Distribution Supervisor II - CSCM
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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 11/11/2016
Linde North America, Inc
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Responsibilities:
Responsible for Distribution beyond just medical O2 (ex. Med N2, N2O, UE).
Managing of multiple shift operations.
Oversee high level of SAP transactions (typically a multiplier of 5 compared to small plants (DWD).
Typically an importer of 3rd party products and re-distribute throughout the regions.
Exercise visible leadership with respect to local implementation of global/national/regional safety programs and initiatives. Champion and manage the SHEQ Activity, i.e. Safety meetings, Safety Talks, IMSS/IMS, Site Quality Plan.
Ensure all Healthcare related activities, including medical gas distribution operations and medical equipment processes, comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and relevant accreditation standards as reflected in Linde procedures.
Ensure delivery driver compliance with relevant home delivery processes.
Maintain relevant personnel files and medical surveillance activities for personnel involved with home medical equipment activities.
Lead incident/injury investigations; seek out and address root cause of accidents, near misses, and potential incidents ( good catches ). Work closely with SHEQ.
Recruit and select properly qualified drivers and oversee training to ensure resources are available to meet daily schedule requirements.
Drive a continuous improvement focus in all aspects of the location management; process and people. Provide timely and pertinent feedback to Central / Regional teams to improve daily Transportation operations.
Implement and support national transport process changes and initiatives.
Manage and motivate excellent performance and organization of office staff and drivers to support business targets (bid management, vacation coverage, etc.).
Counsel, coach and discipline employees as necessary regarding performance related issues. Address employee and labor relations issues in collaboration with management and HR.
Manage the daily hours of service for drivers and ensure compliance with Linde and legal/regulatory requirements.
Develop and implement Productivity Improvement Projects to improve upon Key Productivity Indicators; model High Performance Organization principles.
Manage maintenance programs for vehicles, equipment and customer stations (planning, inventory management).
Monitor and manage costs at a local level to maintain a cost effective Transportation operation.
Lead Location Administration - purchase cards, customer billing, driver payroll, on board recording systems.
Manage Transportation related SAP processes.
Encourage and demonstrate cross-functional collaboration.
Lead process to ensure after hours coverage for the location to meet customer demands.
Assist in the coordination of response to support the demands of major plant and on-site locations during outages.
Lead project implementation initiatives for new technology including on site training and support.
H.S. Degree or G.E.D required
Minimum three years supervisory experience
Minimum three years distribution experience
Bachelor Degree preferred
Medical gases or equipment operations experience preferred
Six Sigma Green/Black Belt preferred
Knowledge of DOT, OSHA and Hazmat regulations
Familiar with CGMP regulations
Knowledge of National Labor Relations Board regulations (preferred)
Familiar with PM based maintenance programs
Strong degree of computer literacy
Familiarity with Linde Distribution systems a plus (Gold, XATA, NeXIS)
Good communication skills - must be able to effectively communicate with office staff, drivers and senior management
Must have strong coaching skills
Linde offers excellent salaries, world-class benefits, and unparalleled opportunities for development all to create an invigorating and satisfying environment.
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