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  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Function: Supervisor
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  • Expiry Date: 03 December 2021
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2163768_1635968706

Job Number: 2163768

Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in distributing materials, equipment, and supplies in an organization.

Develops and executes activities in Materials/Production Control to meet goals and quality objectives. Selects, develops, and directs personnel to ensure the efficient process of the Materials/Production Control function and develops schedules for assigned areas. Duties are performed under limited supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability.
  • Negotiates the complex requests for equipment, supplies, and services from suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Arranges for removal of surplus materials.
  • Ensures that the commodity is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price.
  • Determines work timetables and overtime (if applicable) and allotment of resources and equipment according to material schedules. Resolves problems as they occur.
  • Finds new ways to better the efficiency of production. Develops, plans, and administers processes. Recommends changes to unit or sub-unit policies.
  • Manages the adherence to prescribed procedures to ensure first pass quality meets or exceeds planned goals.
  • Confers with department supervisors or leads to determine status of assigned projects.
  • Prepares reports.
  • Identifies obstacles to achieving business goals and provides solutions or seeks assistance.
  • Ensures the working environment is clean, organized and safe for employees at all times. Understands and ensures staff complies with all safety and environmental policies and practices.
  • Works to avoid erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results that may cause scrap, rework, use of excessive overtime, and/or delays in schedules.
  • Prepares and presents budgetary recommendations.

Education and/or Experience Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in a related field and 5-10 years of directly related experience and/or training.

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