Distribution Manager

publiziert 08 June 2022
Jobtyp Temporärstellen
DisziplinLogistics/Transportation/Supply Chain


Short term assignment of 6 months within a pharmaceutical company in Basel as

Distribution Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage overall relationship with external LSP (Logistics Service Providers) for the warehouse and the transports.
  • Ensure requested service and costs levels are maintained
  • Operationally manage shipments for MENA&US/CA customers in cooperation with local management
  • Operationally manage daily Logistics operations with LSP for EU shipments
  • Operationally manage returns, stock alignment, over-labelling operation, destructions with LSP and transport providers
  • Drive continuous improvement projects related to the area of responsibility
  • Represent Warehousing and Transportation in Cross functional projects
  • Ensure GDP compliance of Distribution operation

Key interactions:

  • LSPs (Transport and Warehousing)
  • Country CS/sales functions
  • Global Planning
  • External CMOs for transport organization
  • QA/QC (GxP setup, releases)
  • Corporate Supply Chain functions (WH, Transport, Procurement)
  • IT (SAP)

Educational Background and Work Experience:

  • University Degree in Supply Chain or very Supply Chain related functions
  • Min 5 years on hand experience in similar role with increased independence, preferably in the Pharmaceutical/Consumer Health business


  • Very strong analytical thinking
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and picking up responsibility in a newly created Supply chain
  • Continuous Improvement mindset. Ability to switch between very operational and conceptual tasks
  • Ability to work in remote teams
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Background knowledge on Customs topics
  • Very good English (must have), French & Italian (asset)
  • SAP (MM, SD)
  • MS Excel (very good knowledge as well in creation of ad hoc and ongoing analysis/data management tools)

Interested? Apply today! Your Kelly contact: Andrea Alfonsi