The Scope of the Materials Planner is to manage and communicate all incoming materials for the Mickleton, NJ facility. They will plan and direct the shipping and receiving of the material required for the production of finished goods. This person works closely with corporate planning and purchasing to manage materials, using all available scheduling tools and resources to most efficiently utilize the plant’s resources consistent with forecasts and customer service objectives.
This position interacts very closely with all levels in the corporation including but not limited to the Site Leadership Team, Supply Chain Manager, Global Supply Chain, Corporate Purchasing and Plant Controller.
Essential functions include but are not limited to:
Planning of raw materials - Ordering and providing forecasts of all raw materials, compliance with raw material and finished goods inventory audits, end of month raw materials inventory and inventory adjustment routing as required.
Organization – Monitor and manage the movements of the materials, regularly review bill of materials, monitoring accuracy of materials shipped and received.
Participation in Continuous Improvement & plant improvement programs to minimize risk, inventory and operations inefficiency as well as organize, communication and lead cost reduction as they occur.
Inventory management - Manage and perform Cycle counts of all raw material inventory & communicate as needed, report and perform physical inventories and communicate to necessary departments as required.
Supporting plant operations - Manage & order materials as required to maintain production schedule without disruption, appropriately communicate to outside supply chain and purchasing teams, attend daily & weekly meetings with Supply Chain to provide plant updates.
This position requires a BS Degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or Business with a supply chain focus.
APICS CPIM or CSCP Certification is preferred.
2+ years' experience in Supply Chain, Inventory Control and Purchasing preferred.
Other requirements are:
Excellent computer skills specifically Microsoft Office and ERP systems with an MRP application.
Strong Analytical skill set
Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
Must be self-motivated and able to make independent, informed and prioritized decisions.
Dedication to see tasks through to successful completion
Experience with continuous improvement processes (Lean Manufacturing/WCM )
Excellent cross functional, written and verbal communication skills.
The applicant will be responsible to:
• Know and understand the quality and safety policies.
• Complete all quality and safety training required for the specific position.
• Follow all quality and safety rules and procedures and remind others.
• Commit to addressing and reporting any unsafe condition or quality issue immediately.
• Be empowered and speak up when unsafe behaviors are observed or quality issues arise and to not place blame while investigating these issues and adhere to the principles of data integrity.
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