Senior Executive, Logistics in Singapore, Singapore at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 10/6/2018

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Job ID: LEI003896

About Us

Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise.  Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division. Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.

Leica Microsystems, Inc offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. 

Leica Microsystems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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As part of the team, you will be responsible for inbound and outbound shipment in the Logistics function and Kaizen (process improvement) projects to meet On-Time Delivery objectives.


  • Identify, analyze, evaluate and pursue potential business opportunities that can meet Leica’s short (6 months)/long terms (1-3 years) business goals
  • Design/re-engineer transportation (air/ocean/ground) and warehousing process mapping with its related cost calculation of Supply Chain solutions for new/existing routes.
  • Strategize regional partnership through consolidation and optimization; drive towards lower “Total Landed Cost” with shorter delivery lead times and better operational costing.
  • Participate actively in pre-RFQ processes; with detailed financial modeling and pricing structures for import/export business awards.
  • Analyze and improve logistics/warehousing processes and systems; drive towards “Best-In-Class” Lean operations within Leica groups.
  • Establish improvement activities to achieve Logistics cost saving targets and support global initiatives as required; use lean tools to drive continuous improvement in related KPI metrics.
  • Comply and adhere to the regulatory and company Quality and EHS requirement.

Job Requirements


  • Degree / Diploma in Supply Chain or related discipline
  • Minimum 5 – 8 years’ working experience in similar industry
  • Working experience in logistics / freight forwarding industry
  • Tenacity to do what is necessary to meet on-time deliveries
  • Multi-tasking: expediting, analysis, reporting simultaneously

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
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