Pinellas Park company now seeking an Experienced Material Planner
Shift : 1st
Manage Production Flow—Ensure the steady flow of materials necessary for operating a manufacturing line. Because manufacturers have limited storage space for raw materials, planners make sure there’s adequate supply without over-ordering or wasting resources.
Ensure Product Supply—Manage the supply of products to customers, making sure there are adequate materials to ensure steady production and product delivery to customers. They monitor materials flow to identify bottlenecks and forecast problems.
Maintain Inventory—Observe trends and customer requests to create and maintain inventory schedules. Keeping track of production volume and purchasing expectations helps material planners make sure the right number of products and manufacturing materials is always available.
Track Material Shipments—Organizing and scheduling customer deliveries is the material planner’s responsibility. They sometimes also process customer shipment inquiries or complaints and schedule changes or cancellations for shipment orders.
Communication with Other Departments—Act as liaisons between manufacturing and other departments. They receive project plans and additional information to determine timelines and necessary materials. They also work to coordinate supplier payments with the accounting department.
Ability to read drawings/schematics.
A rock star in the Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Windows 7/8/10).
A fast learner and good listener.
Knowledge of Shipping & Receiving—plan & verify incoming/outgoing shipments.
Knowledge of Manufacturing Process—managing supply of materials for inventory & usage.
Critical Thinking—clearly and rationally thing about every task at hand, working independently to review logistics, analyze situations, and active engagement in problem solving creating innovative solutions (win-wins for all).
Time Management—A proven ability to organize and effectively manage multiple projects and deadlines adhering to tight schedules and meetings Operations’/Company Goals.
Very strong written and oral communications skills with an orientation toward superior customer service with both internal and external customers.
Ability to work independently and collaborate with teams.
Organizational Skills—coordinating multiple parts ensuring on-going assembly of product runs smoothly and at an efficient rate.