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Sr. Logistics Specialist

Location Wuxi, Jiangsu, China Job ID R-115705 Date posted 03/08/2021


  • Define key planning parameters to distribution replenishment planning to well structure DRP mechanism and drive continuous improvements to ensure mechanism achieving a well balanced inventory holding, storage cost and high customer service performance
  • Governance DRP review process and meeting to ensure the stock level in the distribution network as planned and handshake with relevant stakeholders involving WX and TZ supply chain, MCAMs and commercial team
  • Execute planning recommendations and coordinate system order creation to meet supply plan and stock level in each DC. Measure the order fulfilment performance and provide support to order fulfilment team
  • Daily monitor and track stock level in each DCs and provide visibility to key stakeholders
  • Generates exception stock replenishment actions to mitigate distribution activities risks when the storage capacity issues and supply shortage
  • Act as SME to represent from China Distribution into planning system setup and ensure successful delivery and future continuous improvement to meet efficiency and expectation from stakeholders
  • Lead to handle exceptional issues or cases happened in workplace from end to end reversal supply node through collaboration with site supply chain, quality, financial and commercial
  • Ensure return/reject process to conform to global standard, local regulation and Financial SOX requirement
  • Initiate regular process confirmation to identify the gap and improvement opportunity for solution providing
  • Maintain and renew local temperature Control Shipping Qualification Working Instruction to comply with global standard and local regulation requirements
  • Develop the passive package to meet new business needs innovative solutions on functionality and technology
  • Initiate annual passive package validation as per process to ensure the performance as designed for use
  • Response on the internal and external auditing related to shipping qualification, Execute and close CAPA in line with due date
  • Identify logistic quality risk and improvement plan in China distribution team, and driving the continuous improvement as planned
  • Facilitate workshop or lead process optimization to uplift logistic quality excellence and quality standard as setting
  • Defines the operating standard in warehousing environment focusing on Safety, Quality and Compliance
  • Well support to deliver the Top-down operation excellence program and standard
  • Complete other tasks assigned from managers
  • Support China distribution team for any urgent new alignments


  • University degree in Pharmacy, Business, Logistics or related subjects
  • Good GxP knowledge & SOP awareness      
  • Basic Pharmaceutical Products knowledge
  • Good knowledge on SAP and WMS operation
  • Knowledge of GxP and quality management system
  • Warehouse management skill
  • Planning background
  • W&D systems
  • 5 years related experience in planning or logistic 
  • Fluent in English written and reading. Good oral ability is preferred
  • Office software and ERP system   
  • Good communication skills
  • Collaboration and team work
  • Good learning ability and self-motivated

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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