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Transport Specialist

ID de la oferta JR - 125626 Ubicación Sintra, Lisboa, Portugal Categoría de Trabajo Supply Chain Fecha de publicación 04/05/2024

Vantive: A New Company Built On Our Legacy

Baxter is on a journey to separate our ~$5B Kidney Care segment into a standalone company. Vantive* will build on our nearly 70-year legacy in acute therapies and home and in-center dialysis to provide best-in-class care to the people we serve. We believe Vantive will not only build our leadership in the kidney care space, it will also offer meaningful work to those who join us.

At Vantive, you will become part of a community of people who are focused, courageous and don’t settle for the mediocre. Each of us are driven to help improve patients’ lives worldwide. Join us as we revolutionize kidney care and other vital organ support.

*Completion of the proposed separation of Kidney Care from Baxter into a standalone company (to be named Vantive) remains subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions.

Your role at Baxter:

As the Transport Specialist for Portugal, you will have full responsibility over budget for Transport and Warehouse, manage Distribution Transport operations to Customers and Patients and supervise warehouse operations in Sintra provided by our third-party logistic supplier (3PL). You will also have responsibility over the relationship with 3PL stock in Madeira.  

If you are looking for a place where you choose to work with talented and dynamic people whose primary focus is to save and sustain lives and your work values focus on speed, simplicity, courage and collaboration. Then we would love to hear from you.

What are your responsibilities?

  • Manage contracts with suppliers, namely Transport and 3PL Warehouse in Sintra and Madeira.
  • Promote and participate in MBR meetings with suppliers, escalating issues and looking for efficiencies and MIP’s.
  • Update warehouse KPI’s on monthly basis as per regional standard.
  • Design the transport network in Portugal.
  • Local Swisslog knowledge (Warehouse Management System).
  • Responsible and SME for SOP’s related to Distribution and Warehousing.
  • Local JDE Knowledge for Warehouse and Distribution.
  • Freight cost allocation. Responsible for submitting accruals for month end closure
  • Oversee invoicing process ensuring accuracy and on time processing.
  • Management of emergency orders.
  • Management of Service Complaints, Nonconformances, CAPA handling/execution/effectiveness.
  • Procurement of 3PL, including preparation of tenders RFP or RFQ for Distribution and Warehouse
  • Act at all times in compliance with local legislation and according Baxter’s Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) requirements.

We are presently seeking people who have:

  • Degree level qualification- preferred
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge of GDP requirements.
  • Knowledge of Swisslog, JDE, MS Office
  • Analytical, Technological and Digitally minded.
  • Courageous and collaborative.
  • Ability to influence, educate and communicate in a customer / Supplier relationship. 
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong customer orientation.
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English

Why do you want to work at Baxter?

  • Inspiring work environment and company culture (Great Place to Work Award 2021
  • Professional development opportunities
  • High importance placed on work life balance (Family Responsible Certificate efr)
  • Private medical & life insurance
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Commitment to growing and developing an inclusive and diverse workforce

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer and is therefore firmly committed towards making employment opportunities available to all qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, age, disability, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, responsibility for dependents, religion or trade union membership.

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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