Careers

CentroMotion businesses are always looking for talented individuals to share their skills, knowledge, ideas, and passions to fuel innovative solutions to help people and machines work smarter, safer, and more productively. In return, we offer ongoing support, resources, benefits, and a culture designed to help you enjoy your job today and plan for tomorrow.

Open Positions

Elliott Mfg.

The QC Tech Level II for Elliott Manufacturing in Binghamton, NY performs intermediate to advanced inspection duties as well as contributes to continuous improvement. Please consider joining our team!

Requirements

• Able to exchange information with co-workers and work as part of a team. 

• Intermediate reading, writing, and math skills. 

• Intermediate to advanced computer skills. 

• Advanced skill sets. Intermediate to advanced FAI, FAR, PPAP abilities. 

• Must be able to understand quality standards and gauging. 

• Able to comprehend safety instructions. 

• Complete root cause analysis using applicable tools. 

• Able to perform layout inspection by measuring dimensions, such as length, height, and distance between reference points using precision instruments.

• Able to perform verification on incoming, in-process, and outgoing products

• Able to visually compare work pieces against one another to assess/detect manufacturing variations in processes.

• Able to maintain records of inspection and prepare lists of defects.

• Able to interact with other departments to ensure compliance with specifications

• Able to locate reference point(s) on part and measure dimensions such as angle, arc, and radii, using combinations of aids, such as surface plate parallel bars, angle plates, gauge blocks, plug pins, V blocks, sine bars, and precision measuring instruments.

Elliott Manufacturing is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veterans’ status or any other legally protected basis.

CentroMotion (Corporate roles)

The Corporate Senior Financial Analyst is a key contributor to the financial planning, consolidation and analysis function within the Corporate finance team.  The Sr. Financial Analyst reports to the Corporate Controller and supports the monthly financial close/consolidation process, provides financial decision support for commercial, operations and supply chain functions and provides various internal and external reporting from Hyperion (smartview).  This role is also responsible for sales & use tax compliance, performs periodic balance sheet reviews for remote locations and has frequent interaction with business unit accounting teams, treasury department and corporate accounting function.

The Corporate Senior Financial Analyst is involved in many cross departmental and strategic initiatives of the Company and therefore must be able to accurately and quickly analyze situations/opportunities, be detail oriented and hands-on in their approach. The successful candidate will be self motivated and have strong problem solving and interpersonal skills.  This individual must be able to manage several projects simultaneously, effectively communicate with external vendors/suppliers and internal customers (including finance controllers, IT, treasury, HR and other individuals) and have thorough knowledge of US GAAP.

Responsibilities:

Business Partner Support (primary focus):

  • Develop quality analysis to help drive business decision making including trends in sales and operating costs (including but not limited to customer revenue & profitability, location profitability/productivity, orders and backlog, sales by market and financial tracking of key business projects).
  • Operations & Sourcing – Prepare monthly operations financial data (inventory statistics, SQDC (safety, quality, delivery and cost) metrics, productivity initiative tracking).  Proactively work with Operations & Supply Chain teams to understand variances to financial plan and prior year.  Drive, track and monitor performance against productivity targets.
  • Commercial – Financial support of sales incentive performance, consolidation of semi-annual strategic sales plans, detailed analysis on customer trends, top customer reporting.  Also, assist in data collection and preparation of business cases to support investments.

Financial Analysis & Planning:

  • Assist Corporate FP&A team in monthly financial close process (consolidation, elimination entries and reporting).
  • Serve as back-up administrator/subject matter expert for Hyperion HFM application.
  • Perform various financial analyses, including monthly income statement and balance sheet variance analysis.
  • Prepare and communicate required journal entries for legal entity reorganizations, intercompany dividends and intercompany financing/capitalization activities.

