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Shipping Supervisor

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Alabama
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/07/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:

Responsibilities include supervision of material drivers and clerical support. Must be skilled in team building and leadership, problem solving, and have working knowledge of manufacturing/assembly processes and business-related computer systems, quality assurance and Just-in-Time (JIT) scheduling. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor degree in a technical area of study, or equivalent training, such as trade or technical education, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, and be willing to work any shift. Experience in the auto industry and / or in a UAW environment a plus.

Responsibilities Include:

*Responsible for the effective use of personnel, materials and equipment within department.

*Supervises associates involved with shipping and receiving, plant build schedules and movement of material.

*Assures adherence to the material pull system process.

*Provides follow-up assistance in assuring maximum schedule performance.

*Facilitates the self-directed work group concept.

*Maintains department records and keeps management informed of developments as they occur.

*Frequent contact with others outside the work group.

*Implement safety and good housekeeping standards.

*Adheres to Corporate policies and procedures.

Required minimum skills / Education:

*Bachelor degree, preferably in Logistics or Materials-related field, or equivalent training.

*Must be able to work any shift. This position is intended to be 2nd shift.

*Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedures as they relate to material flow.

*High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.

*Good oral and written communication skills.

*Strong level of planning and organizational abilities.

*High level of analytical ability where problems are complex.

*Flexible with work hours and available to work off shift and overtime as required.

*Working experience with business-related computer systems including Microsoft Office products.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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