Materials Planner in Greensboro, NC at Advanced Personnel Resources

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    701 Green Valley Road
    Greensboro, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    10/2/2018

Job Description

Advanced Personnel Resources is currently seeking an experienced Supply and Materials Planner for one of our clients here in Greensboro. This is a contract assignment for 6-8 months. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 4 years of experience and a bachelor's degree in this field.

Essential Functions

  • Communicate Materials Management’s expectations and logistics’ demands to achieve continuous improvements in quality, lead-time and costs.
  • Maintain parts database to ensure the latest parts information is accurate and available in a timely manner. Also, perform order handling/expediting functions, daily parts maintenance (such as registering new parts, supersessions, and parts requisitions to purchasing, loading ship dates) will be necessary.
  • Maintain the stock profile of a range of parts within the pre-set objectives
  • Conduct continual reviews of suppliers’ performance and corrective activity plans by means of logistics’ evaluations, statistics, meetings, presentations, and other relevant communication.
  • Identify and report supply chain related problems in day-to-day activities in an effort to increase overall efficiency and productivity.
  • Provide effective customer-focused responses in a timely manner to internal/external customers.
  • Prepare, create, analyze reports and statistics as required/directed by management
  • Resolve internal/external parts discrepancies with distribution centers and suppliers.
  • Serve as liaison between customer service, product support, and purchasing.

Job Requirements

  • College degree of 3+ years of inventory management and production planning or purchasing experience
  • Strong PC skills including excel and access
  • Strong negotiation skills

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