Inventory Control Supervisor

Date: Jun 21, 2024

Location: McBee, SC, US, 29101

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

A. O. Smith is a global leader applying innovative technologies and energy-efficient solutions to products manufactured and marketed worldwide. The company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment and boilers, as well as a manufacturer of water treatment products for residential and light commercial applications. A. O. Smith is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with approximately 12,000 employees at operations in the United States, Canada, China, India, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

Primary Function

Ensures that all inventory items are properly identified and readily accessible, thus enabling the delivery of the parts to production in a timely manner.


  • Maintains consistent communication with the purchasing department regarding new items, part changes, locations changes, etc.

  • Oversees the activities and job assignments of the inventory controllers including preparation of performance appraisals.

  • Ensures warehouse is kept clean and orderly.

  • Creates and establishes inventory accuracy goals

  • Prepares inventory reports for review on a monthly basis.

  • Analyzes stock control data and develops plans to meet both internal and external needs.

  • Maintains ABC classification for all parts in conjunction with the finance department.

  • Maintains cycle count program for controlled stores, tanks and finished goods.

  • Provides suggestions and input in the establishment of approval guidelines for inventory adjustments.

  • Builds positive relationships across departments.

  • Provide input toward the development of inventory control policies and procedures and establishes work instructions to support those policies.

  • Recommends and implements measures to improve inventory control

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred
  • 4+ years of supervisory/leadership experience
  • 3+ years of related work experience or training
  • Experience with inventory control in a production/manufacturing environment
  • Excellent computer skills to include knowledge of SAP
  • Experience with receiving processes
  • Strong verbal, written and analytical skills
  • CTPAT experience preferred

We Offer

Competitive compensation package 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: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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