Logistics Specialist

For our customer in Gothenburg, we are now searching for a Logistics Specialist. The customer is one of the leading in the chemical industry.

About the position

As Logistics Specialist you will be responsible for completion of daily modal logistics activities including shipment planning, execution, monitoring, and reporting for assigned respective mode of transport in alignment with cost and service target.

You will be responsible for performing transportation planning, executing, and monitoring for the modal transportation mode according to the defined processes. You will conduct activities including capacity planning, shipment and fleet planning, carrier selection, routing, scheduling, tendering, load building as well as regular transportation bookings.

As a team we are also responsible for the invoicing process and that our vendors are correctly invoiced and that surcharges are managed properly. Most of our activities are handled in a so called TMS (Transporeon) where we have different options and possibilities to optimize shipment cost using functionalities such as, best bid and spot bids etc.

Another important aspect of the job is monitoring and control of all shipments and transactions we are involved in and resolve exceptions as they arise.
We are constantly working on improvements both internally, for our processes and externally, together with our logistics providers where we follow up on set KPI’s and cost performance.

In this role you will be the spider in the web communicating with many different stakeholders such as, site logistics, carriers, customer service, business planning and sales.

Your profile

• Experience in logistics / supply chain. Experience with chemical companies is preferred
• Demonstrated knowledge in performing logistics activities
• Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and quickly develop a solution
• Experience with carrier relationship management and performance evaluations
• Understanding of the modal transport market
• Working knowledge and history of using computers and programs specific to logistics (SAP, TMS, WMS) and to general business management (MS Excel, Word)
• Language: Swedish and English both written and spoken

About the organisation

This is a consultant assignment for one year in Gothenburg. During the assignment you will be hired by us at QRIOS Life Science & Engineering.

QRIOS Life Science can offer several opportunities for skilled people with a background in biochemistry, chemical engineering or science. We work with Sweden’s leading pharmaceutical and life science companies. So whether you’re interested in research, regulatory affairs, quality assurance, environmental and quality control, sales and marketing, or just want a career change, we have the job for you. Being a consultant at QRIOS gives you opportunities to try different industries, companies and roles.


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