Materials Supervisor

Location: Burnsville, North Carolina
Opening ID: 26402
Job Family: Supervisors
Date Posted: Apr 25, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec Burnsville has an immediate opening for a Materials Supervisor. The incumbent will supervise and direct the purchasing team and oversee all related functions to ensure effective inventory management


If you're considering a career with Altec, Inc., there's never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That's why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that's why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.

Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.

At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work "Safer and Smarter." Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.

Our Values Sustain Our Vision:

Altec continues to pursue a singular vision: To be recognized by customers as the preferred supplier of products, services and solutions in all markets we serve. Our values sustain that vision, our goals build upon it and our associates help to achieve it. Altec's values are the cornerstone of our corporate culture and every Altec associate is considered an integral part of Team Altec.
Our Values: Customer First, Enjoyment of Work, Family, Financial Stability, Integrity, People Are Our Greatest Strength, Quality, Spiritual Development, Teamwork.


• Supervise the assigned area’s staffing, including overall headcount and vacation approvals
• Communicate and enforce company policies and procedures consistently and accurately
• Hold associates accountable for work quality and performance through regular feedback and annual performance reviews
• Facilitate the disciplinary action process
• Ensure associates complete training for successful execution of their job
• Confirm associate time records and attendance
• Facilitate and assist in problem solving and scheduling with associates and support teams to certify products/services meet quality standards and customer delivery schedules
• Organize modifications and revisions to work
• Schedule job assignments and production, including overtime when necessary
• Interact with customers and suppliers as needed
• Maintain safety, quality, and delivery records within applicable business unit system
• Coordinate with internal and external suppliers to support operations’ needs
• Monitor and recommend repairs to location’s physical assets and equipment
• Continually improve safety record by addressing both physical safety issues and associates safety compliance
• Plan, participate and support continuous improvement activities
• Monitor and maintain 5S programs for area of responsibility
• All other duties as assigned

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

• High School Diploma required
• Bachelor’s Degree required, or
• Four years industry related experience, or
• One year Altec Group Lead (or internal equivalent) required
• Problem solving and troubleshooting skills required
• General PC skills required
• Excellent communication skills required
• Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision
• Current valid Driver’s License may be required
• Ability to read and interpret required manuals, prints and schematics preferred

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Engineering or Supply Chain Management or APICS/NAPM certification preferred.

This job level is able to be adjusted at time of hire, if the candidate meets the qualifications for jobs of a more experienced level in the career path.



Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
Retirement 401(k) Program
Vacation and Holidays
Flexible Spending Accounts
Tuition Assistance Program
Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.