Directs and coordinates activities of the materials team, supporting the purchasing, planning, and shipment of materials within an industrial organization by performing the following duties personally, through direct reports, or through others. This position is with the Kollmorgen team in Radford, VA. Kollmorgen is part of Altra (AIMC).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
- Responsible for leading a team in scheduling, planning, production control, logistics, and supply chain in order to ensure proper flow of materials throughout the value streams
- Drives action plans and problem solving activities to ensure that the team meets or exceeds critical performance metrics in On-Time Delivery, Inventory Turns, and Cost Initiatives
- Leads materials team in continuous improvement efforts: specifically as it relates to direct materials cost objectives, inventory management principles, and material handling procedures.
- Resolves bottlenec