Other Financial Support:

  • Work with third party accounting firm to ensure sales & use tax compliance and coordinate data requests with finance team.
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual financial plan and support annual financial audit.
  • Perform balance sheet reviews for subsidiaries to ensure compliance with established finance policies and USGAAP.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, CPA preferred. 
  • 4-6 years experience in public accounting, or similar progressive experience.
  • Hyperion Enterprise (HFM/Smartview) system experience required.
  • Proficient in technical accounting topics and in summarizing data/preparing analysis. 
  • Ability to analyze, communicate and present information accurately and succinctly. 
  • Self-motivated and proactive, both with respect to managing workload and own professional development.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to effectively manage multiple tasks concurrently. 
  • Able to adjust to changing priorities – ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. 
  • Highly motivated team player with excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Capability to meet deadlines and attention to detail. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Manager of Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) to join our team! In this newly created role, the Manager of S&OP will be responsible for developing and implementing a robust S&OP process globally and drive best-in-class S&OP processes to help transform the organization. The S&OP Manager will lead cross-functional team development of processes and KPIs to support the S&OP process and its effectiveness.

Requirements
  • Create and maintain the consensus demand plan at multiple levels of aggregation, using statistical models and insights from Sales, Marketing, and Finance.
  • Utilize S&OP to align all functions on short and long-term growth strategies.
  • Lead scenario-based modeling to make difficult business decisions and calculated risks.
  • Measuring, controlling, and improving S&OP plan accuracy through clearly defined metrics.
  • Summarizing complete sales, inventory, and operations plan into standardized, succinct management report. Ability to present complex details to various levels of the organization.
  • Collaborates with the Commercial Teams to define and implement the best planning methodologies, based on customer provided data, internal forecasts, and most appropriate categorization of demand planning ($, units, Line of Business, Major Product Groups, Product Lines)
  • Working closely with Inventory Planning and Manufacturing to understand and mitigate potential inventory and/or capacity constraints to meeting business plan.
  • Providing key inputs into business planning process to set operating plans, resource need while being able to communicate plans at all levels of organization in easy-to-comprehend language.
  • Lead the monthly Sales & Operations Planning Process, and act as the voice of the business to partners in Supply Chain, Operations and Sales.
  • Leads cross-functional team in the development of an aligned sales forecast, leveraging knowledge of historical performance, customer behavior, competitive activity and tactical/investment plans for the business
  • Prepares, communicates, and effectively presents state of the business including sources of forecast variance, expectations for volume performance in future periods, as well as risks and opportunities to the Senior Leadership team
  • Collaborates to align S&OP forecast as a direct input into both the financial and operational plans to support expected demand
  • Understand the key business drivers at key customers to identify opportunities for growth and risks to current plans
  • Coordinates with the Operations Teams to define value streams, production capacities, and production constraints for utilization as part of the S&OP process.
  • Escalate high risk shifts in demand in the short term to key senior stakeholders; Communicates opportunities and risks to management on a proactive basis.
  • Knowledge of key customer metrics/expectations and apply understanding of the resultant behaviors to explanations of variance or expectations for future periods
  • In collaboration with the Finance Team, ensure our S&OP process can be utilized as the “epicenter” of financial forecasting process.
  • Compare Operational forecasts to Financial forecast. Explain variances, note uncertainty and highlight risk areas to the S&OP team.
  • Lead resolution of demand/supply imbalances with key stakeholders
  • Help assess the impact of potential changes to customer base
  • Partner with Sales, Supply Chain and Operations to successfully manage product transitions, both end of life and new product introductions
  • Partner with stakeholders in Sales, Marketing, Finance, Supply Planning and Customer Service teams to maximize customer fulfillment while concurrently minimizing working capital investment
  • Participate in efforts to reduce costs throughout the Supply Chain
  • Create, prepare, and maintain forecast templates while continuously improving demand planning workflow with efficiency and easily translated to the monthly S&OP.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, or related field.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years Supply Chain, Operations or Sales experience, including five (5) years of direct experience in materials planning, forecasting, and/or S&OP
  • Proven ability to conduct complex, quantitative and statistical analyses complimented with qualitative inputs from multiple sources to draw conclusions and make recommendations
  • Strong Project Management Skills – Managing numerous projects at once.
  • APICS certification a plus
  • Proven conflict resolution experience with the ability to handle stress, conflicting priorities, ambiguous information
  • Extensive knowledge of ERP business systems (Oracle preferred) and experience helping to design and document processes
  • Excellent planning, problem solving, analytical skills and advanced Excel skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of Financial concepts and how decisions can impact key metrics
  • Ability to think strategically, AND execute effectively
  • Self-motivated team member who can drive resolution to issues with strong problem- solving skills

