Sr. Specialist, Distribution And Logistics

Basel, BS, Switzerland

Job Description

The Role:
The primary responsibility of the Senior Specialist, Distribution & Logistics is to manage and develop the logistics processes and systems on Drug Substance shipments, warehousing and packaging. In addition, you will support on the Quality Systems Record Management. As Senior Specialist, Distribution & Logistics, you will act as regional logistics business partner and also be the key contact for Moderna’s 3rd party logistics providers in relation to Drug Substance logistics.

Here’s What You’ll Do:
Ensure an efficient material flow across Moderna’s logistics network: Intercompany transportation, Warehousing, Primary and Secondary distribution

Ensure processes are adherent to Health Authority requirements and guidelines, such as Good Distribution and Storage Practices

Implement GDP compliant logistics processes: handling of goods, shipping validation and customs clearance, etc.

Be responsible for the logistics aspects in Moderna’s Quality Systems Record Management

Ensure efficient management of logistics-related activities

Work closely with the Service Providers, Trade Compliance, Logistics Engineering, Planning, Quality and Manufacturing Operations to ensure customer and CMO requirements are being met.

Drive development of interaction between systems and processes

Support implementation of Digital/IT tools to drive automation of processes and optimize logistics procedures

Implement KPI to measure performance of Logistics Service Providers

Update and implement Logistics SOPs - internally and with 3rd Party Logistics providers

Co-ordinate and manage internal and external parties to deliver projects as needed to meet business requirements.

Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table:
Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience within Distribution/Logistics and/or Supply Chain

BS/BA Degree is preferred (Supply Chain/Operations/Logistics or Business Management).

Strong preference towards Pharmaceutical and Biotech experience. Experience working in a cGMP and cGDP environment

Good understanding of the Pharma industry & Supply Chain

Must demonstrate a strong understanding and knowledge of warehouse and transportation operations as well as customs handling for import / export.

Previous experience in SAP or related ERP system is required.

Experience of logistics software (transport management system, warehouse management system, visibility tools)

Demonstrate a strong and independent work ethic.

Demonstrate a Moderna mindset, acting with urgency, pursuing options in parallel, accepting risks, behaving like owner, learning fast

Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills are required.

You drive for results and demonstrate the ability to develop solutions.

Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

A curious mindset that allows you to constantly learn and challenge the status quo.

Moderna offers personalized benefit programs and well-being resources as unique as our global workforce so employees can do their best work.

We recognize and appreciate your diverse needs and interests and do our best to support you at work and at home with:
Quality healthcare and insurance benefits
Lifestyle Spending Accounts to create your own pathway to well-being
Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
Family planning and adoption benefits
Generous paid time off, including vacation, bank holidays, volunteer days, sabbatical, and a discretionary winter break
Educational resources
Savings and investments
Location-specific perks and extras!

The benefits offered may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Moderna and the country where you work.

About Moderna
In over 10 years since its inception, Moderna has transformed from a research-stage company advancing programs in the field of messenger RNA (mRNA), to an enterprise with a diverse clinical portfolio of vaccines and therapeutics across seven modalities, a broad intellectual property portfolio in areas including mRNA and lipid nanoparticle formulation, and an integrated manufacturing plant that allows for rapid clinical and commercial production at scale. Moderna maintains alliances with a broad range of domestic and overseas government and commercial collaborators, which has allowed for the pursuit of both groundbreaking science and rapid scaling of manufacturing. Most recently, Moderna\'s capabilities have come together to allow the authorized use and approval of one of the earliest and most effective vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moderna\'s mRNA platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, and has allowed the development of therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Moderna has been named a top biopharmaceutical employer by Science for the past seven years. To learn more, visit .

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.


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