ROBESONIA, PA. — Steven R. Thompson and Brian E. Julian have been named to new positions at Reading Bakery Systems.

Mr. Thompson has been named manager of procurement at the company’s headquarters in Robesonia. He will oversee the company’s purchasing department, ensuring efficient and timely sourcing, contracting, purchasing, material planning and vendor data management. His previous position as global sourcing leader for Baldwin Hardware Corp. provided him experience managing more than $15 million in direct and indirect spending.

As manufacturing manager at Reading’s facility in Indianapolis, Mr. Julian will supervise all aspects of manufacturing staff operations, including workflow, quality, task assignments, training, safety, shipping/receiving and building and equipment maintenance operations. He comes to Reading Bakery Systems with more 20 years of management experience in the sheet metal manufacturing industry, most recently as the founder and manager of Performance Fab & Services, a machinery fabricating and welding company.