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Materials Supervisor

Company: Dana Corp
Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets - passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment - Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.
Job Purpose
This position is responsible for the day-to-day materials operations in the assigned department. Responsible for achieving daily productivity, efficiency, cost, quality, safety and EOE objectives through both individual and team contributions. Provides direction, leadership, development, and support to direct reports through empowerment, teamwork, on-the-job assignments, and continuous improvement initiatives. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company's policies, OSHA regulations and applicable laws.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Manage kitting process, material handlers & shipping/receiving areas
  • Work closely with all departments to ensure all plant and company goals are achieved
  • Be the face of Materials on the off shifts, maintain work orders, finished & WIP goods inventory accuracy, load sheets, shipping/receiving accuracy and any other duties assigned
  • Set goals for performance and deadlines that comply with company guidelines and communicate goals with subordinates
  • Organize workflow assignments and ensure that employees understand their duties and/or delegated tasks.
  • Monitor employee productivity and provide constructive feedback and coaching
  • Ensures proper procedures are being followed for production efficiency, product quality, employee safety according to company, state, and federal guidelines
  • Recommends improvements to process methods, equipment performance and quality of products
  • Receives complaints and resolves problems production issues
  • Maintains timekeeping with the Materials arena
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following, and enforcing standards and procedures, complying with legal regulations
  • Accomplishes human resources objectives by, training, scheduling, coaching, counseling, disciplining employees and conducting performance evaluations; communicates job expectations; and consistently enforces company policies and procedures
  • Leads by example, this includes following company policies, standards, and specifications

    Job Qualifications/Requirements

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

    • Proven experience as supervisor or relevant role; 1-3 years' experience preferred
    • Education required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
    • Strong understanding of products and production processes
    • Knowledge of quality control standards and systems
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with people
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Good reasoning ability is required to solve a wide range of business problems
    • Should have excellent planning and organizational skills, with the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and deal with stressful situations
    • Contributes to building a positive team spirit and displays a great attitude; team facilitation skills including conflict resolution
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule and overtime based on customer needs

      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

      Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

      Please note that as per Dana policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Dana will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Keywords: Dana Corp, Columbia , Materials Supervisor, Other , Columbia, South Carolina

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