Offers “Merckgroup”

30 days agoMerckgroup

Logistic Expert (GMP)

  • Singapore (Central)
  • Teaching

Job description

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


We are a leading science and technology company. Our life science business offers a broad range of innovative products and services to biotech and pharmaceutical drug therapies businesses. Through dedicated collaboration with the scientific and engineering communities, and as one of the top three R&D investors in the life science tools industry, the brand serves as a strategic partner to customers and helps advance the promise of life science. 


Your Role

As Logistics Expert at our Life Sciences you will be part of the rapidly growing organization providing best-in-class biosafety testing services for biopharmaceutical companies across the APAC region. In this role you will be responsible for planning and management of materials to ensure timely and efficient delivery of testing services for our biopharmaceutical and biotech customers.

The Logistics Expert will coordinate shipping and receiving of client samples and GMP storage of client cell banks within the Test Articles Receipt and Biorepository laboratories. You will maintain accurate records, handle deviations, drive process improvements and ensure lab areas are fit for purpose and compliant to regulatory, local and global requirements. Within the support services function you will also support inventory management and ensure that all the departments within the facility have adequate access to the materials they need.


This role covers entire process flow from contact set-up with commercial team, management of on-site storage, through to shipment of client material. The post holder will be able to perform the following functions:


Brief role description:  

·  Implement and optimize processes for ensure the timely provision of materials through timely requisitions, efficient stock management (min-max, 6S, …) and timely adjustment based on global supply chain situations to maintain appropriate stock levels. 
·  Receive, verify and transfer client samples to the respective testing labs and ensure traceability through maintenance of accurate system transactions, using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System.
·  Perform global inter-site shipment of materials and external shipment of client materials via qualified shipment couriers in line with Quality Management System and client Quality Agreements.
·  Carries out housekeeping and works with facility teams to ensure that Test Article Receipt and  Biorepository laboratories are secure, fit for purpose and maintained in the validated state according to local, global and regulatory requirements.  
·  Host client, regulatory and internal audits of Test Article Receipt and Biorepository areas by addressing auditor queries, provide documentation (SOPs and records), host laboratory visits and provide overview presentations.
·  Coaches and trains junior team members on lab procedures and systems
·  Ensures a safe and healthy work environment at all times by not only complying with but actively embracing health and safety policies and procedures, ensuring the safety of yourself and others within the workplace.
·  Leads lab projects related to equipment validations, shipping procedures, management workflows, continuous improvement, CAPA’s, etc
·  Generates/Revises Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and lab records as required, and maintains all records and archive as appropriate following applicable SOPs.
·  Performs investigations, handles deviations and owns CAPAs and change controls at site level


Who You Are:


·  Degree in relevant technical discipline (Supply Chain/Science/Engineering).


·  Minimum 4 years of experience in operations in regulated environment
·  Minimum 2 years of experience in material management, procurement, supply chain or related area
·  Prior experience in any of the following areas will be advantageous:
·  Experience in GMP pharma/biotech manufacturing environment
·  Experience working in biological laboratory (BSL-2)
·  Experience leading investigations, CAPA’s and change control
·  Set-up and use of ERP/LIMS (SAP, Oracle,…) modules for inventory management, procurement and sample traceability.


Core competencies:

·  Safety and Quality
·  Adheres to health and safety procedures and actively takes necessary action when encountering unsafe situations
·  Is organized and pays attention to detail
·  Adheres to SOPs and protocols, and ensures compliance to site policies and regulations
·  Problem solving and drive
·  Uses logic to solve problems with effective solutions
·  Enjoys working hard; is action-oriented and determined to provide best-in-class service
·  Pursues everything with energy, drive and the need to finish, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks
·  Personal and interpersonal skills
·  Relates well to all kinds of people in the organization, builds constructive and effective relationships using diplomacy and tact
·  Is seen as a team player, cooperative and encourages collaboration
·  Is customer oriented and prioritizes work to meet customer requirements



·  Ability to work overtime or flexible shifts from time to time to receive urgent client shipments 


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at


Job Requisition ID:  214202

Location:  Singapore

Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)

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Careers during Covid-19
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US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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