Job Description Summary # Job Description RESPONSIBILITIES • Oversee and monitor inventory management staff. • Responsible for employee work assignments. • Oversee inventory management team (cycle counts, audits, system/physical disposition of expired and damaged inventory, donation orders and government inventory rotation). • Conduct investigation of discrepancies and inconsistencies in Distribution processes. • Responsible for inventory accuracy, including area cycle counts and root cause analysis. • Facilitate employee training within assigned area to include training and reviewing SOP’s with employees. • Communicate/enforce safety and security processes. • Ensure warehouse equipment is maintained and in good operating condition. • Establish, maintain and drive attainment in inventory accuracy goals and metrics. • Maintain inventory management records and metrics. • Research and reconcile inventory adjustments and report the cause of discrepancy. • Effectively utilize and ensure compliance with BD’s inventory control and warehouse management system (JDE, DLX). • Plan work schedules and assign duties to maintain adequate staffing levels so that activities are performed effectively and headcount responds to fluctuating workloads. • Review work throughout the work process and at completion in order to validate that it has been performed properly. • Transmit and explain work instructions to employees. • Evaluate employee performance and write performance appraisals; prepare and maintain work records and reports that include information such as employee time and inspection results. • Conduct staff meetings to relay general information or to address specific topics such as safety. • Recommend or initiate personnel actions such as promotions, transfers and disciplinary measures; resolve associate relations issues or refer them to higher-level management for resolution. • Responsible for following Good Documentation Practices (GDP) as outlined in SOP. • Support the operations team with projects. • Partner with the Operations team to improve inventory accuracy levels. • Work with the financial analyst to complete the MDN process. • Perform other Distribution related functions/duties as assigned. POSITION REQUIREMENTS EXPERIENCE: • Minimum 3-7 years supervisory experience in a fast-paced environment. • Must have hands-on experience/knowledge of inventory and warehouse management systems, as well as inventory control techniques. • Manhattan WMS experience a plus. COMPETENCIES: • Ability to perform/operate in a metric driven environment. • Good organizational and time management skills; must be able to multi-task. • Strong oral and written communication skills. • Ability to lead and/or participate in teams and address problems/issues through effective communication skills, creative problem-solving, influence, negotiation or conflict management skills. • Working knowledge to effectively work across multiple departments. • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel and Word). • Access knowledge a plus. EDUCATION: • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field, or equivalent work experience. Physical Demands The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions (Per the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990). While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to episodes of walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, balancing, crouching, reaching, pushing/pulling, grasping, hearing, twisting, lifting, frequent use of hand to finger, handle, feel, pick or type which can include repetitive motion of the wrists, hands or fingers. The associate may occasionally be required to climb. The job may require lifting over 50lbs in some areas but not all. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. The position will almost always have exposure to work near moving mechanical equipment, exposure to precarious situations and potential temperature excursions. Occasionally the position will have exposure to fumes/airborne particles. EEO Statement Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. # Primary Work LocationUSA IN - Plainfield # Additional Locations # Work ShiftUS BD 2nd Shift 2pm-1030pm (United States of America) Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.