Inventory Control Supervisor in Anaheim, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/6/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Anaheim, CA
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Position Summary: The Inventory Control Supervisor position is responsible for the timeliness and accuracy of unloading/loading of inbound/outbound shipments of raw materials and putting away to their correct locations. The Inventory Control Supervisor is also responsible for overseeing the department, receiving, storing, maintaining, and distributing raw materials, tools, and equipment. This position requires forklift & hazmat certification.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times
  • Direct the daily activities of several Inventory Control Technicians (LTO's) across three shifts.
  • Responsible for keeping raw material storage areas clean and organized. Put together a weekly work schedule based on the production Lines that are running.
  • Participate in departmental GMP zone audits.
  • Participate, as required by the department manager, in Plant Quality System implementation and subsequent audits.
  • Must be certified to ship DOT-Hazardous Materials in Transportation 49 CFR Parts 171-178 and Hazardous Waste Management — EPA (RCRA).
  • Must be forklift certified to assist with loading/unloading when necessary. Conduct/distribute the necessary physical inventories on a daily basis, to assure the accuracy of raw material counts for all customers.
  • Rotates all customers' products by oldest date received for materials and first expired for ingredients.
  • Accurate loading of outbound finished goods utilizing ILS and SAP Systems (West Sac only).
  • Accurate unloading of inbound shipments by properly documenting any changes on Bill of Ladings (Lots, Manufacturing Dates, Expiration Dates, Quantities, etc.). Notifies Production Planning Team of any discrepancies on Bills of Lading to prevent any down time on the lines.
  • Transfer raw materials from storage locations, to Production Lines, Blend Room, or Customer's Stock-transfers.
  • Responsible in handling all raw material quality Holds and their dispositions.
  • Responsible for coordinating the destruction of raw materials either on site or off. Establish and adhere to annual personal goals and cost saving measures.
  • New procedures/process will be written and entered into ETQ.
  • Provide proper training on all ETQ documents.
  • Participate on committees as requested.
  • Communicate with staff on a continual basis to keep them apprised of current situations.
  • Manage payroll hours and overtime of direct reports.
  • Write disciplinary/corrective actions and document progress.
  • Train new employees within the department.
  • Write performance evaluations for direct reports due on their anniversary date. General
    • Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management
    • Perform all other duties as assigned
    • Regular and punctual attendance
  • To perform this job successfully, must be able to perform each fundamental task listed above satisfactorily

Supervisory Responsibilities

One must conduct supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.
  • Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; Shares expertise with others.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives. Puts success of team above own interests.
  • Organizational Support - Follows company's policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Education and/or Experience:

Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. One must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence. You should have the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Computer Skills

Must be proficient in utilizing AS400, Kronos, ILS, Microsoft ExceV Outlook, SAP, and Shipping Solutions.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high places and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.