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Top 50 Materials Planner Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Materials Planner. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Materials Planner resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.0% of Materials Planner resumes contained Supply Chain as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Materials Planner actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Materials Planner

1. Supply Chain
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Here's how Supply Chain is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Provide daily updates to senior management within a production and supply chain meeting environment via video teleconferencing.
  • Performed supply chain management activities including demand forecasting to ensure customer commitments were fulfilled on time.
  • Published beginning inventory reports to Supply Chain monthly.
  • Coordinated orders to insure the customer and supply chain receives material on time to meet the needs of the end user.
  • Generated weekly supplier forecasts; partnered with suppliers to ensure supply continuity and strengthen links within the supply chain.
  • Formulated 90-day transceiver build plan for Harvard DC which was published weekly to Personal Communications Sector Supply Chain.
  • Communicated raw materials requirements to the supplier consistent and frequently to avoid disruptions in the supply chain.
  • Collaborated with operations, suppliers and customers to reduce cost and enhance quality in the supply chain.
  • Managed the flow of power generator parts throughout the supply chain resulting in quality service to customers.
  • Planned and directed the pilot builds, model change and inventory activities for the Supply Chain Department.
  • Supported supply chain planning, evaluation, and delivery for areas within STA s span of control.
  • Led the chartering of a cross-functional team to implement an aerospace mandated supply chain project plant-wide.
  • Used Digital Supply Chain solutions to tailor fit customer demands to Arrow Electronic Supply Systems.
  • Resolved issues with supplier in the supply chain to avoid disruption in the production schedule.
  • Supported supply chain staff on researching material master number price request and invoice credit/debit.
  • Optimized supply chain costs by maintaining purchasing agreements and ensuring current SMI material data.
  • Coordinated build schedules through control of the supply chain to ensure customer demand fulfillment.
  • Established best in class logistics supply chain solutions, with key carriers.
  • Supply chain outsource for Hewlett Packard, North American Desktop/Laptop support.
  • Coordinated all aspects of the supply chain escalation.

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2. Part Numbers
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Here's how Part Numbers is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Coordinate and execute scheduling activities for assigned part numbers using advanced planning system.
  • Determined, maintained and planned parameters and inventory levels for over 3,000 part numbers and $5 million dollars of inventory.
  • Submit the required form to make changes to or add new part numbers to our system.
  • Monitor and maintain timing and set up of new part numbers on all ECR/ECN with suppliers.
  • Managed over $10 million purchases of direct and indirect materials for 400+ part numbers.
  • Created and maintained all ERP (RenCS) product files for 700+ part numbers.
  • Create the lead time and input appropriate planner ID for new part numbers.
  • Processed Engineering Change Requests and issued part numbers for new products in SAP.
  • Initiated KANBAN and JIT flow techniques for a targeted group of part numbers.
  • Managed over 400 part numbers, from raw material and purchased parts.
  • Maintained a good working knowledge of part numbers and part usage.
  • Researched vendors for alternate part numbers and availability and cost.
  • Verify accuracy of forecast and part numbers.
  • Create new part numbers in the system.
  • Create new part numbers as needed.
  • Set up customer part numbers.
  • Maintain quote system on a daily basis for spare parts/RAPID Set up and extend part numbers via material master.
  • Forecasted material usage for a 5 million dollar product line and over three thousand individual part numbers.
  • Input location/Venders along part numbers in SAP.
  • Manage over 4,000 part numbers that flow from CLI to the GM Fairfax plant.

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3. Purchase Orders
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Here's how Purchase Orders is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Managed the coordination of daily inventory transactions concerning the quality of material, receiving activities, and accounting related purchase orders.
  • Analyzed prospective demand and developed required purchase orders for internal and external suppliers.
  • Originated, modified and monitored purchase orders.
  • Maintained system that tracked and resolved past due purchase orders and analyze late deliveries as well as receiving issues.
  • Place Purchase Orders for raw materials to provide materials for orders and replenish safety stock of materials.
  • Updated contractual blanket/purchase orders and issued requisitions, releases and orders specifying terms and conditions.
  • Prepare daily receiving report to verify reconciliation of all purchase orders and pack list.
  • Update Purchase Orders in the planning system to comply with customer negotiated needs.
  • Created purchase orders (PO's) for out-sourcing production operations to suppliers/vendors.
  • Created and verified purchase orders; worked with vendors concerning discrepancies of prices.
  • Use SAP and MRP to issue purchase orders to meet production demands.
  • Entered purchase orders and stock transfers to bring material into the warehouse.
  • Process and monitoring of purchase orders for raw material and parts.
  • Create purchase requisitions; Expedite purchase orders to meet deadlines.
  • Conducted follow-up with suppliers on all open purchase orders.
  • Entered purchase orders into JD Edwards system.
  • Monitor changing customer and plant Purchase Orders.
  • Updated purchase orders as required.
  • Placed a high volume of purchase orders each month along with planning, expediting, de-expediting, past due purchase order.
  • Created Purchase Orders (POs) for components, and follow-up on delivery.

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4. Inventory Control
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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Coordinated interdepartmental activity with Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Engineering, Inventory Control, Traffic, and Contract Administration.
  • Worked collaboratively with Production and Inventory Control to eliminate excess and obsolete materials from work in process.
  • Planned and implemented production and inventory control procedures, supporting the master production schedule.
  • Helped develop new systems and procedures for improving inventory controls at Wang-owned warehouses.
  • Utilized SB Client Inventory Control Business Systems for material and inventory management.
  • Inventory control responsibilities include in transit inventory management and inventory turns measurements.
  • Maintained a cost-effective inventory control system utilizing an ABC classification system.
  • Supervised five clerical personnel maintaining computerized inventory control records.
  • Maintain inventory control system striving to reduce inventory levels.
  • Increased storage capacity by standardizing inventory control procedures.
  • Assist the Inventory Control Coordinator with physical inventories and reconciliation of any other cycle count issues as needed.
  • Selected to lead the implementation of lean manufacturing techniques and inventory control best practices.
  • Resolve discrepancies to achieve plant budget goals by working with the inventory control department.
  • Drive service level and inventory control and review planning parameters.
  • Supported new and existing JIT inventory control methods and procedures.
  • Demonstrated 95% efficiency in inventory control.
  • Performed materials management operations in regards to production planning, expediting, inventory control and process improvements.
  • Utilized lean manufacturing practices to improve inventory control practices and efficiently manage inventory turns.
  • Coordinated transportation of equipment Inventory Control Received all items in computer system Accounts Receivable Managed all phases including G/L entries.
  • Inventory control Purchasing 5'S Kansan system Just in time system QAD Cycle counts Purchase orders Supplier relationships Shipping line relationships

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5. MRP
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Here's how MRP is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Monitored modification kit database to identify shortages on requisitions to input into MRP mainframe system.
  • Review daily MRP requirements for multiple distribution facilities.
  • Monitor Dana's MRP system to ensure production material releases to meet Dry Ridge's build plans to the customer.
  • Worked in support of the 2013 GE Wind Energy Initiative aligning Buyers, MRP s, and Production Cell Leads.
  • Use MRP to manage material needs starting at program kickoff and continuing through design, production, and closeout.
  • Monitor MRP systems to make sure Production Material was released and reflective based on the customer's needs.
  • Utilize MRP requirements to release requisitions and support production quantities of 300,000 to 650,000 units daily.
  • Understand and apply Material Resource Planning (MRP) and heuristics to solve specific planning tasks.
  • Review MRP requirements for pipe yard hubs and make stock purchasing decisions.
  • Review MRP; set stocking policy for distribution center and warehouses.
  • Performed MRP planning and coordinated with Buyers to maintain run rate.
  • Run and update MRP and supplier schedule weekly.
  • Generate purchase requisitions for buyers through MRP reports.
  • Create and evaluate customer forecasts using MRP reports.
  • Update pricing and materials in the MRP.
  • Loaded requirements for production schedule in MRP.
  • Utilized MRP, CAP, BI-QUERY and access.
  • Participated with IPTs to determine materials purchased to support EFV development using extensive knowledge of Materials Requirements Planning (MRP).
  • Work with MRP System to coordinate material coming in for production within customer leadtimes.
  • Maintained BOMs to insure proper coding for MRP process.

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6. Raw Materials
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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Perform moderately complex planning and purchase raw materials, components and packaging material from global contract manufacturers and vendor approved suppliers.
  • Collaborated with the purchasing, packaging and quality operations to ensure availability of purchased materials and raw materials.
  • Scheduled monthly supply for raw materials and spares in co-ordination with operations department.
  • Generated the raw material disposition request for expired and damaged raw materials.
  • Coordinate with external vendors purchase requisitions / forecasts for all components parts and raw materials to support fuel tank assembly.
  • Managed inventories of all locally produced finished goods, redistributed inventory, packaging supplies, and raw materials.
  • Verified raw materials requirements, material forecast, buffers and demand to guarantee the production schedule completion.
  • Review raw materials weekly for all 10 domestic manufacturing locations for supply balance at the corporate level.
  • Record production data, including volume produced, consumption of raw materials, or quality control measures.
  • Analyze the materials requirements for Raw Materials and Packaging Components to support the detailed Production Schedule.
  • Monitored inventory levels and maintained adequate levels of parts and raw materials to manufacture the product.
  • Reviewed blocked invoices to prevent overcharges for raw materials, discrepancies for prompt payment.
  • Promoted to head the raw materials planning for the entire marine product line.
  • Procured raw materials for both internal and external customers using SAP operating system.
  • Ordered and procured raw materials for BMW production lines.
  • Scheduled raw materials for multiple prep lines.
  • Report weekly companywide raw materials by purchase category and warehouse driver metrics.
  • Supplied all raw materials to team members Scheduled sufficient amount of materials to fill work orders.
  • Placed raw materials order to assure the completion of the production schedule.
  • Provide support on complaints resolution related to raw materials & packaging components.

