Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, we are uniquely positioned to break down the barriers between each of these steps.
Our mission of Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives is at the heart of our corporate culture. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence.
The company is represented in over 100 countries. It has manufacturing facilities in 9 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries, and an international network of dealers.
The company is headquartered in Nussloch, Germany. Visit LeicaBiosystems.com for more information.
Description This position will be home based, with frequent travel to sites across the EMEA region. Position Summary :
Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation used in Anatomical Pathology and Cancer Diagnostics.
With continued strong global growth, Leica Biosystems (LBS) is continuing to invest in our Global Supply Chain organization.
The Regional Distribution Director EMEA will be a member of the Global Supply Chain leadership team, and will have responsibility for inbound and outbound logistics, distribution center operations management and regional trade compliance across the EMEA region.
This position will be accountable for driving continuous improvement in quality, service and cost year over year. The candidate will drive continued improvement of the LBS customer experience by using the Danaher Business System (DBS) lean tools.
They will establish a regional distribution strategy which aligns to the EMEA business requirements, and ensure successful implementation and sustainment of process improvements.
Leica Biosystems sells a diverse range of Cancer Diagnostics and Pathology instruments and consumables internationally. Ideally the candidate will have proven experience of distribution and logistics management of dangerous goods, instruments, cold chain items through ocean, air, truck and small pack global transportation modes.
This position is considered a growth role within the organization with potential for expanded leadership opportunities. The candidate must have experience developing and managing regional teams.
They will be comfortable networking with internal and external stakeholders and partners. They should also be excellent analysts and capable of taking complex data sets and distilling it into actionable information.
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Qualifications Required Education, Experience, Skills :
Education : Appropriate experience in EMEA Distribution and Logistics
Experience / Skills :
Desired Education, Experience, Skills :
Education : Bachelor’s minimum, Master of Science, Master of Supply chain or / and MBA preferred
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Physical Demands & Working Environment :
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, bend, talk and hear.
The employee must occasionally lift and / or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
This position will require heavy travel by car and flying in and out of airports with possible long wait times.
To Apply :
Leica Biosystems is committed to attracting and retaining the most highly qualified candidates available. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company.
With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.
As a Leica Biosystems employee you will be consistently challenged to deliver your best.
If you are ready for this challenge, submit your resume for consideration.
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Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide.
Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions.
Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage.
We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries.
We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders.
Come join our winning team.