Apria Healthcare

  • Manager Logistics

    Requisition ID
    2018-4053
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Logistics (Non-Driver Positions)
    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 Manager Logistics owns the relationship between corporate purchasing, supply chain and logistics (branch, market leaders) and the operational support teams (market leaders and market operations support) and acts as the primary conduit between these teams. They are responsible for maintaining and updating the “Apria Way” standard operations and the oversight of the execution of branch logistics, as it relates to branch distribution, branch delivery, route compliance, asset return, billing and regulatory compliance. In addition, this role addresses Key Performance Indicator metrics as defined by Executive Management

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Represents the logistics/supply chain/procurement organization with the market leaders and market support teams and coordinates with these teams to ensure exemplary support
    • Implements “Apria Way” standard operations/P&P across assigned Market(s)- Zone(s) and monitors branch compliance
    • Partners with market leaders and market support teams to resolve operational issues around branch distribution and logistics performance
    • Partners with market leaders and market support teams to focus on improving KPI metrics and improving targeted financial goals for their area of coverage
    • Tests branch logistics systems and system enhancements (performs User Acceptance Training) and ensures field implementation is executed successfully
    • Identifies business problems associated to branch logistics, recommends solutions, and then works closely with various support teams and branches to implement standard solutions
    • Supports the market teams for continuous performance improvements at the branches to meet business operational needs
    • Develops and standardizes optimal methodologies for the distribution of company products.
    • Ensure project deadline and performance standards are established and met.
    • Oversees the design and administration of Apria's large liquid oxygen vessels and fill stations.
    • Establishes warehouse "best practices" design and layout.
    • Responsible for hiring, coaching, performance appraisal and disciplining of subordinate staff.
    • Serves as a resource for the Information Services department in the development and implementation of an automated system that includes shipping and receiving, inventory tracking/utilization, routing and distribution paperwork.
    • Other duties as assigned

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • This position may manage subordinate employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management, hiring, and discipline of management within the department.

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

     

    Education and/or Experience

    • Education or experience equivalent to a four-year college degree is required.
    • At least eight years of related experience is required.
    • Extensive working knowledge of all Apria Business Systems

     

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

    • N/A

     

     SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

    • Leadership
    • Business Acumen
    • Strategic Thinking
    • Problem Solving/Analysis
    • Financial Management (Budgeting)
    • Project Management
    • Communication Proficiency
    • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

     Computer Skills

    • Computer savvy with: MS Excel, MS Office and MS Project required.

    Language Skills

    • English (reading, writing, verbal)

     Mathematical Skills

    • College level mathematical proficiency, with a strong ability to understand, interpret and develop spreadsheet data.

     PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    This is a stationary position that requires frequent sitting or standing, repetitive wrist motions, grasping, speaking, listening, close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.  It also may require occasional lifting, carrying, walking, climbing, kneeling, bending/stooping, twisting, pulling/pushing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching above the shoulder.  Employees in this position must be physically able to efficiently perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to assist or enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position, upon request.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    Work is performed in an office setting with exposure to moderate noise. 

     

    TRAVEL

    Occasional travel as required.

     

    OTHER INFORMATION

    The essential duties and responsibilities, physical requirements, and work environment described above are representative of those typically required for this position but may vary depending on staffing and business needs at specific locations. The inclusion or omission of a specific duty or physical requirement is, therefore, not determinative of whether that function is essential to a specific individual’s position.

    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

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