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Logistics Planner

Ori Biotech

Ori Biotech

United Kingdom · Cambridge, UK · Cambridge, MA, USA · United Kingdom
Posted on Monday, November 6, 2023

Logistics Planner

UK, Hybrid – Home/Cambridge

Job Description

The Logistics Planner will be an integral part of our Manufacturing and Supply Chain team, supporting the development of world-class production and distribution function. This is a broadly focused role, providing oversight of everything from raw materials for manufacture, through to finished assemblies across international distribution points.  Alongside being a key interface for our current Contract Manufacturing Partners (CMO) based in the UK, you will play a significant part in the development of our wider Planning and Logistics footprint as we establish our US-based operation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and organise production and distribution for Manufacturing and Supply
  • Identify and implement process procedures/improvements associated with Manufacturing and Supply that result in improved Logistics performance
  • Proactively build productive/collaborative working relationships within all internal-facing Commercial and Manufacturing teams
  • Facilitate the shipping management of all material to all external-facing partners and distribution facilitators
  • Lead transportation management for movements of all materials for Manufacturing and Supply
  • Oversight of 3PL operations
  • Responsible for tracking and monitoring of all goods movement ex warehouse and distribution centres
  • Identify ‘best practise’ drive class leading SLAs, create intelligent KPI reports (OTIF, lead time etc..) for management purposes
  • Ensures timely escalation of any delivery issues


  • Experience in complex Medical / Pharma / Hi-Tech-Industrial planning & logistics
  • Customer and delivery focussed both internally & externally
  • Knowledge of National & International inventory, materials & product movement
    • Experience of dealing with USA, both “inside US” and Customs advantageous
    • Knowledge of International Freighting post Brexit advantageous
  • Experience facilitating complex Manufacturing & Supply infrastructures
  • Experience of delivery to multi-location medical facilities, potentially via 3PL
  • Significant Manufacturing & Supply exposure to ERP/MRP systems and all MS Tools
  • Co-ordinating complex web-hosted 3PL portals / websites for end-to-end goods delivery


  • Strong commercial acumen, and customer focus
  • Thrives in fast paced, dynamic start-up environment
  • Strong organisational and planning skills, alongside strong data driven analytical skills
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to quickly changing priorities
  • Proactive effective communicator with internal and external Stakeholders
  • Passionate about enabling patient access to life-saving cell and gene therapies
Contract Type: Permanent

Please send an up to date CV, with salary expectations with a short cover note indicating your suitability to recruitment@oribiotech.com

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