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7. Production Schedules
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Here's how Production Schedules is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Monitor material inventory levels and attrition rates, adherence to production schedules and government/company material procedures.
  • Developed monthly production schedules by evaluating customer demand, yearly trends, and manufacturing input.
  • Prepared monthly production schedules and timely release of manufacturing order to warehouse for kiting.
  • Created weekly production schedules to ensure on-time delivery while balancing material and capacity constraints.
  • Analyzed material requirements and ensured that vendor-supplied parts and components meet production schedules.
  • Schedule and release production orders according to inventory levels and production schedules.
  • Directed and coordinated production schedules.
  • Developed and maintained production schedules for $13 million in sales based on marketing forecasts and manufacturing constraints.
  • Review and prioritize production schedules based on contract requirements, efficiency, material supplies and other resources.
  • Ensured that pull sheets were release to the stock room in order to meet the production schedules.
  • Coordinated production schedules for the Plastics division consisting of 23.5MM in gross revenue per year.
  • Planned out the quantity of electronic components to be purchased to meet production schedules.
  • Utilized a MRP system to schedule receipt of parts and to plan production schedules.
  • Worked with department manager to determine the resources needed to meet production schedules.
  • Developed and issued production schedules to third party packaging vendors.
  • Participate in weekly meetings on production schedules and demands.
  • Created weekly production schedules for five manufacturing plants.
  • Analyze production schedules to JIT material shipments.
  • Planned and prepared production schedules for manufacturing of both Lucent designed and custom labeled products.
  • Prepare on a daily basis Production Schedules for 8 production lines ( 2 shifts).

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8. Material Planning
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Here's how Material Planning is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Obtain an accuracy of material planning, fulfillment and documentation; thoroughness and timeliness of communication.
  • Provide material planning expertise to reduce demand variability, improve forecast accuracy and increase inventory turns.
  • Transfer parts from successful implementation of changeover events to Corporate Material Planning.
  • Analyzed non-conformance reports status for Material Planning group.
  • Progressed from material planning for multiple customers in one plant to material planning for multiple customers in multiple plants.
  • Full accountability for assisting with core material planning activities and placing purchase orders for commodities for seven production lines.
  • Managed branch inventory levels, pipelines, and planned inventory to meet delivery requirements and material planning needs.
  • Developed and published work instructions, visual aids and procedures for each area of Material Planning and Operations.
  • Process the material planning, major components and supplier notification systems to meet production demands.
  • Provided short-term raw material planning for leading producer/processor of fresh, pressed blended juice products.
  • Manage the customer forecasts in SAP to allow for accuracy in raw material planning.
  • Coordinated with suppliers to ensure materials were available to support material planning needs.
  • Worked with IT to develop new reports for the material planning team.
  • Trained new employees in fulfilling material planning role for both production cells.
  • Coordinate all aspects of material planning and stock room material flow.
  • Performed duties associated with material planning and analysis in support of the assigned programs inventory accounts.
  • Recommend changes to key material planning parameters like safety stock, replenishment cycle, and planning process workflows.
  • Managed the complete material planning process from forecasted demand to product shipment to customer.
  • Performed dual function as secretary and clerk-typist to Manager, Supervisors of Material Planning.
  • Provided audit responses with support of Manager Reconciled problem purchase requisitions between material planning procurement software tools.

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9. Customer Service
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Here's how Customer Service is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Manage material conversions to minimize obsolescence, reduce impact to customer service, and comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Disseminated information to business units to support internal and external customer service needs.
  • Coordinate inventory between distribution centers and customer service to fulfill orders.
  • Developed Packaging Department schedule to maximize customer service and minimize inventory
  • Worked closely with internal departments, (Sales, AQP and Quality) to balance customer service and cost efficiency
  • Put together the most cost effective logistics that fulfill shipping requirements for pipe and provide superior customer service.
  • Provide timely information to Customer Service regarding potential inventory issues including current OOS and back to stock dates.
  • Improved customer service levels from 60% to 85% with no significant increase in inventory.
  • Prepared monthly status reports for all contracted jobs to assure delightful customer service.
  • Scheduled all orders to be completed by promised dates supplied to Customer Service.
  • Worked with Customer Service to adjust internal sales orders as special circumstances dictated.
  • Reviewed customer service levels & product inventory levels on a daily basis.
  • Established new outside paint sources (vendors) to maintain customer service.
  • Maintained a customer service satisfaction level of 96%.
  • Assisted customer service with order entry and shipping products.
  • Worked with Engineers and Customer Service on part shortages.
  • Maintain customer service - customer being assembly department.
  • Consulted independently through multi-site communication to meet plant and divisional customer service objectives.
  • Managed order fulfillment of the brake product line through materials management, planning, scheduling, shipping, and customer service.
  • Worked closely with Customer Service, Operations, Project Management, Research and New Product Development.

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10. Logistics
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Here's how Logistics is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Purchased and coordinated all logistics involved with returning those borrowed components to their proper owners including necessary interdepartmental support.
  • Created and maintained logistics support programs and identified and resolved problems in customer return system prior to implementation.
  • Provide logistics support for daily shipments including scheduling for expedited loads and reverse logistics for returnable containers.
  • Work with Transportation/Logistics team to prioritize and ensure timely delivery of inbound airfreight and containers.
  • Generated engineering bill of materials based on scheduled project activities for accurate material logistics.
  • Involved in continuous improvement projects focusing on Just-In-Time inbound logistics and minimizing the waste in process flow in case of urgency.
  • Coordinated logistics to get needed material shipped the best and cheapest way based on volume and weight and distance.
  • Supervised procurement & logistics for auto parts shipments to vendors in Mexico and Texas from Tesla.
  • Work with Ryder Logistics and our suppliers to maintain the trucking lanes needed for our facility.
  • Managed the daily logistics of mission critical components totaling over $250,000 of daily through-put.
  • Work with logistics to unload trucks with hot items to receive immediately.
  • Coordinated with foreign and domestic logistics groups in scheduling and tracking orders.
  • Promoted to one of the founding members of the Volvo Logistics group.
  • Provided materials and logistics support to the Bone Paste business unit.
  • Managed logistics of materials in pipeline within US facilities and Europe.
  • Assist Logistics in setting up office space for contractors.
  • Maintain inbound logistics to control inventory levels and dollars.
  • Execute Logistics Planning standard processes.
  • Created and deployed systems for internal materials logistics and order management.
  • Forecasted logistics requirements based on major unit sales forecast.

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11. Safety Stock Levels
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Here's how Safety Stock Levels is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Revised and corrected safety stock levels, audited inventory and supported warehouse operations including resolving complex inventory discrepancies.
  • Managed and adjusted min-max levels and safety stock levels based upon current and historic analysis.
  • Formulated safety stock levels unique to individual suppliers based on location, time to produce, and emergency shipments.
  • Maintain Safety stock levels, usage reports, exception reports, material scorecards, MUV for the plant.
  • Revise the Safety Stock levels for the assigned SKU's to assure are aligned to the current demand.
  • Work with built to order and build to stock business to support JIT and safety stock levels.
  • Calculated adequate safety stock levels based off of supplier reliability, lead time, and production impact.
  • Calculate and maintain all component inventory values and safety stock levels for known, unknown demand.
  • Maintain planning and safety stock levels to support 98% service for selected finished goods.
  • Analyze parts usage and set safety stock levels and re-order points for repair inventory.
  • Followed a Plan for Every Part philosophy to find optimum safety stock levels.
  • Manage long lead time components and negotiate safety stock levels with suppliers.
  • Set appropriate safety stock levels and reorder points through various analyses.
  • Reviewed safety stock levels against changing lead times for adjustment.
  • Reduced safety stock levels saving $500K in inventory.
  • Set up all suppliers MOQs, Lead times, and added Safety Stock levels on 166 items I managed.
  • Contacted vendors to confirm receipt of full payment for all orders Determined safety stock levels for raw material
  • Maintained inventory and safety stock levels via Glovia 10 ERP.

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12. Material Requirements
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Here's how Material Requirements is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Analyzed customer Material Requirements Planning (MRP) information to determine manufacturing material needs and build appropriate product pipelines.
  • Leveraged comprehensive knowledge of business processes, master production scheduling, and material requirements planning for more efficient operations.
  • Collaborated with vendors in managing and releasing material requirements and scheduling delivery dates with approved vendors.
  • Work closely with engineering and product development departments on designs and material requirements for new introductions.
  • Analyzed material requirements; produced company purchase requisitions; and prepared purchase orders.
  • Utilize purchase-planning systems to efficiently track and plan for material requirements.
  • Review material requirements according to production schedule.
  • Review material requirements on a weekly basis for Order placement and fulfillment of parts, based on inventory levels and forecast.
  • Analyzed material requirements planning to ensure accuracy of lead times, re-order points, purchase order maintenance and supplier performance.
  • Used EDI and e-commerce systems for analyzing key customer trends in material requirements and forecasts.
  • Edited MRP (Material Requirements Planning) and transmitted supplier weekly material release.
  • Applied MRP policy decisions and system capabilities to execute the material requirements plan.
  • Plan for material requirements for Government Contracts for prototyping and R&D.
  • Use SAP for material requirements planning and to send material releases to suppliers.
  • Analyze the material requirements plan and meets the customer and plant expectations.
  • Run Planned Order Report to review for material requirements by dates.
  • Manage material requirements (fabric, vinyl, carpet etc.)
  • Assess and plan purchasing material requirements.
  • Selected Contributions: Calculated monthly and yearly material requirements to facilitate purchase and delivery of raw materials.
  • contract) Responsible for daily review of BMW material requirements through SAP planning system.

