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When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Priority Solutions International, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a Life Science specialty logistics provider. Our focus on product integrity across the full supply chain including samples, urgent care and trade product is best-in-class and aligned with Life Science Quality Assurance requirements. Our industry business intelligence across multiple clients, adherence to regulatory requirements and deviation prevention mechanisms provides both tangible and intangible cost savings. This is why the largest global pharmaceutical companies have come to rely on us to support their very specific logistics needs. http://www.prioritysolutions.com

Position Summary
This individual assumes full responsibility for Distribution Center (DC) and Warehousing operations. This individual is ultimately responsible for delivering unprecedented service levels to clients through strategic Development of areas of accountability. This individual will also be responsible for the financial performance of DC’s, providing pricing for new business and performance against pricing, P & L performance, revenue targets and cost controls as well as managing to yearly corporate performance objectives. This individual will continuously review processes, performance measures, technology and staffing to identify efficiency opportunities and operational optimization.

Distribution Center Efficiencies

  • Establish clear priorities for each facility in support of organizational and strategic objectives and reprioritizing as necessary to meet objectives
  • Establish clear priorities for Quality Program in support of organizational and strategic objectives and reprioritizing as necessary to meet objectives
  • Identify needs for technology, work with IT to design technological solutions and integration requirements and lead the implementation of new technology and processes in the Distribution Centers.
  • Insure staffing levels meet optimal production levels and cost savings.
  • Insure fulfillment schedules and client target dates and schedule deadlines are met.
  • Ensure with any startup endeavor that the services proposed are the best blend of efficiency, cost-effectiveness and outstanding service levels
  • Review measures according to established schedules
  • Report Executive Critical Measures to Executive Team monthly
  • Conduct Monthly reviews with Executive Management to ensure profitability targets are met.

Strategic Planning

  • Provide yearly analysis of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of and to the distribution centers and warehouse operations, as well as Quality Programs, consistent with the strategic planning process and target dates.
  • Establish with Executive Management the strategic direction for the Distribution and Warehouse Operations.
  • Establish with Executive Management the strategic direction for the Quality Program
  • Lead warehouse operations teams to provide strategic plan drafts to the Executive Team in support of the Organizational Strategic Planning.
  • Provide Quarterly Strategic Plan Implementation Reviews and offer recommendations for change as the year progresses.
  • Participate and contribute to organizational strategy planning (12, 24, 36 month strategy)

Distribution Center and Account Profitability Management

  • Partner with finance to develop forecasted profitability analysis for any new business endeavor and manage to the profitability targets established.
  • Identify profitability issues and propose resolutions to Management

Project Management

  • Audit change management endeavors to ensure proper risk assessments are completed, project plans are developed, project prioritization, status and progress reports are being communicated effectively to staff and Executive Management.
  • Review project proposals to determine goals, time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of resources.
  • Ensures that all project plans are complete in that they have specific goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources.

Employee Management/Development

  • Keep the pulse on customer satisfaction and assume full responsibility for team performance, employee reviews, team development, coaching and counseling to achieve outstanding performance
  • Motivate and develop a team focused on outstanding customer service
  • Strong representative of the management team and promote a high quality work culture to achieve maximum results
  • Responsible for regular management updates that affect both positively and negatively the overall health of the organization
  • Identify issues, resolve issues or at minimum present alternatives for resolution to their management
  • Leverage and coordinate internal resources and knowledge of the full PSI team to deliver best-in-class customer satisfaction levels
  • Establish clear priorities for each team member in support of departmental, organizational and strategic objectives and reprioritizing as necessary to meet objectives
  • Ensure timely and accurate invoices to clients with payment according to terms.
  • Leverage and coordinate internal resources and knowledge of the full PSI team to deliver best-in-class customer satisfaction levels


  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problem

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline and/or equivalent experience. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of management experience in a complex distribution environment.
  • Demonstrated results through influence of direct and indirect reporting relationships in a matrixed environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills both written and verbal and the ability to facilitate team interactions.
  • The ability to effectively use data in problem solving and to evaluate process changes and impacts.
  • Ability to partner with and influence key stakeholders including Finance, Quality, Human Resources, and the Commercial team.
  • Ability to influence and communicate at all levels in the organization.
  • Lean and/or Six-Sigma Experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience within a cGMP environment is valuable.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.

Apply today at http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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