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Candela Corporation Senior Manager Global Logistics in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Senior Manager Global Logistics

Requisition Number 2023

Location US - Marlborough, MA

State/Territory Massachusetts

General Summary

This position is responsible for supporting the Global Supply Chain function with creating and aligning global processes & procedures and metrics for warehousing, freight, & customs, in addition to reporting out on progress & results in executive-level discussions.

Essential Job Functions

Warehousing Processes & Reporting

  • Own monitoring and verification of costing (rates, volumes) for global 3PL’s monthly

  • Own space and volume forecasting for global 3PL’s, including creation of models for forecasting based on S&OP demand and safety stock

  • Work with Regional leads to review costing and develop action plans to reduce cost within the warehouse through storage / pick & pack processes; own a cost reduction target

  • Establish standardized metrics and reporting packages for each 3PL warehouse aligned with regional leads

  • Establish and lead Quarterly Business Review with key warehousing and freight partners, ensuring that content is standardized across regions

Freight Processes & Reporting

  • Own monitoring and verification of price, mix, volume for global transport carriers FedEx, DHL, etc.

  • Partner with Operations Finance to create and present monthly reporting pack on freight reviews

  • Work with Regional leads to evaluate carrier performance, setting up and monitoring standardized metrics across the teams

Physical Inventory & Inventory Control

  • Own global physical inventory & cycle counting programs including creation of process documentation, reporting, and ensuring harmonization across regions

  • Report out on global count results and work with regional leads to optimize control processes

  • Manage dates & timelines to ensure that counts are started/completed on-time

IT & Oracle Global Process Ownership

Single POC for Global IT enhancements/improvements related to system processes – you would coordinate with regional teams to ensure that enhancements are completed on-time and in excellent quality.

  • Ensure that User Assignments and Sub-inventory locations for logistics and inventory are created and maintained by regional leads appropriately

Ad-Hoc Strategic Projects

  • Support Regional Supply Chain leads and Head of Global Supply Chain to cost out and create implementation plans for strategic projects

  • Examples include – insource/outsourced logistics evaluations, bidding new 3PL provider, changing mode/carrier on transport, customs & duties evaluations with customs solutions providers

Knowledge/Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Business, or related disciplines required.

  • 7+ years logistics experience with 3+ years direct 3PL management experience

  • 5+ years working in an ERP system, preferably Oracle or SAP, and preferably experience driving enhancements or improvements

  • 2+ years’ experience in Medical Devices or Healthcare preferred

  • Proven ability working in a global team / multicultural environment

  • Strong analytical skills – proven use of Microsoft Excel required

  • Proven ability to create and present executive-level reports and presentations

  • Proven process improvement leadership within scope of warehousing, transportation, and customs

  • Solid operations finance and P&L understanding

  • Result oriented with strong problem solving, organization and planning skills

  • Excellent communications skills in English, both verbal and written

  • This job description is not all inclusive and is intended to capture a majority of the job functions. Special projects and other tasks may be required by management.

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