The Category Manager develops, implements, and maintains a category strategy that supports a company’s supply chain. The position is responsible for implementing a best cost sourcing strategy for the categories assigned.  A best cost sourcing strategy will include specific knowledge of categories assigned and an assessment of commodity prices for each category of spend.  The Category Manager will have solid data mining and negotiation skills and the ability to lead and mentor assigned personnel and cross-functional teams. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Cost and Working Capital Improvement Opportunities for purchased parts and services:
  • Categorize spend and drive material productivity through spend consolidation, direct negotiation and stocking strategies. 
  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop and track progress of productivity projects (PCIS)
  • Work with category suppliers to drive Lead Time reductions
  • Improve Supplier Payment Terms 
  • Support the implementation of Kanban systems for all purchased materials
  • Supplier consolidation and Supplier count reductions 
  • Preferred Supplier, development 
  • Drive Category productivity or price mitigation based on changing raw material costs 
  • Support Supplier relationships building together with Supply Chain Director
  • Support Supplier Improvement Process for OTD and Quality Improvement
  • Support NPD (New Product Development) and our Product Out process to ensure:
  • Best Value Supplier Selection
  • Supplier Process capability with new product launch
  • Aggressive lead time commitment to meet or exceed program timing
  • Primary responsibility for Supplier performance improvement within the global category supply base
  • Manage the total cost of suppliers, making improvements in total cost including terms, freight, unit cost and inventory reduction.
  • Maintain and nurture effective working relationships/communications with key support functions – Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, Finance, MIS, Sales & Marketing, and Product Development.
  • Identify new world-class suppliers; execute Category strategies and individual supplier strategies, assists with movement of business.
  • Works closely with Quality, Engineering and Supplier operations to assess and ensure supplier capability to meet established performance objectives.
  • Maintains excellent Supplier relations/communications.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business field.
  • 5-12 years’ experience in the purchasing of raw materials, manufactured components and mechanical equipment or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrates proven ability to lead aggressive cost-down initiatives, with sourcing/ resourcing strategies, TBVA, DFM cost reductions, new technologies and other methods.
  • Proven experience in establishing and maintaining business relationships with suppliers to enhance short and long term agreements
  • Knowledge/experience with:
  • Manufacturing processes, metal cutting, plastic injection molding, metal fabrication, electronics, other 
  • MRP II, material and production control systems, preferred 
  • Proficiency reading engineering drawings and specifications, required
  • Lean Manufacturing techniques, Kaizen and Kanban principles, required 
  • Quality Management Systems, ISO and 6-sigma disciplines, training and experience, required 
  • A thorough knowledge of MRP, Kanban, master scheduling, inventory management, forecasting, preferred
  • Understanding of sales/marketing, preferred
  • International buying, vendor selection/certification experience, line reviews and advanced preferred  
  • Demonstrated leadership skills are a must.
  • CPIM or APICS certification, preferred 
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in inventory management to support lean manufacturing operations with a global supply chain
  • Demonstrated Supplier development and improvement capabilities.
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with a highly proactive interpersonal style.
  • Ability to work in a team based environment.

Under the direction of the Global Applications Manager the Oracle Business Analyst will use their thorough understanding of the business needs and translate them into business requirement documents that will be used for the Oracle EBS application.  The individual will call upon his/her functional knowledge of Oracle Applications to deliver application design, module configuration / setup, user acceptance testing, and end-user training.  Analyze, design, configure and test Oracle enhancements to support business processes.  This role will provide day-to-day support of the Oracle environment including, reporting requirements, ad-hoc requests from business and production system support issues.  Continuously reviews opportunities for improvement in how Oracle platforms are leveraged, and brings best practices to the forefront.   The Oracle Business Analyst will act as a key interface with Oracle Application Developers to communicate business requirements.

