Olympus America Inc. Distribution Supervisor in Bartlett, Tennessee

Job Duties::

  • Direct and control the activities of the Distribution Staff who are responsible for:

  • Receiving and locating products within the warehouse to provide the most efficient process for picking and packing orders for shipment for all divisions.

  • Picking and packing of all orders in a timely manner while following all customer specific and business group requirements.

  • Shipping product within set timelines and properly completing all necessary paperwork as required.

  • Perform a variety of supervisory duties to ensure the timely and efficient completion of work.

  • Plan and schedule work to meet anticipated work volumes and shipping deadlines.

  • Ensure compliance with existing operational policies and procedures.

  • Develop recommendation for improving existing operational policies, procedure and processes.

  • Address and resolve disciplinary problems.

  • Make recommendation on personnel issues and problems.

  • Train new employees.

  • Account for all orders as directed.

  • Complete monthly reports for each department on work volume.

  • Run status reports indicating number of order to be picked, which is used to follow up, and set work priorities.

  • Oversee cycle counts and inventory adjustments.

  • Investigate and rectify inventory discrepancies.

  • Research records in the computer system to track the location and movement of products.

  • Visit warehouse locations to locate the product.

  • Prepare reports on inventory discrepancies to management to describe the nature of problems noted.

  • Maintain files (i.e., bills of lading, export documents, etc).

  • Contact common carriers to come in to pick up products ready for shipment.

  • Approve carriers for special shipments.

  • Route freight by selecting the best carrier to meet shipping deadlines at the lowest possible cost.

  • Communicate with carriers on price and service issues.

  • Ensure the distribution center is maintained in a neat and orderly fashion.

  • Report problems with material handling equipment.

  • Ensure that equipment is properly maintained.

  • Perform other duties as directed.

Job Requirements::

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a related job with some supervisory responsibility.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Evidence of leadership ability.

  • Thorough knowledge of warehousing, distribution and related processes, systems.

  • Knowledge of carrier scheduling and planning.

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule.

  • Strong PC Skills - proficient in MS Excel, Word.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work with diverse population as well as employees,managers at all levels.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We’re currently looking for a Distribution Supervisor to join us in our Bartlett, TN office.

Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

The Distribution Supervisor directs and controls all activities related to distribution. He/She oversees the daily operations of the Shipping,Receiving, Inventory and Pick-Pack departments ensuring work is completed in an effective, efficient and timely manner. The incumbent ensures procedures are followed to prevent against loss or theft. He/She ensures proper product handling, turnaround times, inventory accuracy, safety procedures and company policies are adhered to by the distribution staff. The incumbent runs reports to monitor group#s performance and report on results to Management.

About Us:

At Olympus, we put a lot of good back into the world, and what we do really matters. We are committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day by crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras, and audio recorders.

We view our relationship with and commitment to our employees with the same passion. Everything we do at Olympus is a reflection of our vision, and everyone here helps to make it a reality. We’re invested in our employees, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions.

THAT’S OLYMPUS.

TRUE TO YOU. TRUE TO SOCIETY. TRUE TO LIFE.

Olympus America Inc

Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Company URL:

Olympus America Inc at http://www.olympusamerica.com/

Posting Locations:

Tennessee, Bartlett

Posting Title:

Distribution Supervisor

Job Family:

Supply Chain Management

Work Location:

Bartlett OAI

Auto req ID:

4570BR

4570BR

Olympus is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification.