Inventory Control Supervisor
Onsite - Position requires an employee to be onsite on a full-time basis
Assists in ensuring success of departmental function in a warehouse processing center or distribution center, to provide accurate and timely shipments to customers. Leads and solves problems within the limits of general standards and practices, with some direct guidance from General Supervisor. Position may also include supervising a small team of union-represented employees.
Demonstrates expertise in knowledge of the processes required to perform, and ensures they are effectively performing job responsibilities utilizing standardized methods
Motivates direct reports and/or business partners through effective communication, training, coaching, development, and recognition
Identifies opportunities for improvement using tools such as layered audits
Achieves Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness, and Cost key performance indicators
Cultivates a safety culture, and implements and enforces workplace safety rules and policies
Implements GMS and lean principles
Models GM’s cultural behaviors and always demonstrates the highest level of integrity
Maintains good working relationships and communicates with employees, union representatives, and management team
May evaluate team performance, and promotes continuous improvement
Achieves quality standards by communicating goals and leveraging resources to solve problems
Understands and consistently administers company policies
May completes administrative tasks such as timekeeping, and maintain departmental records and reports
Performs all other duties as assigned
Trains, develops and evaluates employee.
Keeps abreast of parts distribution center/materials warehouse performance reports and costs.
Additional Job Description
Strong interest in Continuous Development and Training
Knowledge of basic math
Basic Computer Skills
High level oral and written communication skills
High level analytical ability where problems are complex
High level interpersonal skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization, motivate employees and elicit work output
Ability to work any shift as dictated by the business
Must be willing to work overtime (including weekends as needed)
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Experience supervising employees in a union environment
Experience supervising employees in a warehousing/ manufacturing/ distribution environment
Knowledge of warehousing/manufacturing /distribution processes and procedure
Knowledge of basic technology in area assigned
GMS, IMS, or WMS knowledge and execution experience
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Why Join Us
We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.
The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.
General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.