Art der Beschäftigung: Vollzeit

Ort: Piscataway, NJ

Land/Region: United States

Job Title – Raw Material Planner

Division: Operations

Location: Piscataway, NJ

Reports To: Manager, Procurement

What You Will Learn:

Optimize levels of component/raw material inventory through the implementation of strategic supply chain agreements with suppliers and inventory management strategies.  This position is responsible for implementation of strategic supply chain agreements with suppliers including material release agreements and inventory management strategies.

  • Responsible for AC/raw materials order placement and verification of delivery with suppliers.
  • Review Material Requirements Plan (MRP) and/or action messages to initiate supply chain requirements with focus being short to medium term (1 to 6 months).
  • Consider customer priorities, UP economic constraints, and line and vessel availability in the schedule.
  • Perform call-offs of AC/raw materials to ensure the feasibility of the short term plan with minimum stock coverage.
  • Follow call-offs and be the first line of communication with the supplier in the event of an exception.
  • Ensure the accuracy of UP inventories of all article types and oversee inventory management and the applicable reporting methods, including DOS and excess/obsolete.   
  • Execute Bills of Materials (BOM).
  • Interact with various support groups to ensure timely new product launches and the execution of the UP’s production plan.
  • Update and monitor reporting systems to ensure appropriate progress of the fixed schedule, vendor production, deliveries and launches.
  • Identify, analyze and reconcile inventory differences.
  • Initiate and follow-up on write-offs or rejected and obsolete materials.
  • Perform other responsibilities and support projects, as required.
  • Responsible for inventory management and the applicable reporting methods including DOS and excess / obsolete.
  • Analyze MRP and/or action messages for procurement of supply chain requirements with the focus being short to medium term (1 to 6 months).
  • Responsible for order placement and verification of delivery with suppliers over a rolling 12 month period.
  • Data accuracy of item master in SAP.
  • Interaction with various support groups to accomplish new product process and the execution of the UP's production plan.
  • Work with Launch Managers and various support groups to accomplish the new product implementation process.
  • Creation and maintenance of Logistics pre-specifications and various group methodologies.
  • Reduction/prevention of E&O
  • Limit/control of expiration

What We Are Looking For:

Required Qualifications:

  • 2 Year associate degree in business with 3+ years’ of relevant business experience within Manufacturing or Supply Chain, specifically in Planning in a manufacturing environment or 4 year degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business or related field preferred with 0-2 years’ experience in Supply Chain or related field.
  • Must be eligible to work in the US on a continuous, on-going basis without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
  • SAP experience required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously.
  • Must have strong leadership skills with relevant experience in project management, manufacturing practices and dealing with internal/external customers.
  • Must have strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage change, provide program management and achieve results.
  • Ability to develop short and long-range plans that meet established objectives and contribute to the overall goals and mission of the company.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • APICS, CIPM, or NAPM, CPM certification preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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