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Global Logistics Manager

Company: Rapid Micro Biosystems
Location: Worcester
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Job Description:

Winning the race to bring new healthcare products safely to a waiting world drives Rapid Micro Biosystems (RMB) to combine today’s innovative technologies as never before. Your career at RMB puts you at the center of diverse global teams that span robotics, AI, Machine Learning, imaging, microbiology, and more, re-shaping how urgently needed pharmaceuticals are made, tested, and released for decades to come. The sky’s the limit.

Careers at RMB are fast-moving, with the high growth you’d expect from a world leader in microbiology automation. Advancement at RMB affords an opportunity to achieve your personal goals and develop your passions, in an inclusive environment where every employee has the resources and opportunities to hone their skills. You’ll do more, learn more, and have the ability to make a profound impact on our business.

To lead and oversee all Global Logistics activities for Rapid Micro Biosystems both domestically and internationally. Ensures products are received/shipped in a timely manner, efficiently, and cost-effectively. Supervises the shipping and receiving team, is responsible for oversight of 3PL global inventory site provides professional recommendations on international shipping (customs, VAT taxes, duties, etc.).  This role provides strategic direction with regards to our global Logistics function and supports Global Risk Mitigation strategy and inventory strategy to support customer requirements.  


  • Experienced Global Freight RFQ process for annual contract spend with major global carriers.
  • Extensive Global Supply Chain Logistics 3PL setup and real-time location technology implementation.
  • Management of Global Inventory sites and inventory reconciliation with remote inventory sites and dashboard reporting tools.
  • Proven leader that will drive operational excellence with business partners and cross-functional teams to support 40%+ growth with scalable business tools and processes.


  • Serves as company expert for all domestic and international shipping matters for Lowell, MA site, set up of 3PL partners in Europe and Asia.
  • Accountable for providing customer delivery commit dates working with Order Management and ensuring shipments arrive on time to the customer site.
  • Knowledge of Import and Export requirements to meet governmental regulations for international shipping and assures shipments conform to global import/export requirements
  • Oversee scheduling same trucking services for Sterilization services.
  • Negotiate freight rates and search for additional carriers for a backup strategy on critical shipments.


Rapid Micro Biosystems creates, sells, validates, and services innovative products for fast, accurate, and efficient detection of microbial contamination in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, biologics, biotechnology products, medical devices, and personal care products.

The company’s Growth Direct™—the first and only growth-based system to automate rapid compendial QC Micro testing—ensures data integrity, compliance, and operational efficiencies driven by rapid methods and automation.

Rapid Micro Biosystems is dedicated to providing groundbreaking technology and products to support companies in their journey to achieve greater reliability, efficiency, and better predictability, ultimately providing higher quality products for improved patient outcomes.

Rapid Micro Biosystems is headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, with operations in Lowell and Freising, Germany.

Equal Opportunity:

Rapid Micro Biosystems is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Applicants for employment and employees are reviewed on their individual qualifications for a position. Under no circumstances will Rapid Micro Biosystems discriminate against qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religious creed, retaliation, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, mental illness, genetics, choice of health insurance, marital status, age, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.

Please no phone calls or agencies please.

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