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Supervisor, Special Operation

Aesculap Inc.
Hazelwood, MO 63042
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Aesculap Inc.

Supervisor, Special Operation


Job ID: 2021-18449
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Manufacturing
St. Louis, MO


Aesculap, Inc., a B. Braun company, is part of a 180-year-old global organization focused on meeting the needs of an ever-changing healthcare community. Through close collaboration with its customers, Aesculap provides advanced technologies for general surgery, neurosurgery and closure technologies. Aesculap continues a proud heritage of leadership and responsiveness as we strive to deliver products and services that improve the quality of patients lives.


Position Summary:

Supervise daily operation of Special Operation, which includes manpower planning, product movement, coaching/training personnel and systems control.

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Promote/ensure a safe working environment for employees
  • Supervise Special Operation and temporary employment in the areas of shipping, auditing, and packing
  • Prioritize daily work and allocate resources to ship daily orders accurately, on time and at the lowest cost possible
  • Conduct weekly LPO (Large Pending Orders) with Sales, Supply Chain, Transportation, Customer Service and Operation ensuring timely delivery of shipments, along with completing special order request
  • Coordinate the timely processing of OEM/LPO projects, International shipments, returns to vendor, removal of expiring products and scrap material, convenience kitting requests, and specific customization as needed for outbound processing
  • Monitor process outputs from SAP and visual management systems
  • Develop team members through coaching and monitoring, along with training Direct/Temporary new hires.
  • Continuous improvement of order and inventory accuracy
  • Generate Work Instructions (WI) based on packaging/labeling/Etching requirements per material number and additional areas of responsibility specific to the department
  • Monitor inbound (3rd party) processes requiring materials to be packaged/label/etching to ensure alignment of department metrics
  • Assist in validation of equipment used in department
  • Oversee the maintenance and accuracy of spare parts / equipment inventory used for the repair of medical devices
  • Monitor stockroom inventory levels to ensure proper utilization of available capacity
  • Supervise team responsible for the accurate application of marking instruments used in a surgical environment (laser marking, chemical etch, packaging and labeling)
  • Monitor Preventive Maintenance program of equipment ensuring daily/weekly compliance
  • Collaborate with customer service, sales, transportation, supply chain, quality assurance and quality control, ATS repairs and facilities
  • Prepare and analyze department reports on a daily/monthly basis (IE: Open Orders)
  • Ensure material handling equipment and storage racks are in safe working order
  • Approve payroll records
  • Perform yearly performance evaluations
  • Maintain operation within approved budget
  • Prepare and maintain daily/monthly metric activity reports
  • Monitor/Approve PTO request
  • Submit disciplinary write up based on compliance with company policies
  • Must comply with applicable ISO and FDA regulations as stated in Quality Manual
  • Must embody the Companys Vision, Mission and Values
  • Other duties may be assigned

Secondary or peripheral job functions:

  • Contribute to creating a climate of trust, ethics, and accountability by effectively seeking out and accepting feedback from others.
  • Possess the ability to exceed expectations with the customer in mind and take responsibility for driving key results as well as empower others to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Demonstrate behaviors that drive efficiency by understanding and improving processes as well as sharing best practices.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise Special Operation and temporary employment, allocating manpower needs as required and prioritizing daily work objectives in all areas of Order Fulfillment.

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect date, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Expertise: Qualifications-Experience/Training/Education/Etc


  • BS/BA required or equivalent combination of education & experience within a Warehouse/Distribution environment required
  • Three - Five years of supervisory experience required - preferably in a Warehouse/Distribution facility.
  • Previous experience with computer systems and software required SAP/Microsoft preferred/Shipping Manifest station


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While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.

Through its Sharing Expertise initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.


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