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 Supervisor, Shipping & Receiving - Mequon, Wisconsin, United States

Job information
Posted by: Rockwell Automation 
Hiring entity type: Manufacturing 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Engineering - Industrial
Engineering - Manufacturing
Operations - Other
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 2467727 / Latpro-3529543 
Date posted: Feb-16-2017
State, Zip: Wisconsin, 53097


Position Summary:

Provide supervisory direction for the plant shipping, receiving and material stores functions to ensure effective storage and timely distribution of materials.  Responsible for safe handling and accurate recording of materials movements.  Plan and administer procedures and budgets. Make budgetary recommendations including capital expenditures and indirect labor. Develop schedules and personnel requirements for assigned areas. Select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the safe, effective and efficient operation of the function.

  • Schedules staff through the shipping, receiving, and warehouse floor space to assure adequate flow of materials

  • Respond to dock and production problems by personally investigating and providing timely supply of materials from central stock to production lines and to Mequon campus for non-production shipments and receipts

  • Maintain department metrics utilizing visual management techniques.  Ensure all direct reports understand their metrics and how they impact/improve each metric. Prepare leads and associates to lead the report-out of metrics weekly to management

  • Support PFEP initiatives to ensure timely supply and minimize non-value-added activities

  • Create and coach logistics teams, assign and monitor hourly personnel to accomplish daily material flow in to and out of the plant efficiently and perform required cycle counts and row audits

  • Develop, plan and implement continuous improvement through teams within the area of responsibility to attain World Class Quality

  • Coach teams in maintaining accurate and timely inventory transactions, including shipping, receiving and cycle counting documentation

  • In conjunction with manufacturing teams and support personnel, develop and implement new or enhanced policies and procedures for material handling and related inventory transactions including timely resolution of issues identified through data health checks

  • Develop and implement action plans to meet department goals in the areas of labor efficiency, labor utilization, housekeeping, on-time shipments and productivity improvements

  • Promote an awareness of state-of-the-art warehousing and material handling concepts and practices utilizing Rockwell Production System techniques

  • Collaborate with production planners, customer service, and other management team members to set work priorities to satisfy customers

  • Use personal computer, SAP and bar code technology to obtain, organize, and analyze data and to prepare charts and reports.  Software skills required in word processing, spreadsheet, and SAP


  • Conducts tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality, and environmental regulations as well as Rockwell Automation policies and procedures

  • Encourage employee involvement in and ownership of continuous improvement activities focused on waste reduction

  • Reward and recognize associates on a regular basis and support programs that encourage employee involvement and recognition

  • Maintain our union-free environment through timely and accurate communication to employees, maintaining a safe work environment, giving timely performance feedback to employees beyond the yearly written appraisals, and cultivating a team approach within the department

  • Maintain discipline through employee adherence to policies and procedures

  • Execute other assignments and tasks as given by your supervisor and upper management


  • Create a positive work environment by encouraging involvement in daily activities, honest and open communication, and a willingness to solve issues in a timely manner


  • Ensures thorough familiarity with company policies and procedures. Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with government laws

  • Trains and motivates direct reports in the importance of full compliance with the letter and spirit of such policies and procedures

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree required in Engineering, Supply Chain and/or Operations Management or equivalent.


  • Prior leadership position in a manufacturing environment. 

  • 2+ years supervisory experience preferred.

  • SAP knowledge, particularly Warehouse Management functionality preferred.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an all-encompassing list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  Reasonable accommodations to essential functions of the job will be made if necessary.


Requisition Number:

Business Group:
Operations & Engineering Services

Job Category:
Supply Chain and Operations

Relocation Eligible:

Position Type:
Full Time

No. of Positions:

Work State/City:
Mequon - Wisconsin

Company Overview:
Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Throughout the world, our flagship Allen-Bradley® and Rockwell Software® product brands are recognized for innovation and excellence.

When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.

You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth - and career opportunities.

As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.

EEO Statement:
Rockwell Automation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process, email our Talent Acquisition representative at (see application details).

Download the EEO is the Law poster and the supplement for more information.


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