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Materials Supervisor (Closed)

Date Posted: 10/23/2020

Job #1577872
Springfield, Missouri

* This company is specifically seeking candidates with military experience. * 


The Materials Supervisor overall purpose is to supervise all aspects of purchasing, scheduling, inventory, logistics; designs and executes strategies and plans to meet company’s short-term and long-term supply chain management/production control requirements.

Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Implement a fully functional supply chain management/production control infrastructure
  • Responsible for timely procurement of materials
  • Determine and manage inventory requirements to maximize inventory turns
  • Insure accuracy of data within computer system and maintain clean, organized inventory locations
  • Supervise logistics including shipping and receiving
  • Supervise staff and provide clear direction while promoting accountability and empowerment of employees
  • Responsible for meeting goals and objectives for department
  • Drive improvements through documentation of policies and procedures and development of ERP and MRP systems
  • Maintain key performance indicators for department
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external customers, other departments, and suppliers
  • Negotiate vendor agreements
  • Reduce waste through improved lean techniques


  • Project Management
  • Performance Management
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Technical Capacity
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Business Acumen
  • Leadership
  • Initiative
  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Team building

Supervisory Responsibility
This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.