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13. Inventory Management
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Here's how Inventory Management is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Developed and Implemented inventory level reporting method (to encompass multiple distribution centers utilizing different inventory management systems).
  • Facilitate inventory management and inform management of low inventory; record inventory counts in company computer systems.
  • Ensured that the moving average unit cost data is managed accurately by collaborating with Inventory Management.
  • Planned and maintained minimum inventory levels through forecasting, aircraft coverage analysis and inventory management techniques.
  • Procure materials and supplies in concert with overall business strategies for efficient inventory management.
  • Manage and develop an inventory management strategy that supports the business and site requirements.
  • Direct hands on responsibility for inventory management and all shipping and receiving transactions.
  • Monitored production results against established metrics (supplier scorecard, inventory management).
  • Inventory Management system; Western Data System supplemented by excel spreadsheets.
  • Determine safety stocks and revise quantities bi-annually for comprehensive inventory management.
  • Empowered dry-storage hourly staff to create cycle counting inventory management process.
  • Implemented and provided support to all inventory management processes.
  • Complete inventory management and control.
  • Planned and supervised the logistic operations (rails operations, cranes, containers), the warehouse organization and inventory management.
  • Be part of all the Lean transformations and COS in the inventory management and supply part of the business.
  • Received certificate for successfully completing all six industry-wide Production and Inventory Management (APICS) courses.
  • Inventory management and shop order tracking using a variety of office software programs.
  • Inventory Management - Managing all materials in and out of Ireland.
  • Decreased number of inventory turns through inventory management improvements Reason for leaving: Contract fulfilled.
  • Supervised planning and inventory management for multi-million dollar aerospace equipment.

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14. BOM
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Here's how BOM is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Analyze and escalate the requirements of the commodity (BOM), including preliminary specifications/documentation and date commodity is needed.
  • Shouldered SAP conversion, responsible for data cleansing and verification of BOM, purchasing parameters, WIP, and material flows.
  • Coordinate and prepare reporting for monthly program reviews with OEM (Bombardier) and operation meeting (weekly).
  • Verified all custom BOM requirements with engineering and program management to ensure on time delivery to customer.
  • Planned and set up the inventory, BOM, and packaging procedures for Army Depot project management.
  • Maintained manufacturing Bill of Material (BOM) accuracy for selected sub-contract or joint venture sites.
  • Planned and released shop orders after determination that all BOM data and Attrition were correct.
  • Manage MRP parameters including MBOM pegging, lot sizing, lead times and yield.
  • Analyze and procure BOM material for development and final production circuit card assemblies.
  • Decreased BOM inventory by 50% over two year period.
  • Maintained ECO, BOM & scheduling for my projects.
  • Generated BOM's for customer specific requirements.
  • Check BOM on open work orders.
  • Review, update, ECN's, BOM's and routers, material Flow in WIP.
  • Forecasted all material requirements utilizing Bills-of-Materials (BOM) using moving average, exponential smoothing.
  • Optimized shortage reports to incorporate custom engineering BOM.
  • Identified assemblies from bom, flag applicable items to move to other plant locations, and update part masters.
  • Review routers and BOMs, then modify as needed.
  • Review of BOM's( Bill of Materials).
  • Load bill of materials (Manufacturing Bill of Materials MBOMs) Worked in JIT delivery conditions.

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15. Production Planning
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Here's how Production Planning is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Interfaced with Procurement, Design/Manufacturing Engineering and Production Planning, ensuring quantity increases deceases or design changes were addressed.
  • Communicate with production personnel, purchasing department and supervisors on material and production planning issues.
  • Authored production/material-tracking reports on C-17 tube production for Boeing production planning team.
  • Facilitated production planning and scheduling programs to meet sales forecasts.
  • Guided material and production planning for multiple complex manufacturing programs.
  • Coordinated production planning for large sheet metal fabrication department.
  • Raise Purchase orders from SAP system ensuring timely placement and delivery of components in line with production planning requirements.
  • Create purchase orders for product and raw materials to ensure timely delivery for materials and production planning.
  • Analyze, understand and communicate Customer needs; ensure that they are reflected in production planning.
  • Worked closely with purchasing staff to request quotations and materials in line with production planning requirements.
  • Used SAP and production planning tools to identify order need, transition timing and constraints.
  • Assist in the creation of a new product specification and complete the Production Planning Letter.
  • Analyzed sales forecast and made priority decision to meet ship schedules * Production planning.
  • Push the production planning process to completion with team support and troubleshooting issues.
  • Oversee the planning, scheduling and product release for production planning systems.
  • Expedite and reschedule open purchase orders to suit production planning requirements.
  • Assist with scheduling and production planning with Engineering.
  • SAP, Demand Solutions, and AS400), also designed MRP spreadsheet system for manufacturing production planning using Excel.
  • Provided Production Planning an improved spreadsheet of critical items status to aid in that department's scheduling.
  • Managed production planning with plants in China, Slovakia and Luxemburg.

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16. Cycle Counts
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Here's how Cycle Counts is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Managed all inventory functions for components under consignment agreement including storage location, cycle counts and physical inventory coordination.
  • Participated in Cycle Counts and reconcile inventory balances as required.
  • Conducted inventory cycle counts and corresponding reconciliation.
  • Conducted inventory research to rectify inventory discrepancies utilizing the MRP system, supplier packing slips, and physical cycle counts.
  • Oversee inventory cycle counts to uncover and correct any inventory discrepancies and maintain a 97.5%+ accuracy rate.
  • Coordinated obsolete liquidation via sales to scrap vendors, dealer network, and cycle counts of available inventory.
  • Conduct daily part audits and cycle counts on parts to ensure no part shortages or overages occur.
  • Oversee and perform cycle counts for production, service and outside base warehouses in ERP system.
  • Oversee cycle counts by running ERP system and coordinating with Warehouse Supervisor on a daily basis.
  • Conduct cycle counts and make appropriate inventory adjustments in SAP if inaccuracies apply.
  • Audited Bills of Materials for accuracy and performed cycle counts for inventory.
  • Interfaced with detailed Engineering drawings, Quality Assurance and Cycle Counts.
  • Performed cycle counts of inventory on a monthly basis.
  • Performed Cycle counts to insure accuracy of the system.
  • Performed monthly cycle counts of raw materials Accomplishments.
  • Result: Enhanced accuracy of cycle counts.
  • Inventory management along with cycle counts.
  • Reviewed and approved inventory cycle counts.
  • Monitored inventory level by Cycle Counts.
  • Projected recovery was approx.. 3Mil$ Conducted cycle counts on a weekly basis Corrected loss and/or gains in SAP

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Here's how ERP is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Engaged Enterprise Procurement category buyers to assist with supplier accountability by providing root cause analysis and corrective action plans.
  • Managed and negotiated schedules and processes through excellent communication and interpersonal relationships between business units and external customers.
  • Supported production, overhaul and services in all aspects of inventory availability using BAAN enterprise requirements planning.
  • Worked with XPAC smart term and customer's Case New Holland, Caterpillar, and John Deere computerized systems.
  • Well trained on the SAP platform operating system, Microsoft Excel, word, and PowerPoint.
  • Assisted in the implementation of new SAP ERP system, helped scrub data for import.
  • Work with accounting to resolve invoice discrepancies, overpay and short-pays.
  • Interpret contracts to meet customers' shipping requirements.
  • Review and interpret bills of material construction.
  • Certified in SAP, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Outlook and MS Access programs.
  • Work in Oracle ERP system.
  • Establish a parts requirement plan to process parts in a manner that supports multiple projects (enterprise level).
  • Key player in converting company from Baan MRP system to Oracle ERP while still maintaining aggressive sales schedule.
  • Supported demand and plan requirements by using MRP, SAP and ERP to meet customer requirements and dates.
  • Expedited orders to meet changing ERP/MRP requirements Kept track of on time and full orders.
  • Navigate Jobscope ERP and MRP systems to gain insight into current and future production needs.
  • Job Duties Using ERP/MRP system, schedule required parts and materials with vendors.
  • Interpreted engineering blue prints, sketches and diagrams to determine required production material.
  • Worked with Cost Accounting in bringing up Syspro ERP system.
  • Created training presentation with Microsoft PowerPoint for RMAs.

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  • Plan and coordinate activities for assembly lines in high-volume manufacturing and distribution environment.
  • Maintain a strong relationship with our client by remaining in constant communication to ensure productivity of General Motor's assembly line.
  • Establish, analyze, and maintain an attainable level of inventory by scheduling production and assembly lines and component deliveries.
  • Organize schedules and orders for production assignments, work flow, transportation and maintenance for assembly line repair.
  • Conducted daily cycle counts of items in storage locations and assembly line locations to maintain inventory accuracy.
  • Negotiated major contracts with producers of raw material to maintain the constant flow of the assembly line.
  • Analyzed and validated throughput time for two major assembly lines and made recommendations to correct discrepancies.
  • Reported analysis of production line cuts, ordered purchases and imports of assembly line materials.
  • Coordinated the transfer of new product for our assembly line from another UTC division.
  • Scheduled final assembly lines with 99+ fill rate to customers using MRP system.
  • Maintained production schedule for ten assembly lines in a job shop environment.
  • Support four assembly lines and ensure there was enough work for production.
  • Handled inbound receipts and transfers to stock locations and the assembly lines.
  • Plan and built parts kits for use on the assembly line.
  • Scheduled 10 injection presses and 50 part numbers on 2 assembly lines
  • Supervised 30 employees within production assembly line and press department.
  • Create daily build schedules to assembly lines.
  • Created production schedules / per assembly line.
  • Forecasted, planned and coordinated components on a daily basis to provide an adequate amount to keep assembly lines operational.
  • Develop Kanban system to reduce amount of inventory stored on the assembly line and in the warehouse.

