Logo, Trademark, Symbol, Word, Text








Materials Management Leader - East End



Materials Management Leader - East End

  • 493069
  • Palmyra, New York, United States
  • Garlock
  • Operations
  • Full-Time/Regular


Manage and coordinate materials management (Planning/Inventory Control/Logistics) functions at optimum cost and performance in accordance with established company objectives.  Lead and develop a team to create and maintain “world class” supply chain practices, harmonizing best practices in the field of Materials Management across the Palmyra “East End” operations. 


  • Provide operations with subject matter expertise and supports all aspects of materials management with a strong focus in lean and ERP system knowledge and leadership. 
  • Develop and maintain a highly effective organization.  Participate in development, communication and measurement of strategic objectives within the materials management organization. 
  • Develop talent necessary to obtain short- and long-term goals by providing effective direction, mentoring, and training.   
  • Maintain continuity during team member absences through cross-training, standard work, and working knowledge of multiple product lines.
  • Lead improvement activities in materials planning/logistical arenas.  Conduct continuous improvement programs across business using lean manufacturing concepts such as best piece flow, Kanban pull systems, and supplier re-order signals to provide a continuous flow of material at the optimum total cost in a multi-plant/business unit environment. 
  • Analyze results of unit operations, especially in the areas of working capital, inventory turns, excess and obsolete charges, as well as freight and material variances. Provide aggressive corrective action plans that eliminate the root cause(s). 
  • Lead team that communicates to business leaders regarding specific issues, detailing root cause and action taken. 
  • Lead materials planning team to arrange scheduling of production floor and procurement of raw materials, packaging materials and operating supplies to meet production requirements.  
  • Lead and coordinate physical inventory efforts.  Write and train procedures, schedules activities to prepare for effective inventory events, and implement formal audits and cycle counts.




  • Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate work experience.
  • 8-10 years broad experience in the field of materials and general management 
  • Computer skills in Google, MSOffice and ERP systems 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of optimizing materials management supply chain through the application of Lean tools and techniques. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Some travel may be required 



WORKING CONDITIONS: On-site Manufacturing




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.

Garlock values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

Other People Viewed

Quality Technician

493080 Longview Texas United States Longview, Texas, United States STEMCO Quality
Title: Quality Technician Position Type: Full-Time/Regular Division: STEMCO Department: Quality Location: STEMCO Longview Job Summary & Job Duties Title: Quality Technician Position Type: Full-Time/Regular Division: STEMCO Department: Qualit...

Sales Manager-Ontario

493060 Remote Remote STEMCO Sales & Marketing
The Sales Manager is Responsible for meeting established sales goals / targets for the territory.  Supporting the sales and service activity in the assigned geographic areas of responsibility. Conduct product demonstrations and installation traini...

Marketing Leader

493067 Remote Remote STEMCO Sales & Marketing
The Marketing Leader builds awareness of how STEMCO products & services can fulfill our customer and channel partner needs by developing and executing marketing strategies. They create comprehensive campaigns to improve customer retention and enha...

Manufacturing Technician – Final Quality Inspection

493076 Santa Rosa California United States Santa Rosa, California, United States Alluxa Operations, Quality
FQI Role The FQI technician supports the optical thin film process. Duties will include using microscopes and digital equipment to inspect materials for defects as a vital part of the product’s final process. We are seeking technicians with high ...

Manufacturing Technician – Metrology/Lab

493077 Santa Rosa California United States Santa Rosa, California, United States Alluxa Operations, Quality, Supply Chain
Metrology Tech Role The Metrology technician supports the optical thin film process. Duties include loading spectrophotometer equipment, interpreting and analyzing product data, following specifications, department process and nomenclature. Ensure...

Manufacturing Technician – Coating

493075 Santa Rosa California United States Santa Rosa, California, United States Alluxa Operations
Coating Tech Role The Coating technician supports the optical thin film process. Duties will include operating vacuum coating chambers by performing measurements, calibration, and data analysis while maintaining a safe and orderly workspace. We ar...


GLOBAL PERFORMANCE: Nearly half of annual sales are generated in markets outside the U.S.

Apply Now

Alert me about jobs like this

Not You?

We have emailed you a code to verify your identity

Thank you