Material Planner

Department: Materials
Location: Lighting Office
Report To: Materials Manager
Type of Position: Full-time

General Description
  1. Plan and expedite material from internal and external vendors for the production processes
Key Roles and Responsibilities
  1. Plan and review component Requirements
  2. Create Purchase Orders in SAP
  3. Create in-bound delivery documents for chassis and lighting
  4. Enter Purchase orders for domestic Suppliers
  5. Delivery Scheduling & Tracking of ocean containers and air shipments from suppliers
  6. Monitoring of domestic suppliers to ensure schedules are met
  7. Verify all invoices and match to receipts.
  8. Enter the SAP transaction for each ocean container/air shipment. Chassis and Lighting
  9. Verify quantities and unit prices
  10. Enter the invoice match into SAP for supplier payment. Resolve all discrepancies.
  11. Weekly Material Report
  12. Monthly Procurement Report to department Mgr.
  13. Other assigned tasks as needed.
Job Requirements

Work Experience

  1. Prefer 2 years experience at automotive tier 1 supplier


  1. Completed college degree; prefer bachelor degree or higher
  2. SAP knowledge preferred

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  1. Basic SAP understanding
  2. Self-motivates, excellent analytical skills
  3. Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  4. Must work well with limited supervision
  5. Strong organizational skills
  6. Applied statistics
  7. Quality and environmental systems
  8. Problem solving techniques
  9. Communication techniques
  10. Human Relations
  11. Knowledge of computer packages (MS OFFICE)
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