Materials Supervisor

Date:  Jul 2, 2024

Snyder , NE, US, 68664

Company:  REV Group, Inc.
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Requisition ID: 21883
Smeal, a REV Group brand, is recognized as a premier manufacturer, inventor, and innovator of custom fire apparatus. The company offers a full line of custom and commercial pumpers, rescue pumpers, aerial ladders, and urban interface vehicles. Smeal is committed to leading the industry in high-quality fire apparatus, delivery times and customer experience. Smeal sells its products worldwide and is based in Snyder, NE.
Smeal Apparatus is part of the larger REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a leading manufacturer of specialty vehicles for the fire & emergency and recreation markets. REV Group’s extensive vehicle line-up includes models such as ambulances, fire trucks, terminal trucks, RV’s and much more. Our 6,500+ employees continuously demonstrate their commitment to building innovative and reliable vehicles that our customers can depend on whether for a family trip across the U.S. or when responding to an emergency. Rev Group is a veteran friendly employer and hires over 200 veterans and or those transferring out of the military each year.

The Materials Supervisor is responsible for supervising warehouse operations and the daily activities of staff. In addition, oversees inventory levels, monitor materials, and ensure the efficient usage of warehouse space.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Prioritize workload and communicate tasks that need to be completed.
• Assist in the planning and control of daily workload and meeting deadlines.
• Provide supervision and leadership to warehouse employees and material handlers.
• Motivate team members to ensure deadlines are understood and achieved.
• Ensure proper receipt of parts and equipment.
• Adjust reorder advice utilizing available analytics.
• Responsible for monitoring and resolution of obsolete inventory.
• Perform and track all inventory adjustments, as necessary.
• Provide regular and accurate updates to management on the status of the inventory drawdown efforts.
• Accountable for inventory accuracy through maintaining a cycle counting schedule and training employees.
• Drive expectations and accountability for business unit materials teams through performance goals
• Use the existing ERP system to have oversight of the process of locating, tracking, and repairing inventory.
• Assist in the training and orientation.
• Maintain safety and cleanliness within the warehouse and material storage areas at the plant.
• Authorize, supervise, and maintain materials/ inventory storage set up in production locations and warehouse.
• Maintain inventory materials on the work floor.
• Ensure proper storage, handling, and distribution of inventory.
• Ensure all documents are filled out and completed accurately by forklift operators.
• Responsible for any forklift operator issues that arise.
• Count materials accurately and complete logs and reports accordingly.
• Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Systems knowledge – design/selection/implementation (Materials – MRP, Inventory Optimization; S&OP / Demand Planning; Purchasing; Inventory Tracking – Voice, bar codes, RFID, etc.).
• LEAN Training with practical application and leadership experience.
• Ability to be bronze belt and green belt certified in Lean
• Materials management experience in an environment including customized manufacturing, multi-level Bill of Material.
• Knowledge of MS Office applications as needed to satisfactorily perform work assignments – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint as well as the ability to learn company enterprise systems as needed.
• Must be organized, able to prioritize, set and keep deadlines, change direction quickly, and adapt to various work environments easily.
• Excellent communication skills, including verbal and written, including following instructions.
• Must be able to work effectively in group settings through collaborative, solutions-oriented, and win-win approaches.
• Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Education and/or Experience:

• 3 years’ experience with warehouse, or related functions.
• High school diploma or GED.

Physical Demands:

• Standing, walking, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 40 pounds.

Work Environment/Conditions:

• Manufacturing environment
• Indoor/ outdoor warehouse environment.
• Office environment.
• Required to wear PPE in designated areas.

The above information is intended to describe the general nature of this position and should not be considered a comprehensive statement of duties, activities, responsibilities, and requirements. Additional duties, activities, responsibilities, and requirements may be assigned, with or without notice, at any time. This job description is neither an employment contract nor a promise of work for any specific length of time.


REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunities for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans. 



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