Supervisor, Shipping

Location : 1401 S. Washington, Holland, MI 49423


Who We Are:

Challenge Manufacturing is a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier to a growing portfolio of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers. Since 1981, Challenge Manufacturing has grown from a very small shop in Walker, Michigan to 12 locations across North America with 4,000 team members supported by 1,500 industrial robots.   


What Makes Us Different?

Challenge Manufacturing is an employee-owned company and is currently ranked in the top 50 largest employee-owned companies in North America. Being an employee-owned company enables the Company to maintain a collaborative and teamwork-oriented work culture. Additionally, over time as the company grows, employees will share in that upside financially through ESOP retirement benefits.


Challenge is #PeoplePowered!



The Materials Supervisor is the front line of materials leadership at the plant level. Their purpose is to oversee all operations within their area (zone). The Shipping Group Leader is responsible for ensuring that Safety, Quality, Delivery and Production efficiencies meet the standards and expectation of internal and external customers. Supervisors are also morale builders and are responsible for creating a positive work environment for all employees. This is a 1st shift position. 


  • High School Diploma or GED (required) 
  • Three to five years’ experience in a supervisory position (required) 
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree (preferred) 
  • Previous materials/shipping experience in a manufacturing environment (preferred) 
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Please note that this description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


Benefits We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.