Material Planner

Beaver, PA 15009 | contract

Post Date: 07/17/2018 Job ID: 16678 Industry: BUYER
Material Planner
Beaver, PA

Pay Rate:  20-25/hr

This position monitors and reports assigned inventory segments at the plant to ensure material availability and accurate forecasting for customer orders and suppliers. 

Essential Functions
  • Assists in the monitoring of demand and capacity in order to ensure level loading of the plant. 
  • Analyzes inventory levels and forecast data to meet profit and inventory targets and goals. 
  • Balances current and future requirements with manufacturing capability in order to execute the production plan to meet customer requirements and minimize costs. 
  • Expedites material, where required, to improve shortfall between current plan and requirements to meet or exceed customer expectations. 
  • Analyzes data, including enterprise requirement planning information, and prepares reports as needed for execution and recommended action 
  • Participates in the engineering change process in order to minimize impact on production, inventory and customer requirements. 
  • Prepares regular reports showing product line performance, fill rates and delivery information
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Materials Management 
  • 3-5 years similar buying/purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with buying and purchasing of high volume parts and materials
  • Knowledge of MAPICS ERP software
  • Lean and Six Sigma exposure 

Material Planner - 16678

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.
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