Warehouse Supervisor

Thyssenkrupp Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 2 weeks ago

Warehouse Supervisor

Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States thyssenkrupp Automotive Systems of America LLC

Location Chattanooga Period Permanent Contract Full Time Status Laufende Rekrutierung Job ID 0_GFT_US01299

Your responsibilities SUMMARY: The warehouse supervisor is responsible for ensuring efficient, accurate, and timely warehouse operations. These operations include receiving, storage, supplying production lines, shipping, cycle counting inventory, and warehouse facility (space) management. Achieved with documented procedures and work instructions, management and leadership of people and resources. Essential Duties and

  • Document, review and update procedures, work instructions and formats in order to establish a reliable and systematic process in every step of the department functions

  • Responsible to establish and maintain a robust process for the receipt of materials, where the MRP system is always accurate with the physical quantities received. This process needs to take into account and trigger actions when there are deviations like quantity discrepancies, damaged packaging, receipts with wrong packaging instructions, etc.

  • Responsible to insure the proper location of the materials in the physical warehouse racks, and into the warehouse management system, following FIFO rules and taking care of all safety precautions involved in the operation

  • Responsible for the outbound process of the JIS deliveries, in time and sequence, taking care that the good conditions of the finish good racks and materials are maintained during the operation.

  • Responsible to show, maintain and communicate 5's procedures along all logistic personnel. Keeping areas layout, identified, clean and organized

  • Responsible to monitor that all necessary safety procedures and checklists are being taking care during all processes, and inform and attend whenever there is a risk. Ensure OSHA compliance and investigation of safety topics creating action plans and continuous improvements

  • Responsible to promptly monitor and track all necessary special material movements (inbound and outbound) like scrap, material returns, special deliveries, service parts, damaged materials. Keeping this processes documented and reflected in the MRP accordingly in order to immediately reflect always the real physical status of the materials in the system

  • Responsible to monitor the returnable packaging inventories, create invoices or pro-formas for the outbound delivery of packaging and maintaining controls to avoid any losses

  • Responsible to control and maintain budgeted costs in the operations

  • Responsible to keep and monitor specific KPIs in the department, update the SQDC Board, creating action plans whenever the KPIs are outside target

  • Responsible to keep a cyclic count program in schedule to be able to reach accuracy levels of 99%

  • Responsible to request and manage necessary resources and appliances needed for the daily operation

  • Support and planning of physical Inventory in the amount needed and requested by Management

  • Responsible to track the status changes for the JIS process in SAP to maintain correct inventories in the system

  • Receipt of MRO components and deliver to internal customers

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to lead, conduct as example, train, and supervise employees on the dock, warehouse, material handling and shipping

  • Manage time sheets, canvass, and PTO to ensure the correct amount of people are available at any time

  • Update skill matrices, propose and follow up training plans

  • Conduct disciplinary actions when needed. Conduct terminations when applicable

Your profile QUALIFICATIONS: 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.

  • High tolerance towards working under pressure

  • Personal judgment and independence to take actions

  • High motivation to confront challenges and changes

  • Conditioned independence (following process rules, norms and company policy)

  • Oral and written ability to give instructions to groups of 10 to 20 attendants

  • Logical-analytical thinking: Ability to make decisions that could affect the company

  • Become aware of the TKASA Quality Program

  • Working knowledge of SAP (MM, WM,)

  • Strong shop floor leadership abilities

  • 24 hour availability

  • Proficient with MS office products, especially excel

  • High tolerance towards working under pressure

  • Highly developed planning, organizing, negotiating, and problem solving skills

  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Personal judgment and independence to take actions, depending on his/her superiors

  • Works well in a team environment

  • High motivation to confront challenges and changes

  • Conditioned independence (following process rules, norms and company policy) and his/her superior's instructions

Education and/or Experience: Minimum education requirement:

  • Minimum education requirement: GED or High School Diploma (Associate Degree or higher preferred)

  • Minimum 1-2 Years' experience in manufacturing

  • Ability to lead a team

Willing to learn Technical and administrative skills:

  • MTM knowledge

  • Managing ability and skills to analyze problems.

  • Training material handlers and guiding operators.

  • Knowledge in Quality System such as ISO TS 16949, OHSAS

  • Six sigma Green belt

  • Lean tools

  • Working experience in a ISO/IATF environment

Computer and Technology

Use of Microsoft Office Suites software in a windows operating system. Especially proficient in excel with formulas, subtotals, pivot tables. Other Computer skills & software for position: MRP SAP MM, WM.

Our offer to you

Safety at work and Healthcare

Safety at work & Healthcare: Highest standards in occupational safety and health, comprehensive programs and measures for safety at work and preventive healthcare with comprehensive coverage and flexible options.

Security for the future

Financial security for your individual retirement plan.


Respect, recognition and appreciation of the contribution of everyone. Regular team - and social events.

Continuing development

Training and continuing developement options. Help to grow alongside with us, in personality and profession.

Compensation and benefits

We offer a lot: Fair working conditions and a reasonable, competitive compensation are the foundation for many more attractive benefits.


Open, tolerant and constructive work environment with a team consistent of diverse views and backgrounds.

We work together closely and respect each other, for over 200 years. If that is just as important to you as it is to us, apply now!

thyssenkrupp Automotive Systems of America. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly.

We are thyssenkrupp! At thyssenkrupp we have more than 160,000 employees in 78 countries and annual sales of 42,7 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that's right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

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