Director, Plant Materials

Peloton, Troy Township, OH

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At Peloton Interactive

The Director, Plant  Materials will lead a manufacturing team of approximately 200+ people across a 24 hour, three shift operation.  The Director will play a key leadership role within the flow of material within the facility, scheduling, and delivering material handling engineering solutions.  The leader will build and lead a high-performing team, with a key focus on delivering world-class safety, quality, cost effectiveness, and sustainability solutions. This leader will foster a positive culture that aligns with Peloton’s core values. 

The Role:

  • Ownership and accountability for all purchasing, planning and inventory control activities and metrics as well as on-time delivery to our customers
  • Lead, coach and manager both salary and hourly employees
  • Coordinate deliveries, and shipments to optimize operations over a 3 shift operation
  • Lead scheduling, materials operations, and materials engineering teams driving KPI/KAI’s reducing factory losses
  • Extensive application of material methodology for maximizing flow.  Material classifications, proper delivery methodology to eliminate waste.  World Class Manufacturing(WCM) Logistic Customer Service (LCS) knowledge a plus
  • Communicates with warehouse employees to meet business goals and address personnel issues
  • Extensive application of delivery pitches, set-up of milk runs, and understanding transit cost and opportunities
  • Proposes strategies to reduce costs and improve procedures of supply chain logistics
  • Monitors demand and analyzes data to anticipate future supply and logistical needs
  • Prepare instructions regarding purchasing, planning and inventory control systems and procedures as well as continuous improvement plans
  • Evaluate vendor quotations to ensure optimum quality, price, delivery, and service
  • Review purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy
  • Collaborate with other plants and commodity team leaders for initiatives and other priorities
  • Develop and maintain high level contact with key suppliers and service personnel
  • Assist in supply chain cost reduction initiatives as needed



  • Experience working in the materials organization (working with materials sourcing, planning, purchasing, and inventory control, receiving, warehouse, and shipping functions)
  • Lean/Six Sigma experience
  • WCM LCS knowledge   
  • Experience working within an approved budget; develop and implement cost saving measures
  • Experience working with ERP systems
  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business, or Engineering 
  • Experience working in a manufacturing/industrial environment
  • At least 10 years of experience in Supply Chain or factory operations
  • At least 5 year’s experience in Technology-Driven Implementation
  • At least 5 years of management experience leading and driving change in a corporate matrixed organization
  • Lead and solve complex organizational initiatives
  • Significant influencing and collaboration skills


Peloton uses technology + design to connect the world through fitness, empowering people to be the best version of themselves anywhere, anytime. We have reinvented the fitness industry by developing a first-of-its-kind subscription platform. Seamlessly combining hardware, software, and streaming technology, we create digital fitness and wellness content and products that Members love. In 2020 Peloton committed to becoming an antiracist organization with the launch of the Peloton Pledge. Learn more, here.

“Together We Go Far” means that we are greater than the sum of our parts, stronger collectively when each one of us is at our best. In order to be the best version of Peloton, we are deeply committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture where all of our team members can be the best version of themselves. This work has no endpoint; it is the constant work of running an organization that strives to reach its full potential. As a first step in our commitment, we announced the Peloton Pledge to invest $100 million over the next four years to fight racial injustice and inequity in our world, and to promote health and wellbeing for all, from the inside out.

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Founded in 2012, Peloton is a global interactive fitness platform that brings the energy and benefits of studio-style workouts to the convenience and comfort of home. We use technology and design to bring our Members immersive content through the Peloton Bike, the Peloton Tread, and Peloton Digital, which provide comprehensive, socially-connected fitness offerings anytime, anywhere. We believe in taking risks and challenging the status quo by continuously innovating and improving. Our team is made up of passionate brand ambassadors, and we know that together, we go far.

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