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Senior Transportation Expeditor

Date:  Nov 24, 2022

Maryland Heights, MO, United States

About Curium

Curium is the world’s largest nuclear medicine company with more than a century of industry experience. We develop, manufacture and distribute world-class radiopharmaceutical products to help patients around the globe. Our proven heritage combined with a pioneering approach are the hallmarks to deliver innovation, excellence and unparalleled service.


With manufacturing facilities across Europe and the United States, Curium delivers SPECT, PET and therapeutic radiopharmaceutical solutions for life-threatening diseases to over 14 million patients annually. The name ‘Curium’ honors the legacy of pioneering radioactive researchers Marie and Pierre Curie, after whom the radioactive element curium was named and emphasizes our focus on nuclear medicine. The tagline ‘Life Forward’ represents our commitment to securing a brighter future for all those we serve: An enhanced quality of care for our patients. A trusted partner to our customers. A supportive employer to our valued team.


Summary of Position

The Senior Transportation Expeditor is responsible for ensuring all inbound raw material meets production schedules and all outbound finished goods shipments meet customer commitments. 



Sunday - Wednesday 4:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Essential Functions

  • Schedules hazardous and non-hazardous shipments with contracted transportation services.
  • Compiles and computes international and/or domestic freight rates and other charges for transportation services according to rate tables.
  • Examines shipping bills to obtain description of freight and classifies freight according to rate book shipment.
  • Traces shipments to meet customer commitment times.
  • Reroute shipments of an urgent nature due to product sensitivity.
  • Arrange for special delivery to destination as needed.
  • May be required to select most economical and efficient common or contract courier.
  • Determines routing and arranges for shipment delivery for all inbound and outbound material to ensure a timely delivery.
  • Performs administrative duties in support of activities related to the shipping of finished goods in order for regulatory compliance with all outside agencies, i.e. DOT, IATA, FDA, NRC.
  • Communicates and coordinates with transportation companies.
  • Handles routing questions and problems and maintains open communication with other internal
  • and external customers throughout the shipping delivery cycle, i.e. Production, Quality Service,
  • Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, Planning, Nuclear Pharmacies and Hospitals
  • Logs order information into the computer and files and distributes paperwork as necessary.
  • Maintains records and generates reports for accounting and other areas.
  • Customer orders are processed, filled and packages accurately per department SOP’s.
  • Ensure a safe and quality working environment through training, awareness and compliance to
  • Safety guidelines and SOP’s.


  • Bachelor or Associate Degree preferred or the equivalent experience preferably in Logistics or related field.
  • Three or more years of working experience in the field of distribution with exposure to all functional areas.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities


Working Conditions:

  • Standard office environment.
  • Willingness to work in a team based environment.
  • Close attention to detail required.
  • May be required to sit for long periods of time while performing duties.
  • Willingness to work in plant producing radioactive materials and requiring all employees to participate in safety programs designed to minimize potential and/or actual exposure levels.
  • Responsibilities also include the ability to lift heavy objects, walk, bend, stoop, push, pull, reach, and climb stairs with or without accommodation.
  • Must possess good hand-eye coordination.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Curium is an equal opportunity employer and believes everyone deserves respect, dignity and equality.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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