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Material Control Coordinator & Special Projects Manager

Manchester, CT, US, 06042

We're passionate about applying our expertise to engineer and manufacture applications that will perform in the most challenging environments. Every day, more than 20,000 associates around the world collaborate to deliver unique solutions and unparalleled value to our customers.

Aerospace Drive Systems, a division of Timken Power Systems, is currently seeking a Material Control Coordinator & Special Projects Manager to support operations for the Manchester, CT site.  The Material Control Coordinator & Special Projects Manager is a position that receives, maintains, and disburses inventory for manufacture and assembly.  The position utilizes skills and knowledge to efficiently process and accurately maintain the inventory required to produce precision aerospace components. This position will assist in the packaging and movement of materials to facilitate the flow of product into and out of the Shipping and Receiving area. The position will be responsible for leading and executing special projects within the Supply Chain organization.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead and facilitate special projects within the Supply Chain Organization.
  • Assist in the management of Supply Chain issues.
  • Identify training needs and assist in the development and delivery of associate training to maintain high performing teams.
  • Trains and develop new associates to foster a team environment (methods, equipment, frequencies, standards, etc.) as well as other skills and competencies, as appropriate.
  • Proactively identify situations where problems may arise by problem-solving with a cross functional team to address inventory concerns and implement recurrence prevention countermeasures
  • Maintain accurate inventories through problem solving capabilities through conscientious performance of inventory transactions.
  • Source the most efficient and economical freight forwarder and ensure availability.
  • Determine freight costs, transport capacity and packaging regulations.
  • Prepare and control documentation and labeling for all outgoing and incoming shipments, freight, and small parcel (customer shippers, OSP/OSM, returns, supplies, etc.).
  • Assist the internal customer with tracking shipments, expedited freight costs and delivery methods.
  • Facilitate the movement of parts in and out of the department in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate the logistics while performing and maintaining the material release process.
  • Visually inspect paperwork for conformance to specifications.
  • Ensure that standard procedures are followed in all aspects of work including product verification, inventory transactions, and documentation.
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives utilizing lean manufacturing tools and techniques.
  • Conduct layered process audits.


Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizen
  • Associate degree required, bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience required, including a combination of manufacturing and product control.
  • Successful management of operative associates in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills required with ability to manage multiple priorities and projects.
  • Strong ability to lead and manage projects from inception to completion and deliver expected results.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate technical concepts to variety of audiences.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong knowledge of shipping documents (general) and terminology.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and driving results.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy with problem solving abilities.

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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