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Warehouse Supervisor


Lithia Springs, GA, US

Job Family:  Supply & Logistics
Country/Region:  United States

Job Function Summary:

  • Main task: Ensure an excellent warehouse performance measured in WFRL, CRO, DUC, productivity, etc. according to Policy Deployment
  • Manage assigned staff 
  • Strive for continuous improvement following the Lean Principles 
  • Ensure the compliance with national and company Quality, Health & Safety rules on site  


Major Areas of Accountability

  • Develop and improve warehouse processes      
  • Ensure cost optimization and cost competitiveness compared to third parties      
  • Ensure the compliance with national and company Health & Safety and ISO expectations
  • Organize and supervise the functions of assigned areas for maximum efficiency 
  • Optimize the storage space and material flow using warehousing practicing – proper warehouse space utilization, slotting, and inventory management   
  • Ensure stock integrity in compliance with rules set by Logistics   
  • Develop and Implement Distribution Best Practices
  • Adapt the warehouse housekeeping according to requirements
  • Oversee, organize and supervise US Kitting and Endo operations


People Management

  • Deploy and manage direct reporting staff          
  • Manage training for new hires, and propose training as necessary for existing employees to ensure appropriate skill level is maintained
  • Ensure employee development and morale is a key focus


Budgeting & Costs

  • Contribute to business case calculations on request       
  • Monitor costs and investments; identify potential overspend and propose corrective actions         
  • Ensure that cost related procedures are following Corporate policies and local rules



  • Ensure continuous improvement process using Lean applications/tools  
  • Participate in various projects as advised by the direct Manager  
  • Identify and develop detailed concepts for operational improvements


Sustain Quality & Performance

  • Have a customer focused approach to distribution quality and service.
  • Report selected KPIs with the Policy Deployment process          
  • Ensure and control quality and performance of assigned area
  • Support carrier management as appropriate for role
  • Ensure the compliance of updated work instructions / SOP’s       


Safety / Sanitation / Security   

  • Review assigned operational areas daily to ensure the distribution center is neat and well organized and that damage to product, equipment and facility is prevented. 
  • Ensure that all safety procedures and policies are followed.       
  • Operate in compliance with OSHA, FDA and other appropriate standards


Job Qualifications

  • Experience in warehouse operation       
  • High school diploma, Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required         
  • Experience in managing people
  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems           
  • Fluent command of English language in speaking and writing     
  • Excellent communication skills  
  • Cross-cultural skills      


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to organize efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to exercise logical and sound judgment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to be on call for emergencies
  • Proficient skills using MS Office Suite (MS Excel, Project, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Proficient decision making and problem solving skills




Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 14.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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