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Distribution Specialist- ANZ

Location Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia Job ID R-180271 Date posted 18/09/2023

Distribution Specialist - ANZ

We are seeking a hardworking individual to join our distribution service team as a Distribution Specialist and support with all relevant steps regarding to the process of supply chain.

  • A flexible Permanent opportunity, working 3 days a week.

  • Opportunity to be involved in improvement of 3PL distribution service providers’ performance satisfaction.

  • Be part of a culture which protects the safety and well-being of self, others, and the environment.

Why AstraZeneca?

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, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

AstraZeneca in Australia has been formally recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). As an organisation we stand with confidence on our gender equality initiatives including pay equity, leadership development programs, and zero tolerance for gender-based harassment. This achievement exemplifies our commitment to building high performing, inclusive and diverse teams that collaborate across our enterprise, aligned to our values and strategic priority of being a Great Place to Work.

What you’ll do

As a Distribution Specialist you will be contributing to the planning and ongoing delivery of investigational products by managing the supply chain, supporting the execution of studies and changes to the plans, including carrying out risk assessments and contingency planning where necessary, your responsibilities will include:

  • Supervise the Distribution, Logistics & Customer Service processes performed by 3PL distribution service providers to be in line with contract & SLA’s.

  • Handle the internal customers' complaint and follow up to close the service gap with service provider.

  • Monitor the stock movement according to system interface and SOTC

  • Reconcile monthly ending stock balance between SAP system and distribution service provider's system, driving the variance / gap closure Process purchase to pay activities.

  • Manage 3PL distribution service providers to ensure the provision of contractual services meet customer requirements.

  • Monitor Secondary Distribution monthly costs and budgets

  • Proactive support for any supply related project and initiatives

Essential for the role

  • Minimum 6 years of working experience in the logistics space.

  • 3PL Account Management

  • Team leadership experience

  • SAP Experience

  • Ability to build and manage relationships between key stakeholders.

  • Functional proficiency in written and spoken English

  • Computer literate (Microsoft applications: Word, Excel)

Desirables for the role

  • Professional qualification in distribution

  • Sound problem-solving skills.

  • Sound project management, prioritisation, and multitasking skills

So, what’s next?

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

  • Are you ready to bring new insights and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have a seat available, and we hope it’s yours.

  • Please note that all internal applications must be accompanied by a Talent Card. Please see link to assist you with crafting your Talent Card - Please attach this as part of your supporting document.

  • If you’re curious to know more then get in touch with Dia Dutta. Applications close Monday 2nd October 2023.

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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