  • Provide Oracle EBS R12 production support for the following Supply chain modules: ASCP, INV, BOM, WIP, ENG, WMS and MES. Additional modules knowledge used in Supply chain and manufacturing like Demantra, Quality and iSupplier will be preferred.
  • Assess and provide assistance to day-to-day functional issues, situations, and questions that arise from the Oracle Applications user community and provide appropriate and well thought-out solutions.
  • Work with system users to translate business requirements into functional specifications; creating required documentation, conducting required system configurations, performing integration testing, and instructing users.
  • Research and analyze new software solutions whether it is for new Oracle modules or bolt-on’s, and present such findings to the pertinent business and IT communities.
  • Create and maintain documentation related to delivering support to existing usage of applications or to proposing new alternatives or process changes.
  • Act as a key liaison between the business user community and IT staff both on a regional and global basis.
  • Work in a functional business analyst role on special projects or new Oracle implementations when needed in order to provide continuity between new businesses and existing ones on the global instance.
  • Provide technical insight during the trouble-shooting of existing issues or during the formulation of enhancements or reporting.
  • Interface with outside resources to accomplish tasks and initiatives including working with Oracle Support, third-party-vendors, and other users of Oracle products.
Requirements
  • A minimum of 6 years of functional Oracle experience directly applying expertise with the business user community. Oracle EBS modules: ASCP, INV, BOM, WIP, Costing, ENG, WMS and MES. Additional modules knowledge used in Supply chain and manufacturing like Demantra, Quality and iSupplier will be preferred. 
  • Knowledge of Oracle EBS financial modules like GL,AP, AR, FA, EB-TAX, Costing also preferred
  • Application experience in discrete manufacturing environments is required.  
  • Must have actively participated on several Oracle implementation projects in either a functional consultant   capacity.  
  • Ability to perform rudimentary SQL queries and be knowledgeable on Oracle data model/table structures.
  • Demonstrated aptitude to effectively communicate and constructively engage with all organizational levels, including ability to build consensus and drive decision making.
  • Exhibit expert knowledge to all levels in the areas of planning, supply chain, manufacturing, and distribution functional areas, specifically ASCP, INV, BOM, WIP, ENG, WMS and MES. Additional modules knowledge used in Supply chain and manufacturing like Demantra, Quality and iSupplier will be preferred.
  • Must be able to effectively manage multiple initiatives and deadlines, and deliver high quality results using best-practice methods.
  • Use of soft skills and initiative to accomplishing tasks that shows ownership and resolve in getting things done.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills and experience communicating with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Mentor colleagues and user community in a suitable manner that creates synergy and that promotes an agile methodology atmosphere.
  • Demonstrated User experience in Windows and Unix operating environments.

The Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) will continuously improve the supplier quality assurance program for supplied parts, drive the use of proper corrective action methodology and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. In addition, driving continuous improvement of the quality systems of the supply base using the necessary quality and problem solving tools to ensure sufficient supplier capability. The SQE will drive the use of proper corrective action methodology for non-conforming suppliers and supplied components and develop process to prevent reoccurrence and ensure compliance to quality standards.

Identify and prioritize suppliers who are lacking in performance and develop plan to visit/audit those suppliers for improvements.

  • Support Sourcing team to select and quality potential suppliers.
  • Ensures suppliers meet CentroMotion requirements. Develop supplier to meet these requirements as needed. 
  • Design and maintain standards expertise, policies, procedures, and manuals for CentroMotion Supplier Quality on the determination of new supply sources, supplier quality relations, standardization of measurements, and acceptable criteria of materials. 
  • Interfaces with personnel from multiple CentroMotion plants to resolve chronic or major suppliers issues and verify that suppliers understand process/product requirements.
  • Support NPD (New Product Development) projects. 
  • Review engineering specifications and drawings to determine suppliers’ abilities to meet parameters and reviews new and modified product designs from a material standpoint advising modifications when necessary.
  • Reviews and approvers Suppliers PPAP’s; review and audit the deliverables including: Control Plans, Capability plans, Capability Studies, Part layouts, Gage design, Gage R&R, PFEMA, DFEMA; and support or leads project management efforts regarding supplier changes.
  • Assists multiple CentroMotion plants on third party audit regarding supplier qualifications and performance.
  • Involve vendors, internal resources, plant personnel to drive containment and closed-loop closure to significant quality issue.  Ensure that Supplier quality issues are resolved using an appropriate problem solving methodology. 
  • Provide leadership on-site at vendor locations to drive team efforts and activities. 
  • Work with Engineering to drive technical document changes when needed.
  • Assist Purchasing and Customer Service to expedite product from suppliers in urgent situations. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Requirements
  • BS degree in Engineering related field.
  • Have 5+ years demonstrated quality systems knowledge and experience.
  • Ability to travel expectation is to 40% up to 50%
  • Broad knowledge of manufacturing 
  • Capable to summarize test data and report for external customers
  • Problem solving tools (KT, 8D, etc.)
  • Experience in Advanced Quality Planning including familiarity with the AIAG Advanced Quality Planning and Control Plan, FMEAs, PPAPs, MSA and Statistical Process Control (SPC) standards
  • Experience using Minitab or other statistical tools
  • Strong self-motivation and communication skills
  • Strong commitment to customer satisfaction
  • Ability to think outside the box and suggest/implement continuous improvement ideas
  • Strong analytical thinking
  • Good level of inter-personal relationships, interface with foreign personal.
  • Being able to perform successfully in a matrix organization; Capable to lead complex efforts on behalf of the Quality leadership across functions
  • Self-started and being able to work independently.
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt or Certified Quality Engineer preferred.
  • Previous experience as an auditor for ISO 9001/TS 16949 or VDA Quality Systems, required.

