Material Control Supervisor

Arlington, Texas, United Statesthyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services NA, Inc.

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Other
Remote work:Not possible
Job field:Transportation Services
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2024/05/14
Job number:JR101169
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Job Summary

Responsible for the branch 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 directing and administering inventory control, material storage, and material scheduling activities and processes. This position reports to the Material Control Manager and supervises material control operators and material control analysts, as applicable to the facility.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities:

  • Supervise physical inventories at branch location to audit, control cut-off, and facilitate completion of inventory and report generation.
  • Audit and process adjustments submitted. 
  • Review daily, weekly, monthly inventory reports and if necessary, take appropriate corrective action.
  • Participate in the financial month end close process by reviewing and ensuring accurate branch level material information is forwarded to Corporate.
  • Compute cost of scrap sold numbers for branch and generate reports used to monitor scrap activity.
  • Provide training and documentation on inventory control, physical inventories, and scrap management. 
  • Monitor the job work process to ensure that inventory is accounted for and that adjustments and/or journal entries are processed correctly.
  • Review and monitor Specials Inventory reports taking appropriate action ensure inventory pounds are accurate.
  • Hire, train, and coach, and manage employees to achieve optimum levels of productivity and accuracy.  Conduct performance evaluations and disciplinary functions.
  • This is a position that works directly on the warehouse floor on or around heavy machinery.
  • Meets all TKMNA Employee Attributes / 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.

This position has been identified as “safety sensitive” by thyssenkrupp under applicable laws.  Accordingly, any application for this position that is considered for employment with thyssenkrupp requires successful completion of pre-employment drug testing, which may include testing for marijuana in accordance with any applicable federal, state, and local laws.


Minimum Requirements

  • College diploma, or equivalent education and experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of Material Control or Inventory Control experience
  • Proficiency using the computer, especially with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate, verbally and in writing, in a knowledgeable, clear and positive manner
  • Safety Mindset

Preferred requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
  • 1-2 years of previous Supervisory or Management experience

Benefits Overview

We offer competitive company benefits to eligible positions, such as :

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Voluntary Wellness Programs

  • 401(k) and RRSP programs with Company Match 
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • And more!

Benefits may vary based on job, country, union role, and/or company segment. Please work with your recruiter or tk representative for applicable benefits information.

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

Diversity promotes appreciation of all the individual strengths and differences in the workforce; it is a driver and an expression of our corporate culture.

We feel companies that give equal support to all employees regardless age, disability, ethnicity, gender/gender identity or sexual orientation enjoy important competitive advantages and are more efficient. So we can harness diversity to the benefit of employees and the company. What's more, greater diversity leads to greater innovation in the company.

thyssenkrupp Materials NA Inc. and the affiliated group companies and business units including Copper and Brass Sales, Engineered Plastics, Ken-Mac Metals, OnlineMetals, thyssenkrupp Steel Services, thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services, and thyssenkrupp Materials de Mexico. Also including thyssenkrupp Materials Trading NA, LLC and thyssenkrupp Materials, LLC (Aerospace) are equal opportunity employers.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly.


With around 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. thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services strives to be the preferred supplier of value-added product management and industrial services for the manufacturing industry in North America, differentiating itself from competitors through superior reliability and quality of service, performance excellence, continuous improvement, and emphasis on creation of value. Successful partnerships with the automotive industry, its Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III suppliers, and other original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and assemblers are the foundation of successful growth as a service provider of choice. Major market segments also include consumer goods, white goods, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Services include supply chain management, logistics management, testing and inspection services, and packaging and kitting.

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!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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