Material Planner


Posted: 01/04/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Engineer Job Number: 000004555 Pay Rate: $65,000.00

Our tier one automotive supplier customer, located in the Cobb County area of Atlanta, GA is currently looking for a Material Planner to join their team on a long-term direct-hire basis.


The is a great opportunity to join a fast paced tier 1 automotive supplier.

The ideal candidate will handle MRP exception messages and coordinates and expedites the flow of materials, parts, and assemblies from suppliers. The MRP planners are responsible for supplier delivery performance and inventories on raw materials and components

Job Duties:
• Sends releases to schedule materials from suppliers weekly or daily
• Responsible for daily MRP exception messages
• Responsible based upon exception messages and Shortages and stock coverage sheets, to communicate materials concerns to suppliers and expedite materials
• Responsible for following up and control the delivery time and qty from suppliers and verifying receiving input
• Manages freight coordination with supply base to budget
• Manages inventory levels to budgeted inventory turns
• Report out at meetings on expedites customer concerns, missed shipments and other related material concerns.
• Responsible for KPI’s: MRP release performance, Raw material Stock turn, Raw material Obsolescence and Non Conformity Reports (NCR)
• Responsible for supplier delivery performance
• Responsible for Returns to suppliers
• Participates in the daily Operations meeting with production (Daily Operations Meeting DOM)
• Regularly review with Warehouse manager on stock situation

• Educational level /Experience: Associate degree or Bachelor degree (Logistics or Industrial Science) with 1 year experience in planning, APICS certified or equivalent experience.
• Experience with MRP and global use of ERP
• Good in maintaining relationship with suppliers and production
• Familiar with TS16949 and ISO 14001
• Lean experience (5s, VSM, visuals, Standard work, etc.)

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