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Project Leader, Logistics (Project Manager)

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Location: Saint Louis, United States
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. In North America we have more than 5,000 team members across 12 sites or subsidiaries, including Salt Lake City based BioFire Diagnostics. We believe in the power of diagnostics and bioMérieux sponsors public health initiatives and partnerships to address antimicrobial resistance, sepsis awareness, food safety, and consumer health across the globe. Come be a part of our mission to help save lives.

 

The Supply Chain Performance department is accountable, at the corporate and local levels, for the robustness and efficiency of Supply Chain processes. The department drives Supply Chain transformation through a roadmap of projects worldwide with the constant objective of improving customer satisfaction. The team is also accountable for documenting and sharing best practices, delivering and maintaining relevant KPIs to measure and improve the overall Supply Chain performance of the company. Within the Supply Chain Performance department, the Transport & Distribution team is accountable for projects and processes related to transport and warehousing activities. One of our challenges is to continuously optimize our distribution network and adapt it to a changing business environment and new customer requirements. Our team is playing a key role in the transformation of this distribution network, starting from the network design until the implementation of the projects with our logistics partners.

 

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Logistics Project Manager to reinforce the Transport & Distribution domain and take the accountability of the successful transformation of our distribution network in the United States. This project will be the opportunity to reinforce our service reliability, to reengineer our logistics processes and to offer new services to our customers. It will significantly optimize our product flows efficiency and imply changes in our planning strategy, different transfers of warehousing activities to new locations and potential collaboration with new 3PL suppliers, with the need to interface their systems with ours.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

As a Logistics Project Manager, you will play a lead role and be accountable for the following missions:

  • Manage the relationship with the project teams from external partners like 3PL, carriers and brokers.
  • Act as the main interface with all involved local US bioMérieux functions within Supply Chain (Logistics, Planning, etc) and in other departments (Manufacturing sites, Quality, Sales, Customer Service, etc).
  • Take the functional lead on project deliverables related to Transportation, Logistics and Customs: process design, tools specifications, interface requirements and testing.
  • Coordinate and follow up on local project actions throughout the project lifecycle: business requirement specifications, process & solution design, data management, solution testing and training, cutover and go live.
  • Lead the change management locally in the US by actively communicating about the project health, capturing and addressing requirements, concerns and questions in all US impacted teams (Commercial, Service, Legal, etc)
  • Lead the project governance by structuring your core team and all stakeholders needed for the success of the project. Setup the project routine and steer the overall strategy and planning.
  • Define and implement the cutover and hypercare strategy and ensure a smooth handover to the operational post go live.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • 5+ years of experience in Supply Chain activities, ideally with a role of Logistics Project Manager in an international context.
  • Experience with Warehouse and Transportation processes, outsourced to 3PL partners, and demonstrated experience in similar projects of significant dimension.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills necessary to lead projects and manage change successfully.
  • Strong capacity to work in team.

 

In order to meet your objectives, you team up and share the project leadership with your Corporate counterpart from Supply Chain Performance team, based in France, who handles the interfaces and tasks involving Corporate stakeholders. The combination of your skills and scopes, your efficient collaboration will guarantee the success of this ambitious project. You will join a dynamic department with great mindset and ambition to serve Public Health and their customers in an innovative way, you will benefit from this spirit to learn and share your knowledge with your peers, developing experience in the different domains of the Supply Chain as a Project Manager. The position can be located in our offices of St Louis or Salt Lake City.

 

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 13,000 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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