The Credit and Collections Lead is an integral part of the US Credit and Collections team and is primarily responsible for a variety of collection, cash application, and customer account analysis duties which contribute to the Company’s free cash flow and primary working capital objectives.  This individual oversees a Collections Team, effectively communicates with external and internal customers and ensures that Company credit policies are followed, and past due accounts are minimized.  This role is also responsible for managing customer portals for key national accounts across all US Businesses.  

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have strong problem solving and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with external customers and internal customers (including finance controllers, sales, customer service and other individuals).  The Credit and Collections Lead will also need to be able to manage several tasks simultaneously with the ability to be detail oriented and hands-on when necessary.

  • Work collaboratively with Collectors, Sales and Customer Service to resolve invoicing/receivable issues on a timely basis. 
  • Manage customer payment portals for key national accounts across all U.S. business units to ensure invoices have been received, deductions are communicated to internal quality/customer service teams and accounts receivable issues are resolved timely.  
  • Subject matter expert on customer portals.  Attend trainings on portal changes and updates cascading information to the Credit and Collections team and Customer Service as needed.
  • Complete requests for credit references
  • Perform timely and accurate manual billing for debit/credit adjustments.
  • Monitor electronic billing for undeliverable invoice and update customer masterfile data and resubmit invoices.
  • Maintain and update Credit & Collection processes and control documentation
  • Contribute to team efforts to standardize, automate and simplify credit & collection processes.
  • Serve as a backup for customer master administration, reconciliation of cash application and cash/AR reporting.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or Associates degree with 5 years of progressive responsibility in Credit and Collections
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles and policies and advanced understanding of sales, accounts receivable including bad debt and unearn income, credit and cash application transactions within an ERP system.
  • Advanced computer skills including use of Microsoft Office products and the ability to utilize/understand multiple ERP platforms/systems.  Working knowledge of Oracle preferred.  
  • Exceptional written and oral communication
  • Strong problem-solving skills.  Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions
  • Works well independently and in group problem solving situations 
  • Detail oriented with good time management skills.  
  • Self-motivated and proactive – ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. 
  • Effective in managing multiple tasks concurrently. 

Maximatecc

The Product Manager’s primary role is to develop, implement and maintain the global maximatecc product and business strategies for gauge, cluster, and displays.  Responsibilities include market and competitive analysis, pricing and margin management, new product development, life cycle management, commercialization, go-to-market strategies, project management, sales support, product roadmaps and long term growth of the product line.  This position works very closely with all functional departments to support opportunity pursuit and product development.

