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Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Alpharetta, GA, US, 30009

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


Distribution Supervisor


About the role:


The Distribution Supervisor is responsible for the daily supervision of material and distribution activities. These activities includes but is not limited in leading and coaching warehouse associates, supporting development and communication of department goals and providing insight in department budgeting.


This person will  work with global supply chain managers and planning groups to resolve issues and work to improve business processes


Your responsibilities include:


  • 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.


What we’re looking for:


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus 3-5 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Strong Leadership  and Communication skills
  • Solid computer skills required including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Leadership/team building skills required.
  • Distribution experience required


Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of supervisory experience preferred
  • Experience with SAP (or similar systems)
  • Experience with Lean tools, principles and Root cause analysis / problem solving
  • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems (Manhattan)
  • FDA/Regulated environment experience




About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 446242


Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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