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Materials Management Supervisor

Materials Management Supervisor

Job ID 
# of Positions 
Internal Title 
Materials Mgmt Supv
Position Type 
Regular Employee
Supply Chain - SC
Relocation Offered 
ERP Eligibility 
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


Navistar International Corporation is a leading North American truck manufacturer with great products, strong market positions and best-in-class distribution. For 175 years we have had a 100% commitment to doing what it takes to satisfy our customers, and our commitment today is as strong as ever. We are rededicated to strengthening our core businesses. Our recent investments and product launches position us for success. It all starts with a comprehensive approach and a team effort from our employees. So we’re looking for exceptionally talented and results-oriented individuals to join us and deliver on our promises to our customers, dealers, employees and shareholders.


We are seeking a Materials Management Supervisor to join our supply chain team at our Springfield Assembly Plant.  

Position Purpose and Requirements

Oversees activities related to the purchase of material, material control, inventory control, shipping/receiving and stores functions. Develops, implements, and maintains policies, procedures and material control systems. Ensures materials are ordered and in stock to meet company requirements, while maintaining acceptable inventory levels. Develops material schedules and coordinates the efficient movement of materials with purchasing, production and engineering. Reviews and plans requirements for purchasing materials. May prepare material requirement plans using enterprise resource planning systems. May assist with the establishment and maintenance of the production control system. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of materials management or supply chain experience


  • At least 5 years of materials management or supply chain experience


Additional Requirements

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills:

  • Demonstrate a Safety First culture
  • COMPUTER SKILLS - Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel spreadsheets, and reporting tools.  Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, ERP software (preferably BAAN), and Microsoft SharePoint
  • ANALYTICAL SKILLS – Critical thinking capability, ability to compare, contrast and quantify, and keen attention to detail, with a strong sense of urgency. Can interpret and present numerical data orally and in writing
  • Builds appropriate relationships, effective working in a Union environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize daily business requirements
  • Action oriented with sense of urgency
  • Firm understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Deals constructively with conflict
  • Positive attitude
  • Takes initiative, embraces challenge/change
  • Willing to change everything except basic values
  • Projects self-confidence, communicates effectively at all levels
  • Coach, train and lead new processes
  • Recognize and build on successes


  • Ethics and Navistar's Values
  • Background
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus

Compliance/Marketing Requirements

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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