Material Planner

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Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level All, Some Experience
  • Total Years Experience 3-5
  • Education High School Diploma or GED


Manage the ordering and delivery of assigned materials to efficiently support production


  • Utilize the Oracle planning system to develop and execute an ordering strategy;
  • Issue purchase orders through the system to suppliers, validate essential information on confirmation against initial order and resolve discrepancies;
  • Review system exceptions and request order revisions to support changing production requirements;
  • Communicate shortages appropriately after reviewing with management, procurement and R&D to explore all options;
  • Further coordinate with sales team and customer contacts regarding materials impact on production as appropriate;
  • Monitor inventory levels to avoid unnecessary holding costs and risk of expiration or obsolescence. Recommend changes to the ordering attributes and safety stocks to support this;
  • Apply expertise in assigned materials to assist procurement in setting up new items and updating current ones in the best interest of the business;
  • Provide feedback to procurement on superior vendor performance, or vendor non-compliance;
  • Follow all department procedures and maintain process documentation for commodity specific tasks;
  • Keep an open mind and seek opportunities to improve processes both within the department and cross-functionally;
  • Report food safety & quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.


  • Minimum Two-year degree. Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing/supply chain environment;
  • Experience with ERP systems. Oracle preferred;
  • Analytical skills to work with numbers, dates, and calculations in detail with a high level of accuracy;
  • Sense of urgency to manage multiple simultaneous tasks and prioritize to support the customer and business needs;
  • Ability to work in a team environment, communicating effectively both internally and externally;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, with limited supervision.


  • Regularly required to sit, use hands;
  • Occasionally need to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, with a potential of up to 25 pounds;
  • Sedentary office environment;
  • Periodic exposure to manufacturing plant floor requiring the use of personal protective equipment (ear plugs, safety glasses, bump cap, skid-resistant leather shoes, etc.)
  • Must follow Good Manufacturing Practice (hair net, no jewelry, no fake nails or eyelashes, no food/drink, gum, etc. in manufacturing Plant)

DISCLAIMER: The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed and is not an inclusive summary of job duties and responsibilities. The omission of specific statements of duties or responsibilities does not exclude them from the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the Company as the needs of the Company and requirements of the job change.

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