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Distribution Supervisor - 2nd Shift (12:30pm-8:30pm) Job

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Date: Sep 18, 2021

Location: Quincy, MA, US, 02171

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.


About the role:

The Distribution Supervisor is responsible for the daily supervision of distribution activity, including the following:

  • 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. 
  • 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, and update records as needed.   Ensure integrity of data systems (i.e. Kronos, SAP, Manhattan, etc.). 
  • Your responsibilities will include:
  • 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. 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 in you:
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 3+ years working within distribution; or 7+ years of experience working as a distribution supervisor in lieu of a degree. 
  • 2+ years’ experience in people leadership/ supervisory role
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong computer skills required including Microsoft Suite and the ability to operate within several operational and reporting systems at one time
  • Distribution experience required
  • Must be available to work 2nd shift position – 12:30 pm to 9:00 pm.  


 Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP (or similar systems) experience
  • Lean tools and principles background
  • Root cause analysis
  • Warehouse Management Systems experience
  • Experience with International Shipping/Exporting
  • Labor Management Systems background
  • FDA/Regulated environment experience
  • Distribution/Supply Chain/Warehouse 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: 484051


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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