Covington

Facilities Sourcing Manager

Ascend Element is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered GHG emissions. The results are lower cost, better performance batteries with fewer discarded in landfill, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


The Facilities Sourcing Manager is responsible for managing the procurement of goods and services necessary for the maintenance, repair, and operation of facilities within the organization. This role involves developing sourcing strategies, negotiating contracts, and collaborating with various departments to ensure the efficient and cost-effective acquisition of materials and services.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Sourcing and Procurement:

    • Develop and implement sourcing strategies for facilities-related goods and services.

    • Identify and evaluate potential suppliers, conduct RFPs, and negotiate contracts to secure the best terms and pricing.

    • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and ethical standards in all procurement activities.



  • Supplier Management:

    • Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers and service providers.

    • Monitor supplier performance and address any issues related to quality, delivery, and service.

    • Conduct regular supplier evaluations and performance reviews to ensure continuous improvement.



  • Contract Management:

    • Draft, review, and negotiate contracts, ensuring all terms and conditions are adequate for the scope.

    • Manage contract renewals, amendments, and terminations as needed.

    • Ensure all contracts comply with legal and regulatory requirements.



  • Collaboration and Communication:

    • Work closely with key stakeholders, operations, finance, and other departments to understand their needs and requirements.

    • Provide guidance and support to internal stakeholders on procurement processes and best practices.

    • Communicate effectively with suppliers, vendors, and internal teams to ensure alignment and successful execution of procurement strategies.



  • Continuous Improvement:

    • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance procurement efficiency and effectiveness.

    • Stay informed about industry trends, market conditions, and best practices in facilities sourcing and procurement.

    • Participate in professional development opportunities to maintain a high level of expertise.




Qualifications:



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.

  • 5+ years of experience in procurement, sourcing, or supply chain management, preferably in facilities or a related industry. 10+ years of experience is preferred.

  • Strong negotiation, contract management, and supplier relationship management skills.

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.

  • Proficiency in procurement software and tools are a plus (e.g., SAP, Ariba).

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to build relationships with stakeholders, manage multiple demands simultaneously and build a working strategy based on corporate and specific stakeholders needs

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Excel software experience is important.

  • Strong organizational skills


Location:


This job is hybrid. The selected candidate must be able to work from one of Ascend’s sites (Westborough, MA; Covington, GA; Hopkinsville, KY) as needed/requested, without needing to travel. Frequency of working from office and home will vary.



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Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Superintendent Production – Off Shift

Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered GHG emissions. The results are lower cost, better performance batteries with fewer discarded in landfill, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


We are actively searching for a Superintendent, off shift operations.


Job Description:



  • This position will oversee all critical factory functions on the night shift providing leadership in troubleshooting issues, ensuring efficient day-to-day operations of their shift and responsible for managing all functional areas including operations, quality, and maintenance.

  • This position will be the senior manager on the off shift; responsible to make business decisions affecting the night shift.

  • The Superintendent for the second shift will report to the Production Manager


Responsibilities:



  • Provide leadership on the operating floor striving for compliance in safety, health, environmental, and quality

  • Identifying manpower and workflow problems and initiating corrective actions

  • Coach, train, and develop operations personnel in safety, quality, production, problem solving, and technical and interpersonal communication skills

  • Identify and align operational priorities with commercial business vision – ensure production and delivery of the highest quality products at the lowest costs, consistent with customer requirements, company plans and profit objectives

  • Partner with plant leadership to enhance facility performance and metrics – lead and facilitate continuous improvement initiatives and develop innovative practices, methods and procedures that add value for the facility

  • Assists in the broad formulation of manufacturing policies and procedures

  • Defines training requirements of subordinate supervisors

  • Create and maintain a cohesive team and provide coaching and development

  • Maintain a positive work environment for all employees

  • On the floor leadership engaging with employees and oversee plant operations as appropriate

  • Coordinates production activities and processes; ensures adequate resources to maintain production schedules according to customer requirements

  • Supports adherence to company policies and procedures.

  • Make decisions utilizing subordinates’ input while performing analytical, logical, objective problem solving using the 4M’s – methods, manpower, material, and machinery.

  • Collects and organizes data in order to generate and maintain reports related to the performance of each line vs the established goals.


Additional Responsibilities:



  • Be committed to and support the EHS management process to obtain the ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certification as well as participate in system standards and practices in its compliance and commitment to policies, objectives, operational controls, documentation, system guidelines, and others that the organization subscribes to as mandatory.

