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MRP/MRO Planner - 1

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Moundsville, West Virginia, 26041, United States
Posted:
February 14, 2018
Description:

MRP/MRO Planner - 1

Moundsville, WV

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Warehouse and Logistics Manager, MRP/MRO Planner is responsible for planning, ordering, and maintaining raw material inventories and purchasing maintenance materials to meet plant needs. This person works closely with the Production Manager, Maintenance Manager and Corporate Planner to ensure raw materials are on site and available in order to run the production schedule and meet maintenance demands. This person also works closely with the corporate purchasing team to execute corporate and strategic plans to meet goals of delivery performance, inventory targets, and inventory turns for raw materials and maintenance materials.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Monitors raw material consumption and inventory levels, plans and orders raw materials needed, in order to achieve the production schedule. Utilization of min/max levels through the SAP MRP planning system to manage the orders to suppliers.

Responsible for setting and maintaining local MRP settings for each raw material related to plant specific parameters as well as guidance from corporate purchasing.

Works with suppliers on planning inbound deliveries and expedites accordingly.

Monitors and reports raw material vendor performance and addresses deficiencies as needed (OTIF).

Responsible for raw material cycle count and for raw material Stock Record Accuracy (SRA).

Coordinates with Maintenance Planner to enter purchase orders and ensure delivery of required maintenance spares and repair materials to support PM Step Zero maintenance workflow

Acts as local SAP super-user for purchasing functions

Trains local purchasing policies and administration to other local purchasing personnel to ensure effective use of SAP and adherence to internal control policies

Functions as part of plant’s administration team to monitor PO conformance and receiving functions through review of open PO report

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

As directed.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience which will provide a working knowledge of the laws, regulations, practices and procedures concerned with distribution activities.

2+ years’ experience in manufacturing, logistics, warehouse, shipping and/or customer service related activities.

Excellent computer skills; including Microsoft Office Suite.

PREFERRED OR DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

SAP systems knowledge (Strongly Preferred)

Comfortable working in a team environment.

Experience using continuous improvement tools.

Experience in a manufacturing environment (Strongly Preferred)

Gypsum wallboard manufacturing experience

1 to 2 years of experience in production and/or

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POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Warehouse and Logistics Manager, MRP/MRO Planner is responsible for planning, ordering, and maintaining raw material inventories and purchasing maintenance materials to meet plant needs. This person works closely with the Production Manager, Maintenance Manager and Corporate Planner to ensure raw materials are on site and available in order to run the production schedule and meet maintenance demands. This person also works closely with the corporate purchasing team to execute corporate and strategic plans to meet goals of delivery performance, inventory targets, and inventory turns for raw materials and maintenance materials.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Monitors raw material consumption and inventory levels, plans and orders raw materials needed, in order to achieve the production schedule. Utilization of min/max levels through the SAP MRP planning system to manage the orders to suppliers.

Responsible for setting and maintaining local MRP settings for each raw material related to plant specific parameters as well as guidance from corporate purchasing.

Works with suppliers on planning inbound deliveries and expedites accordingly.

Monitors and reports raw material vendor performance and addresses deficiencies as needed (OTIF).

Responsible for raw material cycle count and for raw material Stock Record Accuracy (SRA).

Coordinates with Maintenance Planner to enter purchase orders and ensure delivery of required maintenance spares and repair materials to support PM Step Zero maintenance workflow

Acts as local SAP super-user for purchasing functions

Trains local purchasing policies and administration to other local purchasing personnel to ensure effective use of SAP and adherence to internal control policies

Functions as part of plant’s administration team to monitor PO conformance and receiving functions through review of open PO report

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

As directed.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY

Purchasing of Raw Materials and Repair Material in accordance with Internal Control and purchasing guidelines.

INTERNAL CONTROLS RESPONSIBILITY

Internal controls are a vital part of the duties and responsibilities of this job. Knowing and following company policies and procedures is mandatory.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

No direct supervisory responsibilities, but strong influence of administrative functions such as purchasing and receiving personnel

WORKING CONDITIONS

Manufacturing Plant environment with limited HVAC, concrete floors, stairs and ladders. Exposure to industrial noise, dust and heat. Some travel required. Minimum of 40 hours per week, additional hours determined by work flow and project demand.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Requires wearing personal protection equipment as mandated in areas accessed. Physical demands are walking and climbing, entering confined spaces, and heights. May need to navigate steps and rough terrain at some plant locations.

Travel would involve ability to fly on commercial airplanes and drive to remote locations.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. Requires a bachelors degree or equivalent experience which will provide a working knowledge of the laws, regulations, practices and procedures concerned with distribution activities.

2. 2+ years experience in manufacturing, logistics, warehouse, shipping and/or customer service related activities.

3. Excellent computer skills; including Microsoft Office Suite

4. SAP experience is a must. Candidates without strong SAP experience will not be considered.

5. Comfortable working in a team environment.

6. Experience using continuous improvement tools.

7. Experience in a manufacturing environment (Strongly Preferred)

8. Gypsum wallboard manufacturing experience

9. 1 to 2 years of experience in production and/or MRP planning in SAP or similar system

10. Present Salary?

11. Salary Expectation?

13. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

14. Current Address?