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Materials Planner – Flexible Hours

Job Description

  • Location: Billerica, Massachusetts
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #66991
Materials Planner – Flexible Hours

A cutting-edge electronic component manufacturing company located in Billerica, MA is looking for a Materials Planner. This is a temp to hire opportunity!

Shift of the Materials Planner:
Monday – Friday flexibility on hours; 7-3:30, 730-4 or 8-430

Pay Rate of the Materials Planner:

Responsibilities of the Materials Planner:

  • Utilize Microsoft Dynamics (D365) to schedule production, maintain all planning parameters, review and manage to resolution all exception messages.
  • Strong MRP knowledge and background.
  • Communicate potential risks to customer shipment schedule with potential resolution options.
  • Identify and resolve conflicts with material availability, capacity availability and order promise data integrity to include excellent follow up and communication skills.
  • Create work orders to support Sales Demands.
  • Identifies Material Shorts and works with Sourcing on material clean dates to meet customer shipment dates.
  • Review ECO’s for correctness, impact to production builds, and communicate with Commodity Managers on material change implications on current and future production.
  • Primary contact for the commercial teams, manufacturing and supply chain regarding supply changes, trends, potential changes and upside/downside risks.
  • Lead and drive the supply planning and review focusing on operational plan change drivers and financial plan gap-closing opportunities.
  • Other duties assigned. 

Qualifications of the Materials Planner:

  • Bachelor’s degree (in business or supply chain) or equivalent experience required.
  • 5+ years' experience in demand and/or supply planning in a manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge and experience with ERP and MRP systems (Microsoft Dynamics, SAP, Oracle, etc.).
  • Capable of performing complex data analysis to improve supply chain performance and customer service (work order variances).
  • Experience with analysis, recommended effectivity, and implementation of Engineering Changes.
  • Proven track record in delivering change, process improvement, and root cause analytics.
  • Experienced user of MS Office Applications, including intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel.
Material Planners apply today! 
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