Material Planner

Country
USA
City
Gastonia
Section
Logistics
Level
Professionals
Contract type
Permanent

Your challenge

  • Measure and improve Supply Chain metrics such as customer order fill and inventory days on hand.
  • Investigate reoccurring order fill and inventory issues, analyze root causes, and provide solutions.
  • Continuously maintain demand and supply to optimize inventory levels.
  • Create and maintain forecasts using GAINS production optimization software.
  • Verify material information in SAP and GAINS including new parts, master data, and part availability.
  • Communicate proactively with operations, purchasing, and planning to facilitate effective inventory flow.
  • Perform analysis and make recommendations on minimum order quantities, safety stocks, and excess/obsolete inventory.

Your profile

Education:

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

 

Experience: 

  • 3 years of supply chain-related experience in a material planning or supply chain role in a manufacturing or distribution environment.
  • Must have strong working knowledge using ERP and MRP systems

 

Required Skills:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel including the use of pivot tables, formulas, look-ups etc.
  • Must be capable of setting priorities, working well under pressure and making decisions autonomously
  • Must work well in cross-functional teams and be willing to take a leadership role in projects.
  • Must have excellent communication skills both up and down the organization.

 

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.