Fairbanks Scales
  • Meridian, MS, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


The stockroom supervisor oversees and coordinates activities in the stockroom with appropriate production and quality processes while driving and supporting a culture of safety and avoidance of risk as the first consideration in any task.

Essential Job Duties

  • Plans, organizes, and executes jobs to fulfill all internal/external parts orders in a correct and punctual manner.
  • Schedules and manages stockroom personnel.
  • Conducts cycle counts to assure inventory accuracy.
  • Provides timely tracking and status information pertaining to performance.
  • Schedules and promptly notifies the appropriate level of management when delays or conflicts occur.
  • Ensures that the receiving function is performed accurately and put away
  • Guarantees the receiving function takes place within 24 hours of a physical receipt.
  • Develops and maintains housekeeping and 5S standards.
  • Maintains SQDC tracking boards and conducts daily Managing for Daily Improvement (MDI) meetings.
  • Other duties as determined by evolving needs, systems, and processes.

Required qualifications to effectively perform the job. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. (Additional requirements may be designated by position.)

  • This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior supervisory or team lead experience.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in a warehouse or fulfillment center environment.
  • Forklift operator certification.
  • Experience or training in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, or problem-solving training preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associated with this position.

  • Proficiency in office computer skills such as Microsoft Office applications especially Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to utilize, and learn typical business systems, ERP/MRP, web-based portals, etc.
  • Critical thinker with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.

Work Environment - Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

  • General plant and factory conditions, exposure to moderate to high noise levels, variable temperatures, and uneven terrain.

Physical Abilities - Activities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Required to use up close vision and ability to focus.
  • Regularly required to talk and listen.
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, and bend at the knee and waist.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. frequently.
  • Ability to move wrists, hands and/or fingers for typing and computer work
  • Adequate finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination for computer work, measuring tapes, rulers, telephones, and related office equipment.
  • Ability to don personal protective equipment in posted areas as required.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.


For more than 185 years, Fairbanks has manufactured and provided top-quality industrial weighing equipment and dependable service through a network of Fairbanks sales and service representatives and authorized distributors. Fairbanks continues to break new ground in scale design, setting the new standard in weighing equipment and systems engineering while meeting the special needs of our customers.

Fairbanks Scales provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.

Fairbanks Scales Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Vets


Fairbanks Scales Inc. may obtain information about you from a third-party consumer reporting agency for employment purposes. Thus, you may be the subject of a "consumer report" and/or "investigative consumer report" which may include information about your character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and/or mode of living, and which can involve personal interviews with sources such as neighbors, friends, or associates, The reports may contain information regarding your credit history, criminal history, social security verification, motor vehicle records ("driving records"), verification of your education or employment history, or other background checks. Credit history will only be requested where such information is substantially related to the duties and responsibilities of the position for which you are applying.


Fairbanks Scales Inc. performs post-offer, pre-employment drug testing for all roles prior to being hired into any role as part of our Drug Free Workplace Policy. In addition, Fairbanks Scales Inc. performs post-offer, pre-employment drug testing under the authority of the U.S. Department of Transportation prior to being hired for any role or transferred into a safety-sensitive role.

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