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Danaher Corporation Contract Logistics Manager - Diagnostic Products (f/m/d) in Mainz, Germany

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

The Contract Logistics Manager for Leica Biosystems is responsible to manage the Ernst Schmitz contract encompassing warehouse activities in Germany and manage service delivery through our suite of service providers from our DE warehouse to delivery points in the UK.

The execution of this function requires the day-to-day balancing of objectives between the Leica Biosystems Business Units and UK Selling Unit, with the German contractor and other freight providers playing a key role in service delivery.

Located in Taunusstein and will be on-site 3 days/weekly with a hybrid working solution.

At Leica Biosystems, our vision is to advance cancer diagnostics and improve lives.

You will be a part of the Logistics Team and report to the Distribution Director. If you thrive in a startegic yet operative role and want to work to build a world-class organization—read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Manage in first person all aspects of commercial account management with the German contractor operating our warehouse in Taunusstein

  • Timely and accurately deliver products flowing from Germany into UK customers

  • Manage the Newcastle-Taunusstein-Newcastle trunk

  • Directly interface with LBS teams both in the UK (including the selling unit) and across the Global Supply Chain

  • Produce and deliver frequent management information and present data at structured contract review meetings, pertaining to the performance of the German contractor

  • Regularly publish an accurate forecast of contract costs over the coming months

  • Identify cost and service improvement initiatives for LBS, delivering in conjunction with the Global Supply Chain team

    T he essential requirements of the job include:

  • A suitable education in Logistics or Supply Chain Management

  • Consistent experience managing Warehouse and Distribution operations, preferably within a logistics service provider

  • Experience of European logistics operations

  • Knowledge of Good Distribution Practice within a highly regulated industry

  • Excellent communication skills in English and German

  • 10% travel activity on monthly basis to our European locations

    It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Logistics and distributions of life sciences products

At Leica Biosystems we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Leica Biosystems can provide.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.