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Kitting Supervisor

Company: Dover Corporation
Location: Grand Terrace
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

PSG is a global pump and dispensing solution expert and leading manufacturer of pumps, systems and related flow-control technology for the safe and efficient transfer of critical and valuable fluids and materials. Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA, PSG is comprised of several world-class brands, including Abaque, All-Flo, Almatec, Blackmer, Ebsray, EnviroGear, Griswold, Hydro Systems, Mouvex, Neptune, Quattroflow and Wilden. PSG products are manufactured on three continents, North America, Europe and Asia, in state-of-the-art facilities that practice lean manufacturing and are ISO-certified. PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of Dover Corporation. For additional information on PSG, please visit psgdover.com. PSG: Where Innovation Flows.

We are an organization on the move, always looking for talented and ambitious people with a desire to help us grow our business. We thrive on winning and being number one. PSG offers a unique combination of the both small company atmosphere: with an ownership mindset that allows you to make close-to-the-customer decisions; an innovative approach in seeing beyond what is possible today and entrepreneurial spirit in the pursuit of new opportunities; combined with benefits of a large companys scale, tools, career planning and financial strength of Dover. Join PSG, a growing global company where your curiosity, hard work and ambition is rewarded with exceptional career opportunities in a friendly & fast paced environment. Welcome aboard!

PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of the Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible.


The Kitting Supervisor is responsible for overseeing kitting staff and process. This position communicates part issues, restock requests, attends to internal customers material needs and ensures overall quality and speed of service to support the sites business objectives.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Associates/Bachelors degree preferred


  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment with increasing levels of responsibilities including supervision and management of direct labor resources and physical inventory.
  • Solid computer skills, with the ability to learn all applicable software.
  • Knowledge of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Systems, Oracle preferred.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience, Six Sigma and/or Lean Certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-directed individual with the ability to manage complex problems and multiple priorities.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with and influence people from all levels of the organization as well as external contacts.
  • Detailed oriented, strong problem solving and analysis skills and knowledge of manufacturing planning processes.
  • Able to work flexible hours to meet customer needs and management expectations.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and efficiently.
  • Understanding of inventory control requirements.
  • Ability to perform financial analysis.
  • Must have extensive coordination experience in a multi team environment.
  • Intermediate level experience with Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to drive root cause analyses.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, manage performance, and direct the activities of Kitting personnel to ensure that they issue material as needed based on production schedule to support site revenue plan and schedule.
  • Establish goals for department and direct reports
  • Oversee daily materials operations.
  • Ensure that key value creation processes related to stockroom material movement using Oracle are documented, implemented, and have resources trained.
  • Develop plans to increase the speed of material flow and reduce inventory levels.
  • Improve inventory accuracy by execution of cycle count process.
  • Establish procedures and documentation for physical inventories.
  • Examine methods of facilitating accurate counts.
  • Investigate and solve problems resulting from shortages/delays to ensure that production is up and running with minimal downtime.
  • Deploy/improve visual management in all kitting locations by practicing 6S.
  • Support conversion of material replenishment from traditional to VMI or Kanban.
  • Monitor and develop scheduling and inventory control techniques compatible with Lean Principles.
  • Resolve discrepancies between inventory and stock-control records.
  • Plan the layout and design of the storeroom locations, considering factors such as stock turnover, size, and weight to ensure optimum utilization of space and economy of motion.
  • Communicate with all site personnel and levels of management in planning deliveries of material to meet expectations, and make recommendations regarding non-usable, slow-moving, and excess stock or opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensure safe operation of material handling equipment in accordance with policy and guidelines.
  • Ensure all health and safety procedures are followed.
  • Trains employees on care and preservation of items received, stored, and shipped; methods and use of equipment in handling, storing, maintaining, and shipping stock; and related problems.
  • Drives FIFO inventory process, stacking pattern adherence and picking from correct bays.
  • Enforces housekeeping and 6S expectations to Kitting team.
  • Conducts shift huddles to communicate daily action plans, company news and safety alerts.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


Generally, travel is not required

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee for successful performance of the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to use hands regularly to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, controls, and equipment. The employee is required to both see and hear. The employee must be able to walk, sit and stand. The employee may lift to 50 lbs., and occasionally kneels and bends.

Work Environment:

The environment is both office and manufacturing. The manufacturing environment is subject to moderate changes in temperature and the employee will be exposed to typical hazards of noise, flying debris, and overhead hazards requiring the use of proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).

This position may also require overtime as necessary. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Keywords: Dover Corporation, Riverside , Kitting Supervisor, Other , Grand Terrace, California

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