Associate Manager, Distribution

US, US, TN - Memphis

Minimum Level of Education Required: Associates Degree

Percentage of Travel: No travel required

Location: TN - Memphis

Ref#: 100623

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Job Description

Responsible for the daily activities and supervision of the Memphis distribution operation.  Provide leadership and direction of distribution and other activities on a daily basis. Foster a culture of teamwork and drive processes that sustain continuous improvement in safety, service, quality, and cost

  • Leads team to provide on time service and the Perfect Order daily
  • Develops and implements standard processes and workflow to ensure consistent and repeatable results
  • Finds problems in a process, drives them down to root cause, and solves them quickly
  • Innovative thinker who challenges the status quo and is always looking for a better way to do things
  • Driver who attacks service issues head on and never accepts “good enough”
  • Strong communicator who creates and maintains strong working relationships with other managers and teams
  • Self-starter who doesn’t wait to be told what to do
  • Coaches and develops shareowners to ensure they are properly motivated and trained
  • Creates a highly engaging work environment that shareowners don’t want to leave and others want a part of
  • Establishes individual goals and provides comprehensive evaluations/feedback to shareowners on their performance to those goals
  • Maintains confidentiality of information provided by the company and shareowners
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty
  • Has an “Attitude of Gratitude”
  • Embraces the unique NuVa culture and promotes it
  • Willingly performs other duties and tasks as required
Basic Qualifications
  • Associate’s degree in a related field and three years supervisory experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field and five years of supervisory experience
  • Training and/or experience in Lean Principles, Six Sigma, and 5S

NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here.

About NuVasive
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally disruptive, procedurally integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes. The Company's portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With more than $1 billion in revenues, NuVasive has approximately 2,600 employees and operates in more than 50 countries serving surgeons, hospitals and patients. For more information, please visit
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