Exact Sciences Corporation

Logistics Specialist

Job Locations US-WI-Madison
Req No.
2021-8684
Category
Manufacturing Operations, Facilities & Security
Type
Regular Full-Time

Summary of Major Responsibilities

The Logistics Specialist will provide support to the logistics team, resolve ad-hoc logistics problems, and collect and analyze transportation data. This position works closely with the lab operations, clinical operations, commercial operations, manufacturing, supply chain, warehouse, and distribution teams. The Logistics Specialist will monitor daily reports from carriers to ensure shipments are on track to meet expected delivery dates for inbound and outbound shipments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Exercise logistics support through standard practices and processes.
  • Identify and resolve issues as they arise in logistics.
  • Provide analysis with logistics tools and metrics.
  • Analyze, interpret, and implement key performance metrics for logistics partners.
  • Provide data analysis updates and reports to management in support of tactical and strategic initiatives.
  • Communicate cross-functionally to investigate, research, and resolve all exceptions promptly and include any necessary coordination with other departments.
  • Establish and implement corrective and preventative actions through continuous improvement initiatives; including, but not limited to, lead significant projects on cross-functional teams.
  • Build rapport and maintain effective working relationships with other departments.
  • Maintain excellent interdepartmental communication.
  • Ability to lead and participate in a fast-paced team environment with aggressive deadlines.
  • Ability to influence without direct authority.
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams.
  • Apply an awareness and appreciation of different cultures.
  • Apply excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Apply excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ability to act with an inclusion mindset and model these behaviors for the organization.
  • Ability to work nights and/or weekends, as needed.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds for approximately 5% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 90% of a typical working day.
  • Ability and means to travel between Madison locations.
  • Ability to travel 10% of working time away from work location, may include overnight/weekend travel.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, or related field as outlined in the essential duties; or Associates Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, or related field as outlined in the essential duties and 2 years of relevant experience as outlined in the essential duties in lieu of Bachelor’s Degree; or High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and 4 years of relevant experience as outlined in the essential duties in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5+ years of experience working in logistics.
  • Demonstrated understanding of UPS, FedEx, and DHL systems for domestic and international shipments.
  • Demonstrated understanding of less than load (LTL) and full truckload (FTL) carriers.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in a biotech manufacturing, GMP, and/or ISO13485 environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of export and import processes, controls, and documentation.
  • Experience shipping dangerous goods.
  • Experience with cold chain shipping.

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We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.

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