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Wentzville, MO, US

Materials Supervisor


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Lear Corporation is the leading Tier 1 automotive supplier serving all of the world's major automotive manufacturers with our world-class automotive seating and automotive electrical products. Our products are developed and produced by a diverse, talented team of more than 165,000 people. With operations in 39 countries, Lear operates in every major automotive manufacturing region in the world. For our globally positioned and successful teams, we are looking for dedicated talents with zest for action and enthusiasm. If you love challenges, want to experience development opportunities unrestrained, and want recognition that pays off, then you've come to the right place with Lear.




 2nd & 3rd Shift Available


As a member of the materials team, the Materials Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring timely and safe delivery of finished product to the customer.


The Role:

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  •  Review hi-lo checklists (coordinate repairs as needed)
  • Ensure material drivers unload trucks in a timely manner
  • Advise team leader on keeping part labels up to date on racks/bins
  • Coordinate with carriers for scheduling and movement of return material
  • Tracks inbound freight with carriers and vendors to ensure timely delivery
  • Initiates material expedites to protect production capabilities as required
  • Verifies outbound trailers for product left on trailer
  • Completes Material Supervisor checklist daily
  • Carries out duties assigned as required
  • Communicate shortages and safety stock needed to supply base
  • Ensure all parts are stored in correct locations according to PFEP
  • Ensure that team leader is maintaining dock layout
  • Verify receiving and shipping logs are always updated
  • Check inbound trailers against supplier shipper for accuracy
  • Direct supervision of all activities related to the shipment of finished seat assemblies to the customer
  • Assist with preparation of loading and shipping documents – Load diagrams, Shippers and Bills of Lading, Verification Sheet
  • Locates all seats and ensure timely availability by coordinating efforts between production process, material and quality reviews
  • Keep finished goods entry (inbound) running to keep production lines from shutting down
  • Maintain integrity of computerized finished goods storage system by updating and correcting system inventory. Keeping track of progress on FGI inventory report.
  • Maintain constant seat availability at customer plant and float levels within plant
  • Maintain communication with customer plant – Material Department, Seat Install, and dock supervisors
  • Advise Lear Management of all irregularities at customer plant – i.e. production down time, short hours, line overtime, late trucks, float, etc.
  • Monitor Live Broadcast for – Customer Hourly Production Rate and irregularities such as line or sequence skips, “cut” jobs and computer down time
  • Receive and expedite customer repair seat orders with Lear Production, Materials, IT and Quality 


Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain or a related field.
  • 2-5 years of related automotive experience as a Materials Supervisor.
  • Proven communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and other Microsoft applications.

Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.