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Team Leader, Distribution

Req ID:  3053

Working Location: TENNESSEE, BARTLETT 

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

This position is responsible for leading teams of distribution employees in all areas throughout the DC to ensure they are performing their duties in accordance with managements direction and business goals while adhering to all company standards and policies.

Job Duties

* Provide limited supervision leading and motivating the distribution team while working towards meeting group goals and project completion.


* Train distribution employees on processes and specific duties and serve as the first point of contact for questions and concerns.


* Monitor processes while performing time studies and report any concerns or suggestions to Supervisor or DC Management Team for improvements.


* Assist in development creation and writing SOPs and work instructions.


* Coordinate staffing with distribution leadership team on a daily basis ensuring adequate coverage throughout receiving shipping and inventory areas.


* Handle all administrative functions of incoming calls or emails to resolve problems.


* Provide constructive and timely feedback to associates regarding performance and productivity.


* Provide feedback on observations made with staff work flow or processes providing suggestions on improvements with details to Supervisor or DC Management Team.


* Work on the floor in a distribution role as required.


* Provide assistance to Supervisor or DC Management Team and perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


* High School diploma or equivalent required. 


* Minimum of 4 years of prior experience in full time distribution related duties are required.



* Strong computer knowledge and experience.


* Able to work under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude following both written and verbal instructions.


* Able to work independently or as a team player self- motivated self-starter.


* Must demonstrate interpersonal skills to deal effectively and courteously with others at all levels within the business.


* Strong organizational skills preferred.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit

Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Tennessee (US-TN) || Bartlett || 

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