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Global Logistics Coordinator

Posted date Jun. 06, 2024
Contract type Full time
Job ID R-191293
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Why choose AstraZeneca India?

Help push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients. After 45 years in India, we’re continuing to secure a future where everyone can access affordable, sustainable, innovative healthcare.

The part you play in our business will be challenging, yet rewarding, requiring you to use your resilient, collaborative and diplomatic skillsets to make connections. The majority of your work will be field based, and will require you to be highly-organised, planning your monthly schedule, attending meetings and calls, as well as writing up reports.

Who do we look for?

Calling all tech innovators, ownership takers, challenge seekers and proactive collaborators. At AstraZeneca, breakthroughs born in the lab become transformative medicine for the world's most complex diseases. We empower people like you to push the boundaries of science, challenge convention, and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. You'll embrace differences and take bold actions to drive the change needed to meet global healthcare and sustainability challenges.

Here, diverse minds and bold disruptors can meaningfully impact the future of healthcare using cutting-edge technology. Whether you join us in Bengaluru or Chennai, you can make a tangible impact within a global biopharmaceutical company that invests in your future. Join a talented global team that's powering AstraZeneca to better serve patients every day.

Success Profile

Ready to make an impact in your career? If you're passionate, growth-orientated and a true team player, we'll help you succeed. Here are some of the skills and capabilities we look for.

Tech innovators

Make a greater impact through our digitally enabled enterprise. Use your skills in data and technology to transform and optimise our operations, helping us deliver meaningful work that changes lives.

Ownership takers

If you're a self-aware self-starter who craves autonomy, AstraZeneca provides the perfect environment to take ownership and grow. Here, you'll feel empowered to lead and reach excellence at every level — with unrivalled support when you need it.

Challenge seekers

Adapting and advancing our progress means constantly challenging the status quo. In this dynamic environment where everything we do has urgency and focus, you'll have the ability to show up, speak up and confidently take smart risks.

Proactive collaborators

Your unique perspectives make our ambitions and capabilities possible. Our culture of sharing ideas, learning and improving together helps us consistently set the bar higher. As a proactive collaborator, you'll seek out ways to bring people together to achieve their best.

Responsibilities

Job ID R-191293 Date posted 06/06/2024

Job Title - Global Logistics Coordinator

Career Level - C

Location: Chennai, India

Introduction to Role:

Join us as a Logistics Coordinator in our Operations department, where you'll play a pivotal role in coordinating and executing the planning activities associated with transportation, warehousing, inventory levels, materials handling, order administration and communication networks. This role is integral to managing the inventory levels at AstraZeneca and third-party distribution centers, ensuring superior service to our customers.

Accountabilities:

As a Logistics Coordinator, you'll maintain strong relationships with intra-company supply sites, internal distribution centers and third-party logistic providers. You'll be responsible for coordinating and executing stock replenishment activities, managing inventory levels, and handling deviations/CAPAs, temperature excursions, change controls, internal and external distribution complaints. You'll also be involved in data analysis of finished goods inventory, managing the AZ sample inventory supply chain, and maintaining Route Risk Assessments (RRAs) for secondary channels of distribution.

" Candidates should be willing to work in European time zone"

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred in Business Administration, Marketing, Sales, Logistics, Management Science or a minimum 2-5 years’ experience in logistics
  • Good working knowledge of distribution processes and supply chain models
  • Experience in managing customer relationships within a distribution environment for a business to business and direct to patient supply model
  • Previous experience of customer order creation and management
  • Knowledge of inventory practices and fulfillment processes
  • Proficiency in computer skills required including hands-on working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, SAP including SAP APO.
  • Possess strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication both written and oral, the ability to effectively interact with all levels within an organization and external stakeholders

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in various aspects of pharmaceutical operations, supply and manufacturing, customer products distribution.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve desired business results.
  • Prior experience in an analytical role working with complex data sets.
  • Demonstrate ability to translate complex data into good information
  • Knowledge of analytical databased or BI systems
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Good Manufacturing Practice and Good Distribution Practice systems.
  • Familiar with Lean leadership principles and methods

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca, we are driven by the challenge to stay ahead in rapidly changing markets. We continuously seek new and better ways to deliver medicines all the way to our patients. Our resilience helps us to thrive as we innovate and evolve. We foster an encouraging, positive environment where ideas are welcomed and rewarded. We are a diverse team of experts connected across the globe interpreting the science and applying manufacturing excellence. If you enjoy working on a complex variety of activities in a dynamic environment with complex, technical projects, then this is the place for you.

Ready to make a big impact? Apply now to join our team and contribute to life-changing medicines!

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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Reasons to Join

Thomas Mathisen

There are many things I enjoy when working at AstraZeneca, mainly the Speak up culture, the great colleagues that are in my teams, the great products that AstraZeneca provides to our patients and the challenging conversations I have around our medicines.

Sales Representative Oslo, Norway

There are many things I enjoy when working at AstraZeneca, mainly the Speak up culture, the great colleagues that are in my teams, the great products that AstraZeneca provides to our patients and the challenging conversations I have around our medicines.

Christine Recchio

Working at AstraZeneca has impacted my life in such a positive way. I now have an improved work-life balance through creating my own schedule and time management, I feel a balance that I didn’t have before.

Sales Representative California, United States

Working at AstraZeneca has impacted my life in such a positive way. I now have an improved work-life balance through creating my own schedule and time management, I feel a balance that I didn’t have before.

Stephanie Ling

There are a lot of reasons why I enjoy working in AstraZeneca, my colleagues being one of them. My team members and the managers have provided a great deal of guidance in helping me to be more confident in my daily work.

Sales Representative Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

There are a lot of reasons why I enjoy working in AstraZeneca, my colleagues being one of them. My team members and the managers have provided a great deal of guidance in helping me to be more confident in my daily work.

What we offer

We're driven by our shared values of serving people, society and the planet. Our people make this possible, which is why we prioritise diversity, safety, empowerment and collaboration. Discover what a career at AstraZeneca could mean for you.

Lifelong learning

Our development opportunities are second to none. You'll have the chance to grow your abilities, skills and knowledge constantly as you accelerate your career. From leadership projects and constructive coaching to overseas talent exchanges and global collaboration programmes, you'll never stand still.

Autonomy and reward

Experience the power of shaping your career how you want to. We are a high-performing learning organisation with autonomy over how we learn. Make big decisions, learn from your mistakes and continue growing — with performance-based rewards as part of the package.

Health and wellbeing

An energised work environment is only possible when our people have a healthy work-life balance and are supported for their individual needs. That's why we have a dedicated team to ensure your physical, financial and psychological wellbeing is a top priority.

Inclusion and diversity

Diversity and inclusion are embedded in everything we do. We're at our best and most creative when drawing on our different views, experiences and strengths. That's why we're committed to creating a workplace where everyone can thrive in a culture of respect, collaboration and innovation.

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