Paul Hobson

Materials Director

Paul Hobson is the Materials Director at Loc. Over the past 30 years, Paul has held Director and Manager roles in the automotive forging, stamping and consumers products industries. Paul is certified through the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) at the CIPM level and has attended Michigan State University and Central Michigan University’s MSA program, and holds a B.S. in Business Administration. He obtained his current position in January of 2009.

Paul is responsible for the materials related functions including supply chain management, purchasing, scheduling, inventory, shipping, receiving and tool crib operations. He has held a lead role in the launch of various programs to include the CAT product line, PSR Gearbox and ECP-1 projects. In addition, he has served as co-champion for the implementation of the Plex information systems project along with its continual advancements.