Material Handler Supervisor

Date: Jan 11, 2022

Location: Grand Terrace, CA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

PSG is a global pump and dispensing solution expert and leading manufacturer of pumps, systems and related flow-control technology for the safe and efficient transfer of critical and valuable fluids and materials. Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA, PSG is comprised of several world-class brands, including Abaque™, All-Flo, Almatec®, Blackmer®, Ebsray®, EnviroGear®, Griswold®, Hydro Systems, Mouvex®, Neptune™, Quattroflow™ and Wilden®. PSG products are manufactured on three continents, North America, Europe and Asia, in state-of-the-art facilities that practice lean manufacturing and are ISO-certified. PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of Dover Corporation. For additional information on PSG, please visit psgdover.com. PSG: Where Innovation Flows.
We are an organization on the move, always looking for talented and ambitious people with a desire to help us grow our business. We thrive on winning and being number one. PSG offers a unique combination of the both small company atmosphere: with an ownership mindset that allows you to make close-to-the-customer decisions; an innovative approach in seeing beyond what is possible today and entrepreneurial spirit in the pursuit of new opportunities;  combined with benefits of a large company’s scale, tools, career planning and financial strength of Dover. Join PSG, a growing global company where your curiosity, hard work and ambition is rewarded with exceptional career opportunities in a friendly & fast paced environment. Welcome aboard!

PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible.


The Material Handler Supervisor is responsible for overseeing Material Handling and Receiving. Responsibilities include, managing material flow from receiving intake into the stockroom, handling, storage, replenishment for internal customers material needs, and ensure overall quality and speed of service to support the site’s business objectives.


Education: High School diploma required. Bachelor’s in Supply Chain or Business Administration from an accredited institution preferred.




5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment with increasing levels of responsibilities including supervision and management of direct labor resources and physical inventory.


  • 5+ years of experience in material handling, receiving, inventory management and organization, and improving inventory accuracy.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience, Six Sigma and/or Lean Certification.
  •  Oracle ERP experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to manage complex problems and multiple priorities
  • Able to effectively communicate with and influence people from all levels of the organization as well as external contacts
  • Requires close attention to detail, strong problem solving and analysis skills and knowledge of manufacturing planning processes
  • Proficient in MS office applications with particular focus in Excel
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to meet customer needs and management expectations.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently handle multiple tasks.
  • Possess conceptual understanding of inventory control requirements
  • Skilled in conducting inventory analysis and problem solving
  • Must have extensive coordination experience in a multiteam environment.
  • Ability to drive root cause analyses


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, manage performance, and direct the activities of receiving and material handling personnel to ensure that they receive, store and issue material as needed to support site revenue plan and schedule.
  • Conducts shift huddles to communicates daily action plans, company news and safety alerts.
  • Establish goals for department and direct reports, oversee daily materials operations.
  • Ensure that key value creation processes related to stockroom material movement using Oracle are documented on procedures, implemented and have resources trained to comply.
  • Develop plans to increase the speed of material flow and reduce inventory levels.
  • Improve inventory accuracy. Examine methods of facilitating accurate counts for validation and investigating part discrepancies.
    • Investigate and solve problems resulting from shortages/delays to ensure that production is up and running with minimal downtime.
    • Deploy/improve visual management in all stockroom locations by practicing 6S
    • Manage execution of material replenishment from traditional to VMI or Kanban.
    • Monitor and develop scheduling and inventory control techniques compatible with Lean Principles.
    • Resolve discrepancies between inventory and stock-control records.
  • Plan the layout and design of the storeroom locations, considering factors such as stock turnover, size and weight to ensure optimum utilization of space and economy of motion.
  • Communicate with all site personnel and levels of management in planning deliveries of material to meet expectations, and make recommendations regarding non-usable, slow-moving and excess stock or opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensure safe operation of material handling equipment in accordance with policy and guidelines.
  • Follow and lead all health and safety procedures within department.
  • Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Trains employees on care and preservation of items received, stored, and shipped; methods and use of equipment in handling, storing, maintaining, and shipping stock; and related problems.
  • Drives FIFO inventory process, stacking pattern adherence and picking from correct bays.
  • Enforces housekeeping and 5S expectations to warehouse team.
  • All other duties assigned



X       Generally, travel is not required

        Limited travel required

        Regular travel required

        Frequent travel required


Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee for successful performance of the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to use hands regularly to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, controls and equipment. The employee is required to both see and hear.  The employee must be able to walk, sit and stand. The employee occasionally lifts to 50 lbs., and occasionally kneels and bends.  


Work Environment:

The environment is both office and manufacturing. The manufacturing environment is subject to moderate changes in temperature and the employee will be exposed to typical hazards of noise, flying debris, and overhead hazards requiring the use of proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).

This position may also require overtime as necessary. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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