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Plant Material Supervisor

By January 26, 2023No Comments

Location: Shepherdsville, KY

Position: Plant Material Supervisor (Direct Hire)

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for the efficient movement of material within the plant conducted by Materials Handler, supplying material to specific locations within the plant.
  • Responsible for approving all hourly timecard/payroll data for material handlers.
  • Daily posting of the pre-operational forklift log and assisting in the cycle counting of specific components as required by the Assistant Materials Supervisor.
  • Assist in the verification of incoming material as to the specific part number and quantity against the receipt and incoming material checklist. Report all discrepancies to the Materials Coordinator.
  • Assure that shipping and receiving employee roles and responsibilities are completed efficiently and timely.
  • Record lot control on incoming material.
  • Complete daily forklift checklist.
  • Material must be loaded and unloaded in a timely manner, avoiding premium waiting time charges.
  • Performs other duties deemed necessary by the Materials Leader/Supervisor/Manager.
  • Log lot control numbers on safety items.
  • Assist in cycle counts as deemed necessary by the Materials Supervisor.
  • Assist the Materials Coordinator and Materials Assistant Manager with the investigation of inventory errors and discrepancies.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe working environment.
  • Responsible for maintaining forklift load standards.
  • Maintain First In First Out (FIFO) throughout the plant.
  • Has the authority to stop production if a quality or safety concern is noticed.

Education / Skill / Experience Requirements:

  • High School graduate minimum or equivalent, 2-yr Associates Degree preferred.
  • At least 2 years experience in a manufacturing automotive environment.
  • Ability to teach and lead others on material handling matters.
  • Capable and experienced with safe operation of material handling equipment such as fork trucks, tote carts and tuggers.
  • Familiar with part sequencing, kiting, bar coding and importance of safe material handling principles.
  • Good oral/written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Above average mechanical aptitude and analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of internal shop order numbers, their components and importance required.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $57,975.03 – $78,954.39 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Work Location: One location