WuXi AppTec

  • Manager - Warehouse/Inventory Control

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Manages the staff and daily activities of warehousing and internal logistics for the Philadelphia campus. Manages domestic & international logistics (90% air) and compliance processes. Responsible for import/export permitting related to biological reagents/materials. Responsible for day-to-day activities to support regulatory compliance efforts of warehouse, import/export and internal logistics activities. Assists internal and external Supply Chains.


    • Supervises, plans and reviews operations for assigned staff, including responsibility for training, managing and evaluating as well as coordinating, scheduling and assigning work and maintaining facility's standards..
    • Supports internal / external logistics, regulatory requirements and vendor management.
    • Manage, plan and oversee all aspects of inbound & outbound logistics to achieve financial, operational & strategic goals.
    • Collaborate and communicate with internal and external partners regarding the effects of transportation, including analysis and information regarding the industry and/or government (foreign and domestic) policies and regulations that may affect the company.  Strong emphasis on China logistics and FTZ (Free Trade Zone). 
    • Hands-on knowledge of import/export compliance procedures (US, Europe & China), as well as the rules and regulations of the US Government and their agencies (USDA, FDA, CITES & US Fish & Wildlife).
    • Participate in trade compliance reviews and create/manage procedures related to US and international compliance with the STP facility.
    • Understand and support the development and management of detailed logistics budget and forecast, based on relevant leading indicators of practices, costs, and volumes (as required).
    • Identify and address critical supply issues with Sr. Management that could cause business interruption if not resolved expediently.
    • Build alignment with internal stakeholder groups to achieve maximum leverage and value related to logistics.
    • Review Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) related to job duties and maintains any modifications or additions.
    • Drive Innovative Business Improvements.  Develops new insights into solutions that result in organizational improvements; promotes a work environment that fosters creative thinking, innovation and rational risk-taking.
    • Develops and inspires others.  Builds and maintains internal & external relationships that motivate, guide, and/or reinforce the performance of others toward goals accomplishments.
    • Familiarity with Biomarkers and the process of transporting these biologics safely and within the guidelines set by the US and Foreign governments
    • Accomplishes staff results by communicating updated organizational information, job expectations & supporting their work
    • Plans, monitors, and appraises direct reports including performance competencies, goals & job results
    • Coaches, counsels, and conducts disciplinary actions
    • Develops, coordinates, and follows organizational systems, policies, procedures, and follows labor and capacity  standards
    • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals
    • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices
    • Other duties as assigned
    • May be required to assist in other departments



    Experience / Education   

    • HS Diploma or equivalent required and
    • 8+  years relevant technical experience and min 2 years Managing people
    • BS/BA in Science related field preferred; or combination of relevant Experience & Education


    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Global product/service knowledge
    • Vendor management & cross functional relationships
    • Financial analysis
    • Project management
    • Regulatory adherence
    • Leadership
    • Contracting & negotiating
    • Domestic & international logistic laws related to biologics
    • Great Plains experience
    • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
    • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
    • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled



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