Cardinal Health Supervisor, Warehouse Operations in Birmingham, Alabama

What is expected of you and others at this level in Operations for functional success?

• 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

• Has in-depth knowledge of work processes and tools within own area

• Applies expertise to solve standard and non-standard problems within the entire Distribution Center

• Makes decisions, often difficult and/or unpopular, by carefully weighing pros and cons and acting for the benefit of the work team; coaches/supports subordinates in their decision-making efforts

• 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 entire Distribution Center

• Aligns individual goals for self and others with work area/facility/enterprise goals

• Builds confidence and respect of others through a positive and energizing style

• Assists work team in the achievement of goals/ commitments; achieves own goals/commitments regardless of obstacles

• Works within budgetary/ financial objectives set by manager, applying knowledge of profit drivers to work processes within own area

• Is aware of internal/external business issues

• Identifies specific opportunities for long-term change within own work team or product/service

• 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

• Actively builds relationships across functions/businesses that bring value to the company, encouraging the participation and perspectives of all team members, regardless of background; mentors and empowers others to achieve success

• Effectively listens to and explains difficult issues to reach shared understanding and build alignment

Accountabilities in this role

• Direct and manage warehouse and Inventory associates to achieve timely distribution and receipt of product and motivate employees to ensure that predetermined quality and productivity standards are achieved

• Monitor quality and productivity, adhere to budgetary guidelines, and work to meet Distribution Center objectives and operational goals

• Responsible for the daily scheduling of the work force to insure proper staffing to select, stock, replenish, restock, locate and ship merchandise in a productive and cost efficient manner.

• Hold staff accountable for conducting work in a safe manner, ensure that warehouse personnel have safe, efficient equipment to perform distribution functions and provide support for a culture that strives toward continuous improvement in Environmental, Health and Safety

• Coordinate maintenance of equipment, guiding both preventive maintenance and coordinating all necessary repairs

• Recommend and implement programs, policies, and strategies to increase production and efficient space utilization

• Ensure quality service is provided to the customers and ensures prompt follow-through on customer correspondence, complaints and inquiries related to shipment of merchandise and stock-on-hand; Develops and implement modifications and innovations to improve the quality of service to our customers.

• Adhere to budget requirements and works toward obtaining objectives and division goals.

• Responsible for employee development, which includes training, coaching, counseling and performance appraisals

• Maintains general responsibility for disciplinary process in the area of counseling, oral and written warnings; insures a productive work climate in the warehouse operation

• Identifies opportunities to improve efficiency while providing flawless transactions and services; manage monetary assets and other resources to optimize cost effectiveness

• Prepares ad hoc reports as necessary

• Insures that accurate attendance/PTO records and scheduling are maintained

• Responsible for Cardinal Health compliance and regulations concerning OSHA, DEA, FDA, State and local authorities; primary facility contact for QRA compliance and initiatives

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.