Director, Materials, Heil Environmental

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Fort Payne, AL, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Environmental Solutions Group encompasses industry-leading brands — Heil Environmental, Marathon, Bayne, The Curotto-Can, 3rd Eye, and Soft-Pak — to create a premier, fully integrated equipment group serving the solid waste and recycling industry. Through extensive voice-of-customer outreach, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, a wide-reaching service network, and proven industry expertise, Environmental Solutions Group is focused on solving customer problems through environmentally responsible products and providing world-class support.  For more information, visit


ESG is a Dover Corporation operating company. Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at



Operating Company: Environmental Solutions Group - Heil Environmental

Location: Fort Payne, AL

Reports To: Senior Director, Heil Operations

Department: Operations



The Director, Materials position is responsible for all material procurement, storage and delivery on site and at 3rd party locations, shipping and receiving.  In addition, they are responsible for overall plant scheduling, forecasting and capacity planning. 



  • Oversee scheduling, purchasing, shipping and receiving staff.
  • Responsible for all direct and indirect material purchasing for the Plant.
  • Coordinate internal manufacturing and external supplier activities to meet cost, schedule and performance metrics.
  • Creation and maintenance of plant production schedule.
  • Inventory accuracy including oversight and planning for annual physical inventory.
  • Design and coordinate material movement including receiving, supermarkets, tugger routes, kitting to line.
  • Continuous process improvement within all areas of responsibility.
  • Proficient with ERP systems (JDE a plus).
  • Work on special project assignments as required.
  • Be a leader in our effort of Continuous Improvement as it pertains to Safety, Quality, On-time Delivery and Cost metrics.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Material Management, Logistics, Supply Chain or any associated field or equivalent level of experience.  MBA is a plus. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively build and lead teams and can relate to people at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage several complex projects concurrently.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Excellent lean skills and experience leading change in other environments.
  • Microsoft Office experience required – including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to objectively coach employees through complex and difficult issues.



Change Leadership 

Results Driven 

Winning the Right Way 



Ethics and Work Standards: Maintain the highest ethical and work standards, while promoting the same attributes in co-workers and others.  Ensure that all business activities – with both internal and external customers – to be performed with a professional demeanor and that all participants be held accountable to this high standard.

Communication:  Expresses thoughts clearly, both orally and in writing, using good grammar. Presents concise, well organized reports in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  Listens to understand input, feedback and concerns.  Provides complete information in an open, honest and straightforward manner.  Responds promptly and positively to questions and requests.

Teamwork and Relationships:  Works with other employees willingly and in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork.  Supports cooperation.  Demonstrates a commitment to the entire business and is supportive of all initiatives (company and departmental) to help grow Environmental Solutions Group business in the United States and abroad.  Cooperates fully with others to achieve organizational goals. Is tactful, courteous, and considerate.  Embraces a positive outlook.  Is respected and trusted by others.

Continual Improvement and Problem Resolution: Identifies and communicates suggestions for work improvements.  Uses technical and analytical abilities to assure existing work practices are the most efficient and cost effective possible. Performs root-cause analysis and implements viable, permanent solutions to problems.  Works with both internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet company-wide needs and objectives.  Applies a sense of urgency to resolve problems or creates opportunities that will increase productivity and create value.  Shares best practices with other employees across the business.

Accountability:  Accepts responsibility and accessibility for both the strategic planning and the successful implementation of all projects, programs, and duties as outlined in this job description. Advises supervisor of concerns, problems and progress of work in a timely manner.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Alabama : Fort Payne

Sub Division : Heil

Job Requisition ID : 45961

Nearest Major Market: Fort Payne

Job Segment: Shipping and Receiving, Logistics, Manager, Supply Chain, Procurement, Operations, Management