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Stryker Senior Distribution Supervisor in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Who we want-

  • Quality-focused team drivers. People who push their team to deliver the highest quality products and solutions in a timely manner.

  • Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.

  • Supervisors who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.

What you will do-

You will be a first line supervisor with primary responsibility for providing guidance to direct employees. You will be responsible for providing training for members of the team, monitoring the quantity and quality of the work in progress, coaching employees on performance and contributing to employee pay decisions or changes.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Create/implement best practices to meet/exceed business goals and standards

  • Prepare and deliver daily/weekly/monthly operations review scorecards for the executive review

  • Develop and maintain inventory control systems that meet ongoing and future operational needs, including maintenance and record keeping of all shipments and transactions while ensuring compliance with established internal control procedures

  • Analyze, investigate and correct daily inventory discrepancies and costs as they affect facility KPI’s and effectively communicate results to leadership and appropriate team members

  • Lead the company’s annual physical inventory process (when necessary)

  • Conduct needs analysis, determine headcount specifications, identify solutions, and implement recommendations

  • Maintain ERP computer systems that functionally support all areas of warehouse operations

  • Develop cross training plans for warehouse team members

  • Manage the department P&L

  • Support customer service and corporate requirements for present and future warehousing needs

  • Continually evaluate effectiveness of business systems and recommend changes where appropriate

  • Troubleshoot and correct all warehouse operating systems problem

  • Performance management, timecard approval and personnel development

  • Lead local projects focused on continuous improvement

  • Supervise the receiving and storing of materials, components, equipment and supplies

  • Ensure distribution / warehouse compliance with FDA procedures

  • Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of distribution area personnel

  • Ensure all month end activities are completed

What you need-

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • 4+ years of related experience required

  • Supervisory experience required; experience supervising hourly associates -high preferred

  • Ability to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly required

  • ERP/WMS experience -highly preferred

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