Logistics Process Specialist

Logistics Process Specialist


Make a positive impact in a team where it means more

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies

Here you can feel a strong connection to the patient. It’s what drives us every day. We are united behind one mission – finding the best solution to put our patients first. Play a critical role in making this happen, delivering our innovative medicines all the way until they reach our patients.

We now have a new opportunity for a Distribution Process Specialist to join our team at our Macclesfield campus. In this role, you will primarily be responsible for co-ordinating processes and resources to identify process improvements.

You will support junior staff by providing guidance and advice on reporting requirements, and develop existing tools and processes to identify areas of improvement ensuring business continuity of the function.

What you’ll do:

Find opportunities to improve processes and provides practical solutions for function, allowing it to operate more efficiently while reducing business continuity risks

Develop processes for continuous business improvements, planning, prioritising, implementing and tracking the delivery of various elements of business improvement projects

Identify critical areas requiring intervention and support to ensure business continuity and generate business improvement within specific functions. Support programs for implementing solutions in these areas

Act as a technical owner within Business Improvement with a deep understanding of processes and internal regulations

Support the integration of business improvement through regular communication with cross-functional teams

Ensure that Business Improvement team assembles key reports for analysis that identifies major opportunities for improvements and threats to business continuity

Ensure current and future business processes are aligned to the business strategy and undertakes business improvement initiatives where this is not the case

Keeps own knowledge of best practice and new relevant developments up to date

Represent the “Deliver” function in the Regional Processing Network whilst demonstrating enterprise-thinking

Represent the “Deliver” function in the Business Process Management forums

Support in UK Logistics role when required.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (or equivalent experience)

  • Experience in Business Improvement within a pharmaceutical or clinical environment

  • Knowledge of relevant developments in the area of strategy and portfolio management

  • Ability to solve complex problems within a variety of scenarios

There are so many fantastic employee benefits that AstraZeneca offer! A competitive salary, private healthcare, a fantastic holiday allowance, phenomenal training and development opportunities, and much more.

So, what’s next…

Are you already envisioning yourself in this role? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you!

We look forward to receiving your application no later than midnight Sunday 27th February

Competitive Salary and Benefits

Opening date: 16/02/2022

Closing date: 27/02/2022

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