Distribution & Logistics Specialist

Posted Date: 07-Mar-2023

Location: Eysins, VD, CH, 1262

Company: Quotient

Building on 30 years of experience in transfusion diagnostics, Quotient is committed to delivering solutions that reshape the way diagnostics is practiced.  Quotient has two key product portfolios, Alba by Quotient™ and MosaiQ™ by Quotient. The Alba by Quotient™ product range is comprised of high-quality reagents used to keep laboratories around the world running efficiently. They are sold directly to laboratories or through our OEM partners. MosaiQ™ by Quotient is our proprietary multiplex microarray technology, offering the world’s first fully automated, consolidated testing platform, allowing for multiple tests across different modalities. Quotient’s operations are based in Eysins, Switzerland, Edinburgh, Scotland and Chicago, Illinois.






Quotient is recruiting for a Distribution & Logistics Specialist to join the Supply Chain team. The role is a full-time and permanent position. This role can be based in Eysins, Switzerland or Edinburgh, Scotland.




The Supply Chain function has the full responsibility for sourcing, purchasing, transportation, storage of all raw materials, semi-finished and finished goods; full end to end responsibility from supplier to customer.

The activities include supplier management, procurement and logistics activities. The management of all inbound and outbound logistics, warehousing, demand planning for internal and external customers via a structured planning process / S&OP process.




The Distribution & Logistics Specialist acts as the main interface between distribution partners & customer interacting teams (Customer Service, Technical Support, Fields Services and Distributors) to manage & oversee all customer shipments and to develop & implement distribution strategies (including selection/management of transport partnership and distribution channels). The Distribution & Logistics Specialist is responsible for all Logistics Inbound & Outbound Operations including adherence to all appropriate import and export requirements.







The main responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and develop relationships across logistics, warehouse and customer interacting teams to ensure that shipments are delivered in respect with the agreed KPI’s

  • Build, maintain and manage relationships with all 3rd Party logistics providers to ensure best value and service maintained.

  • Manage and coordinate Quotient’s Export and Import distribution worldwide ensuring the distribution service is both seamless and cost effective, meeting customer demands and site manufacturing requirements for imported raw materials.

  • Ensure all documentation adheres to the correct Import/Export standards in order to maintain the integrity of the operation.

  • Lead global fulfilment & transportation strategic roadmap, working on new strategies related to distribution and logistics for any new projects or emerging markets.

  • Oversee and analyse logistical problems, producing new solutions.

  • Provide specialist input and knowledge as required by the business in relation to the area of distribution & logistics.

  • Responsible for the continued review and improvement of all procedures relating to logistics & distribution, identifying and proposing clear recommendations for improvements in operational efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Conduct all duties in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), Good Documentation Practice (GDP) and appropriate regulatory requirements.  





  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in logistics area /Supply Chain, ideally in a GMP & GDP environment

  • Engineering Degree with logistics specialization or equivalent education

  • Strong knowledge/experience within transportation/logistics/warehousing/distribution management  including Import/Export trade compliance expertise including incoterms, VAT and duty requirements on exports and imports

  • Strong flexibility and learning agility, ability to adapt quickly

  • Ability to negotiate, influence and manage ambiguity

  • Strong customer focus mindset

  • Fluent in English, French is a plus