Coordinator, Logistics

United States, Greenwood (South Carolina)

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

The Coordinator, Logistics is the connecting link between Sales, CSR, and the Distribution Centers. This colleague will ensure smooth shipping activity through creation and maintenance of schedules. They will manage freight payment to ensure payment is rendered to carriers within terms. Responsibilities include report writing and SOP writing as necessary. You will own and manage certain shipping routes and act as an internal CSR for the customer service team by ensuring product gets to the customer on time with appropriate documents and labels.

Key responsibilities:

  • Order Fulfillment throughout the domestic supply chain network

  • Transfer inventory throughout the network

  • Look over orders pending shipment report to determine which orders need to ship

  • Prepare those orders to be pulled by warehouse associates for loading on trucks

  • Print all C of A’s for each order shipping to customer

  • Prepare all paperwork and generate master bill of lading

  • 3PL Warehouse Support – transportation, order fulfillment , & cGMP audit support/oversight to all outside DCs

  • Liaison to CSR’s & Sales – process improvement, supply chain optimization with respect to the 3PLs

  • Troubleshoot delivery issues across the network

  • Transportation Cost Analysis – cost/benefit; TL vs LTL, utilize small parcel

  • Perform other duties as assigned. Work with the warehouses to manage/coordinate and request disposition of aged inventories

  • Confirm and ship all LIG, PAL, PLD and DHS Licap transfer shipments in Domestic/Canada. Including Small Parcel – FedEx management, Truckload (TL), Less than Truckload (LTL), PR Shipment, Ocean – door to door ocean service: GWD-JAX-BQN-customer, Air – working on single POC with Caribex via MIA to SJU direct

Key requirements:

  • Associate degree in business, logistics, science, or engineering preferred. High School Diploma or GED required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and other computer skills

  • Prior experience in shipping, warehouse, or distribution strongly preferred

  • SAP experience strongly preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision with strong attention to detail

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Reference: R46952