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19. Customer Demand
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Here's how Customer Demand is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Analyzed and adjusted forecasts and planning bills to maintain appropriate inventory levels increasing on time deliveries per customer demand.
  • Monitor MRP forecasts, inventory, customer demand, production requirements, inventory transactions and rejected material.
  • Procured semiconductor components from international manufacturing vendors to fulfill customer demand.
  • Maintained inventory levels to meet customer demands.
  • Analyzed customer demand and any possible risks reporting out directly to the Operations Manager, VP and President of the company.
  • Plan and manage pipeline inventory to meet customer demand via internal inventory management system and customer MRP's.
  • Entered shippers into the PRMS AS400 computer system daily to maintain just-in-time inventories for customer demands.
  • Schedule stock move between distribution center and warehouse to meet customer demand and projected needs.
  • Input purchase orders for various components needed to build seat adjusters for GM customer demands.
  • Check and control stock requirements and initiate necessary steps to meet customer demands.
  • Created releases, manifests, and production plans to coincide with customer demand.
  • Maintained EDI database to ensure delivery forecasts were met according to customer demand.
  • Directed weekly releases to suppliers and sub-suppliers for weekly production customer demands.
  • Manage customer demand and ensure the integrity of the supplier releases.
  • Established the lead-time of each product to meet customer demands.
  • Checked supply inventory to assure customer demands were met.
  • Plan material to meet company needs and customer demands.
  • Coordinate with sales and production to meet customer demands.
  • Support customer demand shortage through critical path reviews.
  • Planned production orders to meet customer demand.

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20. JIT
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Here's how JIT is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Maintain activities and techniques to support JIT, agile manufacturing and desired inventory levels to support corporate inventory turns
  • Implemented demand-planning system for raw materials (JIT) to reduce stock out situations and reduce lead times in filling orders.
  • Inventory and warehouse management - including cycle counts, replenishment level, JIT, vendor management, consignment inventory, etc.
  • Developed LEAN system for releasing WO in alignment with actual demand and drove JIT ordering system via Royal 4/5 MPS.
  • Tracked and managed inventory, backlog, scrap and obsolescence to maintain Just In Time (JIT) inventory levels.
  • Reviewed, analyzed, processed and expedited MRP and JIT ordering methods on a daily basis.
  • Monitored materials for dozens of suppliers and parts for a JIT line supplying Mercedes Benz.
  • Monitored the flow of inventory through the JIT system to meet customer's line down.
  • Communicated directly with vendors to establish JIT delivery of materials for the facility 6.
  • Implement and manage JIT program for all locations based on operational demand.
  • Experience and promoted Continuous Improvement Initiatives, Lean Manufacturing and JIT.
  • Integrated this with JIT inventory system for all B items produced.
  • Managed raw materials using JIT techniques and started APICS training.
  • Released materials from vendors in compliance with JIT standards.
  • Created and implemented JIT inventory practices and deliveries.
  • Scheduled parts to run for JIT delivery
  • Institute and Maintain the JIT ordering process for precise ordering Investigation, tracking and disposition of obsolete material.
  • Support the eCommerce group in planning for upcoming promotions and Fujitsu eBay store sales.
  • Manifest daily JIT orders to motor plants.
  • Experience with JIT, Delfor, Deljit, OEMs, Sequencing, APICS and MRP.

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21. Kanban
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Here's how Kanban is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Maintain and setup supplier pull systems (KANBAN).
  • Have successfully implemented two types of KanBan systems.
  • Recognized and earned internal certification by completing Lean Six Sigma project, creating centralized backup to Kanban system.
  • Trained all new material members on kanban execution and inventory management to sustain and improve operations processes.
  • Implemented inventory supermarket in addition to kanban signaling methods.
  • Utilized Kanban two-card system to replenish inventory levels, improving controls over previous MRP system of thousands of parts.
  • Analyze data to arrange material transfer, such as issuing Single Use Kanban (SUK) for material support.
  • Processed stock item SAP order queues; managed station allocations and Kanban sizing to support lean production.
  • Implemented and managed a Kanban pull system with selected vendors for Resonant Scanners.
  • Established Kanban (pull) systems for most Bills of Material items.
  • Research and track annual usage on Kanban and consignment warehouse levels.
  • Implemented JIT and Kanban systems and responsible for major components.
  • Set up pull system such as Kanban and Min Max.
  • Manage inventory using KANBANs and ensure effective outside processing.
  • Lean concepts used included Kanbans and Value Stream Mapping.
  • Plan kanban levels for circuit board fabrication process.
  • Participated in the implementation of a Kanban System.
  • Implement Kanban delivery system for local parts.
  • Reduced raw material inventory by [ ] by developing and implementing a raw material Kanban system.
  • Assessed current Kanban system, assembly layout, replenishment cycles, cycle time & takt time.

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22. Customer Requirements
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Here's how Customer Requirements is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Placed Purchase Orders to ensured timely and adequate material input to support customer requirements while financial inventory objectives were accomplished.
  • Analyzed customer requirements based on future demand for forecasts and schedule agreements to eliminate potential problems.
  • Consolidated, coordinated and integrated customer requirements into logistics, order management and invoicing processes.
  • Support external customer requirements by procuring materials and services needed to maintain operations.
  • Prepared and determined material requirements to support manufacturing schedules and customer requirements.
  • Coordinated procurement and scheduling to support planning changes or new customer requirements.
  • Monitor supplier performance to meet customer requirements and internal business plans.
  • Purchased and expedited all inventory necessary to meet customer requirements.
  • Review customer requirements and create necessary shipping documents.
  • Identified material issues not meeting customer requirements.
  • Determined production priorities based on customer requirements.
  • Designed new material flow racks with AutoCAD 2010 for updated production line based on new customer requirements.
  • Expedite MRB process and ECO's to ensure customer requirements and production schedules are on time.
  • Provide consistent and prompt assistance to meet customer requirements and bring resolution to customer concerns.
  • Received releases, created schedules and managed production to meet customer requirements.
  • Performed contract review process to guarantee customer requirements are met.
  • Plan production to meet customer requirements and shipments.
  • Manage customer requirements using SMART/PC Portal II.
  • Arranged special transport due to increased customer requirements or supplier quality/ transport failures.
  • Introduced tool to determine build quantities, labor needs based on customer requirements.

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23. Material Availability
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Here's how Material Availability is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Reported material availability/problems to management.
  • Conferred with purchasing, engineering, production, and management to establish sequential delivery according to planned requirements and material availability.
  • Researched IT-sourced data for material availability information, created/processed production work orders and other paperwork required for material handling and production.
  • Coordinated with Production to ensure material availability and Receiving and Stock departments to prevent and resolve problem receipts and inventory discrepancies.
  • Coordinated with suppliers and other departments to analyze, identify, and resolve material availability issues.
  • Communicated material availability information as required to master scheduling, sales and plant production.
  • Supported expediting and material availability operations using SAP for ~25 tech industry vendors.
  • Coordinate production scheduling with material availability for both domestic and international manufacturing facilities.
  • Provided material availability quotes for Sales, compiled material requirements for sales orders.
  • Proposed new schedule based on material availability and capacity - internal and external.
  • Worked with Quality Department to ensure material availability and compliance with quality standards.
  • Analyzed requirements using various reports to support MRP recommendations based on material availability.
  • Manage material flow from suppliers to ensure adequate material availability for production.
  • Worked directly with Engineering Department and Production Managers to ensure material availability.
  • Verify raw material availability prior to releasing raw materials and process orders.
  • Ensured material availability for over 1200 part numbers through innovative purchasing techniques.
  • Advised senior management of status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems.
  • Schedule production and customer orders in alignment with ship date, stock min/max levels, material availability.
  • Define material availability and releases components orders to suppliers to support MRP.
  • Create bulk work orders and schedule bulk production Monthly inventory reconciliations Purchase Kanban raw materials Analyze raw material availability

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24. Engineering Changes
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Here's how Engineering Changes is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Managed material requirements against all engineering changes and implemented impact against open purchase and manufacturing orders.
  • Acted as liaison between engineering and manufacturing operations to coordinate and implement engineering changes.
  • Formed a liaison between the company and suppliers for the purpose of coordinating engineering changes as well as just-in-time shipments.
  • Key role in implementation of engineering changes and coordinated the phase in of new vendors, or re-sourcing programs.
  • Monitored material bank quantities to prevent obsolescence from occurring due to model year run outs and engineering changes.
  • Managed the procurement of material, reviewed and incorporated engineering changes in the as planned bill of material.
  • Write engineering changes, monitor shortages, and review engineering and production planning releases in daily inventory functions.
  • Reduce obsolescence to a minimal during engineering changes by managing inventory levels for the old and new part.
  • Followed up on engineering changes that impact material planning, BOM and part set up, and forecast.
  • Teamed with all business areas to ensure effective results for engineering changes & new product introduction.
  • Resolve problems concerning engineering changes, castings and hardware issues internally and at the supplier.
  • Ensured proper release of new part requirements in accordance with engineering changes.
  • Perform cycle counts, engineering changes, BOM changes and establish/maintain PFEP.
  • Work with ECO'S on parts list for engineering changes.
  • Communicate through START system engineering changes and timing to suppliers.
  • Maintain any part and engineering changes in our warehouse.
  • Implement and coordinate all engineering changes and customer changes.
  • Introduce new product, engineering changes and customer conversions.
  • Coordinate engineering changes for all the hoses.
  • Observed frequent engineering changes to BOM and coordinated engineering change orders (ECOs) between purchasing and engineering.

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25. Support Production
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Here's how Support Production is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Determined material and component requirements based on the MRP system and ensured availability to support production schedules.
  • Purchased inventory to support production and retail needs while optimizing inventory levels.
  • Maintained proper inventory levels to support production and targeted inventory dates.
  • Review inventory and order necessary materials to support production schedules.
  • Generated and placed purchasing orders to support production schedule.
  • Support production/engineering with material needs as required.
  • Served as direct interface with suppliers to insure on-time delivery, and to expedite critical parts to support production.
  • Oversee the release of Work Orders, Pick Lists and Engineering Change Orders in order to support production schedule.
  • Scheduled materials in house daily to support production requirements based on EDI demands from the customer General Motors.
  • Order and adjust bulk raw material to support production schedules and communicate fluctuations with manufacturing team members.
  • Provide schedule for QA & QC area to ensure materials releases on time to support production schedule.
  • Create forecasts, PO's, suppler agreements, and source materials to support production plans.
  • Create purchase requisitions that support engineer changes and plan supplier's deliveries that support production schedules.
  • Manage the delivery of components to support production requirements for Ford and GM.
  • Quote, co-ordinate freight expedites to maintain inventory levels to support production needs.
  • Plan and control the flow of work and Materials to support production.
  • Negotiated and procured spot buy materials for schedule deviations to support production.
  • Scheduled incoming materials using AS400 system to support production.
  • Consolidate BOM requirements and issue schedules which support production.
  • Manage the complete flow of materials into Queretaro, Mexico plant to support production as well as fiscal responsibility.

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26. Inventory Accuracy
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Here's how Inventory Accuracy is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Inventory Control Inventory Freshness Control and Direct Communication with Marketing, Monthly and Quarter Inventory Control, Inventory Accuracy
  • Developed procedures in auditing kits being sent to subcontractors which resulted in improved inventory accuracy.
  • Facilitated increased inventory accuracy by identifying problems and doing the necessary research to solve them.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy and availability; analyzed material requirements; and prepared material orders.
  • Monitored closely on all material movements and transactions through SAP to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Reinvented business process to improve inventory accuracy and streamlined purchase-to-pay process.
  • Checked paper work daily to ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy through daily cycle count.
  • Maintained constant parts flow and inventory accuracy.
  • Assure inventory accuracy to allow proper visual of demand in the AS400 system as well as directing the receiving staff.
  • Monitor the Cycle Count program I created to ensure inventory accuracy and determine root cause of inventory discrepancies.
  • Designed and implemented cycle counting and material handling procedures that resulted in 99.6% inventory accuracy 5.
  • Experience on Cycle Count Programs to maintain inventory accuracy in both Warehouse and Work In Process.
  • Maintain 99.95% inventory accuracy by performing daily cycle counts and monthly physical inventories.
  • Monitor the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM) and manage inventory accuracy
  • Result: Improved inventory accuracy variance from $400,000 to $4,000.
  • Improved inventory accuracy to 98% using ABC codes.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy in 99%.
  • Monitored inventory accuracy and material flow at two different distribution centers Verified customer releases Updated internal error report on AS400
  • Inventory Accuracy and Work In Process Inventory Accuracy Experience by implementing kan ban systems, FIFOs and pull systems.

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27. Customer Orders
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  • Collaborate with manufacturing floor and customer service to complete customer orders.
  • Standardized reporting function of customer orders to management.
  • Monitored Materials along with pending customer orders.
  • Scheduled customer orders for daily production.
  • Collaborate with Supply Managers, Quality, Warehouse Management and Logistics to resolve various issues preventing the delivery of customer orders.
  • Conducted weekly backlog meetings to ensure that all customer orders were issue free and there no capacity constraints with future orders.
  • Advised planners in problem solving situations related, but not limited to, mitigate risk in not meeting customer orders.
  • Planned New Parts, Recon, and Kit parts to ensure inventory was available for customer orders upon request.
  • Collaborate with multiple departments on improving material shortages and the status of customer orders.
  • Enter Customer Orders and purchasing support to our plant in Mexico.
  • Improved material shortage tracking and on time delivery of customer orders.
  • Planned daily customer orders along with min-max orders for stock.
  • Create Excel spreadsheets to keep track of large customer orders.
  • Use pick tickets to fill customer orders.
  • Developed shipping plans based on customer orders.
  • Extracted and identified late domestic and international customer orders to provide expected stock availability date with root cause for discrepancy.
  • Interfaced with account managers, operations and production on the planning and forecasting of customer orders to meet shipments.
  • Work with manufacturing to ensure customer orders are completed in a timely fashion.
  • Work with customer orders to coordinate between processes.
  • Assembled Dell pc and servers to customer orders.

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28. Material Shortages
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Here's how Material Shortages is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Generated program status for future repair units and meeting material shortages and meeting changing material requirements.
  • Act upon material shortages by running specialized reports and determining materiel arrival.
  • Identified high usage material and compensation for additional material shortages.
  • Resolve material shortages/overages; includes expediting or obsolescent processing.
  • Perform material reviews to determine anticipated material shortages.
  • Performed root-cause analysis of material shortages and outages.
  • Reviewed material availability with buyers, identified long lead time items and critical material shortages prior to work order released.
  • Coordinated with purchasing and suppliers to track critical material shortages in AS400 system and Oracle for program completion.
  • Maintain line of balance for rocket motor components and chemicals to actively prevent and address material shortages.
  • Work with operations manager to resolve labor and material shortages, backlogs and other potential schedule interruptions.
  • Verified material shortages, resolved problems, prepared reports and maintain contracts and vendor negotiations.
  • Report any material shortages at Tier meeting with supply specialist and email to buyers.
  • Communicated all material shortages and changes to existing procurement plan to the Regional Master.
  • Communicate information to customers and Customer Service Associates on the status of material shortages.
  • Identified material shortages and expedited when possible to support the production schedule.
  • Communicate material shortages and late shipments to Customer Service and Sales.
  • Expedited raw material shortages through Purchasing.
  • Utilized MRP to analyze material shortages.
  • Managed material pipeline for subassemblies including master scheduling, planning, requisitioning material and resolving critical material shortages.
  • Manned Alcatel 800 phone line to assist Alcatel Installers with critical material shortages.

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Here's how Production Requirements is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Created and published reports in standard formats for internal production requirements and customer-order fulfillment to communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Manage inventory levels in accordance with company objectives and support both production requirements and customer demand.
  • Coordinated and monitored material requirements to ensure materials are delivered to meet production requirements.
  • Maintain accurate on hand inventory per production requirements avoiding excessive stock using JIT.
  • Managed forecast production requirements for multiple co-packing facilities across the U.S.
  • Planned and implemented material flow management systems to meet production requirements.
  • Maintained just-in-time inventory counts for daily production requirements.
  • Expedite material to meet production requirements.
  • Directed 100 Vendors to sustain accurate material flow and plant inventory levels to support daily production requirements.
  • Prepared work orders and purchased requisitions for production and purchasing based upon production requirements (BOM).
  • Assure production requirements are shipped to the customer released to ensure on time delivery.
  • Issue component orders to parent company in Germany to support production requirements.
  • Scheduled production requirements for relays, capacitors, connectors, etc.
  • Expedite and ensure smooth supply of materials to meet production requirements.
  • Supported production requirements using MRP and ERP systems.
  • Planned and scheduled material/production requirements (MRP).
  • Coordinate and expedite delivery of materials from suppliers to supportproduction requirements of a JIT environment.
  • Managed national inventories of all glass related items, including the pre-labeling of glass in order to meet production requirements.
  • Coordinate logistics and pipelining of parts to meet customer's production requirements.
  • Coordinate intercompany shipments of material and packaging between facilities to support production requirements in the most effective manner possible (i.e.

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30. EDI
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Here's how EDI is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Expedited materials based on spiked usage, determining where logistical expenditures may be necessary.
  • Located and expedited urgent material requirements through receiving to support stopped production.
  • Coordinate expedite orders with transportation and manufacturing affiliates as necessary.
  • Expedited critical materials efficiently to maintain customer relations.
  • Expedite orders with priority delivery.
  • Developed and implemented process to receive customer EDI and transition into Excel releases for production suppliers not using our operating system.
  • Scheduled and expedited the movement of parts by means of move orders and/or stock transfers to meet customer shipping dates.
  • Monitor EDI Web-based orders for OEM customers (Big 3 and Tier 1 & 2) for automotive electronic products.
  • Worked in the materials planning department that provided scheduling and expediting for all released orders entered into MRP.
  • Expedite orders with Arrow Purchasing Dept and with manufacturers in order to secure allocated materials.
  • Used Excel to prepare weekly Open Sales Order analysis reports and Major Vendor Expedite reports.
  • Assist in cleaning old packaging/ingredient and support on documents for quality for SQF audits.
  • Provide exceptional services and supervise workers to expedite work flow.
  • Credited for assisting in the implementation of the Zebra Flow.
  • Teamed with buyers to coordinate and expedite components through vendors.
  • Expedited part requirements through vendor supplier network.
  • Move hardware and expedite/prioritize for things that fall outside of the standard Production/Test processes.
  • Saved $100k by eliminating the need for expedited freight during the M274 launch.
  • Placed, confirmed and tracked purchase orders and expedited in a timely manner.
  • Print revisions, labels) Expedite material from suppliers as required.

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31. Process Improvement
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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Presented business unit metrics to upper management and participated in continuous improvement projects in cost reduction and process improvement.
  • Led inventory record accuracy education sessions for material handling and manufacturing personnel as part of business process improvement team.
  • Identify and obtain cost improvements of purchased materials and services through negotiation and process improvements.
  • Developed process improvements and made recommendations to upper management regarding data trends and process improvements.
  • Established two separate process improvements recognized by entire facility as best quarterly ideas.
  • Generate and implement process improvements for optimal efficiency and effectiveness of material flow.
  • Travel internationally and domestically to work on process improvement with engine suppliers.
  • Collaborate on material management quality initiatives and in process improvement programs.
  • Contributed to inventory reduction projects and process improvements for the department.
  • Selected accomplishments in process improvement and in operations management.
  • Created and implemented process improvements including standard operating procedures.
  • Identify, develop and implement process improvements.
  • Designed and implemented monthly metrics, tracking, and process improvements resulting in improved lead times and increased network capacity.
  • Project leader for Scrap process improvement aiming increase of efficiency of Scrap process in Global Planning department.
  • Achieved 89% inventory accuracy through weekly cycle counting and process improvement.
  • Initiated and implemented process improvements resulting in $165,000 cost reduction.
  • Implement process improvement ideas via TOS (Truck Operating Systems)
  • Directed Six Sigma process improvement program saving $9,000 annually.
  • Directed Kaizen events for process improvement in addition to implementing and maintaining 5S system.
  • Facilitated employee driven process improvement Kaizen events to increase through-put and reduce costs.

