Material Planner

Jackson, MI 49203

Posted: 11/27/2018 Employment Type: contract Job Number: 17435
Material Planner - Manufacturing - Supply Chain
Jackson, MI

Pay Rate:  20/hr

Essential Functions
  • Manage work orders to ensure manufacturing has necessary work at all times, communicates on overtime requirements. 
  • Expedite orders for customers where possible; expedites shortages with buyers; communicates updates to customer service. 
  • Ensure work orders for their areas of responsibility are current, not past due, not in pick status for long periods of time. 
  • Prepare reports and other correspondence
  • Coordinate material requirements with production schedules, customer requirements and provide feedback to scheduling and management. 
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • Minimum 1 year in Supply Chain Role 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Proficient in development and tracking of internal metrics. 
  • Skilled in using forecasting, demand planning, scheduling and inventory management tools and concepts 
  • Knowledge of ERP and procurement processes. 
  • Exposure to institutional problem solving tools/processes such as cycle time reduction and process improvement tool: Six Sigma, DMAIC methodology, Kaizen, DOE, Tree Diagrams and Root Cause analysis
  • Strong project and time management, organizational, and analytical skills. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, from production associates to the leadership team. 

This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within ITAR,. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S, Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green 
Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee. 



Material Planner - Manufacturing - Supply Chain - 17435
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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