Head of Logistics

Head of Logistics (f/m/d) 100%. Visp, CH

Bacthera is a leading contract development and manufacturing partner (CDMO) for biotech and pharma customers. We enable our customers to bring life-changing treatments to patients. We operate from our headquarters in Basel (CH) and have production facilities in Denmark and Switzerland. We bring together best-in-class, complementary capabilities and we are the first CDMO globally to provide a full supply chain that offers manufacturing of live bacteria strains for therapeutic use.

Create your own future as:

 Head of Logistics (f/m/d) 100%

 You will be responsible for planning, setting up and running the department of logistics in our new commercial GMP production plant in Visp to ensure the services according to current state-of-the-art high-quality requirements. Coordination and optimization of the logistic management from projects, organization and value stream perspective will be part of your role as well as ensuring & monitoring the achievements of defined targets. You will live the vision and culture of the company and cultivate the exchange of information

My Main tasks will be…

  • Accountable for our site in Visp for the warehousing and material management activities related to receiving, issuing, material storage, material handling (disposition, consumption and process order bookings), allocation of direct and indirect material to support manufacturing, and disposition
  • Responsibility for inbound and outbound logistics as well as warehouse and inventory management (i.e. cold chain requirements)
  • Accountable for leading and directing accurate & compliant setup, execution and governance of physical material flows and warehousing activities for the site in Visp ensuring a reliable global market supply through transparent and accurate planning information, launch coordination, label management, product change and transfer management, as well as the associated SAP/MES system including master data management
  • Responsible for driving standardization, optimization for all warehouse processes to ensure compliant product storage, transportation and distribution to optimize time and costs
  • You create and monitor the logistic KPI’s (e.g. evaluation of TARGET & ACTUAL values) and regularly coordinate them with the management
  • You further develop internal company processes with colleagues across departments
  • You have the budget responsibility of the logistics teams
  • Support logistic audits

I bring with me…

  • University Degree preferably in Supply Chain/Logistics or further education in the field of Logistics
  • You have several years of professional experience in a management position and in logistics or in a comparable position (e.g. as regional manager, operations manager, logistics manager, project manager) within the regulated GMP environment in Biotechnology / Pharma/Chemicals industry
  • You are an independent, solution-oriented and responsible person
  • You bring along an economic thinking ability
  • Acts and behaves as a role model to leverage entire Site Logistics organization
  • You know how to lead, motivate and inspire employees
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks to tight deadlines
  • You have good IT skills in the area of merchandise management and MS Office
  • Fluency in German and English is required

My reasons for choosing Bacthera…

  • Innovative and fast-growing start-up company with short decision-making processes
  • Flexible working hours (possibility of Home Office)
  • Motivated, agile and multinational team
  • Very good pension fund and attractive salary
  • Fringe benefits (e.g. Lunch card, deduction at different stores, Job ticket for public transport)
  • Interesting and diversified tasks

This is the opportunity to be part of a fast-growing start-up company, where decisions are taken fast and where you can actively participate in shaping our future. If this sounds exciting to you, we are looking forward to hear more about you.

Please send all your documents (motivation letter, CV, letter of references, diplomas, etc.) to Ms. Sandra Gamboni, Global Head of HR. hr@bacthera.com

I am looking forward to your application!

Sandra Gamboni
Global Head of HR