Teknor Apex

Traffic Supervisor

US-CA-City of Industry
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Celebrating 90 years…

Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and the United Kingdom.

In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service.  Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.


Responsible for overseeing, managing and carry out all company policies, procedures, and rules. Responsible for the operation of assigned warehouses and yard functions. Consolidate and lower freight and operations costs where possible.


  • On a daily basis, ensures that all the Company safety rules and programs are followed by the employees.
  • On a daily basis, attends the daily production meeting to review the pending shipments of finished goods with the team.
  • On a daily basis, oversees the receiving of railcars and bulk trucks to insure that the receipt and transfer of materials to our tanks and silos proceeds smoothly.
  • On a daily basis, manages the allocation of personnel to different tasks in the department.
  • On a daily basis, coaches and motivates workers to improve their work performance and
  • On a daily basis, interacts closely with local customer service, production, and corporate customer service representatives.
  • On a daily basis, collaborates with Buyer / Planners on any incoming raw material issues.
  • On a daily basis, manages and coordinates the shipment of finished goods.
  • On a daily basis, manages the operations at our garden hose warehouse.
  • On a regular basis, interacts with corporate and sister plant’s traffic and logistics groups.
  • On an annual basis, manages the Year End Physical Inventory Count.
  • On a regular basis, addresses any issues with the Union Pacific railcar deliveries.
  • Maintains working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.
  • On as needed basis, performs investigations on logistics type customer complaints and implements needed corrective actions.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Qualifications & Competencies

This job has direct supervisory responsibilities with subordinates and different departments reporting to this role.

  • Position provides direct supervision for all Shipping & Receiving operations and personnel
  • Position has direct responsibility for the shift performance in meeting the department's and safety objectives.
  • Position has budget responsibilities.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • 4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 3-5 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment. Plastics extrusion/injection molding, medical device or automotive manufacturing highly desired

  • Experience in a union environment and working with a collective bargaining agreement highly desired


Our best performers possess the following core competencies:
Attention to Detail * Planning and Organizing * Teamwork * Impact and Influence * Critical Judgment * Analytical Thinking * Creativity & Innovation * Problem Solving * Concern for Safety

Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees.  We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

  • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
  • Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k w/company match and Pension
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Service Recognition


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