Warehouse Logistics Manager - Orthopedics

Cartwright James
US$120k - US$140k pa + Full package and bonus
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Warehouse Logistics Manager - Orthopedics

Job description
We are searching for a Warehouse & Logistics Manager. Warehouse & Logistics manager is responsible for managing the overall warehouse and support distribution logistics operations. The individual will be expected to manager the distribution and logistics operation within the main warehouse facilities.

The position will provide strategic and transformational leadership for the warehouse and logistics function. The manager knows "what good looks like" and has implemented similar transformations and understands the road to move towards excellence. This includes planning for warehouse layout and design, order processing process, and sufficient inventory level/ back order management. All the while the manager will be expected to ensure the continued import and export of a wide range of products, resolving challenges as they arise.

Essential duties, Competencies & Responsibilities:
*Drive Operational and financial results setting expectations and accomplishing performance goals and objectives.
*Establish and maintain logistics procedures, work instructions & job aids in compliance with the Quality System
*Perform Management reviews in collaboration with the management representative and report performance of QMS to Executive Management
*Ensure packaging solutions are robust, effective, compliant and cost efficient.
*Define and manage KPI's for Logistics
*Track & trend customer complaints & internal non-conformities to identify systemic issues for improvement
*Review/establish clearly defined customer requirements and requisite procedure
*Develop, document and control processes for continued improvement for operational stability
*Manage entire finished goods inventory process
*Analyze data for performance trends and drive corrective action and risk management
*Establish training requirements and standards
* Manage financial and operational goals and metrics utilizing management tools including effective labor management to ensure proper staffing levels, manage attrition, control labor spend to include full time, pat time, temp labor and overtime.
*Daily, weekly, monthly review and approval of Operational expenses to assist in P&L results.
*Monitor analyze and adjust work direction and schedules as necessary based on business requirements.
*Enforce company safety standards and ensure compliance with policies and procedures to reduce OSHA incidents and create a safe working environment.
*Establish a culture of positive employee relations ensuring all process, best practices, and policies are adhered to consistently coach, motivate and provide direction to supervisors and employees within the facility.
*Create environment that fosters open and positive team communication by setting expectations and communication company goals
*Resolve day to day operational challenges as well as long term resolution planning, research inefficiencies make recommendations and implement changes
*Track metrics and KPI'S and coach supervisors to reach productivity, quality, service requirements, inventory control and safety goals
*Manage vendor, hold accountable for delivery performance, on hand inventory, including freight spend and overall costs.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience and Position Requirements
*Lean and Six Sigma experience strongly preferred
*Experience in working with ERP
*Must have experience in material planning and MRP/ERP systems
*Experience in working in a fast-paced FDA/ISO regulated environment
*Familiar with FDA requirements i.e. supplier qualifications, system SOP's required (FDA related experience preferred)
*Experience with spine medical device, tray procurement, consigned inventory and disposable products is preferred.
*Medical device or related industry experience
*Proven Project Management Experience

Preferred Qualifications & Experience
*BS Degree or equivalent;
*5+ years Medical Device experience required
*Epicor ERP experience is preferred