Logistics Team Leader - 20947BR - EN in Newbury at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 4/9/2018

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Job Description

The Job's Mission

The Logistics Team Leader will work in the build and Instrument return department to assist in leading the team and helping maintain the Company’s build activities by improving processes whilst meeting customer service and quality. They will take hour by hour responsibility for ensuring all consignment orders and Instrument returns are being processed efficiently, coordinating the team based on varying workload. The team leader will also be responsible for ensuring the team follows relevant processes for kit build and RMA, including an official count in Q4. The job will be a permanent day time shift from 9 am -5 pm although depending on the workload the position may require coming in early or staying late to monitor team activities and complete work.

Key Activities & Accountabilities:
  • Managing a team of up to 8 employees
  • Leading & motivating the workforce
  • Take responsibility and support the departmental manager in achieving departmental and divisional KPIs and objectives
  • Conduct regular 1-1 meetings with direct reports
  • Write and deliver performance reviews
  • Construct individual development plans for employees
  • Manage effective communications with the team to deliver operational targets, issues, briefings are effectively delivered
  • Accurately monitor and use relevant production KPI's to ensure maximum efficiency and compliance
  • Utilize team members effectively to deliver agreed targets to required quality and output
  • Ensure all team members are trained and capable to undertake required tasks
  • Ensure team members are only employed on tasks they are trained to do. Undertake relevant induction training with new members of the team
  • Start and end shift procedures
  • Ensure all quality and safety standards are adhered to and championed as necessary
  • To operate in a safe working manner and be responsible for H+S within designated areas, and ensure all prescribed PPE is used correctly by each team member
  • Understand all departmental processes
  • Take responsibility for identifying areas of improving and assisting in the implementation of actions relating to these.
  • Lead and implement projects within the team and cross-functional, to further improve the department, resulting in increasing customer satisfaction, increasing efficiency, lower costs and optimized inventory levels
  • Take responsibility for both your own engagement and also assist in driving engagement in the department. This will include taking a leading role in the Q12 impact plan.
  • Build and maintain relationships with other Functions while driving leverage opportunities across the areas.
Main Duties
Duties / responsibilities (in order of priority)% of time to be spentLevel of responsibilityLTC/Loan Kit Build Team management

Management of Planner / Product Manager Requests

Review of the areas processes and procedures

Attendance of meetings and projects as directed







Equipment / software packages used:
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Lotus Notes
  • Oracle / Future Applicable ERP

Job Requirements

  • A levels or higher (or equivalent)
Experience required:
  • Office Environment – experience working in a professional working environment.
  • Proven excellent communication skills

Experience preferred:
  • Medical Device Industry - Experience within the industry dealing with sterile and non-sterile components
  • Assembly line or manufacturing

Any other particular aptitude / skill required:

Ability to communicate in a highly effective manner and work both independently and as part of a team on assignments. Must be IT literate and efficient in an administrative environment. They must have the ability to work on their own initiative, prioritizing and organising workload. Problem solving skills and a great telephone manner are also vital to this role.

  • Decision Making/Judgement – Selects effective approaches to solving issues, based on available information and business objectives and escalates appropriately.
  • Relationship Builder – Builds and maintains relationships within the team and across the wider organisation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive - Has a pro-active and independent personality, ability to manage their own workload and prioritise appropriately
  • Strong internal drive and motivation to make a difference and add value to an organisation


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