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Logistics Coordinator

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: New Britain, Pennsylvania, US, 18901

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Position Summary: Logistics Coordinator

Under minimum supervision, this position serves as the inbound/outbound scheduler for three distribution sites utilizing the WM transportation calendar/Web based tools. This person will be the primary contact for all inbound transportation scheduling working with carriers, logistics providers and other Teva team members.


**This is a 1st Shift position**


Essential Duties & Responsibilities             

  • Is the inbound receiving point of contact for all distribution sites
  • Creates the slotting capacity for the three Teva distribution sites
  • Follows the process of carrier performance and compliance by documenting and tracking for monthly metric preparation and performance improvement
  • Investigates inbound transportation issues such as delays, appropriate temperature set points, non-compliance
  • Working directly with transportation carriers, logistic providers and internal personnel scheduling all inbound receipts. Contacts carriers and supports the Supply Chain Logistics department for outbound scheduling
  • Enters all appointment schedules into the master scheduler promptly.  Tracks arrival and delays of carriers with communication to the distribution team.  Maintains the master scheduler with appropriate communicate when changes occur
  • Prints and prepares all inbound receiving documents prior to arrival of the shipments including, AWB/BOL, packing slip, delivery orders and identifies any missing information preventing the receiving team from the systemic receipt prior to arrival
  • Prepares international folders for Custom Compliance
  • Utilizes radio frequency (RF) system and operates fork-lift to unload trucks, receive shipments, and put-away inventory as a back-up to the receiving team when time permits
  • Assists in implementing and incorporating stated 5S and OPEX initiatives as needed

Follows Teva Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures

Other duties, as assigned; or as business needs require- i.e. general housekeeping, labeling product, cycle counting via RF system, etc.

Primary Outcomes:

  • Exemplary attendance
  • Proficiency and accuracy of work completed according to SOPs and cGMPs
  • Work performed in an ethical and safe manner according to DEA & OSHA regulations, as well as company policies.

Basic Skills Required:

  • Strong customer service skills both internally and externally
  • Ability to multi-task and change priorities throughout the day
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Complete understanding of inbound scheduling, shipping and receiving requirements, system applications and inbound suppliers
  • Proficiency in WM, Outlook, Excel and Word




  • Inbound transportation scheduling (1 year preferred)
  • Customer service skills (1 year preferred)
  • OPEX/Performance Tracking
  • Warehousing and distribution


Physical Requirements:  Regularly required to stand/sit up to 8.0 hrs. Specific vision abilities required are a minimum of 20/40 close vision, 20I40 distance vision, peripheral vision of at least 120 degrees combined, normal depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Must wear his/her corrective lenses, if needed to meet the requirement.  Must be able to hear audible alarms and communications.


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Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

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