Generac Power Systems

  • Materials Supervisor

    Job Locations US-WI-Eagle
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    4 days ago(5/17/2018 6:04 PM)
    Ops - Operations
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our Plant in Eagle, WI is seeking a Materials Supervisor.


    The Materials Supervisor is responsible for all internal material flow from incoming receiving/inspection to line side presentation for production including end-of-line pick, pack and ship, de-trashing, all material movements, supermarket sizing and replenishment, order picking for intra-plant deliveries, and finished goods shipments to customers. Success in this role is defined by driving significant continuous improvement in material handling, inventory accuracy, cycle counting, on-time delivery and timely transactional reporting.  This will be measured by ongoing improvements in delivery performance (internal and external), cycle count progress, cycle count accuracy, uninterrupted material movement for production lines and efficient use of labor and space resources. This position reports directly to the Materials Manager.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Lead material flow improvement initiatives to drive higher inventory accuracy, reduced materials touches, and improved ergonomics.
    • Optimize days on hand inventory in the plant in support of corporate inventory dollars and turns objectives.
    • Implement process improvements that drive improved safety and ergonomics for the team.
    • Lead the Materials Team in the timely and accurate receiving of material from other locations as well as shipment of material to other facilities.
    • Oversee inventory management and control, accuracy, and established inventory guidelines and procedures.
    • Ensure efficient and accurate materials presentation to support production operations and own process execution for excess and obsolete materials.
    • Manage and optimize daily warehousing operations including staging, cycle count, and storage of materials.
    • Partner with Quality, Purchasing and Production departments to develop effective and efficient solutions to customer quality and delivery issues, achieve objectives and KPIs.
    • Provide high level of communication between planning, purchasing and production to ensure a high degree of customer satisfaction
    • Develop and implement standard process and strategies that enable production efficiency improvements and challenge resources to improve performance through systems utilization.
    • Lead and improve Material/Inventory Management best practices including warehouse management (cycle count accuracy, transactions, barcoding, RFID) and fill rate.
    • Lead and direct team development through education, training, coaching, mentoring and certification in the execution of improvement priorities and the achievement of key performance indicators.
    • Maintain appropriate staffing levels for daily material management balancing resource capacity to workload.
    • Act as SAP Super User within functional area as assigned.
    • Analyze, manage, report and publish all Materials KPI's




    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree OR 8 years of experience in Supply Chain.


    Additional Qualifications:

    • Proven experience with Inventory Management, Warehouse Management and MRP modules of an ERP system.
    • Advanced knowledge of SAP, Oracle and/or JDE systems;
    • Solid track record for performance and progression within operations, business and/or supply chain;
    • Demonstrated sense of urgency and determination to achieve success;
    • Demonstrated ability to influence senior management, teams and individuals across multiple cultures, disciplines and geographies.


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Supply Chain;
    • Previous supervisory experience;

    Certification/Technical Skills: CPIM, CSCP.

    Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to manipulate objects, tools or controls; and talk and hear.  The employee is regularly required to walk; stoop; crouch; bend and reach above shoulders.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance, waist high, up to 10 feet away.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be working in the typical conditions of a manufacturing environment including seasonal variation in temperatures and occasional exposure to manufacturing fumes or by-products. The employee must comply with the assigned location PPE requirements including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, appropriate gloves, clothing and shields for required tasks and closed toed or safety shoes as required by facility safety policies.  


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