Inventory Control Supervisor

Company Name: AO Smith Corporation

Location: McBee, SC, US - 29101

Job Duration: 2021-06-11 to 2021-07-11


Primary Function

Due to a promotion, we are looking for an Inventory Control Supervisor who will ensure that all inventory items are properly identified and readily accessible, thus enabling the delivery of the parts to production in a timely manner.  You will report to the Materials Manager and supervise a group of 30+ individuals across 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts.  This position also provides oversight to our service parts fulfillment center.  The Inventory Control Supervisor is also an integral part of our overall AOS (LEAN) Operating System.


  • Maintains consistent communication with the purchasing department regarding new items, part changes, locations changes, etc.
  • Oversees the activities and job assignments of the inventory controllers including preparation of performance appraisals.
  • Ensures warehouse is kept clean and orderly.
  • Creates and establishes inventory accuracy goals
  • Prepares inventory reports for review on a monthly basis.
  • Analyzes stock control data and develops plans to meet both internal and external needs.
  • Maintains ABC classification for all parts in conjunction with the finance department.
  • Maintains cycle count program for controlled stores, tanks and finished goods.
  • Provides suggestions and input in the establishment of approval guidelines for inventory adjustments.
  • Builds positive relationships across departments.
  • Provide input toward the development of inventory control policies and procedures and establishes work instructions to support those policies.
  • Recommends and implements measures to improve inventory control


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of supervisory/leadership experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of related work experience or training
  • Experience with inventory control in a production/manufacturing environment
  • Excellent computer skills to include knowledge of SAP
  • Experience with receiving processes
  • Strong verbal, written and analytical skills
  • CTPAT experience preferred

We Offer

Great people make our organization great and because of that, we offer an onsite fitness center, onsite cafeteria and micro market, a competitive compensation package (base and bonus) and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company sponsored life insurance, 401k plan with company match plus year-end company contribution, short and long term disability programs, tuition assistance, and training and development options.

Company Information

Why A. O. Smith? 

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and, as a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $3 billion company with 147-year history and employ more than 15,000 men and women around the globe.  A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and its processes, but in its people.  We value people who are able to analyze problems and take rapid, decisive action.  Our McBee, South Carolina facility is home to over 500 employees on our Engineering and Manufacturing teams for our Commercial Water Heaters and Boilers, a category in which we have over 50% market share.