Material Planning Supervisor

Coordinate the day-to-day activities of a team of workers to ensure that goods are moved, handled, and stored safely, correctly, and in accordance with established schedules and inventory lists.
Coordinate the day-to-day activities of a team of workers to ensure that goods are moved, handled, and stored safely, correctly, and in accordance with established schedules and inventory lists
Interpret stock orders, requests, and shipping and receiving tickets, and schedule the movement of materials accordingly
Enter data into a database or other computerized system to maintain up-to-date stock records; retrieve stored information; or respond to Inquiries (for example on inventory levels or delivery schedules)
Monitor the effectiveness of handling procedures and space utilization and make recommendations for improvements
Prioritize and assign tasks to ensure that the team's resources are used effectively and that work schedules and targets are met
Supervise staff to ensure that all materials are handled correctly and that all machines and equipment (for example forklifts and conveyors) are operated safely and according to instructions
Train new workers in the organization's operating procedures and standards
Supervise all materiel products and services activities at a specific location
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required
  • Minimum two (2) of year’s inventory control experience required
  • Minimum two (2) of year’s supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated competence in operation of Inventory Control Systems and Software applications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Supply Chain Principles and Concepts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, supervisory, time management, planning, organizing, researching ,and analytical skills
  • Problem solver with the ability to think creatively and critically

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!

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