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Operations Supervisor Materials & Receiving 7/10/2018

Kentucky Trailer Louisville, KY

Louisville, KY
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


Date: 7/6/18 Job Title: Operations Supervisor Materials & Receiving
Division: Kentucky Trailer Manufacturing (KTM)
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Reports to: Director of Manufacturing

Description: The Materials Supervisor is responsible for the supervision, coordination, and oversight of the daily functions of the Materials Dept.

& its hourly work force.

This position will collaborate with the Purchasing Dept., Manufacturing, and external members of the Supply Chain to deliver accurate and organized material receipt, put away, and retrieval.

Position Key Accountabilities: Collaborates with Manufacturing to effectively stock the required material for KTM operations.

Performs receiving task and plant transfers of material.

Coordinates and performs physical inventories to include the investigation of inventory variances; ensuring the completion of daily/weekly cycle accounts and adjusts inventory records if necessary.

Manages damaged and defective products, ensuring they are accounted for and properly dispositioned by scraping, reconditioning, or returning.

Evaluates and drives advances in our supplier packaging concepts.

Leads material and supply continuous improvement efforts.

Manages the cycle count program and year-end inventory activities.

Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Performs review of inventory shortages, demand inconsistences and effectively interfaces with the Purchasing Team and Supply-Chain during times of unplanned material outages.

Manage manpower and work schedules to ensure the area is appropriately staffed o Vacation planning/coverage o Time & Attendance o Associate and management meetings Page 2 of 4 Administrate KTM cycle-count program Apply appropriate disciplines in the shipping & receiving processes Ensure the timely and accurate execution of all department material transactions Own the process of associate development and feedback o Develop and deliver appropriate disciplinary action o Develop and deliver associate performance appraisals o Develop bench strength through cross-training and flexible work assignments Act as direct liaison of the Materials & Purchasing Team to the Manufacturing Operations Team Requirements & Qualifications: Minimum 5-7 years inventory control experience.

Minimum 2-year supervisory experience Strong communication and interpersonal skills Ability to operate material handling equipment o Forklifts o Cranes o Power Assist Equipment o 26-30 Stake Truck to transport material Acceptable driving record that permits obtaining KT insurance coverage Understanding of material supply methods (Kanban, MSR, picklist) Understanding of receiving methods to include transaction processing and delivery reconciliation.

Inventory Systems experience; must have experience using ERP systems Understanding cycle counting methods and record reconciliation processes.

APICS certified, or active member working towards certification Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office & Sytline or relevant software Ability to interface with customer to resolve issues and identify areas of opportunity Highly detailed, organized, self-motivated & independent worker.

Kentucky Trailer offers a competitive benefit package that includes: Medical Dental Vision Company Paid Life Insurance & Long Term Disability 401K (with a company match) 80 Hours of Holiday Pay 120 Hours of Accrued Paid PTO Tuition Reimbursement Wellness Program, with significant discount off your medical premiums.

Page 3 of 4 Fundamental Irreplaceable Behavior Values:

* Interpersonal Skills: Easy to get along with; Treats all people with dignity and respect ; displays kindness; shows interest in others; gives others appreciation and encouragement; common courtesy; Always approachable; never rude; Aware of and sensitive to what other people are feeling; Is at ease with people at all levels; Does not belittle the opinions or work of other people, regardless of their status or position; Deals effectively with a diverse workforce; Demonstrates a high degree of emotional intelligence ; Truly values and genuinely likes people; Treats others with respect and as important person; Is unselfish and meets the legitimate needs of others; Serves others.

Ethics and Integrity: Admits mistakes in spite of the potential for negative consequences; Presents unpleasant or disagreeable facts in an appropriate manner; Keeps promises; meets goals and deadlines; Avoids situations and associations that could be considered inappropriate; Honest in all dealings; Upholds and models organization s values; Does what you say you will do; Is forgiving when wronged.

Business Demeanor / Temperament: Displays a positive attitude and optimism about the work to be done, the people he or she works with, customers, management, and company policies; Has a constructive sense of humor; Maintains a calm temperament and pleasant demeanor; Shows self-control; Doesn t spread gossip or rumors; Acts as a positive influence on others; Is courteous, patient, cooperative, and helpful; Is humble, never boastful or arrogant.

Accountability: Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of his/her work; Acknowledges and corrects mistakes; Doesn t make excuses or blame others for errors or problems; Carries his/her fair share of the workload; Does what he/she commits to doing.

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In compliance with Federal and State equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, non-job related disability, or any other protected group status. Kentucky Trailer is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce