Job ID R-462856 Date posted 02/02/2023 Apply

International Lead - 3rd shift

Job Description Summary

Job Description

We are the makers of possible

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities. 

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us. 

3rd Shift: 8:00 pm - 6:30 am Mon-Thurs.

This position is responsible for leading and coordinating the workflow for a team of Distribution employees in the Global Distribution Center.

The following duties and responsibilities are intended to be the work performed by the incumbent(s) in this position and are not all-inclusive:

  • Responsible for employee work assignments in coordination with Distribution Management.

  • Responsible for giving daily startup meetings.

  • Responsible for error tracking.

  • Responsible for communicating daily performance information to their employees.

  • Responsible for inventory control within their areas of responsibility. 

  • Responsible for reviewing SOP’s with employees and ensuring all SOP’s are followed.

  • Responsible for ensuring safety and security processes are followed.

  • Controls daily operations and monitors workflow within assigned area.

  • Conducts investigation of discrepancies and inconsistencies in Distribution processes.

  • Assist with identifying departmental process improvements.

  • Participate in SR development/testing.

  • Conducts employee consultations as required.  To include safety, performance, conduct, errors, etc.

  • Serves as Evacuation Coordinator according to the GDC Emergency Action Plan SOP for assigned area.

  • Will be a certified(MHE) trainer.

  • Will conduct MHE training, recertification and evaluations as required.

  • Ensures warehouse equipment is maintained and in good operating condition. Step in and assist with warehouse and/or forklift duties.

  • Process payroll using Kronos punch reports.

  • May be required to complete Incident Investigations and associated reports.

  • Responsible for following Good Documentation Practices (GDP) as outlined in SOP.

  • Must take safety first and be able to work diligently to maintain safe working conditions and to adhere to proper operating practices and procedure designed to prevent injuries and illnesses.

  • Responsible for maintaining Housekeeping standards.

  • Performs other Distribution related functions/duties as assigned.

  • Must be able to troubleshoot conveyor jams, and print and apply machines.

  • Regular and reliable attendance at work.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Must have knowledge of inventory and warehouse management systems, i.e. JDE, Highjump and MFG-PRO systems.

  • Knowledge of inventory control techniques.

  • Proficient in the use of a personal computer with intermediate level of keyboarding skills. 

  • Must be familiar with MS Office: Excel, Word, Outlook

  • Ability to perform/operate in a metrics-driven environment.

  • Knowledge of GMP’s/QSR’s.

  • Good organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and show initiative in making necessary decisions to run efficient operation.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced distribution environment.

  • Excellent communication skills – must be able to work well with other employees and direct their work activities as required.

  • Must have strong leadership abilities.

  • Will be required to perform job tasks in any Distribution Team Leader job functions.

  • Must be able to work flexible schedule.


  • Two years’ college or equivalent work experience.

  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Three or more years of manufacturing, distribution or related work experience.

  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to operate material handling equipment.


Requires good oral and written communication skills.  Must be able to communicate well with the following:

  • All departments of the GDC

  • Associates

  • Peers

  • Supervisors

  • Managers

  • Customer Service

  • Vendors


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


Initiative to investigate and recommend solutions.

Ability to read and interpret distribution documents.


While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to episodes of walking, standing, climbing, grasping, talking, hearing, finger movement that could involve picking, pinching, or typing, and use of wrists, hands, and/or fingers in form of repetitive motion.  The employee may occasionally be required to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, push, pull, twist, and lift.  Must be able to lift over 50 lbs.


The job is located on the warehouse floor with frequent exposure to work near moving mechanical parts, extreme weather conditions, and vibration. The job is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, and fumes/airborne particles. It is hot in the summer (no AC) and cold in the winter (very limited heating). The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

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Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. You will have the opportunity to help shape the trajectory of BD while leaving a legacy at the same time. And through the organization’s investment in BD University, you will continually level up your tech skills and expertise.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place. 

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