Contract position: A Material Planner is needed for a diversified industrial manufacturer with market-leading brands serving customers in global commercial, industrial and residential markets located in the St. Paul, MN area. This position will monitor the flows of buy items, guarantee availability of components in order to avoid material shortages and production downtime. No per diem available. No travel is anticipated. Responsibilities for the Materials Coordinator
Requirements for the Materials Coordinator
- Receive and analyze requisitions to determine quantity, specifications and delivery requirements. Recommend and select suppliers from approved supplier list to fulfill scheduled plant deliveries.
- Identify total cost and cash flow opportunities with suppliers. Analyze and select parts for KanBan and Supplier replenishment. Maintain material plan at the time fence to ensure continuity of supply.
- Bachelor's degree with experience preferably as a Buyer/Planner in a manufacturing setting.
- Experience with rate based or flow line (non-MRP) and job shop manufacturing environments. Experience in operations, inventory management, MRP and lean manufacturing processes.
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