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Logistics Coordinator

Location: Athens, Greece
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Supply Chain

A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for over 55 years, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions that detect disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety. bioMérieux’s global headquarters is located in Marcy L’Étoile, France, and we have more than 11,200 team members in 44 countries. With our distributor network, we serve more than 160 countries. bioMérieux, Inc., our Americas division, has more than 4,000 team members across 12 sites or subsidiaries. Our Americas headquarters is in Durham, NC, with nearly 1,200 team members. bioMérieux, Inc. sponsors public health initiatives and partnerships to address antimicrobial resistance, sepsis awareness, food safety, and consumer health. Our passionate team members recognize the power of diagnostics and rally behind our mission to help save lives.



 

Logistics coordinator

 

Primary purpose:

Monitoring stock levels & securing the replenishment of our reagents, spares, and instruments, in Greece, in order to ensure On-Time-In-Full deliveries to our public health customers.

In a context of growing business and new ERP deployment (SAP), looking for a logistics professional enthusiastic for enhancing our supply chain flows, from our regional warehouse located in France, to availability to customers, in partnership with our 3rd-Party for Warehouse & Shipping.

 

Main challenge :

Restore an acceptable OTIF for Greek domestic marketing (today very poor), rebuild an efficient supply chain after SAP deployment end 2020. Restore confidence with sales & marketing teams, to help meet business expectations

 

Main daily accountabilities :

  • Daily monitoring of stock levels & replenishments from French hub, to identify any stock level alerts that could hinder our capacity to deliver customers on-time-in-full

  • Mitigate daily issues that occur on the logistics chain & put at risk our customer commitment, by finding short-term solutions, working on root-causes

  • Coordinate interface with our 3rd-Party-Logistics partner in charge of Warehouse & Shipping:

    • Ensure alignment of our objectives

    • Ensure day-to-day accuracy and alignment of inventory interfaces

    • Monitoring of daily electronic interfaces

    • Performance follow-up

    • Logistics complaints monitoring

  • Master data monitoring for systems optimization (supply parameters for replenishment, for customer deliveries…)

  • Specific flows coordination: specific needs from customers, exports to other countries

 

And also, some projects to develop our supply chain activities:

  • Develop supply chain services offer, in alignment with corporate & regional partners, & with specific inputs from Greek business

  • Optimisation of regional flows

  • Launches & discontinuations of portfolio with sales & marketing

  • Carbon footprint reduction

  • Continuous improvement of our flows & organization

  • Coordination of local supply chain activities

 

Main interactions:

  • BioMerieux International HUB in France

  • Third Party responsible for warehousing & shipping for Greek customers, to secure interfaces, follow-up performance

  • Sales administration team to support ability to deliver customers on-time

  • Demand manager in charge of collecting sales forecasts

  • Sales & Marketing department, Finance department

 

Following skills would be necessary for success in this position:

  • Customer-orientation, to understand what are the market needs & looking to respond efficiently

  • Enthusiasm for logistics matters, having a supply chain culture

  • At-ease in an environment where every day is different, able to cope with unexpected events arising on the supply chain, and quickly react, for the sake of customer satisfaction & public health

  • Strong communication skills to proactively inform adequate stakeholders, when issues are arising

  • Networking skills, to build strong relationships with our internal supply chain partners (regional hub, international transport team,…) and external third-party-logistics for warehousing & shipping

  • Strong analytical skills to investigate in-depth & identify where we may have issues & find their root-causes

  • Solution-oriented, to continuously propose optimization of supply chain

  • Action oriented, to roll-out corrective actions

  • Will evolve in an international environment 

  • Very good English level & Microsoft office (excel)

 

 

 

 

Joining bioMérieux, is choosing to join an innovative company with a long term vision, committed to the service of public health and carried out with a humanistic corporate culture. Our Group offers numerous possibilities: so come and join the 11,200 bioMérieux team members who already identify with these values!

bioMérieux is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/GINA.

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