Supervisor, Operations Management - Auburn, WA - Day shift
Cardinal Health - Auburn, WA

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Title: Supervisor, Operations Management - Auburn, WA - Day shift
Location: Washington-Auburn-Auburn Distribution
Job Number: 12009365
Job title: Supervisor, Operations Management - Auburn, WA - Day shift
At Cardinal Health, we''re developing the innovative products and services that make healthcare safer and more productive. Join a growing, global company genuinely committed to making a difference for our customers and communities.
Business Segment: Pharmaceutical Distribution
Function: Operations
Family: Operations Management
What Operations Management contributes to Cardinal Health
Operations Management is responsible for strategic oversight and leadership direction within the Operations function

What is expected of you and others at this level in Operations for functional success
  • Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of business support, technical or production staff in an assigned area
  • Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion; coordinates work activities with other supervisors
  • Has in-depth knowledge of work processes and tools within own area
  • Applies expertise to solve standard and non-standard problems within own area
  • Makes decisions, often difficult and/or unpopular, by carefully weighing pros and cons and acting for the benefit of the work team; coaches/supports subordinates in their decision-making efforts
  • Role models Cardinal Health''s high ethical standards and code of conduct
  • Provides direction in discussing and creating development plans
  • Provides input into succession planning process for own work area
  • Aligns individual goals for self and others with work area/functional goals
  • Builds confidence and respect of others through a positive and energizing style
  • Assists work team in the achievement of goals/ commitments; achieves own goals/commitments regardless of obstacles
  • Works within budgetary/ financial objectives set by manager, applying knowledge of profit drivers to work processes within own area
  • Is aware of internal/external business issues
  • Identifies specific opportunities for long-term change within own work team or product/service
  • Builds customer relationships, interprets customer needs and assesses their business requirements
  • Leverages customer knowledge to develop alternative solutions and shares key learnings with others
  • Resolves day-to-day or routine problems using defined processes
  • Works/brainstorms with work team and provides suggestions for solutions that contain the appropriate level of risk; ensures work team understands and supports the focus on operational excellence
  • Actively builds relationships across functions/businesses that bring value to the company, encouraging the participation and perspectives of all team members, regardless of background; mentors and empowers others to achieve success
  • Effectively listens to and explains difficult issues to reach shared understanding and build alignment
Accountabilities in this role
Coordinates with other Division departments to facilitate efficient warehouse operations.
Assigns, directs, and monitors order filling activities. Ensures activity reports are prepared.
Controls rotation of stock and inventory to ensure proper shelf life.
Develops, leads, and sponsors Lean Six Sigma projects.
Motivates employees to ensure that predetermined productivity and quality standards are achieved or exceeded.
Implements modifications or innovations as approved by Division Management.
Must have the decision-making ability in times of extreme conditions, self-reliant and carries line authority in Operations Manager's absence.
Handles general employee inquiries and solves problems.
Conducts interviews and hires appropriate personnel for Division openings.
Completes and conducts performance appraisals on subordinates.
Trains new employees.
Prepares and submits daily and weekly reports.
Ensures all company and government regulatory agencies, security, safety, and housekeeping policies and practices are followed.
Maintains positive employee relations. Ensures that the corporation's management principles, policies, and programs are consistently practiced.
Ensures quality service is provided to customers of Cardinal Health
Deals with contracted services on a routine basis.
Plans and organizes in-house projects as assigned.
Ensures quality service is provided to customers of Cardinal Health
  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
  • Prior supervisory experience required
  • Prior inventory management experience strongly preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated organization, analytical, and leadership skills required
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office

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Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $108 billion health care services company that improves the...