Integra LifeSciences

  • Logistics and Distribution Supervisor

    Vacancy ID
    2018-26403
    Location
    JP-Tokyo
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Operations
  • Overview

    Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care.

     

    Integra's orthopedic products include devices and implants for foot and ankle, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra’s Tissue Technologies is an in-patient and outpatient Regenerative product portfolio, which includes products for wound care, burns, abdominal reconstruction, and plastic & reconstructive surgery.  In the United States, Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.


    Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 4,500 employees worldwide. Integra's common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "IART."

    Responsibilities

    SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

    The Logistics & Distribution Supervisor is primarily responsible for the day to day management of existing and future distribution activity, delivering logistics management activities and to ensure customer programs are met in a timely manner. The Logistics & Distribution Supervisor will report into the Japan Corporate Development Lead and will be a key member of Japan Logistics & Distribution Function.  

     

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED

    The position is under the supervision of the Japan Corporate Development Lead and Logistics & Distribution Manager

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Communicating with our 3PL customers as well as agreeing on customer-specific solutions.
    • Arrange for transport of cargo and agree rates where no tariffs exist, maximise cost effectiveness and ensure accounting deadlines are met.
    • Contingency backup solutions in support of Japan freight and 3PL business.
    • Traffic control, consolidations and cost management of all freight.
    • Management of carrier and 3PL performance (daily, weekly, etc)
    • Document control, ensuring all shipping and freight documentation is 100% accurate.
    • Proof of delivery management in support of customer service requirements.
    • Communicating with carriers and customer service for all “spot rate” requirements.
    • Summarising and interpreting reports for internal as well as external purposes.
    • Closely collaborating with the 3PL warehouse and monitoring scheduled suppliers.
    • Internal and external query management.
    • Perform and implement general administration, invoicing sign-off, filling, queries. Claims, check cost in accordance with departmental requirements.

    Qualifications

    • Experience in inbound and outbound logistics particularly with regards to healthcare products. 
    • Experience in 3PL and freight administration/coordination.
    • Demonstrates integrity in business relations and business acumen.
    • Ability to work as part of a busy team and on your own initiative.
    • Language Proficiency
      • Japanese: Native Level
      • English: Ability to Read and Write
    • ERP, WMS and freight systems
    • MS Office

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