Requirement for a Material requirements planner to manage inventories and ensure that material resources are always available to meet the demands of the daily production schedules.
The Material planner's responsibilities include determining raw material demands, creating and maintaining inventory levels, coordinating with internal departments, and managing external production expectations.
A successful Material requirements planner should be able to ensure the appropriate supply of cost-efficient and high-quality materials required to maintain steady production and product delivery.
Material Planner Responsibilities:
Managing the ERP system (BAAN LN) to ensure that accurate material demands are generated in the planning system.
Create a level of trust in the planning system that orders can be placed with limited investigation (purchase, production and distribution orders)
Ensuring materials meet specifications, quality standards, and are cost-efficient.
Ensuring the consistent and adequate supply of materials necessary for production.
Coordinating with other departments regarding production goals, timelines, supplier payments, etc.
Tracking production volume and monitoring customer demand patterns and purchasing trends.
Scheduling and overseeing the supply and delivery of materials and products.
Liaising with production, procurement, sales and distribution to ensure that demand parameters are correctly updated and maintained.
Managing inventory issues, schedule changes, and cancellations.
Preparing cost estimates and performance reports.
Degree in business, logistics, inventory management, or a related field preferred.
5 years of experience in material planning, inventory management, purchasing, or a related position.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Knowledge of manufacturing processes and supply chain management.
Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and material management systems.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong experience on tier 1 ERP systems.
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