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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Distribution Supervisor in Covington, Georgia

Job Description Summary

This position directs and coordinates activities of the Global Distribution Center’s associates and all operations related to the receipt, storage, and distribution of product.

Job Description

Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Shift M-F 11am - 7:30pm

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties and responsibilities are intended to be representative of the work performed by the incumbent(s) in this position and are not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position.

  • Ensures timely and accurate shipments of orders from the distribution center.

  • Effectively utilizes and ensures compliance with Bard’s inventory control and warehouse management systems (JDE, HighJump, MFG-Pro).

  • Ensures compliance with all applicable company and government policies (FDA, OSHA); compliance with DOT requirements, customer requirements legal procedures, carrier tariffs and contracts.

  • Ensures departmental procedures, SOPs, work instructions and GMPs/QSRs are updated and training provided to associates as required within 14 days of issuance. This also includes required self-training on the above.

  • Plans work schedules and assigns duties to maintain adequate staffing levels; ensures activities are performed effectively and is able to manage fluctuating workloads.

  • Reviews work throughout the work process and at completion to ensure that it has been performed accurately and efficiently.

  • Communicates clear and concise work instructions to associates to ensure understanding of assigned duties.

  • Evaluates employee performance; prepares performance appraisals; prepares and maintains work records and reports that include information such as employees’ time and inspection results.

  • Conducts staff meetings to relay general information or to address specific topics such as safety, quality, policy changes, etc.

  • Counsels employees in work-related activities, personal growth, and career development.

  • Recommends or initiates personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and disciplinary measures; resolves personnel problems complaints or refers them to higher-level management for resolution.

  • Must be able to work a flexible shift and weekends as business requirements dictate.

  • Responsible for following and monitoring/correcting associates in Good Documentation Practices (GDP) as outlined in the SOP.

  • Must ensure safety first environment and be able to work diligently to maintain safe working conditions and adhere to proper operating practices and procedures designed to prevent injuries and illnesses.

  • Regular and reliable attendance at work.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Operational experience in FDA, OSHA, GMP/QSR compliance, CPIM, Logistics or Distribution, Process Excellence, Lean and ISO.

  • Must have knowledge of inventory and warehouse management systems, i.e. JDE, High Jump and MFG-Pro systems.

  • Ability to perform/operate in a metrics-driven environment.

  • Knowledge of inventory control techniques.

  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer with intermediate level of keyboarding skills.

  • Must have experience in MS Office: Excel, Word, Outlook

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Must have strong leadership skills.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Knowledge of principles and methods for distribution of product.

  • Understands and can efficiently use computer hardware/software to convey and retrieve information.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or

  • Associate's degree from two-year college or technical school and two to three years’ related experience; or

  • High school graduate [or GED] and four to five years’ related work experience.

  • Minimum of three-seven years’ supervisory experience in a fast-paced environment.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.

  • Expresses information clearly, information is organized in a logical manner; speaks using proper grammar, tone and pace.

  • Practices meaningful two-way communication.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Performs basic math computations accurately; uses appropriate mathematical formulas and techniques.

REASONING ABILITY

  • Possesses sufficient inductive and deductive reasoning ability to successfully perform job; critically reviews, analyzes, synthesizes, compares and interprets information and applies this when solving problems.

  • Identifies connections between issues and changes direction when working on multiple projects or issues.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to episodes of walking, standing, reaching, climbing, pushing, pulling, talking, hearing, twisting and frequent use of hands to finger, handle, feel, pick or type which can include repetitive motion of the wrists, hands or fingers.

  • The employee may occasionally be required to kneel, stoop and crouch.

  • The employee may require lifting of greater than 50 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The job frequently involves exposure to extreme weather conditions being out on the warehouse floor.

  • It is hot in summer (no AC) and cold in winter (limited heating).

  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Primary Work Location

USA GA - Covington Global Dist Center

Additional Locations

Work Shift

NA (United States of America)

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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