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Manager, Warehouse and Logistics

Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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Company Description
At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.

As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible.

Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere-we strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.

Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture-our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care.
Job Description
Primary Function:

Provide tactical and strategic oversight to the warehousing and logistics function in support of established safety, quality, service level, financial and efficiency goals. The position will develop strategies, business processes, departmental goals as well as measure performance for work activities that include receiving, put away, kitting, kanban, finished product packing, shipping and inventory control. This position will be responsible for supporting the business with material storage, controls, capacity and capability planning as necessary to scale with growth of business.

In addition, this position will be responsible for facility management, equipment management, preventative maintenance, repairs and calibration of the onsite manufacturing equipment.

Primary Responsibilities:

Supervise a team of individual contributors with functional responsibility for performing ongoing receiving, put-away, picking, kitting, material handling, inventory control, packing and shipping duties.

Additionally, responsible for facility management, repairs, maintenance, and calibration of manufacturing equipment.

Develop and maintain all policies and procedures (SOPs, DOPs) related to plant warehousing, inventory control, logistics and facility management.

Design business solutions to meet the business needs

Develop and manage KPIs related to the area of accountability.

Lead strategic decision related to logistics carriers, distributors, and drive projects to improve efficiency and reduce cost

Collaborate closely with supply chain and establish Kanban, and safety stock requirements for raw material and finished goods.

Manage the facility, equipment, and calibration in accordance with the local, state, OSHA regulations, and internal procedures.

Develop processes to ensure completeness and accuracy of shipping documentation. Work closely with regulatory to ensure adherence to country specific shipping and documentation requirements.

Maintain inventory integrity, and oversee cycle count program in coordination with Finance, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Production Planning functions.

Responsible for the space management and lead projects to optimize facility and space for efficient operations

Maintain FIFO and monitor the products in inventory for shelf life

Drive daily monitoring of shipping activities

Resolves bottlenecks and other operational problems that prevent a timely and efficient handling of inbound and/or outbound orders

Conducts analysis as required to investigate and determine root cause of compliance, quality or other performance failures and implements corrective actions as warranted.

People management skills, including the ability to inspire, lead and motivate a team of people, delegate work and explain ideas.

Hire, train, develop, and motivate personnel to follow procedures, meet high quality standards, production schedules, operations dept goals, and productivity requirements

Works and communicates directly with Finance and functional management to develop and meet operational budgets for headcount, depreciation and cost center spending.

Secondary Responsibilities:

Actively benchmarks and leverages lean oriented tools such 5S and Six Sigma to eliminate waste and help error proof transitional work.

Leads implementation of projects that lead to operational improvement goals and objectives (e.g., throughput, transaction accuracy, process controls, ergonomic, layout and other process improvement initiatives).

Owns management of workforce capacity and material space requirements planning processes. Responsible for developing 1-3-year operating models for the warehouse and inventory control functions.

Management of operations and resourcing necessary to support satellite warehouse and distributor locations.

Skill/Job Requirements :

Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of people management experience.

8+ years of related experience working in a warehouse/ logistics environment associated with a production facility.

Experience with food industry, biological products and cold shipping is a plus

Experience with international shipments is desired

Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and supervise operational teams

Proven ability to develop business processes and solutions

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Possess strong organizational skills to meet deadlines, assist staff in prioritizing work and handle multiple projects.

Must be able to apply sound judgment and decision-making skills in dealing with a variety of routine issues.

Experience in leveraging lean process tools such as Six Sigma and 5S.

Skilled in MS word, excel and powerpoint.

Agile and SAP knowledge preferred.
Additional Information
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. Details can vary by role.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Shift : Day

Travel : 10% of the time

Posted: 2022-08-02 Expires: 2022-08-31
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