Supervisor, Distribution - 100398 - Quincy/Marina Bay - 0300 Posted Date: August 22, 2013

Job Description

Daily supervision of distribution activity. Includes the following:- Supervise, lead and coach warehouse associates, while spending time on the production floor.- Meet daily operational activities (receive, storage, pick, pack, and ship), proactively identify and resolve issues.- Meet quality objectives by ensuring compliance to quality systems and partner with Quality function as necessary.- Meet facility and department cost, budget objectives and business group goals.- Support development and communication of departmental goals in order to achieve effective core metric performance.- Promote, monitor and ensure a safe work environment and adhere to all safety policies.- Participation, and in some cases lead, strategic and business improvement activities.- Facilitate and manage cross department communications and initiatives.- Work with global supply chain managers and planning groups to resolve issues and work to improve business processes.- Acts as logistics facilitator to ensure all elements of the distribution process are coordinated in such a way that customer requirements and time constraints are met. - Responsible for administering some human resources processes.- Provide insight and support in department budgeting- Oversee the management of the department mechanical equipment fleet and other equipment.Oversees the processing, packaging, and storage of supplies, materials, and equipment. Supervises employees who maintain records update records as needed.   Ensure integrity of data systems (i.e. Kronos, SAP, etc.)

Key Responsibilities


Drive departments to meet metrics while maintaining compliance with all regulations and procedures. Provide day-to-day direction concerning work assignments, overtime requirements and priorities. Primary driver for project related work and implementation phases.
Perform administrative duties, such as monthly employee meetings, Kronos/attendance, performance appraisals (input w/ mgr.), disciplinary actions, job descriptions, interviewing, rewards & recognition, and training/development.
Control of warehouse operations through various performance measurements. May include turnaround time, error rates, stock turns, inventory variance, A/B/C analysis, slow-moving inventory items, non-moving inventory items, shortages, and cycle counting. Ensuring compliance to functional operating instructions.
Provide short-range planning concerning staffing requirements, OT requirements, schedules, budget, and space requirements.
Provide long-range planning concerning staffing, budget, equipment requirements, methods improvements, capital equipment, and technology improvements (bar coding, scanning/automaton, retrieval systems, etc.). Performs other duties as required.

Quality System Requirements

In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.
For those individuals that supervise others, the following statements are applicable:


Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained in order to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the BSC Quality Policy.
Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.

Management Requirements


May lead a group or team of employees in the achievement of organizational goals. Guide, coach, direct, and develop direct reports, and if applicable, drive those practices throughout their organization.
Foster a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
May direct and control the activities and budget of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups, projects/programs and/or operations.
Monitor and ensure compliance with c