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Material Control Supervisor

Detroit, MI

As a Material Control Supervisor, you will lead a warehouse team, ensuring safety protocols are followed, inventory is accurately tracked, and orders are fulfilled in a timely manner. This is an onsite position that will require flexibility including the ability to work any shift, including nights, weekends and most holidays. Eligible for overtime pay when working holidays. There is no hybrid option for this position.


What you’ll do… 

The primary role of a Material Control Supervisor is to oversee the day-to-day operation of a Parts Distribution Center. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Lead a represented team responsible for Receiving, Packaging, Replenishment, Picking, and Shipping. 
  • Deliver objectives related to Cost, Quality, Safety, Efficiency, Absenteeism.
  • Engage with key stakeholders including suppliers to deliver key objectives. Maintain a positive working relationship with all stakeholders, including fair and consistent administration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement


This is an onsite position that will require flexibility including the ability to work any shift, including nights, weekends and holidays. There is no hybrid option for this position. 

You’ll have… 

  • High School Diploma or GED. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year leadership experience. 
  • Minimum 1 year work experience in similar positions. 
  • Demonstrated ability to actively listen, collaborate and problem solve with stakeholders. 
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism in difficult and stressful situations. 
  • Demonstrated exceptional oral and written communication skills. 
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.


Even better, you may have… 

  • Minimum 1 year of supervisor experience. 
  • Experience working in a union environment.
  • Experience in warehouse/distribution/ production operations. 
  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management systems (MOMS, MMP, SAP, EXE, etc.).
  • Knowledge of Payroll Systems


You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder…or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

  • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage.
  • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up childcare and more.
  • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Established and active employee resource groups.
  • Paid time off for individual and team community service.
  • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.
  • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time. 


For a detailed look at our benefits, click here: 


Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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