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Material Planner-Heavy Equipment in Suwanee, GA at Doosan Bobcat

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Information

The Material Planner for the Heavy Equipment business will plan, schedule, and order materials in a timely manner, managing specific inventory levels to maximize availability and inventory turns and enhance quality, cost effectiveness, and maximize operating income.

Role & Responsibility

Maintain Acceptable Inventory Levels

  • Develop, manage and execute the Material Planning function by managing inventory levels to achieve forecasted turn rates and schedule requirements
  • Create and maintain integrated processes among Operations, Sourcing, Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing Services and outside suppliers to implement the planning/replenishment process, while identifying procedures and tools needed to employ these systems.
  • Schedule and implement part change notices (e.g. ECN’s) while minimizing obsolescence
  • Past due order management
  • Minimize expediting time and freight costs for inventory issues
  • Work closely with management and other key decision makers from all functional areas to ensure an uninterrupted supply of material to various locations.

Relationship Management

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships and rapport with suppliers to aid in the timely delivery of material to our warehouse and/or Dealers.
  • Effectively work directly with individuals at all levels throughout the supplier's organizational chart, from entry level customer service employees to higher level managers and executives.
  • Work with Accounts Payable on invoicing issues as applicable

Job Requirement

  • Mechanical and/or inventory control background preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, solid analytical/problem solving skills, and the ability to multi-task and follow through in a fast paced environment.
  • Capability to use Oracle, SAP, and other business systems.
  • Must be able to read and receive instructions in English.
  • High degree of fluency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access
  • Education Requirement:  Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • Experience Required:  0>2 years
  • Travel Time:  < 10%

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