  • Develop and recommend product roadmap plans used to develop global strategic goals.  This is accomplished through
  • Conducting market studies, including VOC to understand new/adjacent market opportunities and assess viability 
  • Integrating market product position (feature, benefit, value) for support of product design definitions. 
  • Validating value propositions to differentiate product lines 
  • Analyzing competitive landscape threats, opportunities and market and technology trends 
  • Analyzing new product concept viability including sales volume, price, cost, margin and profit potential
  • Direct the implementation of the global product line strategic plan to prioritize and maximize company and product line profitability and investments.
  • Develop new product business case and required documents
  • Direct Go-to-Market strategies for assigned new projects.  This includes working with marketing on collateral development.
  • Pricing analytics that meet regional market needs while supporting strategic portfolio offerings and company goals.
  • Manage the Engineer Service Request (ESR Process) PM gateway process.  This includes coordinating activities to ensure completion of the quoting process.
  • Supports sales team on preparing written customer proposals.
Requirements
  • BS/BA degree in Business or Engineering or relative technical field or equivalent previous experience.
  • 5+ years within product management. Experience within the mobile off-highway industry required.
  • This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites in North America and internationally (= 25%)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of products and their applications as it relates to instrumentation & displays in preferably in mobile off highway products (e.g., Construction equipment) and applications. This includes hardware and software development applications.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Applications required.

Gits/PowerPacker

There are currently no job openings available.

Weasler

Now available on 1st and 2nd shifts are opportunities to “get your foot in the door” at Weasler Engineering.  We are picking up speed and need candidates that are ready to jump in with our peak season fast approaching!  

The Flowline/Paint and Pack associate must be flexible and willing to learn many different aspects of our Flow Line Department:  hanging parts,  paint booth, assembly and palletizing to name a few.  First shift hours at 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. and 2nd shift 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.  Some overtime may be necessary.  Training available

Requirements

• Varied – must be able to work from drawings or specifications, bills of material, or manufacturing orders.  

• Knowledge and use of hand tools

• Process all necessary documentation and paperwork for processes completed

• Follow all clean up and housekeeping procedures. 

• Comply with all quality and safety regulations

We are looking for a 2nd shift Industrial Maintenance Technician to join our team! Founded in 1951, Weasler Engineering is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of mechanical power transmission products for Agricultural and Lawn & turf machinery. Weasler Engineering offers robust benefits package and is effective the first day of the month after your hire date!

As an Industrial Maintenance Technician, you will Install, erect, overhaul, rebuild, repair and maintain precision machine tools and equipment, using a wide variety of hand and power tools. Make installations and repairs in accordance with all pertinent codes and specifications. Read work orders, blueprints, schematic drawings, and machine or equipment instruction manuals. Consult with outside suppliers on machine repair and maintenance problems, equipment selection, and parts ordering. Will train the right person that is mechanically inclined.

The Senior Buyer will be primarily responsible for executing, developing and improving standard processes for each supplier as it relates to ongoing management of purchasing functions including procurement, supplier relations, transportation, and inventory management to meet customer expectations and to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction is maintained. This requires the ability to proactively identify issues and implement process improvements in material purchasing.

The Senior Buyer serves as a vital member of the manufacturing operations team reporting to the Materials Manager. This role is requires a high energy, self-motivated individual with a strong drive for results. Your manager will provide guidance and expectations while empowering you to use your analytical and technical skills to achieve high levels of self-directed performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Execution of the tactical buying processes used to manage a global supply chain with 60% LCC content, to ensure material supply that meets customer requirements.
  • Communication with suppliers, manufacturing, quality, and the commercial teams to ensure effective execution of the manufacturing plan, new production introduction, product phase out, and engineering change.
  • In partnership with Supply Chain, responsible for continuing programs of exploration for new materials, suppliers, and processes to achieve the best possible quality, reliability, prices, continuity, and delivery.
  • Integral Team Member supporting crisis management, defining root causes, and implement corrective actions.
  • Facilitate regular supplier status reviews to determine the status of purchase orders, outages, and identify obstacles impacting the plan.
  • Develop and implement processes that optimize inventory levels to ensure on-time delivery of requirements while minimizing carrying costs and premium transportation charges. 
  • Identify PPV and inventory opportunities through SC analysis (PFEP), develop projects for execution, and manage PPV projects as assigned.
  • Build strong strategic relationships with all levels of management.
  • Supports plant safety rules and safety observation process.
  • Attain targets and goals driving KPIs and assigned Plant Metric Targets.  
  • Enable business growth through reliable execution and consistent customer satisfaction.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline.  Experience in lieu of bachelor’s degree may be considered.  Continuing education activity beneficial.
  • Experience and/or Training:  5+ years’ experience in relevant roles.
  • Demonstrate initiative and self-starter with the ability to work effectively with minimal level of supervision.
  • Assertive with excellent communication and interpersonal skill including strong interpersonal communication skills, attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Creativity with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Clear and concise verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to communicate and influence effectively cross-functionally and at all levels.
  • Proficient with the use of Excel spreadsheets, other Microsoft Office products, and working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems.
  • Schedule flexibility that allows for communication with an international supply base in Europe and China.  
  • APICS or similar certification or training, is a plus

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible to support CentroMotion brands by providing technical expertise and leadership in the area of Project Management.  The Senior Project Manager will use established project management methodologies to lead multiple region-wide projects from conceptualization to implementation.

  • Develop and lead multiple concurrent regional improvement projects supporting business strategy including facility rationalization and growth initiatives. 
  • Ownership of delivering project on-time and on-budget by utilizing established project management tools and leadership, including identification and management of overall project objectives,  dependencies, project risks, critical paths, mitigations plans where necessary with project team members and key stakeholders
  • Prepare communication plan, project reports, and conduct key stakeholder meetings to provide updates on activities and deliverables, as well as significant changes, risks and mitigation strategies.  Identify and escalate issues to ensure resolution.
  • Appropriately identify risk and resolve negative consequence to timeline and budget.
  • Act as a functional expert for operations and/or supply chain on project teams as required.
  • Participate and contribute to the on-going development and implementation of project management best practices and processes.
  • When applicable, support initiatives for other regions. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related discipline required.  Master’s degree in Engineering, or an MBA is preferred.
  • At least 10 years relevant experience demonstrating strong results in areas of Plant Operations, Facility Relocations, and Project Management.  
  • Results-oriented approach with a track record of success in a fast-paced, multi-site, global environment.  
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with experience with experience presenting information to various levels of an organization.  
  • Lean tools understanding, development and implementation.  
  • Strategic view and problem solving expertise.  
  • Experience working with international projects and individuals is preferred.  
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), or related certification preferred.
  • Ability to travel 50-75% regionally, including outside the United States without restriction.

Primarily responsibility will be to execute, develop and improve standard processes for each plant as it relates to ongoing management of material planning, inventory control, scheduling, and purchasing functions including, production planning, procurement, storage and distribution of material and product to meet customer expectations and to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction is maintained. This requires the ability to proactively identify issues and implement process improvements in material planning.

The Materials Manager, will drive activities critical to performance by managing various projects to instill excellence and best practices. The materials manager is also responsible to control department expenses, increase productivity, elevate service to our customers, and further our competitive advantage in the industry. The ideal candidate for this role will have extensive knowledge of manufacturing operations and cost structures. Standardization of processes will encompass the below responsibilities. 

  • Works with commercial teams and plant operations managers to develop production plans and forecasts through S&OP that support site revenue targets.
  • Ensures proper production control, planning, and scheduling processes are in place to meet revenue targets and to balance the level of manpower and machine requirements. Monitors compliance to the processes and makes certain that deviations to the process are investigated and properly followed up.
  • Develop systems/processes to ensure timely and accurate response to customer’s orders.
  • Work closely with operations managers to develop production plans and forecasts.
  • Establish and maintain purchasing practices and policies aligned with SCSP guidelines to ensure honest, fair and ethical relationships with vendors. Keeps informed on legal matters that affect purchasing policies.
  • In partnership with Supply Chain, responsible for continuing programs of exploration for new materials, suppliers, and processes to achieve the best possible quality, reliability, prices, continuity, and delivery. 
  • Coordinate and implement CM corporate transportation management initiatives with sites and develop improvement opportunities. 
  • Coordinate and implement CM corporate tariff management initiatives with sites and develop improvement opportunities. 
  • Support Supply Chain crisis management with tactical teams, define root causes, and implement corrective actions.
  • Coordinate new product implementations between Strategic Sourcing and tactical teams.
  • Develop and implement processes that optimize inventory levels to ensure on-time delivery of requirements while minimizing carrying costs and premium transportation charges. 
  • PFEP champion.
  • Responsible for inventory reporting, action plans and year over year improvement.
  • Identify PPV opportunities through SC analysis (PFEP), develop projects for execution, and manage PPV projects as assigned.
  • Develops and implements visual inventory management systems on the production floor and in materials department.
  • Build strong strategic relationships with all levels of management.
  • Responsible for the motivation and development of subordinates to optimize their performance and their personal and professional growth.
  • Developing internal talent, coach and mentor staff.
  • Review/monitor departmental KPIs and strategy deployment (SD) initiatives and develop recovery/improvement opportunities.
  • Manage departmental expenses and appropriation requests within budget while focusing on continuous improvement opportunities.  
  • Supports plant safety rules.
  • Manage safety as an equal to other key functions.
  • Provide support and guidance on major issues and monitor departmental action items to ensure timely and effective correction.
  • Attain targets and goals driving KPIs and Plant Metric Targets.   
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline.  Experience in lieu of bachelor’s degree may be considered.  Continuing education activity beneficial.
  • 7 years’ experience in relevant roles.
  • APICS CPIM certification preferred.
  • Experience utilizing SQL Program, as well as navigating, leveraging features and effectively utilizing reporting/outputs of ERP systems is required.  
  • Experience applying tools of MS Office suite.

