Shipping Specialist, Germany - L

28 Jan 2021
27 Feb 2021
Operations, Logistics
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
TalentSource Life Sciences, the division of CROMSOURCE dedicated to flexible staffing solutions, is currently recruiting a Shipping Specialist to strengthen the team of one of our clients.

Our client is a global, research-based BioPharma company dedicated to developing innovative therapies for some of the world's most complex and serious diseases. The company's mission is to significantly improve treatment options in four therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience with its expertise, committed employees and innovative aspirations. In more than 75 countries, employees work every day to advance health care for people around the world.

The employees enjoy a wide-open multi-cultural communication as well possibilities to move across different divisions. Also a well-established work-life balance through regulated working time and good Training and development opportunities.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Preparation, organisation, processing and optimisation of national and international shipping of clinical and toxicological test samples in accordance with internal, external and official guidelines as well as project / study-specific specifications
  • Coordination of the above-mentioned shipping processes taking into account customer-specific appointment requests
  • Coordination and management of the various activities with the clients, the company, the recipients / addressees and various external partners and service providers (courier services, brokers, customs)
  • Contact person for shipping-specific issues and the interface between internal clients, external service providers (courier and forwarding services, brokers) and recipients / addressees
  • Compliance with internal, external, official and country-specific guidelines and specifications incl. Customs documentation (export / import)
  • Selection of suitable courier services with constant consideration of the target values ​​date, performance / quality, costs.
  • Monitoring / tracking of shipment until proper delivery at destination.

Education and Experience
  • Vocational training, business education such as Diplom-Kaufmann, Business Economist / Bachelor or comparable
  • Training forwarding agent, export and / or customs clearance experience
  • Fluent in German as mandatory requirement

The Benefits of Working for TalentSource in Germany
  • Dedicated Line Manager
  • Monthly meetings with line manager
  • Full performance and development process with end of year reviews
  • Team events and end of year party
  • Career opportunities within both our CRO departments and our TalentSource Life Sciences Unit, locally and internationally
  • Employee satisfaction survey - your feedback is important for continuous improvement

Who will you be working for?


CROMSOURCE is a family owned international, full-service Contract Research Organisation who, since 1994, has been supporting our clients with outstanding clinical research and staffing solutions services. The successful growth of CROMSOURCE has been achieved by putting high quality and client focus at the heart of everything we do.

Our Company Ethos

Our employees are the most valuable company asset. We value our resources and ensure they work in a friendly, family environment so they are able to develop their skills and talents. Human Resources is the fulcrum around which all CROMSOURCE activities are built and close management and training is the core instrument to develop and maintain highly-qualified personnel. The continuous training keeps the resources qualified in terms of competence and expertise and gives to all personnel the clear tools needed to manage both internal and client processes with the same methodology. The success of these core values are evidenced by our below industry average turnover rates.

About TalentSource Life Sciences

TalentSource is the division of CROMSOURCE dedicated to flexible staffing solutions. Through us, you will have the opportunity to be integrated into a sponsor-led team, whilst having the continuous support from your Line Manager, who will work closely with you to mentor and support your professional development and growth. For our client-facing positions, you must be confident, be able to drive the role and work autonomously.

The Application Process

Once you have submitted your CV, you will receive an acknowledgement that we received it. If you have the requirements we need, you will be invited for phone interview as the first step. Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive, we cannot reply to everyone individually if you are not successful.

If you would like to discuss the role before applying through the website @

or please contact for more information.

CROMSOURCE is an equal opportunities employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment in relation to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran or military status or any other legally protected status. CROMSOURCE is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Keywords: Shipping Specialist, Shipping, Samples, Customs

Skills: Samples, Shipments, shipping Location: Germany Share:

LinkedIn Facebook Twitter Email

Similar jobs

Similar jobs