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Materials Supervisor Remanufacturing 

LOCATION: Huntington / Indiana (US-IN), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 1316 


Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!



POSITION SUMMARY:                                                                                               

This person is responsible for leading supply chain process within the remanufacturing business unit in Huntington. Must be capable of planning supplier and production capacity along the value stream, with respect to mid-term and long-term development, and according to midterm sales forecasts and planning. Monitors and analyzes performance as it relates to supply chain KPIs.  Proposes and performs appropriate measures to improve overall performance of supply chain. Cooperate with suppliers, an/or customers to improve supply chain effectiveness.



  • Leads supply chain function within Remanufacturing business unit
  • Provides leadership for production and purchasing planners to achieve plant performance goals and objectives including Delivery, Inventory, Productivity and Budget Performance within Remanufacturing
  • Provide clear direction and priorities for department members including the establishment of individual goals and training plans through the Staff Dialogue process.
  • Establish daily tools to drive accountability and informed decision-making to the appropriate level.
  • Monitor and develop action plans to meet inventory, premium freight, inventory accuracy, and delivery KPIs
  • Ensure supplier issues are escalated through the appropriate channels
  • Support implementation of Lean techniques to improve distribution material flow and efficiencies within Remanufacturing.
  • Posture people and systems to support new business growth opportunities.
  • Work closely with other supervisors in support of Safety, Quality, Operations, HR and Finance objectives.
  • Nourish cooperative, team-based environment.
  • Follows the Escalation Model process for supply chain issues
  • Support Quality Management process



  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years Materials/Operations experience
  • Greenbelt certified preferred
  • APICS certified preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Materials and Supply Chain supervision and production planning,
  • Knowledge of MRP system (preferably SAP), SIOP, Internal and External logistics
  • Passion for customer satisfaction.
  • Successful continuous improvement through innovation and problem-solving skills.
  • Sound communication skills: presentation, written, and oral.
  • Ability to drive change from concept to completion across functional boundaries.





In performing the essential elements of this position, the following physical activities are required. The activities are measured in the amount of on-the-job time that is spent performing these activities.




 up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

2/3 and more





















Using Hands or Fingers to Handle or Feel





Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl





Reach with Hands and Arms





Taste or Smell






In performing the essential elements of this position, the following weight is required to be lifted or force to be exerted.  These activities are measured in the amount of weight lifted or force exerted and how often.




 up to 1/3

1/3 to 2/3

2/3 and more

Up to 10 pounds





Up to 25 pounds





Up to 50 pounds





Up to 100 pounds





More than 100 pounds






In performing the essential elements of this position, the following vision requirements apply.





Close vision



Distance vision



Color vision



Peripheral vision



Depth perception



Ability to adjust focus





May be exposed to moderate heat, light dust, fumes, extreme temperatures, noise and hazards such as electrical shock or gases.  Some outside assignments could involve exposure to adverse weather conditions.  Adequate hearing protection is required for 85 decibels and above

Revision Level

Description / Section
















What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Health Center
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:


Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne