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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Teamleader Logistics Administration in Olen, Belgium

Job Description Summary

Together with his/her team, the Team leader Logistics Administration is responsible to support the logistics administration process in the area of transportation planning, warehouse planning, logistics administration & customs for both In-and Outbound flows going through the European Distribution Center (EDC) in Olen and serving the EMEA region. This includes acting as a point of contact for internal- and external stakeholders to maximize customer experience through optimizing impact on OTIF (On Time In Full)

He/she will coach, develop & empower his/her team members on a daily basis and translates the company vision into SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Time-bound) team- and individual goals, assuring implementation of the company’s culture and values (BD Way)

He/she will report to the Sr. Operations Manager Olen.

Job Description

Lead the day-to-day logistics administration in the area of

  • Transport & warehouse Planning

  • Planning and follow up of Inbound- & outbound shipments in accordance with SLA (Service Level Agreements). This includes special planning on for example Bank holidays.

  • Steer the inbound & overflow priority settings as a liaison between operations, service level agreements, Supply Chain planning & business.

  • Communication & coordination of shipments with carriers who are part of BD’s European Transportation network as well as with key internal stakeholders (for example Warehouse operations)

  • Collaborate & communicate with key internal- and external stakeholders in case of issues or delays in order to minimize impact on the customer.

  • Ensure correct master data, inbound data and system setup to enable correct transport planning & warehouse execution

  • Provide input to the European Transportation team with regards to carrier performance

  • Give input on continuous improvement initiatives to optimize the end to end order fulfillment process.

  • Logistics administration and customs

  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of In-and Outbound documentation and customs declarations for EMEA shipments in accordance with customs and trade compliance regulations by collaborating effectively with our internal Trade Compliance Center of Excellence (TCCOE)

  • Customer logistics services coordination, complaints management

  • Process investigate & categorize incoming service issues, perform root-cause analysis and suggest continuous improvement initiatives

  • Act as point of contact for all value-added services requests (stickering/labelling activities) requiring EDC Warehouse Operations capacity and/or resources, inclusive end to end coordination and communication with all stakeholders

  • People Management and organization

  • Act as a coach to your team members and remove roadblocks enabling empowerment

  • Embracing change, being able to lead a team through change and being a role model for new ways of working

  • Translate the company vision into SMART team- and individual goals

  • Actively support the development of your team members both on a longer term (

  • career-path) - and short term (development plan)

  • Assure constructive feedback throughout the whole year as part of the performance management and development process.

  • Organize regular team meetings and one-to-ones

  • Install the correct team culture in accordance with the companies culture & values (BD Way)

  • Effectively organize workload – optimize holiday planning

KPI management & reporting

  • Setup, report and manage a set of KPI’s

Assure compliance with ISO 13485 requirements

  • Comply to QMS (Quality Management System) requirements

  • Assure up to date processes, job descriptions and work instructions for your process and team compliant with ISO 13485 guidelines

Assure representation in audits

Competencies & background

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Logistics, Supply chain or equivalent

  • Proven experience in Logistics Administration, customs & transportation planning

  • Good insight in end to end logistics processes

  • Proven experience in managing a team effectively with focus on individual and team development

  • Good Analytical skills & insight in management of KPI’s

  • Customer centric and continuous improvement mindset

  • Good communication and presentation skills, incl. ability to work effectively in a matrix organization

  • Experience with SAP, Descartes and experience in QMS ( Quality Management System – ISO 13485 / CAPA – Corrective Actions, Preventive Actions) are strong plus

  • Personal values need to be aligned with the company culture (Values, Leadership commitments, Mindset) (See BD circle)

Primary Work Location

BEL Olen

Additional Locations

Work Shift

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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