, experience in pharmaceutical or cold-chain logistics strongly preferred* Experience in managing logistics suppliers * Experience in interacting with regulatory agencies (e.g. FDA) is desired * Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills to Sr. Director Level audience* Proven collaboration, teamwork, relationship management, negotiation and influencing skills* Excellent planning, organization, and timelines management skills* Strong customer focus* Ability to anticipate problems, recommend solutions and implement mitigation plans* Experience with Continuous Improvement/Operational Excellence tools preferred* Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, logistics, or operations management