Associated Materials Receiving Supervisor in Kinston, North Carolina

The Receiving Supervisor oversees the Receiving Department and all the corresponding personnel. Assists and develops direct reports to achieve desired results. Direct responsibility for all department employees to ensure proper orientation, training, development, compensation and working conditions are present.


  • Oversee the material receiving activities to ensure materials received are what was ordered, correct quantities, undamaged, etc.

  • Responsible for leading the continuous activities of department and driving out waste and non value added activity of all affected processes throughout the supply chain.

  • Responsible for the coordination and scheduling of pickups/deliveries of waste materials for recycling and to ensure compensation is received.

  • Review all paperwork in order to plan work activities, schedule appropriate personnel and balance loads.

  • Support the order manufacturing process by working extensively with Corporate purchasing representatives, production personnel and customer service to ensure we experience no stock outs.

  • Create and execute PMP objectives; meet PMP commitments and work within the guidelines of PMP. Establishes/maintains standard operating procedures for all operational activities.

  • Ensure safety of personnel and compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations.


  • Supervise Receiving Department and all associated personnel in two shifts.


  • Work performed in a warehouse type facility with temperatures subject to normal environmental conditions.

  • Safety glasses and steel toe shoes required, additional safety equipment provided based on specific job.

  • Work surfaces are primarily concrete.

  • 5+ years combined experience in materials management/purchasing and warehouse management in a manufacturing environment (combination of both strongly preferred).

  • Previous supervision of 15+ individuals required.

  • Experience with MRP and JIT inventory practices required.

  • Previous exposure to making decisions on vendors and improving existing business practices

  • Strong leadership and communication skills with a team-first mentality

  • Experience with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access), AS400, AIMS and other mainframe applications

  • Familiarity with cycle counts and forklift operations.


  • Good hand eye coordination and the ability to discern colors.

  • Ability to work in, and promote, a team environment.

  • Capable of lifting up to 100 pounds.

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