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      October 01,2021
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    Regional Transport Supervisor

    Job Description

    An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Regional Transport Supervisor to work for Smiths Medical based in Nijmegen, Netherlands. Reporting to the Global Transportation & Trade Compliance Sr. Manager you will manage and support the daily transportation activities in the EMEA region. You will ensure that shipments into or out of the organization are handled in timely manner, safely and withing budget constraints. You will also coordinate with outside companies that provide freight services.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Implement global Transportation strategies and plans for assigned region’s Supply Chain
    • Provide regional Transportation spend and shipment visibility including shipment tracking, freight budgeting, reporting, and analysis.
    • Conduct Monthly and Quarterly carrier reviews to discuss operational requirements and hold transportation providers accountable to their KPIs.
    • Lead, support and supervise the external Transport Management System in managing the European transportation service providers for the inbound, outbound and intercompany lanes.
    • Responsible for delivering on all short and long-term transportation requirements to/from global suppliers, manufacturing plants, distribution centres, and customer locations involving all modes of transportation including air cargo, ocean, full truckload, less-than-truckload, and small parcel.
    • Lead regional transportation cost reduction projects to drive down overall supply chain costs and lead global lead time reduction projects with all carriers to drive down inventory at the global DC’s and to prevent backorders.

    Diversity & Inclusion

    We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.

    The Individual

    • Proven experience in a Regional or Global Transportation role.
    • Experience in broad distribution, logistics or supply chain management.
    • Able to motivate both internal and external suppliers and customers to meet strategic and tactical goals and objectives.
    • Able to follow new policies and procedures for transportation and logistics management.
    • Strong logistics strategy, critical thinking and analytical skills.
    • Interpersonal and influencing skills.

    About Smiths

    At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that meet our customers' evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around 23,000 colleagues, based in 55 countries. Our solutions have a real impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical to our customers’ operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility, enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a business with an almost 170 year history of innovation, and five global divisions, all experts in their field.

    About Smiths Medical

    Smiths Medical is always looking for people with a passion to positively impact the health and wellbeing of people around the world. If you have a curious mind, relish a challenge and want to make a difference then bring your talents here and your opportunities are endless. We're proud that we've been helping propel the human world forwards during our 160-year history of innovation. By looking at things differently. By adapting and never standing still. And by always thinking big we have introduced some of the most trusted brand names in healthcare. Today we're an aligned global business 8,000 colleagues, that touches the lives of 7 people every second across the globe. So whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out on your career, our global scale and focus on growth means great career opportunities for the right colleagues. There's never been a better time to join Smiths. And help us create the future.

    Job Reference: MEDEMEA00592
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