Materials Supervisor


As a Materials Supervisor at our Theodore, AL facility, you will direct the activities of the warehouse, shipping & receiving department and ensures production schedules and quality standards are met. This position is responsible for the safety and administration of company policies to all employees in the department. The Materials Supervisor assists in the hiring process for department as well as succession planning. Key position results include but are not limited to controlling of costs for department; maintaining of training records and performance evaluations for department; meeting of the department's production schedules and quality standards; maintaining of department's safety record; and ensuring the department goals are met or exceeded. The ideal candidate is an organized, analytical, problem-solver with the ability to prioritize and delegate tasks to ensure that daily production operations are running effectively and efficiently. 


  • Oversees and ensures safety of team.

  • Communicates and oversees the production schedule for the warehouse.  This includes kitting, parts supply and production demand. 

  • Responsible for maintaining the quality standards of the department.

  • Identify and address or elevate parts supply issues as they arise. 

  • Responsible for various management reporting and maintenance of ERP system. 

  • Creates and administers practices and procedures to ensure efficient operations of department. 

  • Responsible for continuous improvement and cost control of the group, prepares material and presents at weekly meetings. 

  • Supervises employees including trains employees, updates records, writes and presents employee evaluations, assists in hiring for department, sets goals and tracks progress of department.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience

  • Strong leadership ability

  • Understand and lead according to Company values and philosophy

  • Intermediate computer skills (MS Office)

  • ERP system experience (JD Edwards preferred)

  • Basic financial understanding

  • Strong ability to prioritize/delegate

  • Analysis, critical thinking and investigation skills

  • Work and interact with all levels of employees

  • Self-starter that is adept at taking initiative

  • 1-2 years supervisory experience


High School Diploma or equivalent


Company Information

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they're our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We're looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a "Most Admired Company" and four times as a "100 Best Companies to Work For."

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran's status.


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