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Edwards Lifesciences Sr Supv, Warehouse in Cartago, Costa Rica

Provide daily supervision to a team within the warehouse

Key Responsibilities:

• Supervise employee’s warehouse and logistics activities including developing methods to improve on the use of equipment for handling, storing, maintaining, and shipping stock.

• Perform complex detailed analysis to improve supply chain operations and make recommendations to improve processes. Responsible for handling the daily purchasing and warehousing operation to ensure that customer delivery schedules are met so as to provide customer satisfaction

• Oversee the material requisitions from cleanrooms and improve on the delivery of team performance metrics (e.g., NCR rates and delivery time to cleanroom, reduce customer ship errors, cycle count improvement, scrap reduction)

• Accountable for productivity and quality metrics of staff, and provide regular progress reports and metrics and provide solutions for improvement to management and cross-functional stakeholders

• Lead process improvement projects and efforts in collaboration with cross-functional teams

• Act as a JDE super user; Provide more complex data analytics and resolve escalated/complex transaction issues

• Create and/or improve warehouse and logistics procedures related to capacity requirements

• Provide feedback and/or conduct performance reviews, including resolving performance issues, training and coaching

• Responsible for all monthly/yearly PMs (preventative maintenance) on equipment and temperature/humidity probes for the WMS (warehouse management system)

• Ensure employees are trained, certified, and adhere to EH&S policies and procedures including OHSA regulations

• Other incidental duties

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree in with substantial technical knowledgesufficient experience in warehouse operations, with skill levels exceeding the requirements of the Supervisor II Required and

5 years years experience of previous related experience with full responsibility for all personnel including hire/fire authority and handling all aspects of employee relations Required

Additional Skills:

• Experience with ECR (Engineering Change Request) and Quality Systems Management required

• Project management experience

• Proven expertise in Microsoft Office Suite with working knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, preferably JDE

• Experience working in a medical device industry, preferred

• Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills; possessing strong collaboration skills in partnering with cross functional stakeholders in order to achieve objectives, as well as mediating differences to achieve consensus

• Full understanding of warehouse procedures related to all stages of own area of responsibility

• Ability to supervise/lead employees in a warehouse environment

• Ability to analyze and adjust line/operation layouts to improve efficiency

• Full understanding of all aspects of processes and equipment used in assigned work

• Ability to work and excel within a fast paced, dynamic, and constantly changing work environment

• Demonstrated ability to supervise teams and provide coaching and feedback, including responsibility for all employee actions including hire/fire authority and partnering with HR on all aspects of employee relations

• Knowledge of and adherence to Edwards Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines as they relate to warehouse operations and medical device manufacturing

• Full knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts and Six Sigma

• Supervise warehouse employees within the department

• Participate on cross-functional teams Engineering, management, Regulatory, Quality, HR, Planning for the development of cohesive production operations

• May represent the organization to outside contacts, e.g., vendors, suppliers, contractors, staffing agencies

• Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.