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Material Planning & Logistics Supervisor

It's not about cars. It's about people.

Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow together with talented people who want to make a true difference.


Job Summary:       


The MP&L 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.


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:


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience.


  • 5-8 years of experience in a production environment, in a previous leadership position.


  • 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.





  • Leadership
  • Performance Management
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Results-Driven
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Time Management


Volvo Car is an equal opportunity employer. The succesful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship. 


Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.

Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.

We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automotive industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

Charleston, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  21014

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

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