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Branch Logistics Supervisor – Non CDL

at Apria Healthcare

Posted: 9/18/2019
Job Reference #: 8063
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Job Description

  • Requisition ID
    2019-8063
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Logistics (Non-Driver Positions)
    Location : Location
    US-TX-Houston
    Full/Part Time
    Full-time
  • Job Summary

    With over 300 locations across the US, Apria Healthcare’s mission is to improve the quality of life for our 1.8 million patients at home by providing home respiratory services and select medical equipment to help them sleep better, breathe better, heal faster, and thrive longer. Additional information can be found at www.apria.com.

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Branch Logistics Supervisor performs, plans, and coordinates the daily activity of all Logistics personnel and functions.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manages the Logistics department for the branch to ensure timely and accurate delivery of products.
    • Ensures staff compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements including, but not limited to, providing documents for the driver qualification file and abiding by hours of service, daily log, hazardous materials (placarding, training and shipping papers), daily vehicle inspections and reports, and maintenance regulations.
    • Schedules Delivery employees on a daily and on-call basis.
    • Completes daily route preparation.
    • Assigns additional routes as patient and referral requests are received. May occasionally perform Delivery employee's responsibilities if there is a temporary shortage of delivery employees.
    • Performs special projects such as researching methods to improve productivity and cut costs in the branch distribution function.
    • May work with Corporate Purchasing on the ordering of special equipment and new products.
    • Troubleshoots problems regarding the shortages of Delivery employee staff, routes, and the loading of equipment.
    • Monitors and/or maintains close contact with Delivery employees throughout day to ensure routes are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Ensures Logistics employees load trucks properly and efficiently.
    • Assists Logistics employees with special orders and equipment. May assist Logistics employees with the loading of trucks when necessary.
    • Maintains daily vehicle maintenance logs and documentation of incident reports.
    • Maintains proper levels of stock in warehouse to ensure maximum profitability.
    • Performs minor equipment repair and maintenance as required. Maintains files on all equipment.
    • Responds to telephone calls from patients, referral sources, vendors and Delivery employees regarding equipment orders, patient problems and delivery employee incidents.
    • May need to perform on-call duties as needed.
    • May manage multiple branch locations as needed.

    OTHER DUTIES

    • Performs other duties as required.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Typically supervises a team of primarily nonexempt employees.
    • Responsible for hiring, coaching, and performance management of subordinate staff.
    • Ensures that all direct reports and their subordinates are maintaining acceptable performance levels.
    • Conducts Staff meetings regularly to review new business requirements.

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Meets company minimum standard of Background Check.
    • Pass the Department of Transportation Physical. Branch locations where required (commercial vehicles)
    • Current MVR must meet company minimum standards.
    • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
    • Good organizational skills.
    • Strong customer relations/problem solving skills.
    • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
    • Ability to multi-task effectively.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in person, on the phone and electronically.

    Education and/or Experience

    • High School Diploma or GED required.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

    • N/A

    SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

    • Ability to resolve employee and customer issues timely
    • Ability to communicate effectively in person, on the phone, and electronically
    • Knowledge of warehousing and inventory management
    • Knowledge of DOT, FDA, and OSHA regulations
    • Time management skills
    • Successful completion of Apria Healthcare’s Management training program (BLU-MAN).

    Computer Skills

    • Ability to use electronic hand held device.
    • Microsoft Office programs.
    • Complete on-line training and testing.
    • Basic printing/faxing/scanning

    Language Skills

    • English (reading, writing, verbal)

    Mathematical Skills

    • Basic problem solving (addition, subtraction, division, multiplication)

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Education and/or Experience

    • Two years in Home Healthcare industry
    • Two years supervisory experience equivalent
    • Two years inventory management

    SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

    Computer Skills

    • Inventory management software
    • ACIS / JDE
    • Roadnet Information Center (RIC)

    Other Skills

    • Previous interaction with the general public in a service management industry

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    • Frequent lifting/carrying 10 - 160 lbs
    • Frequent pushing/pulling 20 lbs – 60 lbs
    • Frequent sitting/standing/bending/stooping/squatting/kneeling/rotating/twisting
    • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, night (low to limited light) vision, and the ability to adjust focus
    • Manual dexterity
    • Ability to communicate well with others
    • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle

    The physical demands described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Join the Apria team for a rewarding opportunity in healthcare! Competitive pay rates with cash incentives and full benefit packages available, including health, dental, vision, disability and 401(k).

    Apria Healthcare is committed to hiring veterans and military spouses.

    EEO Statement

    As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and Vet