22 08, 2018

Materials Manager

2018-08-22T18:55:07+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|

The Materials Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of materials flow and maintaining control and accuracy of all inventories and raw materials receiving to ensure customer orders are fulfilled on time. Includes responsibility for all transactions, procurement, planning, scheduling and cost objectives. The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety by applying a strong working knowledge of safety principles to anticipate and mitigate potential safety hazards.
  • Provide management, mentoring and training to the Material’s Team
  • Ensure all company policies and work rules are being followed and are administered fairly
  • Participate as a productive Team member in making cross- functional operational decisions
  • Leader in developing continuous improvement activities within Taber
  • Manage material flow and inventory transactions through the plant, providing delivery within delivery lead time goals.
  • Responsible for production scheduling, job status reporting & delivery forecasting
  • Responsible for all material inventory management (i.e. days on hand, number of turns, scrap control, finished good stock and safe storage of material etc.)
  • Responsible for part set-up and maintenance, including process routing, work center part rate, bill of materials and production reporting.
  • Produces all internal and external reporting on a periodic basis (i.e. raw material supplier score cards, on time delivery performance, shipping efficiency, shipping cost, material costs)
  • Collaborate with management group to prepare the materials budget, schedule, expenditures, analyze variances and initiate corrective actions
  • Analyze supply vs. demand to identify potential issues, develop and implement solutions and proactively communicate to all involved parties.
  • Determine reorder points and ensures that appropriate levels of inventory are maintained.
  • Supports ISO 9001 functions and ensures procedures are maintained and followed

Education and Experience

  • Integrated Supply Chain Management Degree and experience preferred
  • Strong Management and Team Building skills
  • Three years of progressive experience in professional Materials position(s) is desired
  • Minimum of three years Inventory Control experience preferred
  • APICS or CPM certification or willingness to obtain within the first year of employment
  • Advanced ERP system experience – PLEX preferred
  • Aluminum Extrusions background preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Breakthrough Thinking – able to think outside the box
  • Self-starter initiator, key leader in the management team
  • Change Catalyst – able to see need for change and drive the change through
  • Holding People Accountable – able to empower others and hold accountable to deliverables
  • Team Commitment – strong work ethic and team work essential
  • Team Leadership – ability to motivate and drive improvement
  • Strong verbal & written communication
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Experience with financial budgeting within the Materials Department
  • Determines lead-time based on back order level and production capabilities
  • Lead inventory cycle counts & physical inventory on monthly/quarterly basis.
  • Participate in inventory reconciliation, identifies negative indicators, complete root cause analysis and lead close loop corrective actions

Taber Extrusions LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO-M/F/D/V and encourages Diverse Candidates to Apply

Job Type: Full-time


  • Inventory Control: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Materials Management: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Aluminum Extrusions operations: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Russellville, AR (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

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15 02, 2018

Maintenance Mechanic

2018-02-15T22:17:42+00:00 February 15th, 2018|

Job Description

The Maintenance Mechanic repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment by performing the following duties:

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
  • Examines from and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
  • Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts
  • Installs special functional and structural parts in devices
  • Lubricates and cleans parts
  • Starts devices to test their performance.
  • Sets up and operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair part.
  • Initiates purchase order for parts and machines
  • Repairs electrical equipment.
  • Follows safe work procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications and Skills

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.


High school education or equivalent and three to five years related experience or training.


Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Vacation, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Legal Plan

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

Maintenance Mechanic: 3 years

Required education:

High school or equivalent

Job Location:

Russellville, AR

Taber Extrusions LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO-M/F/D/V and encourages Diverse Candidates to Apply

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17 12, 2017

Fabrication Manager

2017-12-17T14:30:37+00:00 December 17th, 2017|

Job Description:

The Fabrication Manager will provide leadership to Taber’s Fabrication organization as well as the implementation of processes, systems, and lean manufacturing. 


  • Lead and Implement lean practices & principals within the Fabrication group.
  • Responsible for the overall staff management of the Fabrication group including scheduling, training & development.
  • Reinforce Taber Extrusion’s culture of safety
  • Develop and incorporate production metrics for the Fabrication group as well as provide insights to management and other functional areas.
  • Maintain the annual Fabrication budget, assist with budget preparation and understand the balance sheet for The Fabrication group.
  • Drive improved efficiency, utilization and cost reductions through the implementation of lean manufacturing principles. Ensure a culture of continuous improvement within the Fabrication group.
  • Provide continual technical support and training to the Taber sales team on fabrication opportunities.
  • Program, troubleshoot and maintain multiple types of CNC machining centers. Ensure machines are optimized.  Determine appropriate product mix for machines and make recommendations on equipment related matters.
  • Perform fabrication quoting and maintain necessary recordkeeping



  • BS in Engineering related field
  • Proven record of successful fabrication management, technical abilities, and personal leadership.
  • A minimum of 5 years in a direct supervisory or management role; leading and mentoring teams, managing multiple shifts, etc.
  • Direct experience with aluminum fabrication including CNC machines and other value added processes.
  • Application of root cause corrective action tools
  • Lean Six Sigma Experience, Six Sigma Black Belt certification a plus.


Critical Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Understanding of machine tooling and specifications
  • Demonstrate a strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate solid communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word & Outlook.
  • Advanced Excel skills required (ex. Pivot Tables, V-Lookups, etc.).
  • Analytical & detail oriented.

Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-past, deadline-oriented environment.

Taber Extrusions, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO-M/F/D/V and encourages Diverse Candidates to Apply

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