Harrison Steel Castings Co.
  • Office
  • Attica, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefits available after 90 days include vacation, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, and company-sponsored health clinic.

Summary: Manages all aspects of project outsourcing by working with external suppliers and internal departments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Work closely with Production, Finance, Sales, Purchasing, the Shipping Coordinator, the Advanced Product Quality Planning team, and Customer Service as well as outside sources to maximize the pipeline of strategic sourcing.
  • Performs supply chain and logistics functions, which may include, but are not limited to, material procurement, production planning, inventory control, outsourcing, vendor selection and distribution.
  • Manage and assist in planning and preparation of all project outsourcing, closely monitor quality, and collaborate with internal departments and external suppliers to:
    • Initiate and manage outsourcing quotes, manage purchase orders, and coordinate timelines, schedules, delivery, and logistics for outsourced operations
    • Act as an intermediary between Harrison Steel operations and suppliers for all issues including Production Part Approval Process, nonconforming product, and rejections
    • Facilitate meetings, print distribution and sharing, specifications, and technical support
    • Track all offsite inventory
    • Manage inventory, ordering, scheduling, and tracking of fabrication and assembly parts
    • Manage performance of associated suppliers in terms of delivery, quality, and timeliness of addressing any issues.
  • Identify cost savings, cost avoidance, risk reduction, and enhanced business outcomes.
  • Maintain and promote sound relationships with internal departments, external suppliers, stakeholders, and the business community.
  • Travels to potential and current suppliers and customers, as needed.
  • Follows applicable job work instructions.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; maintains confidentiality; communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, time-management and organizational skills, as well as must be detail oriented and possess strong analytical and mathematical ability.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree highly preferred. Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from an accredited college or university OR at least five years of current, related on-the-job experience and/or training.
  • Understanding of mechanical/technical drawings and blueprint reading. Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance knowledge preferred.
  • Strong understanding of scheduling and tracking and previous project management skills preferred.
  • Two or more years of procurement experience in services, materials, and products in support of on-time-delivery in a manufacturing environment.

Language Ability:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills strongly preferred. The ability to interact with internal technical staff and external suppliers and customers in a manufacturing environment. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:

Must have knowledge of management accounting, process mapping and other operations knowledge. Must have knowledge of statistics and statistical concepts. Must have experience with mathematical and financial concepts including geometry, accounting, statistical measures, technical drawings, and manufacturing, with an analytical background.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced working knowledge in Excel and PowerPoint. Some Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) experience is preferred.

Certificates and Licenses:

None required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and highly flammable material. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, but can be moderate to loud.

Physical Demands:

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.

The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 20 pounds, and infrequently up to 70 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance.

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