Site Sourcing Manager
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 2/3/2019

Job Description

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:  The primary responsibility of the Site Sourcing Leader is to lead, direct, and coordinate PPV and VAVE cost savings activities of the Rock Rd and Main Street sites.  The Site Sourcing Leader will also actively seek to improve the supply chain in the areas of quality, cost and delivery by negotiating and deploying effective commodity strategies.  This position sits with the Kollmorgen team (part of Altra) in Radford, VA.



Along with those identified below, other duties may be assigned.

  • Drive new project additions to the facilities Savings Funnels
  • Plan and Facilitate savings funnel building events, VAVE Kaizens, and other events
  • Lead project teams to realize savings and individually execute projects
  • Coordinate, organize and prioritize projects using funnel management tools
  • Daily Manage PPV through Visual Management and reporting tools
  • Forecasting and reporting PPV for weekly/monthly financial reviews
  • Lead or assist Buyers with supplier negotiations
  • Recognize and lead indirect expense and logistics savings projects
  • Influence and collaborate with cross functional/site resources on a daily basis
  • First point of contact for facility supplier Delivery/Cost escalations
  • Assist or lead formulation of supplier/commodity strategies
  • Align site level sourcing strategies with global supply chain


Job Requirements



•5 years, minimum, Supply Chain and Purchasing experience in a discrete manufacturing environment required


•BS in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business, or applicable on the job technical experience required


•Experience with management and execution of cost savings projects, as well as facilitating and leading funnel building events


•Effectively work with cross-functional teams, multi-sites, and regions


•Advanced proficiency in Excel


•Ability to succinctly communicate metrics, results, and strategies to all levels of leadership 




•International Supply Chain experience


•Experience with Oracle


•Experience with both MRP and Kanban replenishment systems



EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at:

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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