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32. Material Flow
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Here's how Material Flow is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Managed material flow by determining the required quantity and insuring availability of materials needed to meet the master schedule.
  • Reviewed material flow and recommended safety stock and/or inventory levels that prevent inventory stock outages.
  • Developed SAP flow for both mass production and service part production, including master data and material flow.
  • Provide support to production scheduling on all material flow issues to meet production schedule and customer's requirements.
  • Research catalogs to plan for upcoming projects and address any concerns beforehand to ensure smooth material flow.
  • Handle all material flow though facility, shipping/receiving and coordinate all pilot material/engineering test runs from suppliers.
  • Designed, simulated and implemented LEAN manufacturing processes and material flow for machine and fabrication shops.
  • Write procedures as directed for receiving material; material flow; assist in training as required.
  • Monitor and assess material flow through receipt, inspection, production, and shipping processes.
  • Monitored open order reports and other Excel and system based reports to keep material flowing.
  • Examined and adjusted inventory stock and material flows to maintain continuous supply chain fulfillment.
  • Utilized MRP/ERP systems to analyze forecasts, labor/machine/tool capacity, and material flow.
  • Managed material flow through the supply chain to ensure excellent customer service.
  • Work very closely with suppliers to maintain a constant material flow.
  • Revised material flow to support both internal build and external suppliers.
  • Managed material flows from end-to-end in forward and reverse logistics.
  • Managed material flow throughout the department.
  • Schedule material flow with suppliers to support external customers production schedule and demand while minimizing their operating cost.
  • Coordinate Material flow from Vendors located in Mexico and USA Maintain master data/parameters in SAP for assembly materials.
  • Supervised Material Planner I Managed day to day material flow from quote to final assembly.

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33. Cost Savings
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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Developed and implemented inventory cost savings initiatives, reducing total inventory by $3MM.
  • Identified cost savings and service improvement opportunities.
  • Lead Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt projects that result in cost savings over $50,000 and lead time reduction of 20%.
  • Managed obsolescence for all engineering changes including new model introductions, cost savings, and quality improvement projects.
  • Achieved $200,000 cost savings in internal phone distribution by coordinating and reducing procurement efforts across the business.
  • Implemented material and labor cost reporting against machine shop orders for a cost savings of 15%.
  • Managed a kitting project that provided cost savings of $4 million through transportation and labor reduction.
  • Calculated cost savings to corporation of $50,000+ and a cost recovery of nearly $500,000.
  • Facilitated outside vendor in Mexico to perform generator repairs; achieved 50% cost savings.
  • Realized significant freight cost savings with the renegotiation of freight cost structures with current carriers.
  • Key contributor in in-load project, creating a variable cost savings of $3.5 million.
  • Delivered $70K in cost savings through leading the negotiating for penalties with carriers.
  • Initiated over $300K in recurring cost savings through contract negotiations and supplier sourcing.
  • Outsourced in-house parts production that delivered annual cost savings of $84,000.00.
  • Maintain standard pack quantity programs to maximize cost savings and productivity.
  • Developed cost savings saving hundreds of dollars per shipment.
  • Generate projects for cost savings.
  • Cost savings $150k per year.
  • Out sourced existing items to lower cost suppliers resulting in [ ] cost savings
  • Reviewed and maintain suppliers for cost savings of over [ ] to date.

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34. Production Control
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Here's how Production Control is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Manage inventory levels and ensure proper production control planning, including purchasing and contracting for materials.
  • Assist Operations and Production Control managers in establishing and maintaining master schedule.
  • Perform assignments in production control and shipping/receiving procedures.
  • Coordinate material requirements with Production Control.
  • Participated in transition team converting from legacy mainframe production control system to SAP 3.1 ERP (Oracle 8.0.6 RDBMS) system.
  • Maintained material planning, inventory control policy, procedures and standard work for production control as required per ACE GOLD standards.
  • Contracted to provide high-level support for material planning and production control efforts surrounding the manufacture of various space hardware components.
  • Maintain daily open order report for Production Control and Purchasing to track deliveries to meet all target deadlines.
  • Worked at Delphi-East in the Production Control & Logistics Department scheduling manufacturing lines to meet customer schedules.
  • Planned, prepared, and issued Production Control Schedules and material requirements timed to meet production.
  • Expedited orders through purchasing and production control to guarantee all field requirements were met.
  • Analyzed production control planning to maximize number of parts for minimum scrap of material.
  • Work with production control and program management to fill unplanned requirements.
  • Provided Shop Capacity Planning Back-up for Production Control Team Members.
  • Communicate build priorities to production control.
  • Analyzed consumption of material and ensured production schedule was met by effectively partnering with production control and engineering departments.
  • Promoted from previous position as Production Control Clerk for documentation control.
  • Approved and tracked MRP generated orders, initiated MROs orders for Production control allowing material to be ordered in timely manner.
  • Prepare purchase requisitions from MRP reports as required for Material, Production Control and Engineering departments in an efficient manner.
  • Conform to all ISO requirements for Production Control Department.

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Here's how On-Time Delivery is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Developed communication standard with the transportation department for tracking critical loads and increase discussions with carriers to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Ensured on-time delivery of kits by coordinating bi-weekly meetings and delegating action items.
  • Collaborated with commercial partners in Beijing and Singapore to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Coordinated materials to ensure on-time delivery to other Arrow manufacturing facilities.
  • Monitored and communicated with suppliers to achieve excellent on-time delivery.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with manufacturing companies and the purchasing group to effectively ensure on-time delivery of product.
  • Collaborated across functional areas to improve on-time delivery from suppliers, sourcing issues, and address quality concerns.
  • Participate in daily meetings with production and logistics to ensure on-time delivery by most cost effective means.
  • Contributed to key performance goals for on-time delivery, inventory, and productivity for the department.
  • Develop, schedule, maintain and track product through manufacturing cycle to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Sourced and managed vendors of electronics goods and services for top quality and on-time delivery.
  • Improved plant On-time delivery performance by 30% in 2013 through pull system implementation.
  • Review the SAP tools to ensure on-time delivery from suppliers and to customers.
  • Managed 30 suppliers for on-time delivery, cost reductions, and contractual obligations.
  • Managed vendor related issues, including quality, performance and on-time delivery.
  • Ensured on-time delivery of components for production build.
  • Reviewed open sales orders to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Expedited factory purchase orders to achieve on-time delivery and coordinated with Field Sales Representative to achieve correct inventory loadings.
  • Scheduled and tracked all Instron customer parts and inter-company orders; maintained 90% on-time delivery.
  • Implemented Inventory Consignment Programs Improved on-time delivery by 15% Reduced inventory levels by 25% Purchasing productivity improvement of 15%

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36. WIP
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Here's how WIP is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Coordinated all WIP inventory efforts and reconciled post-inventory.
  • Understand ECO implications, Configuration Management, and worked to resolve potential WIP issues or purge requirement due to revision changes.
  • Coordinated physical inventories & cycle counts of raw materials, finished goods, and WIP (work in process).
  • Developed Oracle Phase 3 implementation procedures for item master, MRP, WIP, and Bills of Materials.
  • Maintain lean inventory levels on all WIP and Finished Goods material in accordance to process capabilities.
  • Fixed inaccuracies within SAP by performing regular physical inventory checks of all 150 WIP repair units.
  • Reduced WIP by working with production to reduce in-house process lead times by 50%.
  • Produced and released WIP assembly jobs to production based on min/max parameters.
  • Prepare weekly efficiency reports, production performance, WIP and capacity reports.
  • Reduced customer order lead time by keeping sub-assemblies in WIP.
  • Increase or Decrease RAW/WIP/FG inventory levels as requested by management.
  • Analyze the status of WIP, Stock adjustments.
  • Tracked WIP and assist in solving bottlenecks.
  • Achieved 45 WIP inventory turns 4.
  • Added WIP (work in progress) jobs to SAP monthly or as needed.
  • Manage material planning and execution of LMS100 product line Focus on reapplying $2.5 MM SMI into WIP and future LMS100 units
  • Maintained accurate and adequate inventory levels for raw materials, WIP and finished goods located at Company and offsite locations.
  • Scheduled production of wip and finished products that totaled over 1,400 items and $40 million in sales.
  • Created/maintained status report of all RMAs in WIP.
  • Worked with QAD and Epicor ERP systems for managing all RAW, WIP and FG at Plasan.

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37. Delivery Dates
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Here's how Delivery Dates is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Requisitioned material and established sequential delivery dates to departments, according to job order priorities and material availability.
  • Communicate the required delivery dates internal department, customers and vendors to successfully negotiate an on time delivery.
  • Created material schedules based on contracts and monitor material delivery dates to ensure production schedules were completed.
  • Monitor delivery dates and expedite material with purchasing to maintain material requirements to MRP.
  • Established excellent working relations with suppliers to meet required delivery dates.
  • Manage sales orders and work orders at LCOA and CAC warehouses, ensuring delivery dates are accurate for Sales Support.
  • Performed material requirements planning duties, created work orders, updated bill of materials, and estimated delivery dates.
  • Create PO's for MRO requisitions, collaborate with suppliers to secure orders, verify pricing and delivery dates.
  • Monitored requirement status to assure delivery dates met the requirements of the project or site maintenance schedules.
  • Provide support to MRO Buyer in the creation of Purchase Orders and negotiation of delivery dates.
  • Developed production schedules to meet delivery dates, achieve inventory goals and other distribution goals.
  • Provided estimated delivery dates to the customer and the COR (Contracting Officer Representative).
  • Coordinate with vendors and production to establish delivery dates, pricing, and availability.
  • Review sales order backlog by program number for orders and delivery dates.
  • Expedited and rescheduled delivery dates of materials according to MRP needed dates.
  • Input delivery dates and tracked product balance on-hand at customer plants.
  • Adjusted delivery dates, as needed.
  • Generated open PO reports to maintain accurate delivery dates along with gauging financial liability.
  • Plan production schedules to meet customer's delivery dates which included procurement of material, creation and release od work orders.
  • Act as focal point and monitor assigned areas to ensure hardware and subassemblies' delivery dates meet production needs.

