Supervisor, Distribution (2nd shift)
Job DescriptionThermo Fisher Scientific is currently seeking a 2nd shift Distribution Supervisor for an exciting opportunity to join our team in Frederick, MD.Position Summary: The Distribution Supervisor is responsible for the supervising of employees in the Distribution Center to perform their jobs according to the proper standard operating procedures.Key Responsibilities: Ensure smooth flow of materials and/or finished goods in and out of the assigned Facility through own actions and those of assigned staff.Ensure materials are available to meet schedules and that the quality of materials are verified and secured.Provide database tracking and operational status reports as required by management.Provide immediate supervision to assigned staff; including personnel recruitment, regular performance evaluation and monitoring for development purposes, as well as ensuring appropriate resources are available and the effective use thereof. Provide strong leadership direction working within a very diverse workforce.Supervises non-exempt personnel.Has contact with all levels of company employees and external vendors.Oversee the receipt of materials and/or finished goods on an ongoing basis. Ensure that the quality, type and amount of materials received are correct and that the appropriate documentation is present. (eg an open purchase order). Oversee the maintenance and integrity of databases and other records confirming the status of materials received.Coordinate the storage and delivery of materials according to established procedures and customer requirements. Interface with internal and external customers to identify and plan for unique storage and order fulfillment requirements.Oversee the shipment of material and/or finished goods in a timely manner according to customer requirements. Plans and coordinates space, materials, and manpower to meet operational needs. Coordinate the development and preparation of reports and others communication material to keep customers informed of the status of shipments, and measure shipping volumes, cost and efficiency.Lead and/or participate in special projects requiring research and/or coordination of special services related to the receiving, shipping, and inventory control of goods. Required Qualifications: High School Diploma is requiredProfessional certification is preferred1-3 years related experience in a leadership or supervisory capacity working in an environment conducive to varying degrees of operational stressProven ability to organize and consistently run a smooth cost-effective operation. Must have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate processes, timelines and schedules clearly. Strong problem solving skills required.Working knowledge of business computer software required and logistics related applications desired.Able to work M-F 2nd shift hours 10:30am-9pm.Working conditions: Works in a warehouse environment and may operate under various temperatures including room temperature (59-86 degrees F), cold-room (36-46 degrees F), and/or Freezer-room (minus 4-23 degrees F). May on a continuous basis walk, bend and lift up to 40 lbs. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. May intermittently sit at a desk for a long period of time to answer telephone and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed. Occasional local travel may be required. The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 70,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services. If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance. Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.