Department:   Materials Planning and Management

Location:        Red Lake Falls (Onsite)

Reports to:     Supply Chain & Materials Manager

Number of Positions: 1    

Position Type:     Full-Time

Schedule: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm (may be flexible)

Position Overview:

The Warehouse and Inventory Control Supervisor is responsible for supervising the daily operations of the Materials Placement and Control team. In this role, you will oversee and monitor the workload and activities such as verification of purchased material, incoming and outgoing fabricated components, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current. You will manage inventory and the flow of parts for Production, Warehouse, Inter Branch Transfers, other business locations and material moves. Through effective leadership and direction to your team members, you will create a positive and productive environment that exceeds department goals.

To be successful in this role, you should be a hands-on, results-oriented supervisor willing to lead by example. You should enjoy engaging and motivating others to ensure the day-to-day activities are completed safely, timely, and in a quality manner.

Responsibilities:

Must be able to…

  • Supervise and direct the day-to-day operations of the Materials Placement and Control department
  • Ensure that business goals, deadlines and performance standards are met daily
  • Promote sound employee relationships within the department by developing and maintaining an effective organization with qualified personnel
  • Provide direction, leadership, development, and support to direct reports through empowerment, teamwork, and on-the-job assignments
  • Train and onboard new employees in the team’s operating procedures and standards ensuring understanding of their roles
  • Champion, follow, and enforce all company safety guidelines and initiatives
  • Ensure timely delivery of parts/materials to and from various departments
  • Track inventory, stage, storage and disposition of parts along with managing warehouse supplies to support production and material flow.
  • Improve inventory accuracy through monitoring of daily warehouse activities, cycle counts, location accuracy along with receiving procedures and audits
  • Resolve inventory discrepancies quickly and effectively
  • Improve methods and processes to increase productivity and quality while reducing costs
  • Organize and maintain warehouse and storage of materials flowing through the plant and other business locations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

Minimum/Essential Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and able to learn and efficiently use other internal software systems such as ERP system
  • Excellent Leadership skills with the ability to coach and motivate employees and create an environment that fosters continuous improvement and teamwork
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and strong project management skills
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and able to professionally interact across all levels of the organization and business partners
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Lead by example
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coach and mentor peers & employees, giving feedback, with the goal of performance improvement
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict and handle oneself professionally under pressure
  • Foster a strong team environment; collaborate and influence effectively
  • Results driven
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while responding quickly to changing demands, processes, and updated information
  • Understand and follow company policies and procedures
  • Able and willing to work overtime as needed

Preferred Qualifications/Selection Criteria:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Management, Supply Chain, Business or a manufacturing discipline preferred
  • Material/Warehouse experience
  • Leadership and supervisory skills
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing and other continuous process improvement methods

Physical Requirements such as below:

  • May spend a portion of the workday sitting at a workstation and operating computer devices, such as, but not limited to keyboard, mouse and screen
  • Physical requirements include sitting, squatting, walking, reaching out to arm’s length, reaching overhead, and lifting 55 pounds
  • May spend a portion of the workday performing repetitive motions that involve or affect the hands, head, and other parts of your body

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