Retrofit Manager (Procurement | Engineering)

Our client has a direct hire opening for a Retrofit Manager (Retrofit Modifications & Procurement) located near Strongsville, OH. The salary for this position begins at $70,000 - $80,000 annually depending upon experience. This Retrofit Manager is responsible for the general direction of activities regarding retrofit and procurement.

The Retrofit Manager job responsibilities include:

(Retrofit department | 60% of duties)
Receives incoming calls/e-mails and delegates them to the proper source.
Quotes repeat RFQ’s for Retrofit/Modifications.
Maintains Engineering BOM index for all retrofits for machines.
Follows up with retrofit customers as needed.
Completes compensation reports for engineering warranty labor.
Completes DSR’s in S1 system for the engineering group.
Addresses retrofit shortages.
Maintains the retrofit schedule and notifies the service department of retrofit ship dates.
Develops a retrofit schedule in Field Aware.
Adds option documentation into stock machine manuals.
Manages retrofit operators by collaborating with other departments in establishing and carrying out responsibilities
(Procurement activities | 40% of duties)
Manages sourcing components, finding new suppliers, & consolidating suppliers.
Forecasts future stock positions.
Coordinates inventory reduction projects.
Prepares necessary reports and other required data to facilitate decision making.


Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management
1-2 years’ experience or 7-10 years’ experience combined manufacturing and/or managerial experience or equivalent.
Master’s degree in Business Mangement or 10-15 years’ experience combined manufacturing and/or managerial experience or equivalent preferred.
Experience with injection molding machines is a plus.
Must be able to effectively use Microsoft office products, SAP or any other ERP system compatible with SAP.
Must have understanding of injection molding machines and basic understanding of molding and assembly process.
Must have excellent communication and management skills and ability to plan, participate, and manage at strategic and operational level.

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