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Logistics Analyst, Process Controlled Transportation (secondment/FTC until end of 2022)

Location Macclesfield, England, United Kingdom Wuxi, Jiangsu, China Job ID R-127938 Date posted 13/01/2022

Logistics Analyst, Process Controlled Transportation (secondment/FTC until end of 2022)

Make a meaningful impact on people’s lives with life-changing medicines

Join the team where everyone feels a personal connection to the people that we impact. From our science labs to manufacturing at scale, we are committed to delivering at the highest quality. It’s inspiring and rewarding work, influencing every part of the product lifecycle to deliver life-changing medicines. To ultimately make people’s lives better – from patients and their families to all of us in society

Here you can feel a strong connection to the patient. It’s what drives us every day. We are united behind one mission – finding the best solution to put our patients first. Play a critical role in making this happen, delivering our innovative medicines all the way until they reach our patients.

The logistics teams are responsible for leading the distribution of all products, delivered through +1200 routes around the world. That’s 100% of AZ’s commercial shipments between points in the supply chain, from international freight logistics right through to in-country distribution; getting medicines from factory to customer.

We are a Process Centric Organization with high focus on cross-functional team work. We are investing in our capability as an organisation, significantly setting a higher standard, having an extensive training and development programme for all our logistics colleagues.

As a Logistics Analyst, Process Controlled Transportation (secondment/FTC until end 2022) you will be part of a logistics team that will establish and maintain the global standards and processes for the transportation and storage of all AstraZeneca pharmaceutical product, per product label temperature requirements.

You will support Global & Regional teams in co-ordinating complaints management, compliance monitoring, risk management and other activities associated with the operation of the global network according to a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual, biennial or ad hoc cycle of events.

What you'll do

Process and investigate supply and logistics and temperature excursion complaints.

You will work with Supply Sites and Logistics Service Providers to identify root cause analysis and implement any corrective and preventive actions.

Prepare a number of reports which will include complaints handling performance reports and complaints trending reports. You will also present findings from these reports to the PCT team to support continuous process improvement.

You will also undertake compliance monitoring support to regional & global logistics and logistics quality leaders.

Ensure you manage your workload to ensure the timely resolution of complaints.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience working in logistics

  • Proven analytical skills

  • Good problem solving / investigational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal & communications skills

  • Good understanding of the business context ie logistics, shipping, freight management, Good Distribution Practices.

  • Intermediate proficient Microsoft skills

  • Fluent in English

Desirable requirements

  • Working knowledge of the GCM (Global Complaints Management) system ideally related to S&L and TE complaints

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.

There are so many fantastic employee benefits that AstraZeneca offer! AstraZeneca can offer you a competitive salary, private healthcare, a fantastic holiday allowance, phenomenal training and development opportunities, and much more.

So, what’s next

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you!

We look forward to receiving your application no later than midnight Friday 21st January

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Open Date: 14/01/2022

Close Date: 21/01/2022




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 authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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Great culture, great work assignments, supportive management. Rotation opportunity within the company. They value inclusion and diversity.