Job Listing Description

Distribution Supervisor - 3rd shift

PDS Tech is seeking candidates for a Distribution Supervisor position in Memphis, TN

Looking for STRONG distribution supervisor experience (this must be on their resume) approx 7-10 years

    Supervise the processes associated with the pick, pack, ship, confirm, track and receiving of product to ensure product integrity, and order filling accuracy to achieve KPI’s and budget through-put.
•    Plan and schedule and manage work force to meet daily operational demands including training, verifying certifications and qualifications, and monitoring individual employee productivity levels.
•    Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative/integrative work style focused on accomplishing objectives. Develops and implements picking, packing, storing, and shipping, procedures.
•    Apply interpersonal and communication skills to motivate the work force, relay growth opportunities and implement corrective measures if necessary to ensure productivity levels are met.
•    Monitor product integrity by verifying product temperature, refrigeration operation and ensuring continuity of cold chain (pack product as per procedures to protect it from temperature exposure during transportation); inspects product for damage and ensures only approved products are shipped.
•    Protect distribution staff and employees by enforcing proper Personal Protective Equipment use, updating training and certifications, monitoring wage/hour law compliance, assuring compliance with OSHA, and monitoring compliance with, local state and federal regulations.
•    Excellent communicator both written and oral. Communicates on a regular basis with Manufacturing, Purchasing, QC, Planning and Customer Service groups to ensure:
•    Finished goods are available accurately and timely
•    Material transfers and material dispositions are processed accurately and timely Compliance to ISO and QSR and PPI (improvement initiatives) within reporting department.
•    Works on problems of diverse scope that situational analysis and/or data analysis is required.
•    Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
•    Responsible for the training of Distribution Center staff, reviews and ensures all employees are up to date on SOP training plans.
•    This position exercises great influence over the financial and operational success of the company and is required to make decisions of considerable importance and to implement programs to support.
•    Works on and helps resolve any open NCAR’s and or CAPA’s relating to distribution.EMPLOYEE MANAGEMENT/DEVELOPMENT:
•    Applies Good Distribution Principles in all areas of responsibility.
•    Demonstrates and promotes the company vision.
•    Ensure that equipment is in good working order daily
•    Adhere to daily equipment allocation plan. Work with DC Manager to maximize equipment utilization.
•    Ensure that the correct equipment is utilized for the task
•    Ensure that equipment is utilized in the most efficient manner
•    Report maintenance problems to Sr. Manager immediately 
•    Participate in daily, weekly and monthly activity and cost related reporting
•    Interact with other departments to ensure customer (internal and external) needs are achieved within agreed upon timeframes.
•    Actively participate in workplace meetings 
o    Provide feedback as to team performance 
o    Update on company policies
o    Review daily activity results
o    Review daily activity expectations
o    Provide update on future activities
o    Provide customer satisfaction updates
o    Solicit input on job / company related activities from team
    Provide response to employee inquires
•    Actively participate in facility capability tours  
•    Maintain exceptional work environments that allow for impromptu client inspections, potential client tours and ensure image of DSI as an industry leader.  
•    Security and safety standards must be followed, with zero tolerance for deviation.   
•    Operate all equipment and obtain necessary certifications according to OSHA, security and safety standards established.
•    Ensure adherence to all PDMA and GMP procedures
•    Escort visitors in secured areas and ensure visitor adherence to security requirements.
•    Work with Operations Manager on the reporting and requests on operational budget reports
•    Focus on cost containment and service excellence
•    Ensure documentation changes are communicated to staff as applicable

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Logistics and Transportation, Supply Chain Management or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    Proficient with technology and desktop applications
•    Strong written and verbal communication 
•    Relationship development skills
•    Strong organizational Skills
•    Possess keen attention to even the smallest of details
•    Possess good conflict resolution skills
•    Distribution and /or Warehouse procedure experience
•    Automated Warehouse System experience
•    System validation experience

•    A minimum of 3 years pharmaceutical experience is preferred.
•    Five (5) or more years of experience supervising a staff of 3 or more employees.
•    Forklift Training and Certification
•    Experience with Regulatory policies in the pharmaceutical industry
•    Leadership.
•    Communication Proficiency.
•    Problem Solving/Analysis.
•    Learning Orientation.
•    Performance Management.
•    Technical Capacity.
•    Business Acumen.
•    Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
•    Diversity and Inclusion.
•    Presentation Skills.
The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Job Number: 2110124005
Job Location: Memphis, TN
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 07/16/2021
Attention: Earl Sawyer
Address: 2154 N CENTER ST STE 405D
City, State: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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