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Plant Material Planner

Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  5663


The role of a Material Planner is to verify that production line delivery aligns with minimum stock targets and logistics costs. The main missions of the role are to:

  • Build up the Procurement Program by dividing and leveling piece procurements
  • Follow up the Procurement Program realization by managing alert systems and follow the unloading, receipt and transportation of pieces.
  • Follow supplier delivery performance (supplier Misdeliveries Per Million) and the service of logistics partners and propose appropriate improvement action plans.
  • Achieve the transportation program on a monthly basis and the transportation scheme semi-annually.
  • Ensure that logistics conventions comply with purchasing objectives and support conditions set by suppliers for procurement and packaging and by logistics partners for transport and services.
  • Verify that Sales and Production Plan (PIC) capacity requirements can be supported by suppliers and implement corrective actions when necessary. 
  • Determine production priorities by studying the master schedule and customer requirements, updates master scheduler and production departments with regard  material shortages
  • Investigate and resolves problems resulting from material shortages
  • Adhere to the Code of Ethics


The ideal candidate will have/be:

  • Knowledge of production planning, manufacturing methods, production/inventory control, and purchasing
  • Bachelor’s degree in production control and logistics preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of professional experience in production / industrial environment
  • Strong analytical, organizational and administrative skills
  • Good computer sKills
  • Tact, excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively wit all levels of the organization

Strong teamwork sense


Job Level:                        Professional

Function:                         PC&L

Schedule:                        Full-time

Contract:                        Salaried / Exempt

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