Warehousing & Logistics Lead

Oct 18, 2021

Job Description

More than 380! That’s the number of associates in our Singapore Large Molecules division to support the making of medicines for our patients worldwide.

This role has overall responsibility to supervising entire warehouse operations and logistics functions, managing inbound and outbound operations. Adhering to cGMP’s, HSE, corporate policies, department procedures, and other internal and external compliance requirements while meeting business requirements of storage and timely distribution of Pharmaceutical and GxP materials by establishing efficient warehouse operations through continuous improvement. As member of the Site Development Leadership team, ensures the Logistic and Site Development short and long-term strategies are aligned and enables the implementation of relevant objectives

Key Responsibilities

• Set-up logistics processes and strategy to optimize shipping route, material flow, warehouse storage according to sites strategy; drive the warehouse/cold storage PQ after provisional had-over.
• Ensure accuracy of inventory and traceability to support poisons license requirements including inventory management and operations in 3rd party warehouse, through cycle counting, periodic stock taking and poison license reporting, etc.
• Supports the raw material & consumables (RMCs) readiness work stream in tech transfer project to drive and coordinate the end-to-end process within a cross functional teams to ensure all required RMCs are ready to support the engineering runs till end of PV and the start of any commercial manufacturing as required.
• Ensure timely execution of warehouse budget/LO by projecting necessary headcounts, actions, projects such as IQP, CAPEX, contracting, etc through development of warehouse business strategy/ LTDCP, and achieve its timely execution in line with budgeted cost and timeline.
• Develop, establish and update standard operating procedures, forms and logbooks in a timely manner and ensure timely execution and closure of compliance activities such as deviations, CAPAs, QD, QM, etc.
• Support product transfer activities including shipping validation, plan shipment and custom clearance as needed.
• Provide oversight to set-up Warehouse Management and Shipping Distribution including the management of the SAP system including creation, review and modification of material master data as needed.
• As SAP super user, provide first-line support to SAP user of warehouse, communicate with SISNet for SAP relevant issues, needs of improvement in system operations, system enhancement, supports for operator’s upskilling and follow up with those implementation with IT and SISNet.
• Support LEAN initiatives; provide expertise and represent logistics where required; promote and improve quality, HSE and continuous improvement culture.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

Why consider Novartis?

769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

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