Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.


Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain



Systems Control’s Supply Chain Management Team is seeking an experienced Receiving Supervisor to lead in the following areas: 


  • Plan, organize and monitor the receiving, storage and distribution of all items received from suppliers for both panel and building
  • Ensure a smooth and consistent operation so parts and supplies are located and distributed in an effective and efficient manner as needed to satisfy internal and external customer requirements
  • Maintain a personnel structure and staffing level to accomplish the warehouse and receiving goals and objectives
  • Plan and coordinate daily work activities, train and motivate, monitor and evaluate performance of receiving associates; ensure their ability to safely operate material handling equipment to move materials to and from storage configurations; counsel, record and discipline as necessary
  • Develop crew leaders to effectively oversee the daily routines of their assigned crew members
  • Monitor the unloading of all materials into the receiving department; ensure materials are staged for counting and inspection; ensure receiving accurately reports material received
  • Resolve discrepancies with accounting regarding invoices, packing slips, and receiving reports. Monitor the flow of paperwork from receiving to accounts payable for timely data entry
  • Oversee the movement of material from receiving to manufacturing in an efficient, effective and safe manner
  • Utilize lean thinking and continuous improvement activities as standard work
  • Oversee the supplying/staging of materials to internal customers (manufacturing)
  • Ensure materials are stored properly to conserve space and comply with safety procedures
  • Monitor and measure receiving and warehouse performance per defined KPI’s
  • Participate in annual physical inventory and cycle counting
  • Develop and recommend annual budget requirements for the receiving department


  • Bachelor's Degree in Busines Management, Industrial Management or related field
  • Minimum five years of experience in warehousing, receiving, inventory control or materials management in a manufacturing environment, with three years of supervisory experience
  • Computer skills to include MS Office Suite and Internet Explorer
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for working with internal and external customers
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Self-initiative and attention to detail
  • Customer focus
  • Understands team dynamics
  • Lean practitioner
  • APICS certification, a plus


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