Inventory Supervisor

Plainfield, Indiana, United Statesthyssenkrupp Aerospace

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Management
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Production & Manufacturing
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2023/05/24
Job number:US_RS_06062
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Your responsibilities

Responsible for Supervising the branch inventory and material control function relating to the on-site and off-site storage, control, and distribution of company-controlled material and products to meet company objectives and customer requirements. This involves inventory control, storage, and assisting with scheduling activities and processes. This position reports to the Inventory Manager and supervises inventory and material control operators, material control analysts, master schedulers, and material control Leads, as applicable to the facility.

Your profile

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for supervision of daily physical inventories at branch location to audit, control cut-off, and facilitate completion of inventory and report generation.
  • Audit and process adjustments submitted.
  • Review and analyze data to identify trends and issues from daily, weekly, monthly inventory reports and take appropriate corrective actions as needed.
  • Work cross-functionally with other supervisors and managers to provide communication of support operations in the movement and proper storage of inventory in their perspective areas.
  • Participate in the financial month end close process by reviewing and ensuring accurate branch level material information is forwarded to Corporate.
  • Analyze inventory to propose changes in storage strategy or warehouse layout.
  • Compute cost of scrap sold numbers for branch and generate reports used to monitor scrap activity.
  • Assist in provide training and documentation on inventory control, physical inventories, and scrap management.
  • Participate, support, and comply with all health, safety, quality, ISO and 6S Initiatives, compliance and Lean initiatives, requirements, and/or trainings.
  • Ability to access and work in SAP or other Warehouse Management System
  • Monitor the job work process to ensure that inventory is accounted for and that adjustments and/or journal entries are processed correctly.
  • Regularly preform inventory audits to validate inventory record and correct any discrepancies.
  • Assist in reviewing and monitoring Specials Inventory reports taking appropriate action ensure inventory pounds are accurate.
  • Assist in the hiring and training of employees to achieve optimum levels of productivity and accuracy, supervise employees’ daily activities to support site operations. Conduct performance evaluations and disciplinary functions.
  • Meets all TKMNA employee competencies.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of previous Supervisory or Management experience
  • 1-2 years of Inventory or Material Control experience.
  • Knowledge of cycle count programs, inventory reconciliation and he ability to analyze data.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, positive and knowledgeable manner.
  • Ability to interact and work cross-functionally with internal and external customers
  • Proficiency using the computer, MS Word, Excel, and Outlook preferably with SAP
  • Meet ITAR compliance – This position requires access to export-controlled technical data. Employment is contingent upon OneBox’s ability to obtain all necessary export authorizations

Preferred requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field or equivalent education and experience
  • 1-3 years of 3PL experience preferred
  • Should have excellent leadership and administration skills and abilities
  • Strong motivational, effectual team building and decision-making skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively and troubleshoot and resolve issues

Your benefits

thyssenkrupp Materials, LLC (Aerospace) offers a very competitive compensation plan. We invite you to start your career with us by applying today. Once you are selected, you would enjoy the following benefits as a valued member of our organization:

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits effective the first of the month following your hire date with thyssenkrupp Aerospace.
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k plan with a 100% employee match up to the first 4% - employees vest after 3 years of service
  • 3 weeks (120 hours) paid vacation (pro-rated based on date of hire). Ability to purchase up to a week of vacation during open enrollment for the following year, ability to rollover up to 40 hours of vacation into the next year.
  • Holiday Pay: For a 5-day 8-hour shift you will receive up to 88 hours of holiday pay, for a 4-day 10-hour shift, you will receive up to 80 hours of holiday pay, and for a 3-day 12-hour shift you will receive up to 72 hours of holiday pay depending on the date of hire and the holiday schedule posted as it changes yearly.
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 8 hours paid time off for Volunteering with charities
  • Job Training and Development programs
  • Career Pathway program for hourly employees for internal job progression and wage transparency, ability to receive increases two times a year (excludes Indiana)
  • Discount Programs on travel, auto, entertainment, tickets, beauty, spa, health, and wellness.


If you believe your experience, competencies and attitude are a STRONG MATCH with the above description, we would love to hear from you.

Qualified candidates please apply. Recruiters, Agencies or third parties please don’t contact this job poster. Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers. Only full-time positions are available.

thyssenkrupp Aerospace may be subject to the Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate if it becomes effective. Religious and medical exemptions are available when applicable.



Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

thyssenkrupp Materials NA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


With approximately 480 locations in over 40 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest materials distributor and service provider in the western world. The broad service spectrum offered by the materials experts enables customers to focus on their individual core business. The area of Materials Services spans two strategic areas: global materials distribution as one-stop-shop – from steel and stainless steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals and specialty materials to plastics and raw materials – and tailored services in the areas of materials management and supply chain management. An extensive omnichannel architecture offers 250,000 customers worldwide cross-channel, round-the-clock access to more than 150,000 products and services. A highly efficient logistics system ensures that all requested services are smoothly integrated into customer production processes “just-in-time” or “just-in-sequence”.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


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