Shipping Specialist - 23 Month Contract

Job description

Sigmar Recruitment have an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Shipping Specialist to work with our rapidly expanding client in Cork. This is a 23 month contract role with the potential for extension.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination of incoming and outgoing commercial and clinical shipments (domestic and international) across a busy manufacturing site.

Core Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate shipments of commercial and clinical products across the globe
  • Develop and implement shipping SOPs and processes, ensuring inspection readiness is maintained at all times
  • Endeavour to increase the profile of the shipping function across the site with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Log all shipping transactions on Oracle ERP to ensure full traceability
  • Assist in the selection of transport carriers
  • Support the management of onsite shipping readiness processes
  • Resolve shipping deviations quickly and efficiently
  • Manage all shipping documentation including customs paperwork and licensing
  • Ensure all shipping operations are carried out in accordance with GDP/GMP standards

Candidate Specification:

  • Level 8 Degree in Logistics/Supply Chain Management or relevant Business discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years direct international logistics experience
  • Strong commercial invoicing experience
  • Solid experience working with freight forwarders, air/land carriers, warehouse personnel and internal stakeholders (QA, Supply Planning, Manufacturing/ Packaging) across the supply chain process
  • Cold chain experience
  • Pharmaceutical distribution experience including GDP/ GMP/ GCP regulations and Customs/FDA import experience
  • Working knowledge of Oracle or other relevant ERP systems
  • Project Management Certification desired but not essential

If this sounds like the role for you, call Rebecca on 021-4847137 or email your CV to, TODAY!


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