  • Will participate in all EHS aspects, including reporting hazards, incidents, and injury/illness without fear of reprisal.

  • Attend an Environment, Health, and Safety Orientation program appropriate to their work environment.

  • Follow 6S step-by-step methodology to maintain orderly workspaces and resources thereby enhancing productivity and safety.


Qualification:



  • Bachelor’s degree of higher preferred

  • 5 years’ experience in the discreet manufacturing and/or chemical industry preferred

  • Supervisory or leadership experience in a manufacturing, or industrial environment

  • Experience setting and achieving production and continuous improvement goals

  • Manufacturing operations leadership experience with multiple salaried direct reports

  • Strong background in EHS compliance and hazardous materials management

  • Knowledge of equipment servicing, planning/scheduling, supply chain management, mechanical maintenance, plant engineering, quality and corrugator/converting processes and equipment

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.


Physical Requirements:



  • Capable of wearing task specific personal protective equipment which may include dust mask, air purifying respirator (i.e., half and/or full faced), safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, and ear protection.

  • Capable of meeting OSHA standards for manual lifting guidelines: < 50lbs

  • While performing the duties of this job it is required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands or arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch when necessary for job activity.

  • Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods.

  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and temperatures.


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Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Senior Environmental Health Safety Coordinator

Ascend Elements is a fast-growing organization that is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials for electric vehicles. Recognized as a climate technology leader, the company elevates the value of recycled elements and engineers’ sustainable battery materials to support the global clean-energy transition. The company’s patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ direct precursor synthesis technology produces new, sustainable cathode materials from spent lithium-ion batteries more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in improved performance and lower carbon emissions. Ascend Elements is taking sustainability in the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


Job Overview:


The Senior Environmental, Heath, and Safety (EHS) Coordinator will be responsible for providing full time support to the operations teams to maintain compliance with applicable EHS company policies and regulatory requirements at our Covington, Georgia facility. The Covington facility is an industrial and chemical heavy manufacturing facility that produces materials for battery manufacturers. This individual will support the current EHS team in the development and coordination of training programs, assist with the management of chemicals/raw materials and wastes, and establish and promote a safe, accident free, and healthy workplace,.


Duties / Responsibilities:


· Lead chemical process and risk management


· Support air, water, wastewater, and hazardous waste permitting and compliance.


· Maintain and monitor environmental, health, and safety systems.


· Support compliance with all federal, state, and local EH&S regulations.


· Provide support regarding routine environmental compliance sampling/reporting requirements (e.g., stormwater, air, wastewater)


· Promote a culture of continuous improvement and safe workplace habits.


· Assist with coordination of Safety Committee Meetings, lead meetings when needed.


· Develop and update safety standards, instructions, codes, and formalize them into company documented practices, as required.


· Maintain facility specific EHS procedures for safe work practices and equipment operation.


· Review risk assessment and environmental impacts and assist departments in establishing improvement plans


· Verify proper safety protocols are in place and being followed.


· Create and facilitate safety and hazard training courses.


· Monitor the workforce for unsafe behaviors and coach employees on correct behaviors.


· Perform Root Cause Analysis on incidents and near misses.


· Facilitate emergency response drills and provide leadership during an emergency


· Be committed to and support the EHS management process to obtain ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certifications.


· Attend an Environment, Health, and Safety Orientation program appropriate to their work environment.


· Follow 6S step-by-step methodology to maintain orderly workspaces and resources thereby enhancing productivity and safety.


Required Skills / Abilities:


· Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of EHS experience in a relevant science and engineering field


· Have extensive chemical manufacturing knowledge and experience


· Process Safety Management (PSM) experience.


· OSHA 511 / OSHA 10 or 30 preferred


· 40-hour HAZWOPER training preferred


· Able to work in a fast-paced environment


· Experience implementing EHS systems


· Experience with process safety, chemical safety, audits and inspections, and risk management


· Ability to function in a fast-paced environment in a growing company


· Excellent verbal and written communication skills


· Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail


· Knowledge of EHS, OSHA, RCRA, GA EPD, and shipping laws and regulations


· Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software


· Ability to speak and write English


· Capable of wearing task specific personal protective equipment which may include dust mask, air purifying respirator (i.e., half and/or full faced), safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, and ear protection.


