Materials Planner/Coordinator I
Req Ref No: KCTXM710
Location: Deer Park, TX
Duration: 11 Months
*Will be working on the consolidated valve product line. Experience with consolidated valves is preferred; experience with valves in general is required.*
The Planner will be responsible for all day to day activities focused on the scheduling, monitoring, configuring and delivery of assigned components (SVIs, valves, valve parts) from assigned customer accounts. This includes but is not limited to completing all BOM requirements, WIPs, configurations, NCRs, MRB issues etc. In this role, you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.
Job Requirements (include education, certifications, experience, competencies, travel requirements, etc.):
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college (or high school diploma / GED and at least 3 years of experience in a Material Planning capacity). Degree preference - Supply Chain, Materials and Logistics, Operations Management or Engineering.
3+ years experience in production control or planning, operations supervision, sourcing and/or material control environment
Prior experience utilizing planning systems (Oracle / SAP) preferred
Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities (list key responsibilities of the job—examples below):
Translates customer specifications and requirements into product offering. Provides quoted lead time and price for products based on strategic business plan, material costs and product knowledge
Responsible for material scheduling, updating delivery dates, monitoring of shop floor progress and procurement follow up
Prepare and release meaningful and functional production plans to meet established master schedules/customer request dates
Interface with production, sales, and customers in order to schedule the delivery of materials for valves to meet
Evaluate and drive resolution on all manufacturing material quality and supply issues
Assure that the shop has the necessary materials and configuration records to meet required production levels
Identify and react to material plans that do not meet customer requirements
Perform some or all of the required functions from initiation of intent to purchase to satisfactory delivery of material or service
Any job duties as assigned by supervisor or manager
Ability to manage multiple tasks and establish effective work priorities
Ability to work effectively in all environments
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Team oriented and willing to lead others
High energy, detail oriented
Ability to read and interpret documents such as master schedule, safety rules, operating instructions, drawings/prints and procedure manuals – specifically machining requirements
Proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint); Oracle a plus but not required
Work Environment / Physical Requirements:
Position is performed in a normal office environment within a climate controlled manufacturing facility with occasional work performed on the shop floor, production environment subject to minimal weather related variations.
Mostly sedentary work with occasional pushing, pulling, lifting, stretching, bending, and other physical activities within an office environment.
Extended periods of mental concentration working with a computer monitor, keyboard and mouse.