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Material Planner - Poway Calif.

Company: ThyssenKrupp
Location: Poway
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Your responsibilities


In this role you will be responsible for ensuring adequate inventory of materials and supplies to support production schedule. You will help control materials by studying inventory, and manufacturing schedules; conferring with production teams; developing inventory plans and priorities; monitoring inventory levels, lead times and run sizes, evaluating planned and proposed material/process changes; identifying and resolving supplier problems. You will work closely with Production and Purchasing to ensure all items are ordered from approved suppliers and meet all Bilstein specifications and QA requirements. This position is eligible for a hybrid-remote schedule based out of our Poway, CA office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Orders all incoming raw materials, packaging materials, supplies and other items as needed by the plant directly.
  • Maintains adequate inventories of materials and supplies by developing and using a broad and deep working understanding of Plant operational requirements and supplier lead times.
  • Performs activities that determine quantities of and delivery schedules for raw materials, parts and assemblies required to meet scheduled production, including the use of SAP to create P.O.'s, schedules, and balance inventories; ensures inventory is not excessive.
  • Investigates causes of significant discrepancies with suppliers in order to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Completes purchase orders for all purchases, approves invoices for payment, verifying quantities and pricing.
  • Follows up with suppliers to ensure on-time delivery dates.
  • Collaborates with Quality Assurance, Production and Purchasing to ensure suppliers are qualified and approved from a quality standpoint.
  • Manages local supplier relationships to ensure that supplier expectations are clearly understood and performance against those expectations are being measured and monitored on a regular basis.
  • Evaluates supplier rating and works closly with vendors to improve delivery peformance over time.
  • Seeks out and implements inventory best practices as appropriate.

    Your profile

    Qualifications & Experience:
    • Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of inventory control, central warehousing, and distribution operations.
    • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
    • Proven experience identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
    • Demonstrated ability to estimate sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.
    • Proven experience monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
    • Experience working with large ERP systems (SAP preferred) with strong understanding of Material Requirements Planning (MRP).
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Demonstrated ability to identity and respond to complex vendor problems, issues and situations that require the use of knowledge of existing processes/procedures/precedents, sounds judgment, creativity, resourcefulness, adaptability and flexibility.
    • Independent & organized work style with the ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work responsibilities, assume and manage multiple tasks without close supervision, and meet deadlines.
    • Strong analytical capabilities and initiative to take action as appropriate and necessary.
    • Highly organized with ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
      • High school diploma. Bachelor's degree preferred

        Your benefits with us

        Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation packages, Bilstein of America proudly offers a rich history, steeped in innovation and a lasting commitment to our customers, employees and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.bilsteinrocks.com .

        Benefits offered on the first of the month after your employment date:
        • Medical, Dental and Optical
        • 401(k) with 5% company match (after 90 days of employment)
        • Company paid short-term disability (after 6 months employment)
        • Paid personal time off
        • Annual Company bonus

Keywords: ThyssenKrupp, Poway , Material Planner - Poway Calif., Other , Poway, California

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