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Stockroom Supervisor
Company: Cepheid
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/14/2021
Expire Date: 11/13/2021
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Manufacturing and Production, Warehousing, Executive Management, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Stockroom Supervisor

Job Title: Stockroom Supervisor Day Shift - Sunnyvale

Day Shift - Monday - Friday 6:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Business Context: Based in Sunnyvale, California the 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.

Introduction to the role: This role is a floor position that will require 80% of the workday spent in the stockroom operations. The Stockroom Supervisor will be responsible for the Day Shift operations managing 10-15 material handlers. This role will require the Stockroom Supervisor to create a climate in which people want to do their best; empowers others; invites input from each person; makes each individual feel his/her work is important; is someone people like working for and with.


  • Provides daily direction and leadership to the stockroom department and 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.
  • Accountable for staffing, training, motivation and leadership 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 benchmarking), 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.
  • Stockroom Supervisor will immediately document and report to the Sr management any situation, incident or problems that directly relate to the efficient, complete, and timely dispatch of all assigned work.


  • Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time
  • For people managers, ensure your associates attend and complete all required trainings satisfactorily and on time.


Education or Experience (in years):

  • Bachelors degree with 8+ years of related work experience OR
  • Masters degree in field with 5+ years of related work experience OR
  • Doctoral degree in field with 3+ years of work experience

Knowledge and skills:

  • Experience using SAP.
  • Understanding of production scheduling and forecasting principals.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Experience with SOPs, GMP, ISO, JIT, MRP.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word.

Physical requirements/abilities:

  • Ability to work in an office environment.


  • Reagent manufacturing experience.
  • Related experience in a diagnostic, medical device, or pharmaceutical environment.

When you join us, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.comto request accommodation.

If youve ever wondered whats within you, theres no better time to find out.

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