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Inventory Control Supervisor 2nd Shift

Date: Nov 13, 2021

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

AOS/ Ashland City, TN

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and, as a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $3 billion company with 144-year history and employ more than 16,000 men and women. With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, A. O. Smith has the global reach to serve customers worldwide. We have sales and distribution in more than 60 countries around the world. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and its processes, but in its people.  We value people who are able to analyze problems and take rapid, decisive action. 

What is great about this opportunity?

  • You will be joining a stable, but growing organization committed to strong financial performance, strategic acquisitions, global expansion and the highest ethical standards of conduct.
  • You will be representing a company that makes products that improve quality of life and are considered top of the line.
  • You will be joining a cohesive team that supports each other in accomplishing shared goals.

Primary Function

As the highly motivated Inventory Control Supervisor you will manage two areas with two team leaders and 23 employees. In this position, you will be responsible for leading Materials Team on second shift in the area of safety, quality, continuous improvement, customer service and productivity for the Ashland City manufacturing facility. Inventory Control Supervisor is responsible to control inventory and improve inventory accuracy to assist in meeting production demand. Time management and rapid response to customer demand and inventory issues will be critical in this role.



  • Must have previous experience managing and executing daily data entry, weekly payroll approvals, and annual performance evaluations. 
  • Must have proven problem-solving skills and the ability to be a cross functional team player.  
  • Previous experience working in a Lean / continuous improvement environment. 
  • Experience in fast-paced manufacturing environment, manage daily safety, inventory accuracy, production support, and 5s. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to create a mentoring culture that promotes safety and accountability. 
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). 
  • Excellent project and time management skills. 
  • SAP experience preferred. 


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or related field preferred. 
  • Minimum of 5 years related work experience. 
  • 2 to 3 years of supervisory experience. 

We Offer

Great people make our organization great and because of that, we offer an onsite A. O. Smith Company merchandise store for our employees, employee discounts on water filtration products, a competitive compensation plan and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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