· Capable of meeting OSHA standards for manual lifting guidelines: < 50lbs


· While performing the duties of this job it is required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands or arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch when necessary for job activity.


· Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods.


· Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions and temperatures.


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Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Production Operator

Ascend Elements is a fast-growing organization that is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials for electric vehicles. Recognized as a climate technology leader, the company elevates the value of recycled elements and engineers’ sustainable battery materials to support the global clean-energy transition. The company’s patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ direct precursor synthesis technology produces new, sustainable cathode materials from spent lithium-ion batteries more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in improved performance and lower carbon emissions. Ascend Elements is taking sustainability in the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


Production Operator is responsible for operating battery material manufacturing equipment. Additional responsibilities include conducting quality checks, engaging in basic troubleshooting and equipment maintenance throughout the production process, and collecting qualifying products and packages for shipment.


Job Core Responsibilities


• Ensure that all work is performed in compliance with Company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and all local, state and federal regulations regarding safety, health, and the environment.


• Communicate with Shift Leader regarding safety, production, quality or any other operational issues. Actively participates in pre-shift meetings to assist in the development of individual work plans.


• Perform manufacturing tasks related to the recycling of batteries and the production of NMC cathode powder. Includes mechanical disassembly of battery packs and modules, operating and controlling mechanical shredder, vibratory sieve, and metals separation machines.


• Perform cleaning and routine preventative maintenance on heavy production machines


• Learns and follows safety regulations and wear the prescribed personal protective equipment


• Operate material handling equipment, such as forklift, drum dollies, hoists, and experienced using basic hand and power tools,


• Complete and accurately record data such as temperature of equipment, hours of operations, raw material lot numbers, process and reaction conditions, and process yields in accordance with good documentation practices.


• Maintain a clean and productive area by ensuring that equipment and work area is cleaned after use and the equipment is maintained per the preventative maintenance schedule.


• Assist with maintaining adequate supplies to ensure team has necessary supplies available to complete project work.


• Weigh, measure, and check raw materials/productions to ensure batches manufactured contain proper ingredients and quantities and that accurate inventory is maintained.


• Follows and abides by all EH&S policies, practices, and procedures in association with department specific responsibilities.


• Other duties as assigned


Additional Responsibilities:



  • Be committed to and support the EHS management process to obtain the ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certification as well as participate in system standards and practices in its compliance and commitment to policies, objectives, operational controls, documentation, system guidelines, and others that the organization subscribes to as mandatory.

  • Will participate in all EHS aspects, including reporting hazards, incidents, and injury/illness without fear of reprisal.

  • Attend an Environment, Health, and Safety Orientation program appropriate to their work environment.

  • Follow 6S step-by-step methodology to maintain orderly workspaces and resources thereby enhancing productivity and safety.


Education: High school diploma and minimum of 3+ years of applicable production experience or post High School education and 1+ years production experience


Skills:


-Attention to detail, capable of understanding and following verbal and written instructions


– Hands on aptitude with mechanical process equipment


– Ability to perform basic math including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division


– Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion


Physical Requirements:



  • Capable of wearing task specific personal protective equipment which may include dust mask, air purifying respirator (i.e., half and/or full faced), safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, and ear protection.

  • Capable of meeting OSHA standards for manual lifting guidelines: < 50lbs

  • While performing the duties of this job it is required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands or arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch when necessary for job activity.

  • Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods.

  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and temperatures.


What we offer you:


-A competitive salary


-Full Benefits


Job Type: Full-time


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Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Electrical Maintenance Technician

Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered greenhouse gas emissions. The results are lower cost, better performing batteries, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. This closed-loop process also allows for fewer end-of-life batteries being discarded in landfills. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


Position Summary:

The Electrical Maintenance Technician must possess the ability to troubleshoot various advanced, pneumatic, hydraulic, ac/dc electrical (PLC and instrumentation) and mechanical systems at the component level on all process and packaging equipment with minimal guidance. As a Team, properly maintain and repair equipment in a fast paced, high production work environment, while prioritizing multiple mechanical, electrical, and administrative tasks on a consistent basis.


Training: 1st shift 7:00a-3:30pm


Responsibilities:



  • Capable of troubleshooting, repairing and overhauling equipment within close tolerances.

  • Perform routine electrical and mechanical problem-solving on process & packaging equipment.

