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Logistics Manager

Miamisburg, OH, US, 45342

Your Career Begins at Timken 
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

The purpose of this position is to lead the supply chain team at the Dayton, Ohio Plant.  This position is responsible for all of the supply chain functions for the plant.  Supply chain functions include strategic sourcing and procurement, supplier management, planning and scheduling, inventory management, warehousing and logistics.  These functions span the full value creation cycle from raw material through delivery to the customer.


This position reports to the plant manager, and is a key contributor to the business planning process and establishing the long-term strategic direction of the plant.  Key responsibilities are below:


  • Develop and maintain a high-performing organization through the selection, development, motivation and leadership of supply chain team members.
  • Provide effective supplier management to meet supplier delivery goals and control raw material inventory levels. Drive strategic sourcing activities in partnership with business unit and corporate resources to reduce overall supply chain costs.
  • Manage procurement activities for direct and indirect materials, and lead supplier performance management activities.
  • Develop production schedules that support exceptional customer service levels and overall operational efficiency.
  • Develop and refine inventory management processes to ensure efficient flow of material, appropriate inventory levels, and accurate inventory transactions and forecasts.
  • Continually refine overall supply chain design and implement processes, from supplier to customer, that ensure optimal operational efficiency and cost performance.
  • Overnite travel can be expected, < 20%.



  • Bachelors Degree in Science, Engineering, and or Business Management/Operations
  • Must have import experience.  China a plus
  • Experinece in ERP systems.  BaanIV and/or Sage a plus
  • APICS Certification Preferred
  • 6-8 years experience required


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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Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati

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