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 Buyer/Planner serves as a vital member of the manufacturing operations team reporting to the Planning Manager. This role is requires a high energy, self-motivated individual with a strong drive for results. Your manager will provide guidance and set expectations while empowering you to use your analytical and technical skills to achieve high levels of performance. Responsibilities:
  • You will plan and schedule materials and manufacturing to meet our customer’s requirements and the organizations financial objectives.
  • You will interact frequently with suppliers, manufacturing, quality & the commercial team to ensure effective execution of new product introduction, product phase out, engineering change effectivity & on-time delivery.
  • You will be responsible for achieving financial and non-financial results for assigned products including inventory, customer on-time delivery and PPV.
  • You will facilitate regular production meetings to review the status of work orders and identify obstacles impacting the plan.
  • You will enable business growth through reliable execution and consistent customer satisfaction
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Business Administration or closely related technical field preferred but not required
  • APICS or similar certification or training.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively with minimal level of supervision.
  • Working knowledge of Work Order creation, BOM structures and inventory transactions.
  • Assertive with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient with the use of Excel spreadsheets and other Microsoft Office products.
  • Solid Planning background with working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems and settings.
  • Creativity with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • High level of urgency and responsiveness.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with deadlines.
  • Ability to facilitate/coordinate activities, cross-functionally as necessary, to achieve required results.
  • Five (5) plus years of Planning experience in a manufacturing environment.
Preferred – Nice to Haves:
  • PFEP training and/or experience.
  • Strong negotiation skills.

CentroMotion (Corporate roles)

As a Project Manager, you will be a key player in the organization to act as a conductor in the management and coordination of the activities for the different departments involved in the projects for various business units and functions (marketing, sales, operations, quality, etc.). Main responsibilities will be organizing the projects, leads the cross-functional teams, communicate the project status within the organization, create and maintain the engagement and accountability of the team and meet the deliverable to ensure we deliver the success expected.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead project team
  • Communicate and coordinate activities along cross-functional boundaries
  • Have team members accountable for functional deliverables
  • Address needs, concerns and expectations of the stakeholders
  • Manage geographically dispersed teams across multiple physical locations and time zones
  • Develop and follow a Project Plan with the team
  • Plan project deliverables
  • Establish the critical path, project schedules and milestones with the team
  • Keep and maintain a budget in collaboration with the function
  • Follow scope, schedule, cost, quality, resources and risk
  • Ensure project risk & issues management
  • Create action plan for risk mitigation and issue management
  • Be aware of critical testing and performance requirements
  • Ensure a strong and transparent communication at all level
  • Hosts weekly team meetings and other critical team touch points, as necessary
  • Formalize communication plan to ensure timely, accurate information and updates are provided to appropriate stakeholders
  • Communicate the right information at the right moment to the right people (bottom-up, top-down)
  • Synthesize all the information related to projects and communicate effectively the status to executive management
  • Apply Project Management processes and best practices to ensure high-quality product delivery
  • Enhance excellence and improve the Project Management function
  • Improve the project management tools and processes
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong business acumen in project planning and management
  • Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience,
  • 3 to 7 years of relevant experience related to the position, 2+ years of experience with track record of successful project management
  • Experience in product design &/or Project management a plus
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and techniques
  • Leadership, diplomatic, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to motivate and engage people
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Decision-making, analytical and synthesis skills;
  • Work in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Ability and desire to work closely with others in a team environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • PMP Certification is strongly desired.
  • Desired experience in the following:
  • Project management
  • Kaizen or Continuous Improvement methodologies

The Vice President of Global Supply Chain will lead the strategic procurement and supply chain efforts for all direct and indirect procurement spend across the business. Reporting to the CEO, this position has the responsibility for all souring performance across a $260M+ global spend encompassing all aspects of the business, category, and supply base management. The role will be tasked with leading a procurement transformation program to enhance capabilities and drive step-change improvements to supply base productivity and performance. Develop the people, processes, and results to World Class levels of performance. Enable Supply Chain to support rapid growth needs of the global business. Scope includes development and execution of effective sourcing strategies, best value supplier selection, Total Cost of Ownership model, NPD supplier selection and readiness, and delivering on procurement and strategic sourcing objectives including supplier quality, deliver, working capital, improvements and productivity across the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and drive strategy to deliver 3-5% YOY sustainable material productivity.
  • Develop and drive the procurement vision and long-term strategy to transform existing structure and processes, enhance organizational capabilities, and elevate performance
  • Develop and implement category sourcing strategies to enable global spend leverage and competitive pricing, quality, delivery and risk management with the supply base
  • Develop and oversee the purchasing policy, indirect demand management activities, and purchasing compliance processes
  • Identify supply chain risks, and develop tools and mitigation strategies to mitigate.
  • Contribute to the development of the business strategy and plan by prioritizing procurement value levels and defining cost management objectives – cost improvement and cost containment
  • Stay involved in wide range planning cycles from short term to multi-year sourcing activities
  • Set targets and deliver business results including productivity, working capital improvement, supplier performance and continuity of all direct and indirect materials and services
  • Develop benchmarks and metrics including a standard scorecard to set baseline standards and review for improvement opportunities
  • Draft and submit budget proposals, recommending budget changes as needed/
  • Lead and mentor the supply chain leadership team, oversee roundtables and counsels where established
  • Develop and drive supply chain talent management processes including the development of talent pipeline for the function
  • Utilize world class tools to enable lead time, world class service level, and quality improvements.
  • Consult with senior management to determine purchasing needs and specifications
  • Engage internal stakeholders in order to understand business objectives and desired outcomes
  • Serve as primary liaison between Supply Chain and Product Development and Engineering functions coordinating, NPD, new component sourcing and productivity initiatives
  • Drive alignment between procurement and supply chain practices, processes and key business deliverables
  • Drive global strategies and best practice sharing
  • Ensure policy compliance
  • Develop and maintain effective supplier relationships to support business needs
  • Monitor performance of vendor, service providers, etc. to ensure quality
  • Understand competitive trends in key geographic markets for alternative materials and services to ensure the best competitive solutions
  • Identify and realize cost saving and cost reduction opportunities
  • Negotiate pricing, terms and conditions of contracts
  • Drive trade compliance practices on a global basis
  • Implement best practice logistics procedures, processes and systems that ensure compliance and performance
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or Business
  • Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of leadership experience within supply chain or procurement, to include working across business groups within multi-national organization.
  • Ability to work in group settings as well as independently; ability to adjust to changing priorities
  • Excellent attention and orientation toward meticulous work
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Fluent in reading, wring and speaking English
  • Ability to project and maintain a positive and professional attitude.
  • Experience in managing a team of sourcing professionals in fragmented spend categories with large overall spend amounts and building capabilities in a decentralized organizational structure.
  • Ability to lead and drive change
  • Application of world-class category management, strategic sourcing, and supply base management strategies and techniques with understanding of total cost of ownership, risk management and savings/benefit monitoring.
  • Ability to roll up sleeves and dig into the details including bid analytics, scenario development and face to face negotiations.
  • Experience in working in a matrix environment. Experience in managing diverse cultures. 
  • APICS certification preferred.

Are you looking for grow your career in Supply Chain? We have an exciting opportunity for a Strategic Sourcing Manager to join our team! The Strategic Sourcing Manager is responsible for developing and implementing commodity / supply chain responsibilities that significantly contributes to year over year sales growth and operational improvement through Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) sourcing process. Primary responsibilities include supplier development, contract negotiations and supplier selection.

Responsibilities:

  • Source products and services, assist supplier audits, negotiate tooling and pricing, write contracts, perform value analysis to ensure supplier contract and timeline compliance.
  • Manage supplier performance metrics and scorecards.
  • Communicate and manage relationships between the Company and its suppliers in conjunction with Supply Chain Leader
  • Create synergies between Quality, Engineering, Operations and suppliers to assess and ensure supplier capability to meet established performance objectives including Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost
  • Maintain project monitors and timelines as required for MBF projects, and for Non-Qualified supplier’s improvement activities.
  • Manage suppliers and make improvements in total cost including terms, freight, unit cost, quality improvement and inventory reduction.
  • Utilize global commodity indexes and macro-environment trends to ensure uninterrupted flow of product at current or better cost.
  • Regularly visit suppliers for continuous improvement and developing relationships.

Requirements:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain/Operations Management, technical or business field.
  • CPIM Preferred

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a commodity leader/category manager. Preference would be in the sourcing of raw materials, manufactured components, mechanical equipment, services and purchased complete items.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or Operations Management required.
  • Strong experience in driving material cost down, (experience with cost down enablers; Developing and executing cost-down initiatives).
  • Knowledge of ERP system (Fourth Shift, Oracle and Alere)
  • Knowledge of basic manufacturing processes, metal cutting, casting, machining, plastic injection molding, metal fabrication, and electronics.
  • Proficiency reading engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Demonstrated experience in global and comprehensive supplier relationships and advanced negotiation techniques.
  • Data analysis, problem solving and reporting skill sets.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective supplier relationships.
  • Experience working in global supply environment and with international suppliers or colleagues.
  • Functional understanding, awareness and application of negotiations, supply chain, sourcing, contracts and supplier management principles.
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills, self-motivated and strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Quality Management Systems, ISO and 6-sigma disciplines, training and experience, (preferred).

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Gits/PowerPacker

The Gits Manufacturing Financial Analyst partners closely with the finance and operations team, under the direction of the Gits Controller, to drive the Gits Mfg accounting functions and business. This role partners in the financial close process (recording monthly journal entries, analyzing account activity, preparing reconciliations, and reporting). Also works closely with business unit and corporate finance team members to assist with various finance projects focused on cost savings, business opportunities and standardization/simplification initiatives (continuous improvement).

The Financial Analyst is involved in many initiatives of the Company and must be able to accurately and quickly analyze situations, be detail-oriented and hands-on in their approach. This individual must be able to manage several projects simultaneously, effectively communicate with external vendors/customers and internal customers (including corporate accounting, manufacturing operations, procurement, engineering and sales) and have thorough knowledge of US GAAP. This position provides opportunities for business analysis and serves as an excellent opportunity for career-growth within Gits Mfg and CentroMotion finance organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Gits Mfg US general ledger accounting processes and related month-end close (including recording appropriate journal entries, completing account reconciliations and submitting accurate and timely results). 
  • Be a power user for the Oracle ERP system and lead process improvement efforts to automate and drive efficiencies in accounting processes.
  • Assist the Controller in preparing quarterly forecasts, annual budget, monthly outlook and explaining results on a monthly basis (variance analysis).
  • Work closely with the shared services group to resolve purchasing issues, process vendor charge backs, understand payroll and expense report costs and coordinate a cross-functional team focused on past due accounts receivable. 
  • Work closely with operational team members on various projects focused on cost savings, analysis of monthly results, customer and product line profitability.
  • Support the interim and year-end audits including preparation of the audit and tax reporting packages and schedules requested by both internal and external auditors.
  • Performs special projects and financial analysis per request.

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years’ experience with Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA preferred.
  • Ability to analyze, communicate and present information accurately and succinctly.
  • Self-motivated and proactive, both with respect to managing workload and 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.
  • Proficiency using electronic spreadsheets, word processing, preferably Microsoft Office applications.
  • HFM/Oracle system experience desired but not required.
  • Domestic travel up to 25%, primarily to Gits Center of Excellence facility in Urbandale, IA

Weasler

We are looking for a 3rd shift 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 a 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.

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!

Based at the facility in West Bend, WI, the Financial Analyst is responsible for assisting with financial planning and budgeting processes, analyzing financial statements and reports, developing financial models, preparing projections, and performing research and analysis for management. This position offers regular interaction with multiple finance and operational departments. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail oriented, have strong problem solving and interpersonal skills, and have a thorough knowledge of US GAAP. This individual must be able to manage several projects simultaneously, and effectively communicate with external vendors and both external and internal customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the month end close, prepares journal entries and reconciliations, validates results, and prepares month end reporting packages
  • Manages all aspects of reporting for the business, including management of the company’s data in Corporate’s HFM reporting system. 
  • Prepares month end  variance analysis for income statement and balance sheet accounts
  • Assists in the preparation of quarterly forecast/annual plan (income statement, balance sheet, headcount, statistical, and working capital)
  • Oversees accounts receivable and accounts payable processes, owns relationship with shared service group and drives research/resolves discrepancies and disputes
  • Participates in process improvement initiatives in all areas of the business. Monitors and tracks savings that result from these key initiatives.
  • Manages the internal control structure and ensures timely updates of SOX 404 documents.
  • Acts as liaison for external auditors and manages information requests.
  • Designs and implements improvements in financial processes to meet continuous improvement initiatives
  • Drives the development & documentation of procedures and best practices in accounting and related areas.
  • Works closely with commercial and product line management team members on various projects focused on cost savings, analysis of monthly results, bonus and commission calculations, customer and product line profitability, etc.
  • Perform other ad-hoc analysis, as needed or requested by other functional leaders

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in accounting or finance.
  • 3-5 years of progressive accounting experience required. 
  • The successful candidate will be self-motivated and have strong problem solving, analytical, technical accounting and interpersonal skills. Further, the ideal candidate possesses:
  • 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 and effectively prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Highly motivated team player with excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Above average technical accounting skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency using electronic spreadsheets, word processing, preferably Microsoft Office applications.
  • HFM and general ledger ERP system experience desired but not required.
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