  • Perform preventative maintenance (PM’s) on process & packaging equipment with minimal guidance.

  • Support Operations in equipment setup and training of operators in autonomous maintenance (AM) activities.

  • Document work orders (WO)/preventative maintenance (PM’s) using computerized maintenance management system.

  • Effectively communicate with machine operators, peers, supervisors, and all levels of management daily.

  • Provide enthusiastic support where needed and complete other duties as assigned by Team Leader.

  • Demonstrate engagement in Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Theory and Concepts through participation in training fellow Mechanics/Operators in autonomous (AM) activities and conducting Breakdown Analysis.

  • Understand and adhere to Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LOTO) procedures, confined space procedures and all other plant safety/good manufacturing practices (GMP) requirements related to supporting machinery uptime.

  • Possess essential personal tools needed to support mechanical ability.


Additional Responsibilities:



  • Be committed to and support the EHS management process to obtain the ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certification as well as participate in system standards and practices in its compliance and commitment to policies, objectives, operational controls, documentation, system guidelines, and others that the organization subscribes to as mandatory.

  • Will participate in all EHS aspects, including reporting hazards, incidents, and injury/illness without fear of reprisal.

  • Attend an Environment, Health, and Safety Orientation program appropriate to their work environment.

  • Follow 6S step-by-step methodology to maintain orderly workspaces and resources thereby enhancing productivity and safety.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Minimum:



  • Possess PLC/ Instrumentation troubleshooting skills Ladder Logic or Block format.

  • Possess a fundamental understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics and mechanical drawings to solve problems in a timely manner.

  • Ability to troubleshoot ac/dc electrical components including motor starters, switches and sensors found on all assigned equipment using basic test equipment such as multi-meters and amp probes.

  • Ability to troubleshoot basic pneumatic and mechanical drive systems at the component level on all assigned equipment, i.e., sorting systems and palletizing robots.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed to support production needs and to conduct multi-task work in a very fast paced work environment

  • Willingness to develop required technical skills in welding, basic machinist, and fabrication/layout skill sets.


Preferred:



  • Possess an advanced understanding of ac/dc electrical (up to 480-volt 3 phase), hydraulic and pneumatic schematics and mechanical drawings to solve problems in a timely manner.

  • Technical/ Trade certification in welding, advanced machinist skills, fabrication, and blueprint interpretation.


Physical Requirements:




  • Capable of wearing task specific personal protective equipment which may include dust mask, air purifying respirator (i.e., half and/or full faced), safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, and ear protection.



  • Capable of meeting OSHA standards for manual lifting guidelines: < 50lbs

  • While performing the duties of this job it is required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands or arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch when necessary for job activity.

  • Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods.

  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and temperatures.


Education/Training:



  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Technical degree/trade certification or 4-6 years equivalent work experience required.

  • Associate degree in a technical discipline, preferably in Industrial Maintenance/Technology. (Preferred).


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Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered greenhouse gas emissions. The results are lower cost, better performing batteries, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. This closed-loop process also allows for fewer end-of-life batteries being discarded in landfills. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


Training: 1st shift 7:00p-3:30p


Position Overview


The Mechanical Maintenance Technician is responsible for providing, predictive, preventive, and emergency maintenance services to production, utility operations and infrastructure systems as necessary to provide for safe operations, regulatory compliance and equipment availability related to mechanical systems plant wide.



Job Responsibilities



  • Maintenance of production units, utility, and infrastructure systems

  • Troubleshoot, repair, and rebuild of compressor systems, shredders, bagging stations, and conveyors.

  • Perform predictive, preventive, routine and, emergency maintenance on production unit, utility, and infrastructure systems equipment

  • Provide maintenance and troubleshooting support to production unit, utility, and infrastructure systems equipment

  • Maintain, calibrate, align, troubleshoot, and repair plant mechanical systems

  • Perform routine trouble shooting activities

  • Use Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) effectively to accomplish required maintenance in and efficient and organized manner

  • Optimize plant preventative maintenance program to meet OEM recommendations, regulatory requirements, and corporate maintenance philosophy

  • Incorporate safe behavior into all activities and consistently complies with all established safety and health policies and procedures

  • Provide start-up support to production operations

  • Cooperate with groups and individuals within the Engineering & Maintenance department, Operations, and other service units

  • Perform all tasks and assignments in accordance to company policies and procedures

  • Other tasks and duties as assigned


Additional Responsibilities:



  • Be committed to and support the EHS management process to obtain the ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certification as well as participate in system standards and practices in its compliance and commitment to policies, objectives, operational controls, documentation, system guidelines, and others that the organization subscribes to as mandatory.

