regional transportation specialist in Singapore

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job details

job category
supply chain & logistics
job type
S$ 5,000 - S$ 6,000 per month
reference number
jonathan ong, randstad
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job description

about the company

Our client is one of the prime market players in the pharmaceutical & bio-tech industry with a wide array of global offices and premier business partners globally. Having said that, Singapore boasts primary sources of revenue across SEA & Greater Asia markets. As a result, they are eager to bring on board a highly competent professional to oversee its logistics, transportation and distribution function

about the job

  • The incumbent will manage all regional inbound/outbound traffic, transportation networks, distribution, freight and logistics
  • Be an In-house consultant / advisor for Commercial Operations, Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Procurement in regards of transport-related questions
  • Optimize existing transportation and processes
  • Build a regional account structure between the company and forwarders
  • Procurement of transportation for Air, Ocean, parcel, trucking services related to flows from / to Singapore and South East Asia in accordance with Corporate Global Core Carrier Program
  • Evaluation and comparison of forwarder quotes in a standardised format, nomination of forwarder
  • Storage of forwarder quotes & agreements
  • Benchmarking and analysis of freight cost development to integrate this information into a global view
  • Subject matter expert for ShipERP (SAP Add-on) related questions
  • Ongoing monitoring and collection of shipment statistics for in- and outbound flows Singapore / South East Asia to support global transparency of transportation flows
  • Prepare forwarder meetings
  • Filing of transport damages related to Singapore & South East Asia in accordance with the global Transportation Insurance Operating Procedure & Claims
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of local transportation governance rules and laws in accordance with our group compliance
  • Control and check all incoming freight invoices if they are billed in accordance with our agreement prior to hand over to the finance department for final payment.
  • Safeguard of all records of customs data for entry declaration and establish, monitor and keep updated custom import and export compliance. Responsible for the Harmonized Tariff Codes.
  • Active support of warehouse initiatives

about the manager/team

You will be reporting to the Global Freight Manager Operations based in Europe and administratively to the local Controller & Operations Business Partner in Singapore & South East Asia likewise working with a highly focused team that prides team work and work life balance

skills and experience required

  • Minimum Bachelor or equivalent in Logistics/Supply Chain/Business/Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 5 years working experience within the Transport/Logistics industry
  • Has experience within logistics operational management in a lead role, preferably in transportation, compliance and traffic/route management
  • Customer centric, persuasive and able to influence both internal and external counterparts
  • Highly driven, result oriented and analytical
  • Effective communication skills and able to cope with high level of complexity

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact us at 65171622. Do note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified
(EA: 94C3609/ R1551260)