Logistics Technician

Fresenius Medical Care Knoxville, TN 2019-05-20
Job ID 19000ASH

Available Openings 1

Position Specific InformationMonday through Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm


Responsible for all activities related to BPR (batch production records) and logistics, providing production and other departments the necessary paperwork, materials, and instructions to execute the production schedule. Executes all day to day activities, balance the work load among collaborators, develop an effective cross training matrix, and collaborate with the other logistics personnel to utilize labor efficiently.


  • Accurately and timely completes functions assigned to the logistics area to meet company production and inventory objectives.
  • Receives Production Plan and develops production schedules for the production departments in support of the MPS.
  • Creates and releases production orders inappropriate systems .
  • Assists in all aspects of the BPR life cycle from creation, distribution, material consumption, review, corrections, release, and closure.
  • Coordinates the acquisition and delivery of all materials needed by other departments including; raw materials, sub- assemblies, packaging, print plates, and all MRO supplies using the most effective inventory techniques.
  • Creates production orders with assigned lot numbers in the system. Prepares and maintains a BPR control log book for all manually assigned lot numbers issued when the system is off line as required. Also maintains a log book for all TECO’d lot numbers.
  • Confirms all production orders inappropriate systems , including that all raw material are consumed in the department with the barcode scanning system on the lines.
  • Monitors material inventory in the production supply area and perform spot inventories to ensure that the inventory is accurately reflected. Follows up on any discrepancies in the materials forresolution.
  • Prepares and prints the material kit list to be attached to all production batches for SAP bar-coding.
  • Initiates, and follows up as needed on DN’s, NCR’s, DS’s, SPR’s, QFN’s, and MADR’s to facilitate a smooth flow of product through the production to release process.
  • Responsible for all incoming shipments of materials and equipment as well as outgoing shipments; Domestic and International.
  • Prepares appropriate documents for International/Domestic customers/suppliers.
  • Delivers interplant packages and notifies personnel in regards to Chain of Custody (CoC), C.O.D.’s, Customer returns, etc.
  • Continuous account of raw materials through a perpetual inventory system. Warehouse management tracking and verification of finished goods through internal process flows and release.
  • Assists in the movement of materials and finished goods to and from Manufacturing Plant to multiple off-site facilities.
  • Procures released finished good and quarantine finished good samples.
  • Interfaces with internal and external customers for problem resolution.
  • Materials management record retention.
  • Participates and supports audits and process improvement activities.
  • Assists with MRP and new part processing.
  • Responsible for spare parts inventory system, including continuous improvement of the system.
  • Contacts are frequently with individuals representing other departments, and/or representing outside organizations.  Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data on matters of moderate importance to the function of the department or which may be of a sensitive nature.
  • Normally receives no instruction on routine daily work, and general instructions on newly introduced assignments.
  • May provide assistance to junior level staff with more complex support tasks that require a higher level of understanding of functions, as directed by immediate supervisor.
  • May escalate issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary.
  • Review and comply with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations.  See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.


  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here 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.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch, and wear personal protective equipment that may include safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection, hair net, or smock. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.


  • High School Diploma required; Associate’s Degree desirable


  • 2 – 4 years’ related experience.
  • APICS training or certification preferred.
  • Fork-lift certification.
  • Proficient with PCs, Microsoft Office application, SAP, and appropriate systems.
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision and be a self-starter

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