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38. Production Orders
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Here's how Production Orders is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Provided necessary support to assembly foreman, production schedulers and material buyers to assure timely completion of production orders.
  • Scheduled Production Orders and followed constantly changing procedures.
  • Planed material requirements for production orders.
  • Monitored and scheduled production orders in terms of material availability and work center capacity for tool and die steels.
  • Analyze planned production orders for material availability in a fast paced make to project and make to stock environment.
  • Plan Production Orders, Re-Buyer, Expedite Materials, Customer Service, data entry.
  • Schedule production activities, create and maintain all production orders and documentation.
  • Planned for release and generation of production orders per master production schedule.
  • Monitored and reconciled all errant end of process production orders.
  • Planned, scheduled, release, and control production orders.
  • Specified and configured production orders through the ERP system.
  • Create reports and track status of production orders daily.
  • Issue materials to production orders.
  • Download releases for production orders.
  • Generated shortage reports on production orders and expedited components from vendors.
  • Use SAP on a daily basis to create work orders and utilize reports to track production orders.
  • Utilized Baan inventory system to schedule, create and release production orders for various products.
  • Create and release production orders for Alstom kitted/produced parts,
  • Issued production orders to warehouse for kitting.
  • Respond to any preseries and production issues that may result in initial start up, preseries, or production orders.

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39. Sigma
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Here's how Sigma is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Identify and pursue continuous improvement initiatives in external material flow processes and systems, utilizing lean manufacturing tools including 6sigma.
  • Participated in several six sigma projects.
  • Key player in implementing KanBan, 5S, and participating in various 6 sigma projects Fork lift certified
  • Participated in 11 Six Sigma projects and spearheaded various strategic supplier and business critical A3's.
  • Subject matter expert for Materials who assists on A3s, Six Sigma projects and Operations meetings.
  • Assisted in developing SOP's and value stream mapping while applying six Sigma lean processes.
  • Acted as team member on Six Sigma Greenbelt project to improve Oracle Inventory Accuracy.
  • Participate in Six Sigma projects in order to eliminate waste and reduce cost.
  • Achieved $2M+ of total savings/cost avoidance while leading 20+Six Sigma/Nike Projects.
  • Support Six Sigma Projects and use A3 Problem Solving.
  • Participated in Six Sigma project to eliminate ASN violations.
  • Trained as a Six Sigma Green Belt.
  • Completed Six Sigma Greenbelt training.
  • Obtained Six Sigma-Yellow Belt certification thru training/project to improve vendor on time delivery.
  • Used Lean Six Sigma methods and practices to achieve savings for the business of over $10 million in logistics cost.

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40. Production Floor
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Here's how Production Floor is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Executed shop order release to production floor for customer requirements based on delivery date and product requirements.
  • Set up kits with all necessary paperwork and delivered fabricated parts/components to production floor.
  • Generated the initial demand for purchasing of parts and raw material while providing WIP work orders directly to the production floor.
  • Reviewed MRP runs utilizing SAP to verify requirements for scheduled production orders Assist production floor with any material issues.
  • Operate heavy machinery such as forklifts to move materials and items from receiving and storage areas to production floor.
  • Prepared shortage reports and follow-up on incoming merchandise to fill back orders back to production floor.
  • Release orders to the production floor for units to be build and reconcile inventory discrepancies.
  • Assisted with decreasing dock-to-stock time from receiving to the production floor and increasing parts availability.
  • Generated work order packages for production floor personnel according to Engineering Work Instructions.
  • Moved hardware - mechanical and electrical - through production floor on schedule.
  • Master Scheduled paper plate department and various machinery on cup production floor.
  • Attend morning production meeting for shortages and releasing orders to production floor.
  • Produce multiple schedules for production floor using Excel and Crystal Reports.
  • Utilized MRP requirements for release of products to the production floor.
  • Created schematic and instruction binders for the production floor.
  • Worked and ran cycle counts for production floor weekly.
  • Directed production floor schedule by prioritizing work load.
  • Supplied and created Material Traceability Reports to the production floor to ensure proper labeling requirement were being adhered to.
  • Coordinated kanban pulls from supermarket to the production floor minimarket.
  • Plan master schedule for the production floor Implement and manage Kanban for all of the customers

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41. ISO
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Here's how ISO is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Expedited urgent components, working with purchasing agent, manufacturing supervisors, and product managers in fulfilling contracted commitments.
  • Interacted with Dock Supervisors daily to ensure parts were ordered and deliveries accurately under deadlines.
  • Conducted daily interdepartmental status meetings and updated daily status reports for all managers and supervisors.
  • Promoted from Material Planner to MRO Supervisor
  • Field daily questions from the shift supervisors and help them trouble shoot any issues they have concerning production and organization.
  • Worked with the Purchasing Department and Shop Floor Supervisors to ensure the smooth running of acquiring and delivering parts.
  • Updated ISO forms and processes for ISO2000 * Retrieved product releases and cross-referenced ship dates for accuracy.
  • Interact with production supervisors, customer service and sales to understand demand forecast drivers.
  • Develop procedures, work instructions and provide training that meets ISO 9001 Quality requirements.
  • Work as a liaison between plant buyer/planner purchasing requirements and suppliers steel rolling schedules.
  • Confer with department supervisors or other personnel to assess progress and discuss needed changes.
  • Selected to be internal International Standard of Operations (ISO) auditor.
  • Worked as a liaison between the manufacturing floor and Customer Services.
  • Cover the Shipping & Receiving Coordinator and Production Supervisors as needed.
  • Lead SIOP meeting weekly with ISC Supervisor & Global Planner.
  • Performed 8 audits monthly on various manufacturing procedures; prepared materials department for external ISO auditor.
  • Prepared preliminary data for a transition to SAP Assisted in preparing procedures to help company become ISO 9000 certified.
  • Confirm with Production Supervisor and Program Manager what parts are required to fill any backorders.
  • Acted as a liaison between vendors and Account Payables.
  • Inventory control via cycle counts, transportation management MGO inventory management software program Acted as onsite liaison to General Motors material leadership

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42. Delivery Schedules
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Here's how Delivery Schedules is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Authorized disposition of excess materials, monitored shortages, and initiated appropriate action to meet production and delivery schedules.
  • Maintained purchase orders and monitored delivery schedules, including bid abstracts for justification on purchase order placement.
  • Conducted routine analysis of production lines to evaluate capacity and to ensure delivery schedules were met.
  • Monitor all open orders with purchasing and adjust delivery schedules to coincide with changing customer/production requirements.
  • Provided internal customer service representatives with timely reports that kept customers appraised of their delivery schedules.
  • Planned production and delivery schedules for various product families based on capacity and forecast.
  • Improved efficiency of material delivery by examining systems processes for delivery schedules.
  • Prioritize suppler production efforts when capacity constraints affect delivery schedules.
  • Communicate raw material delivery schedules and expedite required materials.
  • Negotiate delivery schedules and transportation related concerns/opportunities.
  • Managed material inventory and delivery schedules.
  • Coordinated delivery schedules with suppliers.
  • Release material delivery schedules through SAP, communicate demands with suppliers, and track their commitments and deliveries.
  • Aligned material delivery schedules with real time production requirements for the manufacturing of two aircraft lines.
  • Coordinated orders or special requests by customers and keep aware of changes affecting the delivery schedules.
  • Work with branch managers on delivery schedules Office Administrator.
  • Maintain the lowest possible material and products levels in warehouse Plan manufacturing activities, delivery schedules and purchasing activities
  • Communicated on a daily basis with Japanese affiliates to insure timely delivery schedules to Murata's warehouse.
  • Plan requirements for multile commodities; create Purchase Order Paperwork, co-ordinate delivery schedules with vendors.
  • Cross-trained in JIT (Just In Time) and Forecasted Delivery schedules.

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43. Master Schedule
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Here's how Master Schedule is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Monitor master schedule to optimize inventory levels and align packaging capacity with business objectives.
  • Educated Master Scheduler and other Material personnel in basic demand planning practices.
  • Coordinate with master schedulers to discover if expedites are necessary.
  • Maintained appropriate inventory levels based upon the Master Schedule.
  • Master Scheduled semiconductors and printed circuit boards internationally.
  • Assess production requirements, reorder point, master schedule, and maintain part master history on hardware production items.
  • Interfaced extensively with Master Scheduler to develop scheduling procedures utilizing SAP, AS 400 and MS Project software packages.
  • Worked with Engineering, Machine shop, Stockroom, Shipping & Receiving, Production and Master scheduler.
  • Communicated with Master Schedulers as a JIT Sequencing Supplier maintaining 100% On-Time Delivery Broadcast Vehicle Sequencing.
  • Enter Sales and Repair forecasts into the Master Schedule and monitor actual sales verses forecast requirements.
  • Maintained finished goods inventory and shipped requirements per customer's (Boeing) master schedule.
  • Master scheduled the production of finished goods, sales vs. forecast using MRPII.
  • Input and maintain master schedule requirements in accordance with company forecasts.
  • Managed the Master Schedule and issued requisitions for purchase order releases.
  • Developed master schedule for Final Assembly and Sub Assembly production lines.
  • Analyze current or proposed production plans and master schedules.
  • Assist Master Scheduler with weekly MRP input.
  • Maintain Master Schedules for the Commercial, Top Flite and Ben Hogan Club lines.
  • Created a Master Schedule in Excel complete with BOMs and Excel Macros.
  • Coordinate with Material Control and Master Scheduler to insure that appropriate process times are maintained within SAP.

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44. Supplier Relationships
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Here's how Supplier Relationships is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Maintain supplier relationships with respect to the availability of materials and delivery time.
  • Managed vendor and supplier relationships to enable seamless execution of procurement process.
  • Developed highly empathetic supplier relationships and earned reputation for outstanding communication.
  • Trained team on material requirement driven expediting and improving supplier relationships.
  • Developed and maintained supplier relationships.
  • Developed supplier relationships to ensure on time delivery, reduction in back orders and to resolve any discrepancies between order boards.
  • Develop supplier relationships to ensure on time delivery, reduction in back orders by supplier visits and weekly conference calls.
  • Evaluated quotes, managed supplier relationships, resolved billing issues with AP and receiving issues with WHS.
  • Establish and maintain successful supplier relationships to ensure quality, timeliness, and excellent customer service.
  • Manage all aspects of supplier relationships including delivery, quality, cost and inventory performance.
  • Define and execute supplier relationships consistent with the Buyers and Purchasing Management team.
  • Improved supplier relationships, which resulted in increased on time delivery performance.
  • Build supplier relationships to exceed customer's expectations.
  • Leveraged strategic supplier relationships to drive optimal customer satisfaction and meet stakeholder cost and service goals.

