Supervisor-Warehouse/Inventory Control

Posted 20 Nov 2019

Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin - United States

Req Id 200051


Work Location: Sheboygan Falls(SIAL) Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
Shift: Day Job
Department: LS-OIY-43 Inventory Control

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Your Role:


Monitor and direct the activities of department personnel to ensure productivity, accuracy, service, and safety functions related to material receipt, transport, storage and control.  This  involves training, mentoring, and motivating employees, and assigning tasks based on individual  skill sets to maintain timely, accurate flow of work through the department. 


You will be supervising 11+ employees on multiple shifts.

Supervising also includes analysis of departmental work to establish benchmarks of performance, monitor trends,  identify areas of concern and opportunities for improving systems and procedures. 


● Maintain a timely accurate flow of work through the department. 

● Identify critical tasks and prioritize work. 

● Distribute workload among available resources. 

● Monitor throughput and reorganize priorities and resources as required. 

Train, mentor and motivate employees. 

● Assist employees in establishing priorities and methods, and coordinating tasks to meet  goals.

● Schedule cross­training to assist with employee development and facilitate delegation of  tasks.

Maintains a safe work environment ensuring safety policies and procedures are followed.

● Identify and pursue process improvements to improve inventory accuracy. 

● Identify, interpret, and provide statistics useful for measuring accuracy and improvement.

● Understand and apply PDSA process improvement techniques. 

● Test and implement new methods or procedures to correct and prevent inventory inaccuracy.

●  Measure and report results of process improvements.  

● Establish benchmarks and evaluate employee performance. 

● Monitor and maintain departmental capacity plan. 

● Develop performance improvement, cross­training and new employee orientation programs. 

Responsible for cycle counting and reporting for bulk and supply warehouses as well  as production areas

● Ensures compliance with various elements of Sarbanes­Oxley legislation and helps to  maintain segregation of duties to maintain compliance locally

● Performs and monitors inventory write­offs, issuing corrective actions when necessary  to help minimize write­off amounts

● Identifies, via data analysis, systemic root causes leading to inventory losses. Pulls  together cross­functional teams to address and solve these issues.

● Monitors materials, company­wide, placed into a blocked status, ensuring that action  is taken to move the inventory into a usable category


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Operations, Logistics, Sciences or Business 
  • 3+ years supervisory experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience leading, training, and motivating people
  • Experience of PDSA improvement processes
  • Ability to run multi shift operation and IC oversight for the site
  • CPIM and SAP experience
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Project management and strategic reporting experience



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