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Safety & Continuous Improvement Leader

Company: Owens & Minor
Location: Southaven
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

At Owens & Minor, we are a critical part of the healthcare process. As a Fortune 500 company with 50+ facilities across the US and 18,000 teammates in over 90 countries, we provide integrated technologies, products and services across the full continuum of care. Customers-and their patients-are at the heart of what we do.Our mission is to empower our customers to advance healthcare, and our success starts with our teammates.Owens & Minor Teammate Benefits Include

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance, available on first working day
  • 401(k), eligibility after 30 days of employment
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Development opportunities to grow your career with a global companyJob SummaryThis Leader will be responsible for maintaining regulatory compliance in the distribution center across all functions, ensure training records are current and bridge any gaps within safety. Lead team of safety coordinators so that they are accountable for all things safety as the front line of interacting with new and existing teammates. Works closely with all functions in the facility to support and improve operations, including troubleshooting process issues, updating process documentation and the creation of standard work. Assists with continual improvement projects around the facility to eliminate waste and improve operating performance. These events may be in the form of Kaizen events.Core Responsibilities
    • Provides proactive feedback to Operations Supervisors, initiating management coaching, teammate performance feedback, individual performance feedback, and corrective actions where needed.
    • Works with Operations leadership to develop and execute initiatives to improve DC metrics that drive financial performance.
    • Leads the achievement of DC or functional Key Performance Indicators in the areas of Safety, Quality, Productivity, and Turnover.
    • Oversees all customer service for the DC or functions, resolving issues relating to service quality, pick pack and ship requirements, and deliveries. Coordinates with local Account Management team, and Corporate Operations as needed.
    • Enforces DC adherence to company developed SOP's / WI's for warehouse management and transportation.
    • Monitors and reports performance of DC or functions, implementing root cause analysis to consistently work towards improving teammate relations, customer quality, and operational efficiency.
    • Oversees DC or functions' succession planning, identifying, attracting, developing, coaching, and retaining talent.
    • Ensures adherence to all regulatory requirements regarding scheduled drugs, hazardous material, dating merchandise, storage requirements and reporting agencies (DOL, DEA, FDA, OSHA, etc.). Acts as the Designated Representative (DR) for the DC where required by licensing and compliance laws / regulations.Qualifying Experience
      • Bachelor's degree highly preferred
      • 1 to 3 years of professional supply chain or warehouse / distribution operations.
      • Previous supervisory, leadership, planning, communication, organization, and people motivation experience highly preferred
      • In depth knowledge of supply chain management, logistics, distribution, and/or warehouse management best practices.
      • Demonstrated leadership and people management skills with an ability to lead, coach and mentor all levels of teammates.
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to influence senior level management.
      • Experience with Safety initiatives in previous roles.
      • Proven ability to analyze and conclude; ability to Continuous Improvement methodologies and to standardize processes across multiple sites and functions.If you feel this opportunity could be the next step in your career, we encourage you to apply.Owens & Minor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, disability, age, status as a veteran, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Owens & Minor, Southaven , Safety & Continuous Improvement Leader, Professions , Southaven, Mississippi

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