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45. Shop Floor
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Here's how Shop Floor is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Manage delivery schedules for purchased parts to minimize component inventory, and prioritize shop floor work to minimize work-in-process inventory.
  • Lead the inventory accountability team and updated information using the SAP system and Reagent ICCS shop floor raw material system.
  • Completed reviewed and released orders to the shop floor as needed for the building of future Aircraft.
  • Release process orders to the shop floor for production and material handling from the frozen MPS schedule.
  • Reviewed, analyzed and verified inventory after the Shop Floor Person did the inventory counts.
  • Coordinate the movement of raw materials from an external warehouse to the shop floor.
  • Review daily shop floor sales order report for product built to order.
  • Coordinated productions build out documentation to ensure proper shop floor load planning.
  • Generated purchase requisitions and move orders to purchasing and shop floor.
  • Developed and trained new shop floor standards and operating procedures.
  • Plan and release orders to cells on the shop floor.
  • Coordinated fabrication order shortages with the shop floor management.
  • Created all job packets for the shop floors manufacturing.
  • Job order creation and distribution to shop floor.
  • Executed ECO's throughout manufacturing shop floor.
  • Monitor min/max shop floor materials.
  • Analyze production shop floor plan.
  • Dispatched special orders to the shop floor with weekly backlog and daily location reports to improve customer service.
  • Align supplier capacities thru demand planning or outputs to the internal daily average shop floor consumption rates.
  • Installed MESA (manufacturing execution system) shop floor tracking package by Camstar Systems.

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46. Product Quality
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Here's how Product Quality is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Check product quality and eliminate waste.
  • Maintained procurement records, such as items and services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality, performance and inventories.

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47. Corrective Action
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Here's how Corrective Action is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Lead inventory record accuracy activities and ensures that robust root cause corrective actions are taken to resolve inventory record inaccuracies.
  • Participated in team product improvement and issue resolution using root cause analysis and corrective action reporting.
  • Coordinate with Quality Control to notify suppliers of non-conformance and obtain corrective action.
  • Review daily system generated reports for maintaining inventory accuracy and take corrective action.
  • Facilitate team meetings to address customer concerns/corrective actions relating to delivery issues/premium freight.
  • Monitored and applied corrective action on expected adverse variance.
  • Handled and expedite items that required corrective action or replacement
  • Utilize root cause analysis to establish permanent corrective actions.
  • Manage Client Backlogs, Expedite with suppliers for resolutions; perform root-cause analysis to determine corrective actions needed.
  • Resolve inventory issues as needed by assisting in determining the root cause and corrective actions for inventory variances.
  • Resolve problems involving collect data, establish facts and offer reasonable solutions towards corrective actions.
  • Trained, mentored, coached, and provided corrective action for seven material planners.
  • Support data collection, analysis, and corrective actions implemented for team metrics.
  • Process rejected materials and process Corrective Action Reports with corporate office and Vendors.
  • Identify and report the causes of delays and determine appropriate corrective actions.
  • Determine root causes for part shortages and implement permanent corrective action.
  • Analyze scrap, establish root causes and develop corrective actions.
  • Determined source of trouble and took corrective action.
  • Evaluate suppliers, spearhead corrective actions on defective parts and provide continuous improvements to operational efficiency.
  • Address inventory imbalances and implement corrective actions.

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48. GM
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Here's how GM is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Contributed to inventory reduction by using Six Sigma methodology.
  • Provide daily updates to VP and GM of shortages, the reason why and strategic plan to get caught up.
  • Provide customers with Sales Order Acknowledgments and plan ship dates and provide a queue for manufacturing.
  • Certificated in Lean 6 Sigma Yellow Belt March 2012 and Green-Belt as of November 2012.
  • Manage customer service based operations such as customer ratings for Chrysler, CPK and GM.
  • Lead 10 Six-Sigma projects resulting in GE Wind Energy savings of over $5.2 Million.
  • Categorized, inventoried and packed GMX 295 service components for delivery to the service center.
  • Lead planner for Toyota, Saturn and GM Programs and assistant to Nissan Program.
  • Managed all aspects of Chrysler, Ford, GM and all service parts.
  • Worked on Six Sigma project with Black Belt to identify solutions.
  • Established schedules for Ford and GMT 900 production and shipping.
  • Order and scheduling of service parts for GM and Chrysler.
  • Completed Six Sigma Training (Green Belt).
  • Release GM part requirements to suppliers.
  • Launched GMT 800 sunroof program.
  • Participated in 6Sigma Green/Black belt projects, kaizen improvement projects, 5S safety projects and member of cross function work teams.
  • Led multi-function team tasked to deploy processes to Six Sigma standards Scheduled production and allocated materials for multiple product lines.
  • Performed a variety of duties requiring judgment to analyze requirements and respond appropriately to meet plant and customer needs.
  • Created and implemented MSP's and SOP's in a cGMP environment.
  • Utilize GMP practices to enhance traceability, repeatability, S+QDIP metrics, and information management for materials and missed production.

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49. R
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Here's how R is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Project manager for recovery of reusable material at four production facilities and two distribution centers.
  • Contributed to preparation and planning for annual International Microwave Symposium.
  • Manage incoming and outgoing material for production of electronic units.
  • Generate weekly shipments to domestic and international daughter companies.
  • Supervised machine operators in the Production area to see to it that safety, quality, and speed were adhered to.
  • Scheduled maintenance time on each machine to keep them running properly and efficiently per scheduled dates.
  • Provide total spares support to Intel R&D factory and HVM factories worldwide.
  • Utilized Value Stream pivot report for material movement of electronic parts using SAP.
  • Maintained two off-site warehouses and min-max programs at each of these sites.
  • Maintained a large in-house min-max program for large, regularly ordered items.
  • Prioritized shipment of parts to field offices to meet customers contracts.
  • Managed the outsourcing of inventory to a vendor consignment model.
  • Achieved this with net inventory reduction of 20% value.
  • Operate heavy equipment, and fill orders for production.
  • Scheduled repairs in timely manner to cut shipping priorities.
  • Lean process changes have improved turn rate 3x.
  • Receive new inventory and update database.
  • Organize and maintain inventory and stock.
  • Created Stock Transfer Orders (STO's) and Purchase Orders for daily top 50 parts.
  • Maintained a 98% to 100% "on time delivery" rate.

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50. MPS
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Here's how MPS is used in Materials Planner jobs:
  • Developed MRP, MPS, LRP, Blanket orders, Purchase Orders, Inventory Reports, Shop order and Sale orders.
  • Perform analysis of the Master Production Schedule (MPS) and Material Requirements Plan (MRP).
  • Follow up on inventory days target to ensure target will be met by the MPS.
  • Conducted compliance reviews of the master production schedule (MPS) with production teams.
  • Analyzed MRP requirements to balance supply and demand of both pharmaceutical and cosmetic pumps.
  • Plan materials and production schedule for products based on MPS.
  • Confirm and release work orders per the MPS.
  • Input of Material Planning Schedule (MPS) in SAP to drive MRP.
  • Helped implement BOM, MRPII, MPS in AS 400.
  • Facilitated the communication of SAP Go Live dates, the SAP training schedule & prepare SAP security for BU CMPs.
  • Created a MRP & MPS system which supported multi-production facilities.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Materials Planner

Supply Chain

16.5%

Part Numbers

10.5%

Purchase Orders

9.5%

Inventory Control

9.1%

MRP

7.9%

Raw Materials

6.8%

Production Schedules

5.7%

Material Planning

4.7%

Customer Service

4.0%

Logistics

3.6%

Safety Stock Levels

3.1%

Material Requirements

2.7%

Inventory Management

2.6%

BOM

2.5%

Production Planning

2.1%

Cycle Counts

1.9%

ERP

1.9%

Assembly Line

1.8%

Customer Demand

1.6%

JIT

1.4%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Materials Planner

Rank Skill
1 Supply Chain 13.0%
2 Part Numbers 8.3%
3 Purchase Orders 7.5%
4 Inventory Control 7.1%
5 MRP 6.2%
6 Raw Materials 5.4%
7 Production Schedules 4.5%
8 Material Planning 3.7%
9 Customer Service 3.2%
10 Logistics 2.9%
11 Safety Stock Levels 2.5%
12 Material Requirements 2.1%
13 Inventory Management 2.0%
14 BOM 2.0%
15 Production Planning 1.7%
16 Cycle Counts 1.5%
17 ERP 1.5%
18 Assembly Line 1.5%
19 Customer Demand 1.3%
20 JIT 1.1%
21 Kanban 1.1%
22 Customer Requirements 1.1%
23 Material Availability 1.0%
24 Engineering Changes 1.0%
25 Support Production 1.0%
26 Inventory Accuracy 0.9%
27 Customer Orders 0.9%
28 Material Shortages 0.9%
29 Production Requirements 0.9%
30 EDI 0.8%
31 Process Improvement 0.8%
32 Material Flow 0.8%
33 Cost Savings 0.8%
34 Production Control 0.7%
35 On-Time Delivery 0.7%
36 WIP 0.6%
37 Delivery Dates 0.6%
38 Production Orders 0.6%
39 Sigma 0.6%
40 Production Floor 0.6%
41 ISO 0.6%
42 Delivery Schedules 0.6%
43 Master Schedule 0.5%
44 Supplier Relationships 0.5%
45 Shop Floor 0.5%
46 Product Quality 0.5%
47 Corrective Action 0.4%
48 GM 0.4%
49 R 0.4%
50 MPS 0.4%
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