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Logistics Operations Leader Germany/Austria m/f

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/9/2018 5:50:02 AM
  • 3055232
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Global Services
Location(s): Germany; Butzbach (Hessen) near Frankfurt


About Us:
GE Healthcare provides transformational medical
technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable
healthcare around the world. GE works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough
challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery,
biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps
medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.



Role Summary:
As the Logistics Operations Leader Germany and Austria f/m you will be responsible for the management of warehousing, consolidation, transportation in Germany and Austria. This includes initiating improvements in logistics operation & facilitates a strategic outlook that will better serve all stakeholders. The Logistics Leader f/m is acting as the single point of contact for all Logistics related topics for GE Healthcare Systems Service in the respective region.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role you will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Acting as single point of contact for the Healthcare Systems Service organization and the different stakeholders
  • Overcome road blocks to ensure shipment is made in line with internal and external customers’ requirements
  • Establish and maintain focus on safety, driving 0 Lost Time Accident initiative
  • Develop, coach and lead the small local logistics team, setting measurable goals and objectives to evaluate success
  • Monitoring the operational performance and KPI’s of Logistics Service Providers
  • On Time Shipment and Spare-Parts Logistics for the Ultrasound and Diagnostic Imaging product lines
  • Parts Escalation process, Carrier follow up (delays)
  • Validation of KPI dashboards and communication of results & reports to stakeholders
  • Identification of (continuous) improvement opportunities at warehouse location
  • Project Management of outbound distribution optimization projects
  • Identification of saving opportunities for warehousing and transportation
  • Logistics Purchase Orders management and invoice approval and coordinate them with Freight Payment partners
  • Developing potential service providers jointly with the sourcing department
  • Coordination of Physical Inventory (PI) at the service providers warehouse and coordinate between the different departments as finance, OTR and others


He/She will be located in our Logistics Operations Centre in Butzbach - Magnapark.

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or significant work experience in logistics, material management, warehousing, or supply chain management
  • Proven experience working in logistics, engineering, or supply chain management
  • Experience in Export management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, i.e. Excel, Power Point, and Word
  • Full professional proficiency in German and English language


Desired Characteristics:
  • First experience in leading a team
  • Lean Expertise, including Lean Six Sigma process methodology
  • Strong communication and analytical skills, including experience with communicating with others from different counties and cultures
  • Ability to energize, develop and build rapport at all levels within the organization
  • Proven ability to execute, multi-task, and deliver on commitments
  • Experience working in a compliant supply chain and highly regulated industrial environment


Locations: Germany; Butzbach (Hessen) near Frankfurt

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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