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Manufacturing Material Planner/Robersonville, NC 8 mth+ contract (NTTJP00000806)
Ref No.: 18-00374
Location: Robersonville, North Carolina
Position Type:Contract
 Job Title: Manufacturing Material Planner
Location: Robersonville NC
8+ Contract
Visa: US Citizen or GC or GC EAD or TN Only
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Plan and execute material releases with vendors for raw materials and supplies, confirming price and delivery - Maintain appropriate reorder points on raw materials and packaging - Develop and execute plans to meet company inventory targets - Work with cross-functional teams to ensure product is available for production, new product launches and promotions - Lead, assist and participate with productivity projects as opportunities present themselves or as assigned –
  • Maintain SAP databases: perform item additions, general updates and overall maintenance in the system - Provide analytical data related to supplier performance - Develop and manage replenishment strategies for assigned materials.  
  • Optimize the balance between supply availability, inventory investment and risk of obsolescence.  Assist warehouses with resolving inventory variances. - Works cross-functionally with Marketing, Procurement, R&D, Suppliers, Quality, and Finance on commercialization and productivity initiatives to ensure on-time materials availability and cost- minimizing transitions - Leads and collaborates with plant management on inventory reduction initiatives - Ensures availability of material through to delivery by managing supplier schedules   Must-Have Skills and Experience:  - Minimum one-year direct experience material planning within the manufacturing industry.
  • Experience with manufactured goods.   - Min. of 3 year: Experience using SAP APO (Avanced Planning & Optimization). - Proficient at expediting product to plant as required. - Ability to work in a fast paced environment. - Strong written and verbal communication skills. - High analytical capability with excellent organizational skills. - Bachelor's Degree Required – BA or BS
  • Nice-to-Have Skills and Experience - Experience in consumer packaged goods (Client) highly preferred. Travel Required: 
  • Role is 100% onsite in Robersonville, NC.