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Supervisor, Warehouse/Services Supply Chain (Cold Chain & Export Areas)

North Chicago, Illinois Req ID 2209339 Category Supply Chain & Materials Management Division AbbVie


Describe the primary goals, objectives or functions or outputs of this position.

Supervisor, Warehousing and Services is responsible for supervising warehouses supporting distribution, manufacturing or site services such as MRO or delivery services in Lake County. The Supervisor will ensure the Manager’s expectations for routine activities are met and may manage small projects within the area. Responsible to ensure facilities meet AbbVie external or internal customer expectations and support. Must maintain all Quality, Regulatory, Financial and Global Trade compliance expectations for the area. Ensure full compliance with FDA, DEA, OSHA, GTC, TSA and other regulatory expectations. Expected to maintain efficient and compliant operations ready to meet any internal, customer or regulatory audit. Required to maintain a safe and secure facility ensuring employee safety and product integrity. The Supervisor is expected to meet assigned goals and KPI’s and assure capacity, systems and technology is capable of supporting the assigned area.           


List up to 10 main responsibilities for the job. Include information about the accountability and scope.

•Ensure compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures
•Ensure daily, weekly and monthly tasks are completed per schedule
•Ensure directed reports are appropriately trained to complete assigned tasks and complete  formal written and verbal performance reviews as scheduled
•Monitor daily work operations and provides direction to predominantly nonexempt and entry  level staff to achieve unit or departmental goals
•Interact with internal and external customers, by meeting regularly, responding to requests  and explaining procedures
•Develop work schedules for department by assessing priorities, workload and available  resources
•Maintain personnel records (e.g., work schedules, vacation schedules, leaves) and makes or  directs modifications in the database to reflect actual change
•Develops and/or identifies new work processes and the improved utilization of human and  material resources within the assigned area or related departments; facilitates others  participation in the continuous improvement program; investigates and solves basic  problems that impact work processes and personnel within a unit or department

  • Qualifications:

    List required and preferred qualifications (up to 10). Include education, skills and experience.

    •Bachelor degree preferred with 2+ years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience
    •May be required to attain Controlled Drug Agent status gained by passing the security  screening process and training processes depending on department
    •Must be able to read and understand procedures written in English

Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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