Job Vacancy Logistics Supervisor Warehousing 3rd shift Abbott

Job title: Logistics Supervisor Warehousing 3rd shift

Company: Abbott

Job description: Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


Primary Function / Primary Goals / Objectives:

Support and assist the execution of warehousing operations that meet and/or exceed customer expectations and Abbott Nutrition Supply Chain goals and objectives. This position is responsible for managing the 3rd Shift Warehouse Operations Team. The scope includes operational execution of Freight to Customer (FTC), Internal Deployment (ITD), Inbound Finished Goods (IBFG) and Third-Party Manufacturing (TPM), and International (INTL) shipments. The department’s objective is to ship exact quantities of products in the correct configuration to customers all over the world so that these goods arrive undamaged and on time. Supporting activities include operating the WMS, EMS, TMS, analyzing and communication of shift performance data to drive business improvements. These objectives include effective utilization of manpower, storage space, and equipment resources; proper administration of control policies, providing effective quality support service, maintaining accurate receipt of all materials, and providing timely and accurate distribution of finished products. Having strong management, communication, and analytical skills are necessary.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsible for planning, leading and overseeing the 3rd Shift Warehouse Operations Team. Implementing activities for the Distribution function, that include overseeing personnel, directing operations and following-up on transactions, to ensure department standards and the regulations are observed. Manages receipt and storage of goods in accordance with validated procedures. Ensures that customer orders are picked, staged and loaded on time and accurately to meet Abbott Nutrition standards. Support Warehouse Operations Team with projects that meet division goals, customer service expectations, and cost requirements. Review Key Performance Indicators to monitor overall performance against scorecards, goals, and expectations. Must interact effectively with Columbus Plant Operations, Third-Party Providers, Quality Assurance, Customer Service Operations, Carrier Operations, and Division Logistics teams. Conduct business with the highest standards of ethical behavior and in compliance with company rules and procedures.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

Supervise the daily activities of 3rd Shift Warehouse Operations Team. Develops work schedules for 3rd shift by assessing priorities, workload and available resources. Maintains personnel records (e.g., work schedules, vacation schedules, leaves). Work with internal cross functional teams to drive continuous improvement initiatives and support warehouse operational strategies while maintaining the cost profile. Support department with projects and assignments to meet division goals and promotes department goals by selecting, motivating, and training capable staff. Provide support to all manufacturing lines in the Columbus Plant. Warehouse Mgt. System (WMS), Equipment Mgt. System (EMS), and Transportation Mgt. System (TMS) user. Monitors compliance with company policies and procedures including compliance with FDA, OSHA and any other governing body guidelines and regulations. Some weekend and night coverage including issue resolution is required.


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience required


3-4 years of Logistics experience

Requires experience managing people.

Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills

Experience using Warehouse Management Systems

Power BI and Microsoft Office skills (Access, Excel, Word, Power Point) are required.

Excel skill level required – Pivot tables, vlookups, and if/then statements

Able to manage and organize large data files

Forklift operator experience

Accountability / Scope:

Direct supervision of 20-25 direct reports.

Oversee shipping of approximately 5K truckload shipments per year.

Travel as required, approximately 5%.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $62,700.00 – $125,300.00

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

JOB FAMILY: Supply Chain

DIVISION: ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain

LOCATION: United States

Columbus : High Rise Warehouse


WORK SHIFT: Standard



SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Expected salary: $62700 – 125300 per year

Location: Columbus, OH

Job date: Sat, 26 Aug 2023 02:10:42 GMT

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