Shipping and Receiving Supervisor in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want-

  • Supervisors who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
  • Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.
  • Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.

What you will do-

  • Using data and other inputs, identify, prioritize, and deliver on business and customer needs.
  • Oversee all shipping and receiving activities and team members.  
  • Responsible for ensuring continuous product flow throughout the inbound and outbound process to ensure product availability.
  • Accountable to meeting and/or exceeding business objectives including but not limited to safety, quality, delivery, customer experience, people development and cost.
  • Allocate and lead resources in area based on repair needs and standards.
  • Anticipate bottlenecks and remove road blocks to ensure same day shipping and receiving turnaround.
  • Ability to manage technical aspects of the business and utilize the necessary resources to address and resolve issues through problem solving.
  • Identify and may lead cost reduction initiatives to deliver on financial projections.
  • Must be able to collect various metrics and compile to forecast and identify business needs.
  • Responsible for managing cost performance for the unit/team supported. 
  • Attend daily MDI meetings and communicate business results /metrics clearly at all levels of the operations business.
  • Oversees execution and coaching of MDI process up through Tier 2.
  • Fill in for Supply Chain Manager as needed, to include MDI Tier 3
  • Monitor key ERP process flows to ensure product doesn’t get stuck within the system.  
  • Evaluate employee performance through various means, such as talent reviews and common annual reviews.
  • Work collaboratively to develop and drive accountability for meaningful performance objectives.
  • Provide developmental coaching and guidance to team in the areas of performance management, communication, and adhering to company polices.
  • Responsible for the recruitment and hiring of talent.
  • May forecast and predict recruitment needs of temporary and permanent talent to the team for conversion.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement through the support of business and process improvements including but not limited to 6S, lean manufacturing initiatives, etc.
  • Ensures compliance with established regulatory, quality, legal, corporate, and human resources policies and procedures.

What you need-

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years of proven leadership experience highly preferred
  • Excellent organization, planning, communication, project management and performance attainment in manufacturing or logistics environment preferred
  • Previous Supply Chain experience preferred
  • SAP and Excel experience, a plus

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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