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Supervisor, Distribution & Logistics

Company: Fresenius Kabi US
Location: Pleasant Prairie
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Responsible for supervision of all Distribution operations in the Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC Pleasant Prairie Distribution Center which includes receiving finished products from supplying plants, warehouse management of the finished products, order fulfillment, and shipping of finished products to customers.


Supervises all Distribution Operations including, but are not limited to:

  • The ability to perform all tasks required of Distribution Coordinators and Group Leads.
  • Assists with cycle count activities for all finished product, including cycle count, forms generation, physical counting, and discrepancy reconciliations. Works closely with the Distribution Center's Inventory Control Department.
  • Directs Group Leads and establishes daily priorities.
  • Directs and monitors activities of Group Leads and Distribution Coordinators in various stages: Receiving, Putaway, Replenishment, Picking and Packing, and Shipping as ordered via customer order pick slips.
  • Prioritizes order processing based on customer urgency, established customer schedules, order processing goals, and available staff/time.
  • Ensures that all packing standards are adhered to and that time-sensitive products are packed according to the established procedures.
  • Oversees all shipping operations to ensure all deliveries are properly loaded.
  • Monitors the Stock Transport Orders to replenishment our West Coast Distribution Center as determined by the Inventory Control Department.
  • Ensures that all shipments are properly posted and goods issued in SAP for prompt invoicing.
  • Communicates and partners with internal business groups (Customer Support, QC, Compliance Units, Marketing, etc.) to manage the customer order and material flow through the facility.
  • Monitors facility for compliance to all company and government rules and regulations.
  • Effectively mentors, trains, coaches, and monitors the development of all subordinates to ensure they are acquiring the skills and abilities necessary to achieve success and career advancement if desired.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by management.


A minimum of a 2-year college degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of three years' experience at a supervisory/manager level are required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

SAP knowledge is desired, solid math skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office products with spreadsheet applications (Excel) skills, strong communication skills including persuasion and facilitation abilities, effective

problem solving skills, demonstrated use of sound judgment, excellent organizational skills and detail orientation, and the ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team.

In addition, the incumbent must possess:

  • A thorough understanding of Order Fulfillment DC Operations to include Receiving, Inventory Control, Picking, Packing, and Shipping in an RF environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and an understanding of internal controls.
  • A strong inventory/cost acumen and work ethic.
  • A sense of accountability in self and others.
  • Computer literate to quickly learn systems and processes.
  • Must demonstrate proficient working knowledge of Good Warehouse procedures and practices and familiarity with database systems.
  • Experience or background in regulatory and cGMP compliance is desired

Additional Information

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as life insurance, disability, 401K with company match, and wellness program.

Fresenius Kabi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disabilities, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Fresenius Kabi US, Kenosha , Supervisor, Distribution & Logistics, Other , Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

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