  • Will participate in all EHS aspects, including reporting hazards, incidents, and injury/illness without fear of reprisal.

  • Attend an Environment, Health, and Safety Orientation program appropriate to their work environment.

  • Follow 6S step-by-step methodology to maintain orderly workspaces and resources thereby enhancing productivity and safety.


Job Requirements



  • High School Diploma, Journeymen (or higher level education) in the field of Mechanical engineering and/or industrial maintenance

  • Minimum of 5 years experience preferred, maintaining mechanical systems and applications, preferably in a chemical plant, refinery or large process plant

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Thorough technical knowledge in the field of industrial mechanical maintenance , including relevant regulations, standards and codes

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Thorough understanding of basic mechanics, mechanical theory, mechanical troubleshooting techniques, and safe work practices

  • Proficiency in the use of precision measuring instruments and power tools.

  • Repair experience with gear drives, pumps, piping, rigging, fabrication, control valves, couplings, bearings, mixers, steam systems, and repair of complex mechanical equipment and systems

  • Team player attitude

  • Able to read and comprehend mechanical and control drawings and schematics

  • Able to troubleshoot complex mechanical and piping systems.

  • Strong multi-tasking competency

  • Extensive background in compressor maintenance


Physical Requirements:



  • Capable of wearing task specific personal protective equipment which may include dust mask, air purifying respirator (i.e., half and/or full faced), safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, and ear protection.

  • Capable of meeting OSHA standards for manual lifting guidelines: < 50lbs

  • While performing the duties of this job it is required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands or arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch when necessary for job activity.

  • Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods.

  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and temperatures.


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Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Material Planning & Logistics (MP&L) Manager

Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered GHG emissions. The results are lower cost, better performance batteries with fewer discarded in landfill, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


We are currently hiring a Material Planning & Logistics (MP&L) Manager who will be responsible for all material movement and handling for our current site in Covington, GA.


In this role you will be responsible for handling, scheduling, and warehousing of inbound and outbound materials; coordinating internal material movements supporting operations; oversite for all active warehousing sites; and maintaining inventory accuracy utilizing SAP as system of record. Additionally, this position will be responsible for creating operating budgets, streamlining warehousing and logistics processes, and maximizing warehousing practices.


Other Responsibilities include but are not limited to:



  • Manage inventory as well as warehouse, transportation, and other logistics processes.

  • Develop new strategies to streamline processes and reduce costs.

  • Ensure that quality, quantity, customer satisfaction, and financial commitments are met.

  • Perform metrics reporting and data analysis tasks to identify issues and opportunities for process improvements.

  • Partner and communicate with manufacturers, suppliers, and customers.

  • Manage and develop logistics, warehousing, and material planning staff.

  • Create and manage operating budgets.

  • Strategically plan and manage inventory, warehouse (offsite warehousing as well), transportation, and customer service.

  • Keep track of inventory of raw materials, WIP, finished goods. Meet cost, productivity, accuracy, and timeliness targets.

  • Monitor OTIF, quality, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs, and process efficiency.

  • Resolve any arising problems or complaints vise, coach and train the inventory team.

  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements to operations.

  • Monitor and support purchasing and production planning.


Education and other Qualifications :



  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, operations, logistics, business administration, transportation, or engineering

  • Proficiency in SAP software

  • 10 – 15 years of experience working in logistics, warehouse, or transportation operations

  • Firm grasp of supply chain, inventory, distribution, business, and management principles

  • Strong team player

  • Ability to manage, coach, and provide training for direct reports.

  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills

  • Working knowledge of logistics and inventory software


Physical Requirements:



  • Capable of wearing task specific personal protective equipment which may include dust mask, respirator, safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, and ear protection.

  • Capable of meeting OSHA standards for manual lifting guidelines: < 50lbs

  • While performing the duties of this job it is required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands or arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch when necessary for job activity.

  • Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods (minimum of eight hours).

  • Must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions and temperatures.


This job is located in Covington, GA. If the selected candidate does not reside in the area, he/she must be able to relocate. Remote work is not an option.


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Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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