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Central Material Planner

Date:  06-Sep-2022
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  26020

The role of a Central Material Planner is to ensurede daily execution of the procurement process related to serial materials to meet the production schedule, minimum stock levels of the customer plants

The main missions of the role are to:

  • Build-up a leveled procurement program per part/supplier, according to MRP calculation, taking into both plant needs (PIC/PDP) and suppliers’ capacity
  • Schedule the supply of materials/components to meet plant requirements and ensure minimum safety stock levels -  monitor inventory levels against agreed target stocks (Just Need Inventory);
  • Collaborate with the Transport Team to synchronize and optimize both transport and supply plans ( including cost management)
  • Lead the plant affectations of supplier deliveries when capacity constraints and ensure the proper communication/follow up
  • Follow-up the execution of the plans, raise and manage alerts when needed; Understand and manage risks to minimize impact on production schedule
  • Minimize obsolete stock, according to validity dates managed by plant team
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with suppliers and ensure demand for materials is met and deliveries made on time



  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum bi-lingual (English required)
  • Office Tools ( Preference Excel)
  • Assertive, optimistic and resilient
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure.