Director Global Freight

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Every day, Getinge Group enables healthcare professionals to save lives. Based on first-hand experience and close partnerships, we provide innovative healthcare solutions to support before, during and after the patients’ hospital stay. Our company is built on a genuine compassion for people’s health and well-being. We approach our work with passion. In addition, our culture and behavior are guided by collaboration, openness, ownership and excellence – values we believe are the key to our success. Being part of Getinge Group means being an ambassador for these values and contributing to making a difference in peoples’ lives.

Getinge Group is in an exciting and intensive period of change and we are now looking for a Director Global Freight to join our Logistics Organization. The position offers you a unique opportunity to participate in, and contribute to, the development and future success of the Logistics Organization. You will have a great amount of own responsibility and you will interface with a wide variety of stakeholders inside and outside the organization in a global fast-paced leading medical technology company with high ambitions!

The position
As our Director for Global Freight you will be responsible for annual freight spend for Getinge group of SEK 800 M. Our Supply Chain and Logistics organization is in an exciting change journey and you will actively be driving a global project related to our Global Freight that is to be rolled out next year.

Among your main responsibilities and tasks will be:

• Accountable for the relationship with our selected 4 PL provider
• Responsible for global implementation of outsourced control tower for freight
• Process owner for freight and insurance related issues within Getinge logistics
• Accountable for implementation of global insurance claims solution
• Responsible together with Getinge Group finance to find and operate an optimal insurance provider
• Chairman of the Getinge Group Transportation council
• Establish and maintain a well-functioning collaboration with senior management in the 3 sales regions

The position is preferably based in Malmö, Sweden but for the right candidate we can also consider being based at our sites in Poznan or Eersel. You will be reporting to the Chief Logistics Officer. You will have a great deal of interaction with other functions globally and should therefore expect to travel, approximately 30-40 % on an annual basis.

The ideal candidate
As ideal for these positions you have the following key characteristics:

• Minimum 10 years of working experience within logistics at a strategic as wells as operational level
• Experience from an international manufacturing industry of equal volumes or complexity
• Academic degree within Logistics, Business Administration or similar
• Competence within Change Management
• Excellent leadership and influencing skills
• Fluent proficiency in English is required

As a person you are a results-driven and positive self-starter who drives results and takes responsibility. You have an ability to communicate efficiently with, and to influence, different stakeholders, internally as well as externally. Being able to create sustainable relationships, to challenge and convince in a productive way, is important in order to succeed in the role. Further, you have a strategic and analytical mind-set as well as a high level of business acumen. An ability to handle challenges in a changing environment, where you have the possibility to make a difference, and to lead changes in a matrix organization, are also key factors for this position.

Are you interested in becoming part of an international and market leading medical technology company whose products a make huge difference for patients, healthcare professionals and societies all around the world? Getinge offers a great opportunity to make a difference in a global and dynamic environment!

Welcome with your application no later than 11th of December if you are interested in the position. You are also welcome to contact Christian Lambrant, at +46 (0)10 335 45 14 if you have questions.
Background checks may be carried out.
Getinge Group is a leading global provider of innovative solutions for operating rooms, intensive-care units, hospital wards, sterilization departments, elderly care and for life science companies and institutions. With a genuine passion for life, we build quality and safety into every system.

Our unique value proposition mirrors the continuum of care, enhancing efficiency throughout the clinical pathway. Based on our first-hand experience and close partnerships, we are able to exceed expectations from customers – improving the every-day life for people, today and tomorrow.
We employ around 16,000 talented employees across the globe and generate annual sales of about SEK 30 billion.


> Sista ansökningsdatum: 11 December 2016

Getinge Group AB


P.O Box 8861


P.O Box 8861
Göteborg, 40272

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