The Operations Manager will effectively direct and lead all aspects of the manufacturing operations at Weasler Engineering through year-over-year improvements in safety, quality delivery, and cost.  This person must possess a continuous improvement mindset and be a champion of LEAD efforts throughout the facility.

  • Utilize data driven processes to achieve key performance goals that meet or exceed manufacturing requirements and customer satisfaction.  Develop world-class operational standards for measuring and communicating visual metrics related to Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Inventory, etc.  
  • Effective decision making skills regarding utilization of resources, hiring / training, and supporting capital investments to achieve business plan and forecasts.
  • Takes ownership and accountability for improving safety throughout the operation and supports the organization’s overall HSSE mission of Goal Zero
  • Work with maintenance and subcontractors to ensure plant equipment and the facility is safe and in optimal operating order.
  • Partners with union leadership and members to manage daily operations and consistently apply practices and enforce policies. Understand and administer the collective bargaining agreement. 
  • Drive continuous improvement processes by utilizing World Class/Lean Manufacturing techniques to increasing output and lower costs in manufacturing/assembly areas.  
  • Work with Staff Management and LEAD Coordinator(s) to develop and execute a LEAD strategy/plan and identify the needs of the business regarding LEAD processes.  Utilization of 5S, TPM, SMED tools to drive process discipline and accountability.
  • Utilizes Standard Work in all manufacturing processes, developing documentation through involvement of employees at all levels.  Improve manufacturing processes for greater efficiencies through work instructions, process flow, visual management, scrap reduction, waste elimination, material usage, material handling and flow, cross-training, etc. 
  • Support and ensure ISO 9000 processes and procedures are developed and implemented and coordinates preventative measures to enhance system capability.  Provide leadership for problem resolution and use formalized root-cause problem solving approaches (5-Why, 4-Block, 8D, etc.) to effectively define problems and drive to solutions. 
  • Maintain and nurture effective working relationships / communications with key support functions including Engineering, Quality, Finance, Sales and Supply Chain to improve operations and ensure effective support of the manufacturing processes to achieve business objectives.
  • Participate in development of staff positions and location succession planning including identifying high-potential subordinates.
Requirements
  • A four-year college degree required.    
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of proven success in managing plant operations in a world-class manufacturing organization. 
  • Must have successfully lead and managed by the facilitation of teamwork within the directed functions. 
  • Demonstrated skills of building processes and teams. 
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills — both oral and written, demonstrated by the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from production employees, groups of managers, peers and occasionally customers. 
  • In-depth experience with lean manufacturing methods and continuous improvement mindset. 
  • Must have demonstrated skills in use of visual management to manage daily operations. 
  • Passion for root cause analysis and methodical problem solving. 
  • Solid experience in a manufacturing environment that include CNC machining, welding, painting and low to medium volume assembly. 
  • Experience working in a unionized environment. 
  • Proficient in utilizing business systems to access information and use of Microsoft Office software.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk or hear; and use hands to handle, or touch objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend, or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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