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Supervisor Warehouse - Hayward, CA

Req # JR - 039502 Location Hayward, California, United States Job Category Supply Chain Date posted 09/23/2021

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 


This position is responsible for organize and direct activities encompassing warehousing receiving, transportation, and inventory control.  Coordinate these activities to ensure efficient utilization of warehouse, transportation resources, and to optimize the flow of raw materials from warehouse location to manufacturing floor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for supervision of receiving, storage, internal/external transportation of batch related, miscellaneous, and other materials, and maintenance of GMP compliant warehouse.

  • Develop and implement effective systems and procedures to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of the Distribution operations.

  • Coordinate the activities of the distribution operation with other internal departments, third party vendors, and customers.

  • Supervise employee workload and objectives as required to optimize staff effectiveness. 

  • Insure all new employees are properly trained. May involve in delivery of staff training as needed. Responsible for all aspects of staffing (recruiting, interviewing, and selection) and talent management (performance management and activities to achieve performance objectives).

  • Review and answer inquiries from customer service, customers, sales, and vendors. Uses judgment and diplomacy to handle complaints, make adjustments and resolve issues.

  • Escalation point for employees for problems requiring special handling. Contact parties involved and take necessary action to resolve problems. Take proactive steps as appropriate.

  • Responsible for implementing compliance procedures to meet federal, state, company and facility regulations.

  • Responsible for troubleshooting and investigating shipping errors, cycle count errors, invoice issues and shipping deviations or nonconformance in the warehouse areas.

  • Responsible for the initiating Change Control Operation for all aspects of the warehouse (ie. redlining changes, completing DCRs/CNs/CRs, initiating facility work orders, routing for approval, training, etc).

  •  Administer and support all standard operating procedures, regulations and quality procedures.

  • Responsible for coordinating vendor relationships and issues.

  • Maintains an effective utilization of the warehouse space and oversees the Finished Goods cycle count inventory.

  • Responsible for maintaining proper inventory control procedures and documentation for all finished product produced, stored, and shipped from the plant.

  • Adheres to all environmental, health and safety SOPs, regulatory requirements, equipment, policies and procedures, including any department specific requirements.

  • May Perform other duties as assigned.  


  • Ability to supervise activities of warehouse through subordinates.

  • Proficient in warehouse management systems and pc environments.

  • Manage multiple priorities in a warehouse setting.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • 5 years of supervisory experience.

  • Three to five years experience in a transportation or distribution environment required. Knowledge of processing, order management, and inventory control.

Physical Demands

  • Regular attendance is necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Light work, frequent lifting up to 10 -50 lbs; frequent standing/walking.

Working Environment

  • Minimal to moderate travel required.

  • Normal office working conditions: computer, phone, files, fax, copier.

  • Personal Protective Equipment: Safety Shoes & Safety Glasses

  • May be required to work or be assigned to a different shift as needed.



Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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