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Danaher Corporation Stockroom Swing Shift Supervisor - Newark in Newark, California

Based in Newark, California the Stockroom Supervisor will be responsible for the swing shift operations. Primary responsibilities will be: Receiving, Inventory control/cycle counts, return to stock, consumables/Kanban, re-work PO’s along with supporting 12 Jidoka lines.

This role is a floor position that will require 90% of the workday spent in the stockroom operations. Stockroom Supervisor will be responsible for coaching, motivating, and leading the stockroom employees to accomplish the productivity goals for the day and establishing a culture of positive employee relations while ensuring all processes, best practices, and policies are adhered to consistently.


  • Provides daily direction and leadership to the stockroom material handlers.

  • Delegating and assigning tasks and targets and evaluating the working of the staff.

  • Conducts regular one on one, create performance objectives and development plans.

  • Organizes and conducts all required training activities for the stockroom department.

  • Accountable for the safe operation of all equipment, including forklifts, hand tools, and other equipment in the operation.

  • Be able to perform all activities of personnel supervised.

  • Makes recommendations for manpower needs including involvement in recruitment and selection process within the stockroom department.

  • Ensures that orders transacted are verified against pertinent documentation.

  • Establishes and maintains procedures for determining and meeting company and customer delivery commitments by handling materials, providing labor, and effective use of time.

  • Recommends and assists in implementing operating procedures and promotes continual improvement within the Stockroom operations.

  • Define KPIs where necessary (ideally through internal or external bench marking), analyze process performance and suggest process improvement or user training.

  • On Time Delivery: Responsible for researching missed or late shipments/staging for production lines.

  • Shipping/Staging Errors: Responsible for researching and identifying root cause.

  • Inventory control: Research/reconcile end of day cycle count variances.

  • Install and Facilitate Visual & Daily Management at Gemba

  • Facilitate and lead PSP Teams in everyday Problem Solving (e.g., Gemba DIVE Teams and support development of Monthly KPI PSPs).

  • Follows stockroom methods for material using the proper SOP and takes ownership of process documentation creation, changes and periodic review.

  • Resolves emergent issues for expedited deliveries to the customer.

  • Accountable for ensuring the stockroom operation is audit ready 24x7. Readily takes action to implement effective countermeasures and monitor sustainment of audit findings.

  • Accountable for ensuring the stockroom operation is 5S ready 24x7 and promotes 5S activities to sustain warehouse organization and safety


Education or Experience (in years):

  • High school degree with 8+ years of experience OR

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of experience OR

  • Master’s degree with 3+ years of experience

Knowledge and skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and SAP required.

  • Knowledge of and experience with packaging materials used to safely transport all products required.

  • Previous Kaizen/Continuous improvement experience.

Physical requirements/abilities:

  • Ability to lift 25 lbs and work in a warehouse environment.

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