Logistics Analyst
Varian Medical Systems Inc
Singapore, Singapore
3d ago

Job Description

Manages SEA and ANZ network of country depots, regional hubs, transporters, customs brokers and partners. Works with internal and external partners and 3PLs within the forward and reverse logistics operations for systems and aftermarket parts.

Resolves issues in distribution, customs, suppliers’ / carriers’ operations. Measures and monitors operations / 3PL performance via KPIs, conducts regular audits, and reviews.

  • Oversees the order management function for SEA and ANZ sub regions.
  • Drives continuous improvement programs, initiates and operationalizes cost reduction initiatives, innovates and develops solutions to solves issues and enhance processes, systems, reports, infrastructure and organizes a variety of logistics activities to deliver results in the APAC region.
  • Engages stakeholders in different functional departments and businesses to understand requirements and strategies; develop plans or recommendations to operations to help fulfil requirements and delivers solutions for operational excellence.
  • Is accountable for operational excellence, cost and continuous improvement of operations assigned.

  • Also serves as liaison between SEA / ANZ region management, service and installation teams and logistics operations. Participates in developing logistics strategy, plans and procedures for APAC region.
  • This position provides a wide variety of activities, learning and exposure to supply chain and logistics operations in SEA / ANZ countries and many opportunities to engage subject matter experts and operational professionals, lead projects and present solutions and results to senior management and stakeholders across multiple business units and functions.
  • Assists in developing logistics plans and procedures.

    Travel may be required.

    Organizes and handles a variety of logistics issues in a manufacturing environment. Duties involve but are not limited to supply chain services, inventory control, critical parts availability, material handling, import-

    export licensing, shipment of products, and third-party warehousing. Evaluates customer support and field service commitments to ensure customer requirements are met.

  • Serves as liaison between sales and operations teams to develop concepts and coordinate product knowledge; provides data analysis for production planning and volume studies;
  • and participates in process / rating improvement efforts.

    Assists in developing logistics plans and procedures.

    Job Requirements

    Minimum Required Skills and Knowledge :

  • Experience in logistics and supply chain operations including warehouse and transport management, customs processes, regulatory requirements for medical devices and spare parts and in 3PL operations
  • Working experience as a customer / program manager in a 3PL MNC is an advantage
  • Work with cross functional teams with proven project management experience and preferably proficiency in MS Project or similar tools
  • Experience in a regional logistics / consulting / process improvement roles an advantage
  • Presentation skills and experience presenting to middle management on projects, KPIs, cost etc
  • Typical Education and Experience :

  • Familiarity with APAC countries, customs regulations, SCM fundamentals is desirable.
  • Willingness to learn
  • Hands on approach to solving problems with little guidance.
  • Fluency in English, proficiency in SE Asian languages
  • Six Sigma training and certification preferred
  • Diploma or Degree in Engineering, Business
  • Logistics or Supply Chain Management Diploma or Degree an advantage
  • Proficient in utilizing business tools such as : E-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with SAP or equivalent ERP product and productivity software desired.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools, Optimization tools is an advantage.
  • Become part of our team

    At Varian, our culture is centered on fostering the creative potential of every employee through teamwork and collaboration.

    Our technologies touch millions of lives every day, and this inspires us to do our best work every day. By using your talent, ambition and creativity, you can build a career that allows you to make a real difference in people’s lives.

    You’re just one click away from the most impactful work you’ll ever do. Apply now and join our mission to help save lives.

    Someone, somewhere, will be glad you did.

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