Supervisor, Inventory Control - 1st Shift (Mon - Fri)

Lewisville, Texas
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Sep 17, 2016
Nov 16, 2016
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Assurant Solutions businesses develop, underwrite, market and administer specialty insurance, extended service contracts and other risk management solutions through collaborative relationships with leading financial institutions, retailers, automobile dealers, funeral homes, manufacturers, wireless carriers and other entities. With operations in 25 locations, including executive offices in Atlanta, Ga., Assurant Solutions serves clients and their customers in 12 countries throughout North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and Asia.

Assurant Solutions is part of Assurant, a premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and select worldwide markets. The four key businesses -- Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health, and Assurant Employee Benefits -- partner with clients who are leaders in their industries and have built leadership positions in a number of specialty insurance market segments in the U.S. and select worldwide markets.

Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $29 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district.

Reporting to the Director of Materials the Supervisor of Inventory Control ensures the accuracy, safekeeping and timely movement of inventory throughout the site. This is accomplished through following the processes and procedures that were developed to meet internal and external customer requirements and the effective leadership of Inventory Control resources through clear and precise communications of responsibilities and goals.

Key Responsibilities:
• In consultation with superior and subordinate personnel as appropriate, develops short- and long- term goals and plans for areas of responsibility.
• Liaison between teams, shifts, and departments, and partner with internal and external customer.
• Ensure accurate accounting and physical control and security of all material stored in stockroom locations, of all material issued to and returned from production and of all finished goods and associated accessories.
• Supervisor cycle count process in all inventory areas and provide scheduled reporting of inventory data as well as provide ad hoc reporting of inventory data as required.
• Supervise all stockroom activities for all shifts including material stocking for component and finished goods inventory, kitting and delivery of components required for production.
• Hires, develops, evaluates, and (when necessary) disciplines and discharges subordinates personnel or makes authoritative recommendations in such matter. Develops function-specific orientation and training programs for area personnel. Establishes standards for effective job performance and evaluates subordinates according to such standards. Delegates these responsibilities to supervisory personnel as appropriate.
• Responsible for the development and maintenance of an effective organization for area(s) of responsibility, including: a) efficient work flow patterns; b) established performance standards; c) effective delineation of duties and responsibilities; d) suitable staffing levels; e) appropriate supervision; and f) systems for timely communication of pertinent information.
• Create and/or modify processes, in collaboration with manager, to allow for the processing and servicing of new accounts and products, as well as improving existing processes when practical and cost effective.
• Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment for personnel to work in while ensuring all safety and environmental regulations are followed. Support committees and programs for safety, fire prevention, disaster recovery and so forth. Ensures the development of specific plans for inclusion in these programs.
• Serves as liaison with other organizational components; establishes and maintains the working rapport necessary to develop cooperation and effectively integrate area services into the company's overall business fulfillment system.
• Receives and investigates all complaints concerning his or her area(s) of responsibility and its personnel; determines veracity of such and (as necessary) takes corrective or disciplinary action and/or prepares reply.
• Remains abreast of developments in the field(s) by pursuing a program of self development, participating in professional organizations, interacting with peers, reviewing pertinent literature, and so forth. Incorporates advancements when practicable and cost effective.
• Directs the preparation of records as well as recurring and special reports and analyses for area(s) of responsibility ensuring that they are complete, accurate and prepared on time. Reviews and interprets these in order to ascertain the extent to which goals are being attained. Initiates corrective action as necessary.
• Direct reports including (but not limited too) approximately thirty (30) to fifty (50) Material Processors. Basic Qualifications:
• Associates degree or a combination of education and experience with a minimum of three to five (3 -5) years of inventory control supervisory experience in a high volume manufacturing/repair environment.

Preferred Skills:
• Knowledge and clear understanding of inventory control systems and processes.
• Knowledge and understanding of material requirements and planning.
• Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office product line as well as other
• Windows software tools.
• Knowledge of inventory and warehousing processing procedures.
• Ability to work with limited supervision.
• Ability to effectively communicate with vendors, carriers, customers and other external contacts.
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
• Ability to interact effectively and positively with all levels of Company personnel as well as external personnel.
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
• Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
• High analytical with excellent interpersonal skills.
• Expert level user of MS Excel.
• Working knowledge or better of Visio.
• Previous experience with Microsoft Dynamics/Great Plains a plus.
• Knowledge and understanding of MRP/ERP.

We offer comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), generous paid time off and much more.

Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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