Supervisor I (Materials Management) - #2008904


Date: 25/11/2021
City: Kimball, TN
Contract type: Full time

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a company that values people and innovation while placing the highest priority on enhancing the lives of their customers and community? Are you a motivated, passionate, and highly skilled technical and engineering talent with a compelling urge to serve a meaningful purpose and to make a difference? At EPB, we put our customers, employees, and community first. We are dedicated to developing diverse, high-performing people who are passionate about what they do. If this sounds like you, we invite you to learn more about how you can join our team and grow with us.:

The Supervisor I, Materials Management, is responsible for overseeing warehousing, shipping, receiving, and handling material required for EPB operations. This includes utilizing the inventory tools to efficiently receive, warehouse, issue, and accurately account for the material. Supervises transportation of materials to and from departments, facilities and ensures material needs are met throughout the organization. Contributes to the development and growth of all employees and seeks to update policies and procedures. The Supervisor I, Materials Management, is responsible for managing both union and non-union personnel

  • Create a collaborative environment that encourages two-way communication between staff and leadership.
  • Assign job responsibilities, monitoring job performance, conducting appraisals, resolving employee issues, and establishing employee development programs.
  • Utilize a mentality of identify, plan, execute, and review to enhance, create, and improve processes consistent and in line with the ERP System.
  • Ensure material availability for work flowing through the area by efficiently managing the reorder process, establishing high standards for inventory accuracy, and providing timely information to the Purchasing Department at EPB.
  • Ensure the safe operation of equipment used by employees to move material to staging areas or the customer. Understand and adhere to all safety rules and procedures.
  • Analyzes cycle count adjustments to ensure accurate inventory accountability and make recommendations to improve inventory accuracy.
  • Promote a customer-focused culture.
  • Provide routine reports and updates related to the work performed in Materials Management and keep leadership informed of progress, problems, and trends. Make recommendations for revisions or improvements as needed.
  • Hold employees accountable to performance standards, including customer service, productivity, deadlines, and professional behaviors.
  • Bachelor ’ s degree in business, supply chain management, operations management, logistics, or related technical field preferred.
  • 5 to 8 years related experience and/or training required.
  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience required; union experience a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge of Supply Chain Management required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • A valid driver ’s license and demonstrate safe and responsible operation of motor vehicles. Must operate motor vehicles during regular working hours to perform various tasks assigned.
  • Ability to analyze data to recognize trends and recommend or implement process changes based on those trends.
You’ll enjoy competitive compensation including an outstanding benefits and perks that fit your life, including:

  • Health, Dental, Vision and wellness plans for you and your family – including a free on-site health clinic and on-site exercise facilities
  • Educational assistance programs and programs centered on career development to help you reach your personal and career goals.
  • Financial savings programs that help you plan your future - 401K, Plus a Pension Program
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Recognized by J.D. Power customer satisfaction four years running, EPB is one of America’s largest publicly-owned energy providers. EPB is also the pioneering communications company that surprised the nation by being the first to offer gigabit speed internet services comprehensively to all residents and businesses in our market—four years before Google Fiber launched its first deployment. EPB delivers internet speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second as a standard offer to both homes and businesses along with television and telephone services.
  • With the fiber optic network as the communications backbone we deployed the most advanced and automated smart grid power distribution system in the U.S. As a result, EPB has become a major research partner for the U.S. Department of Energy and Oak Ridge National Laboratory for field-testing technology and best practices including the deployment of cutting-edge smart grid equipment, micro-grid control systems, integrated storage, and much more.
  • EPB is located in Chattanooga, TN, a city that Outside Magazine called the Tennessee River in a valley surrounded by mountains, Chattanooga is well known for its scenic beauty and outdoor recreation along with having the world’s fastest internet which earned it the name “Gig City.” Chattanooga also offers award-winning, downtown living, a thriving food scene, and a surprisingly low cost of living with no state income tax. As a result, includes Chattanooga among its Top 100 Best Places to Live ( and Top 10 Downtowns ( .

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