Material Planner

Country
USA
City
Portage
Section
Logistics
Level
Professionals
Contract type
Permanent

Your challenge

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

  • Coordinate and schedule pre-production materials in accordance with Internal Office Work Requests (IOWR)
  • Coordinate engineering changes and/or end of life for programs to prevent obsolescence
  • 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.
  • Operates a computer, calculator, copier, fax machine and standard office equipment.
  • Maintains an acceptable attendance record to ensure timely work completion.
  • Performs all activities in a professional and positive manner.
  • Must have knowledge of and adhere to the current Quality System requirements that relate to this job.

Your profile

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Integrated Supply Management or related degree and 2 years’ experience in logistics, inventory management, production planning, etc OR Associates degree and 3 years’ experience  in logistics, inventory management, production planning, etc OR High School Diploma and 5 years’ experience in logistics, inventory management, production planning, etc

Required Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to work in a cooperative, positive team approach.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • SAP 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.