Director* Warehouse & Transportation (Global)


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We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.


Director* Warehouse & Transportation (Global) 


Your main responsibilities are:

•    Develop a company's global short- and long-term goals, logistic and network strategy. Ensure resilient warehouse and distribution network which meets current and future needs of BioNTech
•    Build efficient internal and external logistic network and prepare operations for expected challenges, plan and create strategy within the international structure and distribution mode
•    Lead and coordinates SC projects on global base, development of solutions to complex logistics support problems e.g. warehouse landscape, 3PL selection, 3PL performance, SAP integration)
•    Develop and extend control tower to assure supply chain transparency and constantly improve supply chain sustainability and resilience
•    Establish global standards and policies across network and assure implementation per site
•    Set and benchmark supply chain KPIs for productivity, speed and order accuracy, analyze data collected implementing process improvements. Develop digital twins for simulation purpose and to optimize operational logistics with close alignment of interface partners
•    Ensure inventory levels and warehouse utilization, monitor standard warehousing and fulfilment procedures such as receiving, picking, and packing, for speed, efficiency, and quality of throughput
•    Explore and implement digitalization strategies to foster innovation and automation as well as lean logistic operations

What you have to offer: 

•    Successfully completed Studies or Education in the fields of Supply Chain Management and/or Logistics/ International Business Administration / Economics
•    Proven experience of more then 10 years in responsible logistics roles, especially in the field of warehouse and transportation (preferably in the process-/pharmaceutical industry)
•    Strong experience in working in a global and cross-sites network with hub structures
•    More than 7 years of direct and lateral leadership experience. Proficient leadership and interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to lead a diverse team and multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
•    Excellent knowledge of GDP regulations and requirements, expertise in warehouse management and transportation procedures and best practices
•    Strong decision making, analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Fluent in English and German

Benefits for you:


  • Flexible Working Time
  • Mobile Office
  • Work from EU Countries
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses

... and much more.


Have we kindled your pioneering spirit? 


Then apply now for our location Mainz and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 5442 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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