Supply Chain Supervisor

The Supply Chain Supervisor assists in directing and coordinating the inventory, purchasing and planning operations within the organization. Responsible for hiring, training, coaching, developing and mentoring department personnel for the site. Responsible for supervising departmental personnel including the Purchasing Agents, Inventory Control and Plant Production Planner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Prepares or directs preparation of safety literature, signage and protocols within depatment
• Ensures that behaviors, practices and the work environment support a safe workplace by enforcing safety rules and principles.
• Plans, directs, and coordinates the inventory, purchasing and planning operations
• Ensures and monitors receiving, storing, inventory, purchasing, planning and distributing efficiency
• Uses metrics/data to evaluate and improve inventory, purchasing and scheduling processes
• Collaborates with departmental leaders to plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet performance standards 
• Uses standard work processes to ensure repeatable performance
• Monitors inventory levels to make sure they are consistent with company standards
• Oversees the review of Material Usage Variance and collaborates with the Leadership team to reduce loss, increase yield and meet site budget.

Leads and Develops Team Members
• Provides and supports team members with personal development plans
• Leads the Supply Chain team through an emphasis on both process and people
• Communicates effectively with team members through both oral and written means
• Coaches area leaders on a daily basis in the principles of effective purchasing, inventory, and planning process
• Provides feedback to team members on individual performance standards in a timely and efficient manner
• Provides training to team members to ensure that all team members are adequately trained and engaged in developmental activities
• Tracks team members’ work performance and attendance to ensure performance metrics are met

Education and Work Experience
• Bachelor’s degree preferred 
• 3 years of experience in a warehouse or supply chain supervision role, preferably in the food processing industry

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Knowledge of principles involved in inventory and purchasing operation
• Knowledge of basic and advanced methods of training and coaching individuals and groups 
• Knowledge of techniques for maximizing the distribution of goods
• Interpersonal skills
• Decision-making skills
• Time management skills
• Organizational skills
• Ability to work within an integrated operating enterprise
• Ability to manage team members in executing complex programs
• Ability to work a variable schedule
• Knowledge, skills, and abilities consistent with the essential duties and responsibilities


Shearer’s provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.