Distribution Department Lead, York PA (Pittsburgh)


: $92,175.00 - $64,230.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Dental Care

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Dentsply Sirona is the worlds largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation and service to the dental industry and patients worldwide. Dentsply Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive solutions offering including dental and oral health products as well as other consumable medical devices under a strong portfolio of world class brands. Dentsply Sironas products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better and safer dentistry. Dentsply Sironas global headquarters is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. The companys shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY. This position is located in York, Pennsylvania. Offering the cultural attractions of a big city and the down-home charm of a small town, York, PA is an extraordinary place to live, work and play. York is located in south-central Pennsylvania and is within 25 miles of Gettysburg and Lancaster, 45 miles of Baltimore and Hershey, and 100 miles of Washington, DC and Philadelphia. Engrained with a rich history and heritage and becoming one of the fastest growing cities in Pennsylvania, York is a place where the past and the present comfortably coexist.

Bringing out the best in people

As advanced as dentistry is today, we are dedicated to making it even better. Our people have a passion for innovation and are committed to applying it to improve dental care. We live and breathe high performance, working as one global team, bringing out the best in each other for the benefit of dental patients, and the professionals who serve them. If you want to grow and develop as a part of a team that is shaping an industry, then were looking for the best to join us.

Working at Dentsply Sirona you are able to:

Develop faster - with our commitment to the best professional development.

Perform better - as part of a high-performance, empowering culture.

Shape an industry - with a market leader that continues to drive innovation.

Make a difference -by helping improve oral health worldwide.


The Distribution Lead is responsible for coordinating the daily work flow activities of the Distribution Department. The individual will possess the ability to work in all areas of the warehouse and direct team members to accommodate any workflow increase. This involves coordinating the shipping of material to DENTSPLY North America (DNA) distribution center, resolving any issues surrounding those orders, processing of RMAs, reconciling cycle counts, running and preparing several reports, monitoring and reconciliation of those reports, helping out where needed and driving the company truck on occasions.


  • Follow all pertinent company Standard Operation Procedures (SOP).
  • Help coordinate the daily work flow activities.
  • Accurately evaluate and help resolve issues that arise concerning inventory or work flow.
  • Help coordinate the delivery and pick up of other shipments by the company truck.
  • Help assess the need for any additional truck run to DNA and help get the truck out on time for the designated runs.
  • Helps with processing RMAs and coordinating the re-boxing of them (if applicable) with each manufacturing group.
  • Investigates and resolves with DNA, any issues preventing the shipment of customer orders.
  • Coordinates with DNA the process of converting case quantities to single quantities in order to maintain proper stocking levels for applicable material.
  • Perform drop shipments when required.
  • Reconcile the cycle counting, performing root cause analysis on any discrepancies and chart the root causes.
  • Drive company truck as a backup and perform pre-trip checks on the truck.
  • Schedule truck for maintenance.
  • Orders shipping and warehouse supplies.
  • Operate all material handling equipment including the stand up and sit down lift trucks in a safe manner. Completes the daily checklist for the equipment as required.
  • Communicate and interact with other associates and departments in a professional manner.
  • Back up for environmental monitoring.
  • Monitor and stock rotate through the Government Disaster Response stock location in DNA environment.
  • Monitor warehouse 33 and non-inventory material stored at DNA. Keeping accurate and up to date records of what is stored there.
  • Train or assist in training of personnel.
  • Assist Warehouse Supervisor with projects.

  • Interacts with internal and external customers in a professional manner.
  • Performs related work and other duties as required.
  • Maintains clean and safe working environment in line with company policies.
  • Wears required personal protective equipment (PPE) for work being performed.
  • Operates the stand up and sit down lift trucks in a safe manner. Completes the daily checklist.
  • Ensures that scales being used are within calibration inspection range.
  • Keeps current with process and work practices of all areas in the warehouse. Performs jobs occasionally in all areas to keep familiar with the functions and responsibilities of those areas.
  • Receive certification in shipping of hazardous material.

    Training and Experience

  • High school or high school equivalency diploma.
  • At least 2 years of experience in inventory control or a manufacturing environment.
  • Have a valid PA drivers license and pass the DOT physical.
  • License to operate lift truck and other warehouse equipment or ability to achieve this license; ability to operate equipment safely.
  • Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Must have the ability to lead employees and delegate work assignments.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Outlook, Internet Explorer, Excel and MS Word.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX or other similar ERP system. Knowledge of warehouse functions, freight systems, and Bill of Lading.
  • Attention to detail and appreciation of deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to resolve problems.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on a team.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations and solve practical problems.
  • Ability to read and understand SOPs and other policies and procedures.

  • Frequently required to walk, stand, sit and bend over.
  • Occasionally required to climb stairs and ladders.
  • Occasionally required to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Have normal eye/hand motor coordination and the ability to grasp small objects.
  • Possess a normal extended reach.
  • Have the ability to determine colors and possess near acuity.
  • Able to use a personal computer and other office equipment, unassisted.
  • Be able to pass the DOT physical.
  • Steel tip shoes are required and safety glasses in designated areas.
  • Working Conditions

    The Manufacturing plant environment as well as warehouse, dock, offices and outside conditions: Exposure to variations in temperature, dust, fumes, noise, weather and atmospheric conditions.

    DentsplySirona is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status. We appreciate your interest in DentsplySirona.

    Associated topics: clinic, clinical, dds, dentist, dentistry, dmd, faculty, general, general dentist, group * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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