Stamping 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

To be responsible for the materials management function relating to the planning, procurement, storage, control, and distribution of materials and products to meet company objectives and customer requirements.  


  • Interpret and enforce company policies and procedures to Leaders and Operators.
  • Lean expert to establish CI Improvement and Lean Manufacturing programs and utilizes creative and entrepreneurial approach toward continuous improvement.
  • Investigate all injuries; provide support on implementation of suggested corrective procedures.
  • Responsible for completing employee time, absenteeism, and vacation paperwork or systems in a timely manner.
  • Develop and promote positive relations with employees through effective communication of company policies and procedures, recognition and employee involvement.
  • Inspect products to verify conformance to specifications; analyze all nonconformances for root cause and implement corrective procedures.
  • Study production schedules, estimate man-hours requirements for completion of job assignment and make appropriate action plans.
  • Responsible for timely completion of all manufacturing production schedules including subassemblies, service requirements, and other department requests
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Supervise and direct Leaders to efficiently meet production schedules through the use of available manpower.
  • Responsible for ordering and maintaining inventory for plant production supplies and small tooling.
  • Work with Engineering on creating, maintaining and implementing drawings, BOM revisions, ECO, ETC.
  • Responsible for proper care and cleaning of the equipment, following all safety policies and guidelines and maintaining the area’s organization and housekeeping.
  • Responsible for receiving and issuing processes within SAP.
  • Responsible for managing production order variances within SAP.
  • Responsible for upkeep and organization of the steel recycling yard at the back of the facility.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Operations, Management, Business, or related field preferred
  • 3+ years of Supervisor experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Proven ability to manage and develop staff and experience managing hourly staff in a  department with Presses, Dies, Machining, and Assembly Equipment, etc.
  • Demonstrated leadership as part of a cross-functional plant operations team.
  • Strong analytic skills, with ability to clearly link financial results to operational performance drivers.
  • Strong planning, problem solving, organizational skills and strong influencing and communication skills with employees at all levels.
  • High level of proficiency in MS Excel and ERP/MRP systems (such as SAP)

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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