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Global Primary Transportation Director

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Primary Global Transportation Operations (Raw Materials and Inter-Company flows) at strategic level with direct impact to Service Levels and P&L.
  • Drive best practices across businesses and optimize the primary flows of Transportation.
  • Increase Transportation OTIF to factories based on product availability.
  • Improve the total cost of primary transportation.
  • Support the inventory optimization strategy by setting up agile and cost competitive transportation systems.
  • Bring the highest priority to safety and protection of the environment in Transport Ops.
  • Validate & maintain all Primary Transport transactions inside our ERP (SAP).
  • Deploy a month / quarter and year end program to ensure perfect control of Raw Materials and Semi-Finished Goods in transit, G.I. process, etc.
  • Increase Traceability levels developing future connectivity models.
  • Customs & compliance: Responsible for ensuring compliance of external logistics operations with applicable customs laws and regulations for domestic and international transportation.


We value:

  • Team player and network builder.
  • Transportation leadership and subject expert in Global Operations.
  • Proven expertise managing global Control Towers
  • Experience on leading an improvement agenda with key Transportation vendors.
  • Negotiation skills with Transportation vendors
  • 10 years of successful track record in Transportation management and leadership
  • Professional English.
  • Logistics/Transportation field of education.


We offer:

  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment.
  • Opportunity to lead the Global Primary Transport Pillar within an energized Customer Supply Network organization.
  • Lead the Digital Agenda for Secondary Transportation in Firmenich. (Transport IoT)
  • Development in an environment of big ideas and great camaraderie.
  • Work in very close proximity to our business in a global and intercultural environment