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Material Planner

Company: SWJ TECHNOLOGY, LLC
Location: Vance
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPURPOSE: Responsible for all aspects of material scheduling from suppliers, timely receiving of material and inventory management for components used for production of exhaust systems on a Just-in-Sequence (JIS) basisRESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Order all (series) production material, sample parts, prototype trial parts and repair parts with international supply chain material.
  • Resolve Transportation discrepancies.
  • Track and communicate all expedites to cross-functional teams until fully received.
  • Analyze all incoming international shipments and communicate root cause for delay.
  • Monitor supplier performance and request countermeasures for delivery issues.
  • Investigate inventory and receipt of discrepancies, track and report all open invoices.
  • Monitor production parts on a continuous basis to prevent the occurrence of a shortage, and report to management in case of deficiencies.
  • Direct and assist suppliers to assure material is shipped in accordance with the material release and that correct communication of shipment is attained.
  • Ensure proper balance out procedures are followed to minimize obsolescence.
  • Review internal database for daily plant impact; provide, request, and analyze root-cause.
  • Resolve inventory discrepancies through problem solving methodologies with cross-functional teams.
  • Monitor and correct all advanced shipping notice transmissions.
  • Investigate, track, and dispose of obsolete material.
  • Analyze engineering change documents and provide implementation date through coordination with external partners.
  • Perform safe work practices and participate in trainings and safety programs in a positive and proactive way by following safety rules, procedures, regulations, standards, and laws. Report all unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, and injuries to supervisor or Human Resources. Work safely 100% of the time.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain Management or equivalent combination of experience or education.
    • Minimum 5 or more years' experience in a related position/field
    • Several years of MRP, ERP experience in the automotive industry
    • Experience with inventory control and methods to optimize inventory levels
    • Knowledge of production control, cycle times, production orders, work schedules, master data administration including BOM maintenance
    • Knowledge of value stream mapping, analyze bottlenecks, compare plan and actual production performance and suggests proper corrective actions
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Very good organizational skills required
    • Must have ability to anticipate problems and willingness to act pro-actively
    • Excellent problem-solving skills required
    • Must be computer literateREQUIRED SKILLS:
      • Working knowledge of Material Control, Operational Management, Production Inventory ControlPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
        • Work is normally performed in an office, laboratory, manufacturing floor, or machine shop setting where physical work includes, but is not limited to, sitting, standing, reaching, kneeling, bending, and lifting up to 25 lbs.
        • Must be able to understand and comply with all relevant safety practices.FLSA STATUS/WORKING SCHEDULE:
            • Location: Vance, AL
            • Schedule: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm / Monday – Friday
            • Core Hours: 40 hours per week
            • Weekly Overtime: As needed.
            • Weekend Work: As needed.
            • Assignment Start: ASAPDISCLAIMER:This job description is a high-level overview of general expectations of this position. It is not intended to list every responsibility of the position, nor does it represent an employment contract of any kind.SWJ TECHNOLOGY and all of its subsidiaries (i.e., NGE EQUIPMENT and ProjectOne US) are Equal Opportunity Employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.SWJ TECHNOLOGY and all of its subsidiaries (i.e., NGE EQUIPMENT and ProjectOne US) are Equal Opportunity Employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Powered by JazzHRnNt7YXPWSE

Keywords: SWJ TECHNOLOGY, LLC, Tuscaloosa , Material Planner, Other , Vance, Alabama

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