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Job ID :
41831BR
Location :
US - New York - Rochester
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Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

This individual is responsible for directing, coordinating, and controlling the overall operation of inbound, outbound and transfer deliveries while meeting operating costs, satisfying customer requirements, coordinating across locations.

This leader’s mission is to provide consistent quality and delivery that meets or exceeds customer expectations while attaining the lowest average transportation cost, minimal loss & damage, and optimal service levels.

Key aspects include:

  • A dynamic, high energy professional with a track record as an effective communicator and negotiator.
  • Results oriented, metrics driven leader with a root cause, permanent fix, and continuous improvement approach.
  • Superior analytical and computer skills with experience utilizing advanced database tools.


Responsibilities:
  • Optimize efficiency of existing self-managed fleet, maximize utilization, and isolate opportunities to expand
  • Review and monitor transportation cost containment and drive continuous improvement through analysis and operational improvement
  • Ability to recognize and capitalize on opportunities for adjustment to mode, service levels, shipment frequency, consolidation, etc.
  • Review freight claim processing regularly to minimize freight claims and maximize collections.
  • Identify the appropriate mode and service for import and export shipments utilizing the appropriate combination of ocean, air, consolidation, and deconsolidation points to facilitate minimized lead-time and cost.
  • Design the appropriate inbound & outbound road/air network utilizing the correct mix of Full Truck Load, Less Than Truck Load, and Parcel carriers.
  • Coordinate with cross functional departments (purchasing, planning, commercial, operations, etc. to develop the most cost effective inbound, outbound, and facility to facility strategy while maintaining customer expectations (e.g., product available when needed).
  • Support the development and implement a program for corporate, divisional, and local level carrier management programs facilitated by formal review meetings and creation of performance scorecards.
  • Liaise with corporate transportation to leverage best practices and consistency.
  • Travel up to 25%
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business Logistics, Finance, or a related area or equivalent
  • 5 years of experience working in logistics/transportation.
  • Current and thorough knowledge of all applicable legislations (DOT, IMDG, IATA)
  • Experience managing a complex, multi-modal transportation network serving both domestic and export markets
  • Superior analytical and computer skills with experience utilizing analytical tools and databases
  • A dynamic, high energy leader with a track record as an effective communicator and uses a collaborative approach to problem solving.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
  • Must have extensive experience in fleet and multi modal carrier management.
  • Must possess the leadership skills to take charge and initiate actions to drive change.
  • Must possess the interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all levels of the organization and work effectively with others in the management team, to resolve interdepartmental issues.
  • Must have superb organizational skills to plan, organize, and set priorities to facilitate timely execution
  • Must have experience and be comfortable in a highly structured/procedural environment.
  • Must possess the analytical qualities to make sound decisions decision, through the conceptualization and evaluation of different courses of action to meet or exceed operational goals.
  • Must possess strong systems (including database management and reporting) and project management skills. Must be PC literate in Outlook, Excel, Access, and Word.



At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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