Physical Distribution Specialist
In this role, you have the opportunity to
You are responsible for
Physical Logistics including receiving, picking, packing, shipping, arranging transportation, import & export processing required for movement of goods into and out of countries
Inventory and warehouse management (i.e. cycle counts)
Supports the resolution of exception flows: claims management (inbound/outbound), reverse logistics
Monitors and controls the physical distribution activities of a distribution center as well as liaising with related functions in the commercial, supply chain or IT organizations to improve the performance
Manages deliveries (and product flow) to and from the DC within budget and at or above agreed service levels.
Manages the relationships with the logistics counterparts at the Commercial Organization, the Logistic Service Providers and central organizations of Supply Chain and IT in order to achieve business targets.
Establishes a distribution infrastructure plan that meets short- and medium-term developments.
Report on performance and corrective actions of all service providers (daily, weekly and monthly review cycle) of all activities as described below:
Supports daily inbound activities of the DC including priority setting and executes corrective processes for exceptions such as:
Overdue ASN check
Over- and under delivery resolution
Inbound complaint registration
Supports daily outbound activities of the DC including priority setting and executes corrective processes for exceptions such as:
Customer complaint registration
Initiate process improvements for the inbound or outbound activities based on root cause analysis of daily exceptions in the operational processes.
Executes daily checks of interfaces between SAP/Infodis/LSP systems
Ensures stock in SAP is in line with the stock in WMS
Coordinates the rework activities of stocks such as:
Quality issues on request of BG
Customer VAS activities on request of CO
Manages promotional VAS activities on request of marketing You are a part of
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Education: Bachelor’s degree in physical distribution
Minimum 5 years’ experience in IWD related areas
SAP or similar ERP accounting application experience preferred.
Knowledge or experience working with Excel specifically (Vlook up and pivot tables)
Experience within the healthcare or medical manufacturing industry is beneficial
In return, we offer you
We offer experiences and opportunities that add many unexpected and enriching moments to our employees’ lives. Especially when the innovative health technologies and solutions they help develop benefit their own friends and family.
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .
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