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Planning & Logistics Specialist- 2nd shift

Transportation and Logistics



Millburn, New Jersey, United States

Planning & Logistics Specialist- 2nd shift

Job ID


Mar 12, 2024


About the Role

At Advanced Accelerator Applications, a Novartis company, we are committed to leading innovation in nuclear medicine and delivering the next generation of targeted radioligand therapy to cancer patients. We are looking for experienced Supply Chain professionals to help us reach our ambitious goals.

The Planning and Logistics specialist ensures that customer orders are processed to plan production and carried out with precision to make sure the customer receives their products on time, while also act as a customer service representative and aftersales specialist, being the single point of contact for the customers. Responsible from central production, capacity planning and logistics activities for all sites in the US. Create Supply Plans at site level which incorporate Production plan and Logistic plan & ensure that the production plans are accurately reflected in 3Agest System.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Manage the production and shipments ensuring that product is produced, shipped & released on time.

• Ensuring the couriers are fully informed about the shipments, delivery instructions and delivery times.

• Preparing shipping documents for export shipments.

• Making sure Customs and FDA releases are on time for all import shipments.

• Making schedules to plan drivers and outsourced transports

• Booking the flights and other means of transport to get the products to the customer on time

• Tracking shipments to ensure on time deliveries.

• Ensure direct communication with Customer Service / next point of supply chain, plant internal and -external stakeholders & partners with regard to internal changes.

• Providing solutions for risen problems or difficulties. Optimize local planning processes such as excess doses, throughput time and waiting times of sources.

• Represent the point of contact for follow-up on time delivery dates & escalating changes related to supply.

• Own and manage the planning parameters in planning system.

NOTE: Wednesday- Saturday 2:30P-1AM AND Sunday-Wednesday 2:30P-1AM work schedules available. Must be open to coming in earlier or staying later as needed.

Shift differential available.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know the nature of your request, your contact information and the job requisition number in your message:

Role Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

Education: Bachelors' degree in logistics/supply chain management or related training with 2+ years of experience in high demand logistics OR Masters' degree in relevant area with no years of experience required.

 Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks based on demand.

 Problem solving ability in cross-functional and multi-cultural environment.

 Operating with integrated ERP tools. Proficient with MS Excel.

 Highly organized with strong orientation process / project management orientation

 Ability to adapt flexible working hours

 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

 Demonstrates strong personal ethics and responsibility to purpose.

Why Novartis: Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us! Learn more here:

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $88,000.00 and $132,000 per year; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/24 through 12/31/24 fluctuations in the job market may necessitate adjustments to pay ranges during this period. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

You can find everything you need to know about our benefits and rewards in the Novartis Life Handbook:

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations:

The Novartis Group of Companies are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] call +1[Register to View] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

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Business Unit

Radio Ligand Therapy




Millburn, NJ

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Functional Area

Technical Operations

Job Type

Full Time

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