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Distribution Supervisor 1st Shift

Posted on 13 May 2022 by

Boston Scientific 
Manufacturing & Construction 
Quincy, MA  

Boston Scientific in Quincy, MA is searching for a Distribution Supervisor to join their growing team. The Distribution Supervisor is responsible for the daily supervision of distribution activity. This is a 1st shift position.

Your responsibilities will include:

Supervise, lead and coach warehouse associates, while spending time on the operations floor.
Meet daily operational activities (receive, storage, pick, pack, and ship) and proactively identify and resolve issues.
Multiple technical systems including Labor Management and Warehouse Management tools are utilized to support daily operational activities.
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 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.
Act 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.
Oversee the processing, packaging, and storage of supplies, materials, and equipment.
Supervise employees who maintain and update records as needed.
Ensure integrity of data systems (i.e. Kronos, SAP, Manhattan, etc.).
Drive department 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 employee meetings, Kronos/attendance, performance appraisals (input w/ mgr.), disciplinary actions, job descriptions, interviewing, rewards & recognition, training/development, and labor management assessments and facilitation.
Control of warehouse operations through various performance measurements and tools. May include Labor Management and Warehouse Management tools, turnaround time, error rates, stock turns, inventory variance, A/B/C analysis, slow-moving inventory items, non-moving inventory items, shortages, and cycle counting.
Ensure 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.).

What we’re looking for in you:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree, an equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. 3+ years of related work experience. Strong leadership skills
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization. Strong computer skills (Microsoft Suite) with the ability to operate within several operational and reporting systems at one time. Leadership/team lead experience, 2-4 years supervisory experience preferred

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with SAP (or similar systems)
Experience with Lean tools and principles
Root cause analysis
Experience with Warehouse Management Systems
Experience with International Shipping/Exporting
Experience with Labor Management Systems
FDA/Regulated environment experience
Distribution/Supply Chain/Warehouse experience

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