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Material Planner

Company: Martinrea International Inc.
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Introduction:Martinrea is a diversified global automotive supplier engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of metal parts, assemblies and modules, complex fluid management systems and aluminum products. We employ approximately 15,000 skilled and motivated people at manufacturing, engineering and technical centers in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain and China. Our business strategy leverages world-class technologies, motivated and talented people, and high-quality products.Our Mission is to make people's lives better by:

  • Delivering outstanding quality products and services to our customers;
  • Providing meaningful opportunity, job satisfaction, and job security for our people;
  • Being positive contributors to our communities; and,
  • Providing superior long-term investment returns to our stakeholders.Our strength is our peopleWe invite you to follow your dreams and explore a challenging and rewarding career at Martinrea.Job Summary: Provide support to Supply Chain Operations department by ensuring Raw/Component inventory levels are within stated parameters, ordering of raw materials/components and On-Time-Delivery of material to meet Production Schedules.Required Education and Experience:
    • Excellent communication skills; customer service skills
    • Courses in inventory control is an asset
    • 3 4 years' experience in similar role; experience in automotive manufacturing environment
    • Strong computer skills; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
    • Strong Coordination and organizational skills
    • Ability to work independently and problem solve issues from a variety of known optionsEssential Functions:
      • Run MRP and maintain ERP system integrity.
      • Send 12 week forecast & weekly releases for all materials ensuring on time delivery, including service
      • Ensure suppliers EDI compliance
      • For all suppliers follow up on shortages and expedites
      • Managing inventory to meet plant and corporate objectives
      • Schedule inbound and outbound freight (Interface with 3PL provider)
      • Manage relationships with suppliers
      • Resolve supplier invoice discrepancies (price or quantity)
      • Investigate Inventory Discrepancies, determine root cause and implement corrective actions (may need to assist with CMS inventory entries)
      • Report Daily on inventory discrepancies
      • Issue weekly releases to suppliers based on MRP from CMS via EDI
      • Work with production and purchasing to ensure inventory and supplier release accuracy. Work with scheduling to ensure on time delivery of materials
      • Take leadership role in quarterly physical inventories
      • Provide direction to other employees to ensure accurate production reporting
      • Ensure that raw materials and product are dispersed and consumed based on FIFO
      • Coordinate the purchasing of production materials
      • Responsible to act as a back up to the Inventory Control Analyst and perform duties as necessary.
      • Review inventory level of purchased material are within the department/company goals for inventory turns
      • Contribute to continuous improvement, productivity, quality, customer service, cost reduction, safety and housekeeping
      • Quantitative Measurements:
        • Achieving and maintaining raw material turns of over 40
        • Maintaining inventory accuracy of over 90%
        • Human resources policies, and Martinrea Employee Handbook
        • Ensure compliance with all applicable codes, standards and legislation including Environmental Legislation, O. Reg 851 for Industrial Establishments, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (with emphasis on Section 28, (1) (a)-(d), (2) (a)-(c))
        • Abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee HandbookWork Environment:
          • 80% Office environment, 20% Plant floor (PPE required)Decision Making and Authority:
            • On a functional level the following position will oversee this role
              • Supply Chain Operations Manager
              • Authority of decisions:
                • Items to order to ensure sufficient supply (subsequently signed off by Manager)
                • Items to count and priority
                • Recommendations:
                  • Ways to improve inventory accuracy
                  • Improvements to safety, productivity and quality
                  • Quantitative Measurements:
                    • Achieving and maintaining raw material turns of over 40
                    • Maintaining inventory accuracy of over 90%Physical Demands:
                      • Job requires prolonged standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing
                      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus
                      • Must be able to lift up to 35lbs.
                      • Must be able to work with push pull forces of 50lbs. or lessHealth and Safety:
                        • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company and plant rules, policies and procedures
                        • Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment and certain clothing as required by the CompanyOther Duties: This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities required for this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without noticeDisclaimer:This job description does not constitute a contract of employment.

Keywords: Martinrea International Inc., Tuscaloosa , Material Planner, Professions , Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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