Materials Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Materials Supervisor - 2nd Shift
Morgantown facility, Morgantown, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #1142
Monday, December 17, 2018
This position will manage and oversee the receipt, storage, pick, and delivery operations of materials from suppliers to the warehouse, production lines and regional facilities. This role will motivate, manage, and measure the performance of warehouse staff against productivity and quality KPIs while ensuring the safety of all employees.
  • Lead team meetings and communicate goals to the floor
  • Monitor and measure performance
  • Provide proper coaching to motivate workforce and increase retention
  • Improves methods and processes to increase productivity and quality while reducing costs
  • Conduct regular training sessions to ensure all employees are properly trained in their functions
  • Create a cross-training matrix to ensure backups are in place
  • Increase inventory accuracy through monitoring of daily warehouse activities, cycle counts, receiving procedures and audits
  • Resolve inventory discrepancies quickly and effectively
  • Plan labor effectively against weekly requirements to increase worker efficiency and minimize overtime
  • Ensure on-time loading and unloading of trucks to minimize detention
  • Escalate issues as needed
  • Review warehouse layout and optimize storage capacity
  • Minimize use of outside storage
  • Communicates any issues or delays in shipments to impacted areas with corrective action plans and timings for resolution
  • Optimize picking performance and identify opportunities to reduce forklift travel
  • Review truck loading procedures to increase truck payload
  • Work with Production Plant to ensure timely delivery of parts and advise Materials teams of product issues
  • Lead warehouse sanitation/5S activities
  • Other duties as required
    • Degree in management, supply chain, business or manufacturing discipline, preferred
    • 5 years of experience in a warehousing, distribution or shipping environment
    • Prior experience managing people in a fast paced distribution environment
    • Strong leadership, motivational, and team-building skills
    • Ability to resolve crisis and make quick decisions
    • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) and familiarity with AS400 or other mainframe systems
    • Forklift license a plus
      Working in an office environment in a seated position a minimum of eight hours per day is
      required. Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 25 pounds for files, computer printouts on occasion.
      The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.
      Special Application Instructions:
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    • After completing your online application, your pre-employment assessment results and application/resume will be thoroughly reviewed and you may be contacted for a personal interview.

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    • Job Function Materials
    • Pay Type Salary

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