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Material Handling Supervisor - 2nd Shift

We aim high. So do you.

  • At Volvo Cars, we have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer experience, and we’re developing new technologies to lead in safety, autonomous driving and electrification. If you want to grow together with talented people creating a new automotive future, we have a job for you.



Job Summary:

  • The Material Handling Supervisor is responsible for supervising team leaders and team members in a manufacturing environment for unload, receipt, delivery of production materials. This position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures, recommends improvement in production receiving and delivery methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. 
  • This position will move to second shift to support logistics operations. 


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Ensure effective employee relations, provide employee coaching and development, make employment decisions and resolve employment issues through problem resolution.
  • Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas and work to continuously improve in all areas.
  • Manage departmental performance measures, including visual controls and provide regular progress reports to manager, provide leadership, perform accident investigation.
  • Track absenteeism and timekeeping.
  • Manage departmental priorities.
  • Maintain proper inventory levels.
  • Communicate and role model the Volvo Cars’ values and company philosophy.
  • Be responsible for the planning and implementation of Volvo Car Manufacturing System for your teams and work areas.


Job Specifications:

  • 5-8 years of experience in a production environment, in a previous leadership position.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Must be able to legally work in the US without sponsorship.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Availability to work any shift (weekends, holidays and overtime).
  • The ability to read and interpret manufacturing specifications or work instructions.



  • Performance Management
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Results-Driven
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Time Management
  • Collaborates: Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives. 
  • Drives results: Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances. 
  • Self-development: Actively seeking new ways to grow & be challenged using both formal & informal development channels. 
  • Builds trust: Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity. 


Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Charleston, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  61272

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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