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Materials Supervisor at J.B Poindexter & Co., Inc. in Riverside, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Materials Supervisor
California facility, 7888 Lincoln Ave, Riverside, California, United States of America Req #1750

Friday, September 18, 2020

Morgan Corporation is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America. Founded in 1952, as a small welding shop in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, on the site where Conestoga wagons were manufactured through the late 1800s, we have experienced tremendous growth and continue to look for additional expansion opportunities around the world. With a total of fourteen manufacturing and six service facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada, Morgan is able to provide the quality, service, and prompt delivery our customers expect.

A subsidiary of J.B. Poindexter, a privately held diversified manufacturing company, Morgan Corporation offers a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within the J.B. Poindexter family of companies. We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401(k), paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We pride ourselves in team member development, performance, recognition, and a culture of diversity and respect. Whether you are taking the next step of your career or just beginning, joining Morgan's winning team means being part of a great home away from home. You will be challenged. You will be proud.


Morgan Corporation is currently seeking a Materials Supervisor for our local manufacturing facility. This position will manage and oversee the receipt, storage, pick, and delivery operations of materials from suppliers to the warehouse, production lines and regional facilities. This role will motivate, manage, and measure the performance of warehouse staff against productivity and quality KPIs while ensuring the safety of all employees.


  • Lead team meetings and communicate goals to the floor
  • Monitor and measure performance
  • Provide proper coaching to motivate workforce and increase retention
  • Improves methods and processes to increase productivity and quality while reducing costs
  • Conduct regular training sessions to ensure all employees are properly trained in their functions
  • Create a cross-training matrix to ensure backups are in place
  • Increase inventory accuracy through monitoring of daily warehouse activities, cycle counts, receiving procedures and audits
  • Resolve inventory discrepancies quickly and effectively
  • Plan labor effectively against weekly requirements to increase worker efficiency and minimize overtime
  • Ensure on-time loading and unloading of trucks to minimize detention
  • Escalate issues as needed
  • Review warehouse layout and optimize storage capacity
  • Minimize use of outside storage
  • Communicates any issues or delays in shipments to impacted areas with corrective action plans and timings for resolution
  • Optimize picking performance and identify opportunities to reduce forklift travel
  • Review truck loading procedures to increase truck payload
  • Work with Production Plant to ensure timely delivery of parts and advise Materials teams of product issues
  • Lead warehouse sanitation/5S activities
  • Other duties as required

    • Degree in management, supply chain, business or manufacturing discipline, preferred
    • 5 years of experience in a warehousing, distribution or shipping environment
    • Prior experience managing people in a fast paced distribution environment
    • Strong leadership, motivational, and team-building skills
    • Ability to resolve crisis and make quick decisions
    • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) and familiarity with AS400 or other mainframe systems


    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.

    This job operates in a manufacturing plant environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


    After completing the pre-employment assessment, apply via the original posting page.

    Click the link below to complete our pre-employment assessment (approximately 30 minutes or less).

    After completing your online application, your pre-employment assessment results and application/resume will be thoroughly reviewed and you may be contacted for a personal interview.

    Other details

    • Job Family Morgan Corporation
    • Job Function Materials & Traffic
    • Pay Type Salary
    • Employment Indicator Manufacturing
    • Travel Required No
    • Required Education Bachelor's Degree