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Posted: Wed Mar 06 2024

Material Planner

Dallas, Texas

Direct Hire

Primary Recruiting Services - Supply Chain
Title: Material Planner
Location: Dallas, TX
Salary: $70,000 - 90,000
Benefits: PTO, 401k match, Health, Dental, and Vision
Department: Supply Chain

What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Develop and maintain production schedules to ensure the timely availability of materials for manufacturing processes.
  • Coordinate with production, procurement, and logistics teams to plan and execute material orders based on production requirements.
  • Monitor inventory levels and track material usage to prevent stockouts or overages.
  • Analyze demand forecasts, production schedules, and inventory data to identify potential risks or opportunities for optimization.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of materials and resolve any issues or discrepancies.
  • Implement inventory management strategies to minimize carrying costs while ensuring adequate supply to support production needs.
  • Communicate with internal stakeholders to provide updates on material availability, shortages, or other relevant issues.
  • Generate reports and analyze data to support decision-making and performance monitoring.

What We’re Looking For:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related major preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of production planning or supply chain planning experience
  • ERP experience required
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel, which requires a detailed understanding of Excel spreadsheets.
  • Excellent communication, analytical and organization skills
  • Ability to plan and prioritize a wide variety of activities

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