Material Planner

Country
USA
City
Dunlap
Section
Logistics
Level
Professionals
Contract type
Permanent

Your challenge

The Material Planner is responsible for planning plant production requirements and related supplier material requirements

  •  Evaluate customer demand and firm up planned orders in SAP for assigned assembly cells and/or presses
  •  Establish priorities for specific production jobs
  •  Communicate the daily schedule by shift to production using Visual Kanban Board System or Pull System
  •  Coordinate and schedule pre production in accordance with Internal Office Work Requests (IOWR)
  •  Coordinate bank builds
  •  Coordinate engineering changes and/or end of life for programs to prevent obsolescence
  •  Create and monitor 12 week master schedule for assigned assembly cells and presses
  •  Balance production schedule to level headcount working with production to support labor plan
  •  Monitor the status of supplier release delivery dates and quantities in SAP for international & domestic suppliers
  •  Create and communicate pull schedules for domestic suppliers with delivery frequencies that are daily or more than one time each week
  •  Create and follow up on manual orders to suppliers (suppliers that do not receive release information from SAP)
  •  Coordinate and monitor supplier inventory that is on visual management systems
  •  Follow up on early/late shipments, over/under shipments, create supplier Logistic Complaints when needed
  •  Coordinate expedite arrangements if needed for inbound material
  •  Communicate exception requirements to suppliers to support sudden customer increases or decreases in demand or to support internal bank builds
  •  Decide min/max inventory levels for PFEP
  •  Monitor inventory days on hand and inventory accuracy to the PFEP
  •  Assist with cycle counts of raw material, investigate and resolve inventory discrepancies
  •  Maintains accurate record keeping and reporting utilizing SAP.
  •  Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Your profile

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (business, engineering, logistics, supply chain).

Experience: 

  • Minimum of 2 years material planning experience
  • Experience using ERP system for material planning

Required Skills:

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work in a cooperative, positive team approach.

Preferred Skills:

  • SAP ERP experience

Are you full of ideas? Are you keen to take on responsibility and really achieve something? Then our doors are open to you. This is a company that lives out its values, gives people the freedom to use their own initiative, offers many development opportunities and many exciting projects – all of which awaits you here.