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Job Title:  Shipping/Receiving Supervisor


Lancaster, PA, US, 17601

Business Unit:  Specialty Metals
Posting Date:  Sep 20, 2022
Job Description: 

The AMETEK Hamilton Precision Metals Plant located in Lancaster, PA is a multi-shift unionized manufacturer of custom re-roll precision metal strip and foil, including titanium, nickel and nickel-based alloys, stainless steel and super alloys with applications in medical, aerospace, electronics, and process control among others.


AMETEK, Inc. is seeking an action-oriented candidate to fulfill the Shipping/Receiving Supervisor position at their Lancaster Plant. Reporting to the Production Control Manager, this individual is responsible for overseeing the flow of material, use of equipment, and personnel to keep product moving in and out of the facility.


Job Description:

1. Manage the safety performance to achieve the divisions best in class practices, including 0 recordable injuries.

2. Direct and manage activities involving the receipt, inspection, and shipment of material to and from the facility while adhering to company policies and procedures.

3. Ensure the most economical transportation rates by fostering freight company relations and negotiating prices.

4. Maintain accurate inventory records by entering transactions in ERP system daily, receiving interim parts and finished goods for storage, and performing physical inventory of cycle counts.

5. Coordinate continuous improvement activities to ensure efficiency in maintaining operations, safety, product flow, and product inspection.

6. Maintain adherence to the HPM Quality System by ensuring compliance with system parameters and assisting in resolution of corrective/preventative action requests.

7. Assist in developing proper documentation for standard operating procedures, related work instructions, and applicable training programs.

8. Demonstrate excellent communication skills and motivates others to share information and data with appropriate personnel including management team.

9. Participate in interviewing, hiring, and the training of employees.

10. Complete performance reviews and other supervisory duties in a timely manner.


Position Requirements:

1. High School diploma required, associates or bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.

2. Demonstrated knowledge or experience with manufacturing, material control, and quality standards.
3. Experience with metal alloys or material science preferred.
3. Must be willing to come to work outside normal schedule and be flexible with scheduled work hours.
4. Experience working in a union shop environment is preferred.
5. Demonstrated skills with PC office applications such as MS Word, Excel and Power Point.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster