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Remelt Supply Manager – Bowling Green, Kentucky 

This role delivers exceptional value to our business through outstanding scrap/re-melt supply chain management.  The Re-melt Supply Manager will represent in the scrap supply chain working directly with vendors and traders.  The Re-melt Supply Manager is a key driver of profitability and cost containment through working cohesively with our Logan Aluminum personnel on all aspects of scrap receiving, inspection and blending with particular focus on recovery optimization. Through the utilization and development of systems and data analysis, he/she will be responsible for effectively managing the receiving, inspecting and proper inventory of these materials.  Supports the development of long term strategies related to scrap supply.

Position Requirements:

  • Engineering degree preferred; some college required.
  • Previous inventory management responsibility
  • Extensive knowledge of aluminum scrap, costs, chemistries and recoveries.
  • Strong statistical experience using statistical and continuous improvement tools is imperative.
  • Strong analytical expertise.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organizations.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks.
  • Demonstrate a strong desire to achieve results.
  • Strong desire to participate in a demanding, team-based environment.
  • Capable of balancing strategic and tactical workloads with competing priorities.
  • Ability to travel extensively (approximately 50-75%) to scrapyards, processors, etc.
  • 5-10 years of comparable industry experience.

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Essential Functions:

  • Strategically analyze, manage and implement best practices regarding the process of receive incoming scrap materials.
  • Identify and drive efficiencies regarding the storage and staging of material in proper areas to ensure easy to access and identification. Insure tracking of all material is accurate.
  • Continually identify, plan, and initiate methods to improve safety, productivity, and cost through material selection / utilization.
  • Resolves issues on a load by load basis regarding contractual pricing, volumes and quality.
  • Effective team membership to support the alignment between Logan and TAA strategies.
  • Maintain and cultivate relationships with current suppliers and operational interfaces. 
  • Develop new concepts and systems with the manufacturing facility that allow for more efficient and timely information exchange to further the optimization of materials and operational activities.
  • Determine the necessity to elevate supplier issues to Managers/Directors when short term issues cannot be resolved at the supplier or in the supplier/manufacturing facility interface.
  • Provide mid-term to short-term analysis.
  • Special tasks and projects as required by TAA and Consortium.

Quality Standards:

  • Anticipate and report potential issues with contracted volumes and deliveries based on supplier relationships.
  • Maintain and develop relationships at the manufacturing facility that allow for the unencumbered exchange of information and analysis of material activities that allows for continuous improvement of the scrap and manufacturing process.
  • Clear and concise communications, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work with multiple levels within organization (Engineering, Planning, Plant Management, TAA).

Physical Factors:

  • Occasionally lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weight up to 20 pounds.
  • Bends, stoops or crouches on a regular basis.
  • May sit for several hours at a time.

Working Environment:

  • Corporate office setting with frequent exposure to complex heavy manufacturing facility.
  • Work sometimes required outside standard business hours.