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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Job Description

An EMEA Transport and Logistics Manager is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our midlands based client. This is an opportunity to join a select team with our major multinational client.

Role of this position

  • To lead and direct all aspects of the transportation network associated with the EMEA region.
  • Control of transportation guidelines, policies and activities within the region.
  • Control and assure efficient, compliant and cost-effective shipping standards
  • Provide functional expertise in Freight procurement and management
  • Select best in class global partners
  • Lead RFQ and negotiations for global road, air and sea freight rates
  • Partner with all freight partners/operations to ensure best practice and deliver excellent service at best cost
  • Negotiate contract terms, SOP's and rates with carriers and freight forwarders
  • Develop, implement and monitor KPI's Initiate and drive annual CIP's to support the company's financial objectives
  • Responsible for building annual budgets, supporting monthly performance to budget reporting and analysis
  • Manage day-to-day operational activities associated with EMEA Transport
  • Develop and implement the Global Transportation Strategy for the EMEA region


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent years of directly related experience
  • Min. 10 years Logistics work experience in a regulated medical device/Pharmaceutical industry is desirable
  • Demonstrated experience leading RFQ's in a transport environment
  • A strong leader with exceptional influencing skills
  • Strong systems and technical knowledge - experience of SAP and Tableau

Please call Gillian Dunphy today for further information on 061-365969 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 190