Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Operations Supervisor (1495) in Grand Prairie, Texas

Operations Supervisor (1495) at ITW

Job Description

Position at ITW Construction North America

The Operations Supervisor is accountable for the supervision of indirect labor for warehouse material handling and coordination of order picking activities. The Supervisor will also be responsible for safety program management, labor scheduling, attendance, productivity, and process improvement.

ITW North America Construction provides fastening systems and truss products for the commercial, residential, and remodeling/renovation sectors. Illinois Tool Works Inc. designs and produces an array of highly engineered fasteners and components, equipment, and consumable systems, and specialty products and equipment for customers around the world. A leading diversified manufacturing company with over 100 years of history, ITW's has nearly 100 decentralized business units, in 48 countries, and employs approximately 50,000 men and women who are focused on creating value-added products and innovative customer solutions.

ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Manages the material handling operation team assuring orders are picked and shipped on time based on divisional and customer requirements in a high volume environment

  • Analyzes labor capacity required to cost effectively provide resources based on customer order volume and manage temporary labor

  • Implements standard operating procedures (SOP) for the picking process to simplify operations focusing on cost reduction through process improvement and meeting customer requirements

  • Trains associates in warehouse procedures including WMS/ IT systems, safety procedures, and material handling equipment

  • Develops and ensures that KPIs meet both DC objectives and customer requirements by measuring compliance to KPIs and implementing corrective actions to achieve required results

  • Publish and communicate KPI results to both associates and facility leadership

  • Identifies and improves warehouse distribution processes to support annual plan initiatives and customer requirements

  • Develops talent to maximize individual, team and organizational effectiveness and measures against performance management objectives

Job Requirements

  • Associates degree OR two years’ equivalent college coursework required

  • 3+ years relevant supervisory warehouse experience

  • Word processing, spreadsheet, inventory and order processing software experience required

  • Must have experience with database software; Microsoft Dynamics/Navision and Epicor preferred

  • Experience in OSHA training requirements and quality including reporting incidents, errors and corrective actions

  • Disciplined self-starter with strong organizational skills

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills

ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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