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Job Title:  Manager, Warehouse & Planning

Req ID:  25192
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Northborough, MA, US, 01532

Description: 

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

At STERIS the Manager, Warehouse and Planning leads a team responsible for the coordination and execution of all Customer shipping/receiving and planning functions. You will also have responsibility for the safety of employees, quality of the work done in the department and leading a team of individuals.  

Duties

Operational Excellence 
o    Monitors and corrects problems to ensure the work environment is safe and complies with federal and state regulatory agencies
o    Ensures accuracy of product reconciliation documentation and supporting procedures (Incoming product quantities, accurate receipts and BOL, damage reporting).
o    Ensures accuracy of return shipment quantities and Ship To: locations.
o    Strives for continuous improvement by analyzing new or alternative ways to improve inbound and outbound shipments using lean tools, data-based decision-making, and evaluating and improving flow.
o    Audits area standard work, making corrections as necessary and identifying processes for targeted continuous improvement events.
o    Responsibilities will extend to the Planning function. This group is responsible for managing the overall processing schedule to ensure Customer turn time and processing requirements are met.
o    Supports facility capacity management process through active participation with site management team.
o    Production schedule is expected to maximize uptime efficiency to ensure maximum processing volume.
o    Has budget responsibility for their respective departments of responsibility.

People Leadership 
o    Leads warehouse staff by creating a safe work environment, collaborates across job functions managing logistics issues. Compliance with DOT(CTPAT), FDA, OSHA, EPA regulations. 
o    Audits adherence to standard work, revising as necessary. 
o    Develops KPI for area of responsibility, provides coaching to direct reports to ensure understanding. Identify development opportunities related to inefficiencies for succession preparation. 
o    Optimizes the planning and scheduling of irradiators/vessels/accelerators.


 

Duties - cont'd

Customer Relationships 
o    Routine Customer interaction directed towards arranging and coordinating product deliveries and shipments. Potential for the need to create split shipments and direct products to varying locations. This includes complying with CTPAT requirements and DOT regulations related to shipping of Hazardous Materials.
o    Routine Customer interaction will be involved related to the scheduling of products for processing. This extends to the evaluation of processing suitability for new products and dose ranges and the creation and updating of Customer Processing Specifications. 
o    Provide support to Customer audits as needed.  Participation on Customer visits and Business Reviews.

Delivering Results 
Ensures performance across a range of activities and metrics within their area:
o    Customer Service – timely receipt of inbound Customer production loads, accurate and timely outbound shipment of Customer loads, timely scheduling of Customer production loads, timely response to Customer inquiries.
o    Ensure accuracy at product receipt, scheduling and outbound shipping. Minimize Customer product damage and Quality (NC/CC) issues. Investigate Quality issues as they arise.
o    Ensure adherence to Safety and Quality requirements while handling Customer products, operating equipment and performing routine job functions.
o    Engage workforce using Lean Principles while seeking to improve Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost). 
o    Manage area expenses to ensure P&L targets are achieved.

Required Experience

  • HS Diploma or equivalent plus 10 years or a Bachelor's Degree plus 8 years of supervisory or managerial experience in a warehousing logistics position with FDA and/or ISO experience and strong Customer focus.  
  • Experience working as Planner-Scheduler in a manufacturing and/or production environment preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision.
  • Requires computer literacy to include word processing, spreadsheet and software capabilities.  
  • Effective interpersonal skills as demonstrated through prior management experience.
  • Above average organizing, analyzing and a minimum of Level 3 math skills (ratios, proportions basic algebra) to determine organizational Customer and regulatory problems to formulate corrective action plans.
  • Ability to adapt to changing duties and responsibilities.
  • Normal hearing range sufficient to hear alarms, bells, horns, etc.

 

 

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STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  25192
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Northborough, MA, US, 01532


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