Materials Planner

Job Location: 
Columbus, MI

Plans and coordinates the flow of work within or between departments of the manufacturing plant. Directs outside operations to support materials needs. Compares customer demand and communication to internal work and establish priorities & schedules in accordance product specifications, availability or capability of workers, components, and equipment.



Plans & coordinates production to conform with customer demand, inventory requirements, and customer expedites.

Supports overall procedures in accordance with shipping commitments and inventory forecast requirements.

Assist in analyzing manufacturing capacities for the most economical deployment of resources.

Maintain material inventories, production progress, and other factors affecting schedules.

Interact with multiple customer representatives regarding deliveries & future schedules via various forms of communication - business systems, email, and phone.

Track and maintain KPIs: Inventory Levels, Turns, OTD, Shortages, etc.

Facilitate and participate in Strategic planning activities: Kanban, Safety Stock, etc...



Requires knowledge of manufacturing processes & procedures, ERP interface, and production control protocol.

Minimum of 3 years of experience in Materials Planning/Scheduling within a Manufacturing environment.

Must have prior Plex ERP experience


Recruiter Name: 
Jared Smerchek
Recruiter Phone: 
(262) 886-8000 ext. 232
Manufacturing & Engineering

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