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Sr. Logistics Specialist- Hazardous Materials

Company: PerkinElmer, Inc.
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:


Location Shelton, ConnecticutUS Job ID JR-033299

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.

Our dedicated team of about 16,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

The Sr. Logistics Specialist is responsible for developing a logistics strategy to optimize product delivery to customers. Enhances product workflow by analyzing and developing logistics plans that affect production, distribution, and inventory. Creates and reviews procedures for distribution and inventory management to maximize customer satisfaction and minimize cost. Operates across multiple functions and interfaces with internal and external customers and suppliers.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

* Own, manage, and act as subject matter expert for selected Regional Logistics responsibilities with minimal support from management.

* Strong understanding of the proper shipping, classification, and regulatory requirements of Hazardous Material Shipping. Regulations like IATA, 49CFR, DOT, ADR, etc.

* Manage daily "Small Package" shipments from the Regional Super Territory Distribution Center (STDC) including coordinating consolidated shipments, preparing documentation and arranging/booking freight with carriers.

* Manage daily "Large Pack" shipments from origin plants to Regional Merge-in-Transit facility to customers

* including proactive management of consolations, resolving exceptions, preparing documentation, and arranging / booking freight with carriers.

* Manage Instrument and consumable returns to the STDC.

* Facilitate consistent and timely delivery of orders to Customers via track, trace, and problem resolution as well as obtain and distribute Carrier Proof of Delivery information as needed.

* Address and resolve any conflicting priorities to the benefit of PKI's business requirements and our Customers.

* Interface with internal and external partners to process shipments. Partners routinely include STDCs, Manufacturing Sites, Freight Forwarders, Global Order Fulfillment, Sales and Service Managers, International Trade Compliance and Accounting.

* Manage and prepare "Export (Dual) License", "Letter of Credit", "Insurance Certifications" and "Cash Against Document" applications for export shipments as required by Regional Logistics teams.

* Research and resolve basic logistics related challenges as they arise.

* Manage Global Trade Solution reports and releases to proactively facilitate extra-ordinary freight shipments.

* Monitor, review, and reconcile key performance reports including PANGI and Carrier Performance.

* Support STDC and Large Pack processes and activities as needed to fulfill orders.

* Create / refine / update Logistics SOPs to meet ISO Standards and requirements.

* Research and resolve Damage and Loss Claims including working with internal partners, Customers, and Insurance providers as needed.

* Organize, update, and improve the Global Logistics SharePoint website.

* Train and educate internal team members as well as internal PKI business partners regarding Logistics owned activities and processes.

* Act as a core team member for various continuous improvement projects including providing Subject matter expert input, testing, and implementation activities.

* Coordinate and expedite complex orders for domestic and international shipments.

* Act as initial escalation point for less experienced team members.

* Support STDC discrepancy resolution, cycle counting, and wall to wall activities.

* Proactively manage and drive EOQ activities including conducting Partner Review Meetings, Hotlist (High Priority) Order Management, and Holiday Impact Analysis and Mitigation Planning.

* Perform other tasks and activities, as capable and as needed, to support our Customers, the Logistics and Materials Management Team, and our Internal and External Partners.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time.

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree and a 5 years' experience in customer order/import/export/distribution processes and policies required.

* Certification or 1 year of experience with Hazardous Material shipping (IATA, 49CFR, DOT, ADR, etc.)


* Associate degree and a 7 years' experience in customer order/import/export/distribution processes and policies required

* Certification or 1 year of experience with Hazardous Material shipping (IATA, 49CFR, DOT, ADR, etc.)


* Highschool diploma/GED and 8 years' experience in customer order/import/export/distribution processes and policies required

* Certification or 1 year of experience with Hazardous Material shipping (IATA, 49CFR, DOT, ADR, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

* Good working knowledge in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other Microsoft Office applications

* Strong capability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, in English is required. Krakow requires at least CEFR strong B2/C1 level.

* Ability to interact effectively & respectfully in a global, multi-lingual, multi-cultural environment.

* Proven time management, prioritization, and flexibility skills to balance shifting priorities.

* Strong SAP knowledge of key Logistics related processes and transactions.

* Strong interpersonal, facilitation, multi-tasking, collaboration, and self-management skills.

* Strong analytical, communicating, problem solving, and project management skills.

* Demonstrated experience as team lead, mentor, or trainer is strongly preferred.

* Participation and/or training in Continuous Improvement Projects and efforts is strongly preferred.

* Willingness and ability to work overtime as needed (i.e. early / late global conference calls and weekend efforts during "End of Month" and "End of Quarter" periods).

* Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally as needed to support Global Team efforts. (i.e. to PKI offices and / or 3PL sites).

Keywords: PerkinElmer, Inc., Hartford , Sr. Logistics Specialist- Hazardous Materials, Professions , Hartford, Connecticut

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