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Materials Supervisor 2nd Shift

Date: Oct 28, 2020

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information


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

A.O. Smith is looking for a highly motivated, Materials Supervisor to manage two departments with two team leaders and 20-25 employees.  In this 2nd shift position, you will be responsible for meeting internal customer demand of fabricated and purchased parts and monitoring accuracy of delivering product or point of use location.  Time management will be critical in this role as you will also be responsible to ensure daily audits and data entry are completed.

  • 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.
  • Previous experience managing daily 5s, safety, inventory accuracy, and production impacts.  
  • 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.

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