Operating Company: Environmental Solutions Group - Heil Environmental

Location: Fort Payne, AL

Reports To: Materials Manger

Department: Manufacturing Operations and Logistics


This position is primarily responsible for the planning, forecasting, and continuous supply of raw materials and components for manufacturing finished goods. This position will be responsible for the initial setup and updating of robust supply replenishment methodology to maintain appropriate inventory levels, prevent stocks outs, minimize materials impact to the production line, and escalate supplier issues they are unable to resolve after a good faith effort.?


  • Coordinating with MPS, production and supply chain to ensure containment and permanent corrective actions are in place to reduce shortages and Red Tags.

  • Assist in the correction of Bill of Material (BOM) issues identified by processes used in executing material requirements.

  • Establish, Maintain, and Execution of the Plan for Every Part (PFEP) and Production schedule material requirements by understanding and reviewing contributing factors such as; schedule, lead time, new product release, special options, etc.? Advise Master Scheduler on capacity requirements and line positions relative to the schedule.

  • Negotiates stocking levels with suppliers and blanket order renewals for existing business.? Must be able to collect, organize and analyze data in a meaningful way to facilitate decision-making.? Must be able to communicate this information to other plant locations to insure continuity between plants.

  • Must become proficient with J. D. Edwards operation, and be able to enter and maintain purchase orders and/or release/delivery information.

  • Monitors and maintains appropriate inventory levels of raw materials and other components required to manufacture finished goods.? Includes verification of accuracy of receiving records (price and quantity), analyzing and/or adjusting releases from new or existing purchase orders, working with sales and/or engineering to identify upcoming orders and subsequent component requirements, researching any invoicing discrepancies for component/raw material purchases, etc.? Must be able to make decisions based on the information collected above, and be able to communicate this information as necessary to all appropriate parties both internally and externally.?

  • Assists Expeditors in expediting orders as needed.

  • Must be able to maintain a high level of organization throughout all daily activities.? To include, but not limited to, documentation of all verbal and written correspondence with others (internal and external), proper filing of such information, planning and scheduling of appointments and the coordination of such with others within the department and/or company, time management and the prioritization of tasks.? Must document on the purchase order all details relative to supply of a given component to allow for tracking and/or follow-up by others in the event of absence of the employee.

  • Attendance at work, including presence at work during regular working hours or another schedule as may be assigned by the department manager, is essential. Acceptance of overtime assignments may also be required to meet departmental goals and objectives.

  • Must be courteous and professional to others (internal and external).? Must maintain a ?customer service? attitude toward plant, supervisory, and management personnel to ensure that our ultimate customer receives the highest level of service. Must have the ability to interact with vendors, customers and others in a confident, professional manner.

  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.

  • Must have a good attendance record.


  • Bachelor?s Degree in Business or Supply Chain related field;

  • Or at least 10 years? experience with JD Edwards functions;

  • Or at least 10 years? experience in a purchasing role.


Results Driven

Strong Business Acumen and Sound Judgment

Winning the Right Way


Knowledge:?Requires ability to understand and perform general arithmetic; speak and write in a clear and understandable manner for internal/external relations; understand difficult verbal and written instructions; understand data processing applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel; read blueprints and schematics; familiarity and experience with Marathon products and purchasing systems.

Manual Dexterity:?Requires use of hands and arms to operate computer, calculator, telephone, copy machine, and other general office equipment and to record written information.

Audible/Visual Demands:?Requires ability to hear telephone and directions given, require ability to visually observe essential functions for satisfactory job performance, color perception and depth perception are required.

Environmental:?Requires capability of performing essential job functions in an established office environment under normal lighting and climate control tolerances, with some exposure to plant environments with the presence of dust, fumes, noise, and fluctuating temperatures due to lack of climate control.

Mental:?Requires normal attention with periods of high concentration intermittently to perform essential functions approximately 70% of time; periods of mental effort and concentration followed by other aspects of the job with lesser concentration and attention requirements.


Physical:?Requires walking/standing approximately 30%, sitting approximately 70% and only minimal lifting involved; involves repetitive stooping, forward bending and crouching approximately 5% of the time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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