Macon, GA, US, 31217

Our company culture is built upon YKK’s philosophy called the CYCLE OF GOODNESS™.  We believe that providing value and being fair to our customers and our employees is what makes us a successful company in return.  Guided by our core values and fundamental behaviors, we strive to foster a caring company, committed employees and challenging work that benefits our employees, customers, and communities. We offer competitive compensation packages, training and advancement opportunities. YKK AP America provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package designed to provide the security they need to enjoy life at home and at work.  By providing a high level of benefit coverage at a reasonable cost to the employee, we hope to foster a long and productive employment relationship.


Inventory Supervisor - Inventory and Material Handling

1st Shift


Position Summary:

The purpose of this position is to carry out duties in accordance with overseeing and coordinating the department’s daily productivity and production by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate employees.


Essential Functions and Key  Responsibilities   

  • Monitor and control Inventory accuracy for parts cage, Ocmulgee warehouse, and Chestney Warehouse.
  • Control Cycle counts for all inventory locations listed above.
  • Control 5S and overall working conditions all inventory locations.
  • Oversee equipment for material handling such as forklifts (daily inspections), dock locks, road tractors and trailers.
  • Manage safety for areas, monitor dock mount with trailer and ensure jack stands are placed, forklift battery charging stations, PPE in these areas, emergency shower inspections, lighting, etc…
  • Manage and maintain custom glass receiving and verification based on PO entry.
  • Manage inventory racks to be transported back and forth between commercial facility (weekly deliveries).
  • Manage / oversee recycling of re-grind material, cardboard material, and manage the material handling between Chestney and Ocmulgee sites for this material.
  • Manage material handling employees for daily work duties and supervise daily department operations in accordance with plant policies and procedures. 
  • Updates and reviews shift schedule for material handling employees
  • Conduct monthly safety topic meetings with employee(s).
  • Reviews and recommends to manager any measures to improve the department and areas to include but not limited to production methods, equipment, quality, safety, service and overall performance of the department.
  • Training employees.
  • Completes time approval within time keeping system.
  • Coaching/counseling employees and administering discipline as needed.
  • Addressing complaints and resolving problems as needed.
  • Assist managers in interviewing and hiring decisions.


Qualifications and Skill Requirements

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus 1 - 3 years of experience in a fabrication/warehouse environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Prefer 1 year of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment. 


Certificates and Licenses:

Prefer certified forklift operator (can be obtained after hire).


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Proper lifting techniques required.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and peripheral vision.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The travel required for this position is 1%.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  An individual may be required to wear appropriate safety protective equipment at the proper times and in the proper environments as outlined by safety program rules.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions and vibration.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.


Employment with YKK AP America Inc. is conditioned upon successfully completing a negative drug test for the presence of illegal drugs. 

Nearest Major Market: Macon