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Material Supervisor


Parsons, Kansas (KS), US, 67357

Category:  Production/Manufacturing
Work Area:  Onsite
Requisition ID:  1704



About Day and Zimmermann

At our Day & Zimmermann Munitions Plants, we know the stakes and We do what we say! ® We’re the team working behind the scenes to make sure our nation’s front lines have safe, high-quality ammunition. As a trusted premier manufacturer of ammunition to the U.S. Military, some of our capabilities range from production of direct and indirect fire, components, to special projects and beyond. With more than 120 years of experience behind us, it’s no surprise that our teams consistently exceed expectations! Come join in on our purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world!

As the Material Supervisor here's the work you'll do:

Position Summary

This position is designed to support internal customers and function as the operational liaison connecting inventory, Supply Chain., Planning, Warehousing, Internal Logistics (material movement) and Quality. Responsibilities will include managing proper stock levels to maximize production efficiencies and optimizing Material flow to meet and exceed site and customer expectations. Knowledge, experience, and effective communication is required in order to mitigate risk and ensure successful completion of all tasks assigned.

  • Inventory readiness-Works with the Operations team to manage material lots and lot forecasting to meet production schedule requirements.
  • Inventory Accuracy-Works with Operations, Warehousing and Assets group to develop and execute a cycle count strategy and oversee physical counts of commercial and GFM inventories to maintain accuracy.
  • Inventory Disposition-Work with Quality, Operations, Warehousing and Assets group to ensure all inventory has the proper disposition classification in SAP and other accounting systems.
  • Production Planning-Develop, Implement, and maintain a comprehensive schedule strategy for parts, commodities, and services as they relate to production. Participate in sourcing strategies in support of business objectives and production schedules, making recommendations as to timely ordering and delivery to maintain on-time schedules.
  • Knowledge Management-Serve as SME (Subject Matter Expert) for ongoing production supply, inventory levels and supplier order status in the areas assigned and responsible for.
  • Mentor and develop direct reports by in accordance with overall Operational goals and objectives.

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • High level of experience with SAP/ERP Systems, Excel, and MTS.
  • Detail Oriented and strong documentation skills.
  • Ability to coordinate and execute multiple projects simultaneously and capacity to work independently and as a member of cross-functional team.
  • Clear thinker and ability to influence others and having diversity of thoughts.
  • Product knowledge in the components, processing of those components and finished goods.

And these qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in business, Operations Management, Engineering, Supply Chain, Procurement, Materials Management, or related fields.
5+ years experience, Discrete Production, Manufacturing Experience. 

In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the salary range for this role is $51,440 - $77,160. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).

We care about our employees' and it shows!

Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!
To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:
•    Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
•    Balancing (e.g. maintaining equilibrium when walking, climbing, crouching, etc.)
•    Stooping (e.g. bending the spine at the waist)
•    Reaching (e.g. reaching the arms or legs in any direction)
•    Lifting motion or lifting objects more than 15 pounds
•    Walking
•    Repetitive motion of any part of the body
•    Kneeling, crouching or crawling
•    Pushing or pulling (e.g. using a part of your body to press against something in a downward or outward direction or in a dragging or hauling motion)
•    Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)
•    Grasping (e.g. use of hand to apply pressure)
•    Feeling (e.g. perceiving an object’s size, shape, texture, etc.)
•    Climbing (e.g. ascending/descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, pole, etc. using feet and legs and hands/arms to climb)
•    Hearing
•    Talking
•    Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
•    Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
•    Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
•    Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
•    Capacity to express thoughts orally.
•    Expertise in: EXCEL, WORD, CADD (Revit/Bentley)
•    Ability to wear a mask, respirator, bullet proof vest, or other equipment.
•    Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or worksite.
•    Ability to withstand environmental conditions (e.g. extreme heat or cold, grass, wind, sand, fumes, odors, gases, extreme noise, etc.)

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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