ABBOTT LABORATORIES Distribution Supervisor Salary in the United States

How much does a Distribution Supervisor make at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States? The average salary for Distribution Supervisor at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States is $73,694 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $63,771 and $83,618. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2


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What does a Distribution Supervisor do at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES?

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Roseville Distribution Center, MN location in the Cardiac Rhythm Management division.

As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, we focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.

Shift information: Noon shift: 12:00pm to 8:30pm Monday-Friday.

Distribution Supervisor will coordinate schedules and operational activities for the Domestic Outbound function, that include overseeing personnel, directing operations and following-up on transactions, to ensure department standards and regulations are observed.  Supervises the processing and shipping of finished goods in accordance with validated procedures. Ensures that customer orders are processed quickly and accurately to meet Division standards.

What You’ll Work On

  • Implements a staffing plan by identifying resource requirements, providing justifications for additional personnel, obtaining approval for changes, and coordinating the selection process with Human Resources.

  • Maintains a safe working environment.

  • Meets fulfillment rate and shipping accuracy KPIs; investigate errors and implement improvement plans as needed.

  • Develops direct reports by securing appropriate training, assigning progressively challenging tasks, applying progressive disciplinary action as appropriate and conducting formal written and verbal performance reviews.

  • Monitors daily work operations and provides direction to predominantly nonexempt and entry level staff to achieve departmental goals.

  • Interacts with internal and external customers, by meeting regularly, responding to requests and explaining procedures.

  • Interprets and executes policies that affect individuals within the assigned department.

  • Monitors compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g., compliance with FDA, BSI, EEO regulations etc.).

  • Develops work schedules for department by assessing priorities, workload, and available resources.

  • Maintains personnel records (e.g., work schedules, vacation schedules, leaves) and makes or directs modifications in the database to reflect actual changes.

  • Promotes department goals by selecting, motivating, and training staff.

  • Leads the activities of assigned staff by communicating and providing guidance towards achieving department objectives and customer expectations.

  • Schedules personnel and material resources within a department in conjunction with near-term plans to ensure their availability; carries out operations within an established budget.

  • Assignments are expressed in the form of tasks; generally, makes day-to-day decisions within established policies, procedures, and guidelines in order to carry out the operations and processes.


  • Bachelors Degree (± 16 years) Related field. OR an equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • Min 2-5 years of related work experience.

  • A good understanding of specified functional area. Monitors progress of nonexempt employees toward departmental goals; monitors costs of projects and human and material resources within a department or unit. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations. Develops and/or identifies new work processes and the improved utilization of human and material resources within the assigned area or related departments; facilitates others' participation in the continuous improvement program; investigates and solves basic problems that impact work processes and personnel within a unit or department.

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $56,700.00 – $113,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

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