Purpose of Function
Our inbound and outbound Warehouse supports Logistics, Manufacturing and Distribution to achieve customer satisfaction both internally and externally.
The Warehouse Supervisor plays a vital part in this process and takes overall responsibility for ensuring that all aspects of inbound and outbound warehousing are managed effectively and efficiently in order to drive the Supply Chain agenda in accordance with Company policies, procedures and the Regional and Global Operations strategy.
Tasks and Responsibilities
All employees have a responsibility to comply with the Integrated Management System (IMS) and minimise any impact on the environment whilst carrying out their duties.
Ensure agreed Service Levels, Inventory and Budget targets are met by Coordinating efficient operations of all areas of the Warehouse
Work closely with Warehouse Management and Order Management to ensure target achievement
Through optimising processes within Inbound, Warehousing and Outbound, improve quality, efficiency, speed and flexibility
Plan and coordinate the team and tasks through efficient resource management
Monitor all aspects of Warehousing KPI‘s and proactively identify any issues in a timely manner in order to allow corrective actions to be put in place.
Consider management information such as statistics on capacity, delays, turnover results and stock level reports and make informed decisions based on this information in order to maximise effectiveness and efficiency.
Communicate and implement changes as directed.
Inbound, Warehousing & Pick and Pack
Recruit, manage, motivate and train all warehouse and distribution employees.
Create a cross functional, agile department working closely and interactively with distribution and logistics operations
Provide leadership by setting clear expectations, demonstrating high standards of work, following company practices and demonstrating safety conscious behaviour.
Manage stock locations and stock inaccuracies, via daily audits, investigating any issues and
reporting finds to the Warehouse Management.
Management of all inbound stock on a Just in Time (JIT) basis - liaise with production and logistics to ensure all stock is in the right place at the right time to fulfil sales demand.
Inventory Management, stock accuracy control, daily stock takes, yearly audits
Management of the pick and pack process to ensure achievement of KPI’s, Ensuring pick and pack is completed accurately and on time - all products are available at the correct cut off times relating to each customer and country.
Control of incorrect customer picking.
Health & Safety Compliance
Ensuring a culture of H&S exists throughout warehousing and distribution
Ensuring Health and Safety Procedures are in place
Organise personnel in the handling and storage of goods to ensure optimum use of the warehouse facilities, in accordance with H&S and legal requirements.
The above list is typical of the duties the post holder will be expected to perform. It is not necessarily exhaustive and other duties of a similar nature and level may be required from time to time
Act as deputy for Warehouse Management when required, including completion of reporting of inbound and outbound warehouse performance.
Carry out special tasks when required (e.g. IT-projects, Supply Chain Business Best Practice optimisation projects).
Preferably degree educated in a technical discipline ideally 2:1 honours or above and / or equivalent related experience
IT literate and knowledge of Microsoft Office formulas / report writing
SAP R/3 knowledge preferred
Management & leadership courses
A proven track record in related field (such as warehousing, distribution, logistics)
Demonstrable experience in a warehouse and / or shipping environment of a manufacturing organisation.
Exposure to Continuous Improvement programs (Process Excellence, 6-Sigma, Kaïzen, TQM, 5S, etc.) and proven experience of system and processes implementation (ideally SAP)
Experience of planning and materials control
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to persuade and influence others
Passion and Drive to make a difference whilst exceeding internal & external customer expectations.
People Management skills
Capacity for analytical thought
Possess the ability to work in international / multi-cultural environment.
Full and current driving license
Dräger is a leading international company in the fields of medical and safety technology. Whether in clinical applications, in industry, mining or emergency services: Dräger products protect, support and save lives. That's what our more than 14,000 employees have been striving for - every day for more than 130 years.