As a future- and growth-oriented company, we are looking for you to fill the following position

Warehouse Supervisor

Join Schunk Xycarb Technology Inc., the one-stop leading global supplier of Quartz-ware, Silicon Carbide coated Graphite, Ceramic and Silicon consumable products and related technology services for the Microelectronics industry. The Georgetown, Texas site (SXT-US) – located just outside of Austin – is the global center of excellence for high-precision quartz parts used in the manufacturing of semiconductors.  This high-tech, award-winning engineering and production site makes parts that are installed all over the world and is proud to have the leading semiconductor manufacturers as customers who have appreciated SXT’s innovation for decades.
Schunk Xycarb Technology, Inc. in Georgetown, Texas is seeking a Warehouse Supervisor.
Schunk Xycarb Technology is the one-stop leading global supplier of Silicon Carbide coated Graphite, Quartz-ware, Ceramic and Silicon consumable products and related technology services for the Microelectronics industry. Schunk Xycarb Technology produces high-tech process-chamber equipment parts for wafer production and processing, including dedicated customer engineering support. Our advanced solutions enable leading-edge manufacturing of next-generation Semiconductor, Optoelectronics, Solar and Silicon devices and applications. Schunk Xycarb Technology is a business group of the Schunk Group, with its global headquarters in Helmond, the Netherlands, and local representation at key locations world-wide. The headquarters for the Americas operations and the global Center of Excellence for Quartz design, production and reconditioning are located in Georgetown, Texas.
We are seeking a full-time Warehouse Supervisor for our Georgetown, Texas facility who will be responsible for overseeing all warehouse operations functions including planning and managing logistics, warehouse, transportation and inventory management. The Warehouse Supervisor is also responsible for the hiring, training, orientation, supervision, and evaluation of all warehouse employees. Inventory accuracy is the job of all warehouse associates.
Your tasks:
  • Responsible for managing a schedule to meet customers’ supply needs in raw materials, components, semi-finished products, and finished products including attendance management and overtime scheduling to support operations
  • Prioritizes and ensures execution of daily warehouse activities according to the urgency, volume, and available resources to meet and/or exceed service level agreement; ensures exceptions are responded to as per escalation procedure
  • Ensures a smooth daily flow of all the warehouse processes executed and documented in SAP by qualified with accuracy and timeliness from receiving, sampling, replenishment, outbound deliveries and returns
  • Analyzes the daily data relevant to productivity, on-time delivery, and other key performance indicators, and creates and executes action plans to improve performance
  • Ensures cycle counts are completed regularly as per schedule and jointly addresses discrepancies with the Inventory management and Warehouse team
  • Lead user of all SAP Modules, maintains data integrity, troubleshoots and reconciles discrepancies, and manages change impacts within the system
  • Accountable for warehouse space management and processes to optimize capacity e.g. disposal authorizations, 3rd party storage, etc.
  • Recommends process improvement opportunities to enhance inventory turns and space utilization rates as well as to minimize unnecessary material handling
  • Ensures warehouse systems and equipment is being maintained properly and coordinates repair and improvement with appropriate resources. Manage the import/export process and ensure compliance with US and foreign laws and regulations
  • Manage US and International logistics identifying and maintaining sustainable processes to ensure timely delivery and no interruption of supply to all channels from all logistics aspects: Transportation, Inventory, Warehouse/Distribution, to include long and short-range planning activities.
  • Decisively solve operational problems and adapt to quickly changing situations to meet production and customer requirements
  • Enforce warehouse compliance, from both a safety and SOP perspective, at all stages of material handling (regular, controlled, and waste) through regular internal audits, investigations of deviations, incidents/accidents, and implementation of corrective and preventive actions
  • Facilitates cross-functional communications with all key stakeholders. (purchasing, production, accounting, sales, customer service, quality, as well as external suppliers and contractors.)
  • Supports warehouse management in the development of budget, performance metrics, and provides input and support on hiring and warehouse continuous improvements.
Leadership/Professional Development of Self and Others
  • Supervises daily floor performance and creates a positive and engaged team environment
  • Conducts regular performance reviews and reinforces company policies & procedures with employees
  • Fosters strong communication between the employees and management team
  • Provides warehouse performance against the pre-determined metrics at the monthly communication meetings
  • Facilitates employee’s competency development, via on-boarding programs, regular rotational assignments, structured training, assessments, individual coaching and delegation, etc.
  • Represents logistics on cross-functional project teams and supports action planning as well as allocating execution resources
Your profile:
  • Degree in logistics management, supply chain management, and / or other related fields preferred; equivalent working experience considered; planning experience an asset
  • Minimum five years of logistics/warehouse experience with minimum 5-7 years in a leadership role, ideally manufacturing industry
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge and application of logistics management and safety
  • Hands-on experience with internet, email, MS office tools, and SAP (or an equivalent system), ideally extensive experience with SAP WM and/or SAP MM
  • Proven successes in motivating, coaching, problem-solving, decision-making, prioritizing and achieving results through others
  • Demonstrated service-oriented attitude and results with strong analytical thinking
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Exhibited capacity in building consensus with cross-functional personnel
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Competency in applying complex logistics technologies and equipment
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
  • Attention to detail
We offer you:
  • Challenges - Responsible and varied tasks in an international technology group
  • Good working atmosphere - Appreciative, dynamic and cooperative cooperation
  • Career opportunities - Targeted development programs to achieve your career goals
  • Continuing education opportunities - Resource-oriented and personal development for a long-term perspective
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The Schunk Group is a global technology company with around 9.000 employees in 29 countries. The company is a leading supplier of products made of high-tech materials – such as carbon, technical ceramics and sintered metal – as well as machines and systems – from environmental simulation and air conditioning to ultrasonic welding and optical machines.