BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) EDC Transport Planner in Temse, Belgium

Job Description Summary

The EDC Transport Planner will play an active role fulfilling the E-DC quality policy:

“The European Distribution Center will consistently satisfy customer needs by delivering the right product, in good condition, on time, with the right documentation at the optimum cost.

This will be achieved through customer focused continuous improvement and compliance embedded in processes & practices.”

He/She will be responsible for the Daily Management and Optimization of Mode and Carrier Selection

for 000’s of orders/day in line with customer requirements (with a focus on freight savings). He/She will report to the EDC Transport and Warehouse planning manager.

Job Description

  • Ensuring accurate and timely planning of all incoming orders according to existing service level agreements,

  • Plans transport in the most optimized way (Cost, Service)

  • Optimizes container/truck loads

  • Selects the appropriate carrier/ mode

  • Strict follow-up of operational process, taking into account priority setting on transport availability;

  • Operational processes include:

  • Transportation booking

  • Special planning

  • Transport shipment creation

  • Warehouse shipment creation

  • Close communication with EDC Warehouse planners, local customer services (Europe, EMA, Interco), carriers (booking requests);

  • Ensuring continuous follow-up of performance status EDC Outbound on transport management (freight savings).

  • Follows up and documents exceptions (missed savings opportunities, exceptional transport requests)

  • Interact with customer services on order status, transportation planning related problems

  • Provide logistic expertise towards customer services, procurement, operations team

Primary Work Location

BEL Temse - Laagstraat

Additional Locations

Work Shift

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.