What Warehouse Operations contributes to Cardinal Health
Operations is responsible for materials handling and product distribution in a distribution or manufacturing environment. Includes warehousing and fulfillment of materials and products, transportation, inventory management as well as demand, supply and manufacturing planning.
Warehouse Operations is responsible for performing/controlling a combination of manual or automated tasks necessary for the receipt, storage, and shipment of product. This may include functions of receiving, picking, packing, shipping, staging, transporting, storage, delivery, etc. Also responsible for the efficient flow of products from the point of product receipt from vendors to the shipment of products (via prescribed service parameters) to a variety of internal and external customers.
The Supervisor, Warehouse Operations supervises a team of Outbound Associates and ensures that pick, pack, and ship operations are safe, efficient, and of high quality. With responsibility for a day or night shift, the Supervisor continually monitors efficiency and quality metrics, assigns work and provides coaching to supervised staff, and addresses a variety of operational issues. The Supervisor directly contributes to Cardinal Health's customer service reputation by ensuring that shipments are on-time and of high quality, develops the Warehouse Operations talent pool, and enhances operational excellence.
Direct and manage a team of 15 warehouse associates to achieve timely distribution and receipt of products and motivate employees to ensure that predetermined productivity and quality standards including cycle times, lines per hour, shortages, damaged units, missed dispatches, and missed scans, among others are achieved
Monitor site productivity standards and hold associates accountable to daily, weekly, monthly metrics; provide timely feedback and initiate corrective action process when needed
Adhere to budgetary guidelines, and work to meet Distribution Center objectives and operational goals while maintaining standards pertaining to quality and inventory
Responsible for continuous improvement projects and initiatives
Perform daily scheduling of the work force to ensure proper staffing to select, replenish, restock, locate, and ship merchandise in a productive and cost-efficient manner
Coordinate maintenance of equipment, guiding both preventive maintenance and coordinating all necessary repairs
Active engagement in employee development, which includes training, coaching, counseling, and performance appraisals
Majority of work day is spent on the floor while balancing administrative duties
Collaborate with cross functional teams at all levels within the organization, specifically within HR groups daily
Interview and make hiring decisions for lead and associate level roles
Maintain general responsibility for disciplinary process in counseling, oral and written warnings; ensure a productive work climate in the warehouse operation
Prepare ad hoc reports, as necessary using Excel (or any other necessary programs)
Responsible for accurate attendance/PTO records and ensure scheduling is maintained
Hold staff accountable for conducting work in a safe manner while enforcing Cardinal Health compliance and regulations concerning OSHA, DEA, FDA, State and local authorities
High school diploma or GED preferred, Bachelor's degree a plus
3-5 years related experience preferred
Prior experience with continuous improvement projects and initiatives
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Previous experience leading a team
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel (Pivot Tables and spreadsheets)
Experience working within ERP's (SAP or Manhattan) preferred
What is expected of you and others at this level
Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of business support, technical or production staff in an assigned area
Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion, coordinates work activities with other supervisors
Applies expertise to solve standard and non-standard problems within own area
Role models Cardinal Health's high ethical standards and code of conduct
Provides direction in discussing and creating development plans
Provides input into succession planning process for own work area
Aligns individual goals for self and others with work area/functional goals
Builds confidence and respect of others through a positive and energizing style
Works within budgetary/ financial objectives set by manager, applying knowledge of profit drivers to work processes within own area
Builds customer relationships, interprets customer needs and assesses their business requirements
Leverages customer knowledge to develop alternative solutions and shares key learnings with others
Resolves day-to-day or routine problems using defined processes
Works/brainstorms with work team and provides suggestions for solutions that contain the appropriate level of risk; ensures work team understands and supports the focus on operational excellence
Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a distributor of pharmaceuticals, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical and laboratory products, and a provider of performance and data solutions for healthcare facilities.We are a crucial link between the clinical and operational sides of healthcare, delivering end-to-end solutions and data-driving insights that advance healthcare and improve lives every day. With deep partnerships, diverse perspectives and innovative digital solutions, we build connections across the continuum of care. With more than 50 years of experience, we seize the opportunity to address healthcare's most complicated challenges – now, and in the future.As a global, growing company, we’re able to offer rewarding careers that let you make a positive impact on our customers and communities.