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Materials Planner

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Posted: April 10th, 2018

Multimatic Structures & Suspension has recently expanded its manufacturing presence in Fort Wayne, IN. We are searching for experienced and dynamic Materials Planner who desires to join an energetic and dedicated team that has launched a new facility with all new equipment and a new product line.

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference.With expanding facilities around the world, including in Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, Mexico, Japan and China, there is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • Tuition Assistance for Apprenticeships & continuing education programs
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new plant start-up from the onset
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers)

FACILITY ADDRESS:

Multimatic New Haven

2808 Adams Center Road

Fort Wayne, Indiana USA 46803

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for ensuring coordination and release of components required to meet production schedules and customer requirements; while developing procedures and systems to optimize, ensure availability, and achieve appropriate inventory levels. Also responsible for tracking all containers, packaging needs and freight optimization. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES       

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Material planning activities required to support production demand and satisfy customer requirements
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels and integrity in accordance with department goals and objectives
  • Provide customer support both internally and externally
  • Using MRP, create material releases and daily delivery schedules to meet production requirements
  • Ensures material availability for customer releases/call offs
  • Ensures error-free MRP (Material Requirement Plan) and implements corrective action plans
  • Coordinate K2 activities including engineering changes, SOP and EOP
  • Perform cycle counts for inventory accuracy, reconcile results, and ensure preventative stop-gap actions are in place
  • Routinely conducts inventory spot checks – walking the plant floor
  • Ensures all necessary data entry into SAP
  • Receiving Discrepancy Reports (RDRs) validation and supplier correction monitoring
  • Coordinates K2 activities including engineering changes, SOP and EOP
  • Support Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable activities to ensure we pay our suppliers timely
  • Building supplier relationships by providing constant communication, delivery-tracking performance, guidance regarding goals and direction as needed
  • Understanding / execution of external customer systems/portals (DDL, SMART, Supply Solutions, GM Supply Power, etc.) and ensure Multimatic New haven management has visibility of customer ratings
  • Meets all Quality Management Systems (QMS) standards
  • Support and drive continuous improvement activities to positively affect the profitability of the Company
  • Must manage inventory, which could exceed up to 25% of total sales, to optimize usage and ensure proper release levels of parts are introduced to production as required and does not result in production related scrap
  • Analyze cost effective measures to ensure expedited parts are delivered on time and does not impact production negatively, such as production related overtime
  • Manage related freight related operations which could be valued at 1.5% of sales or higher
  • Adhere to safety and housekeeping principles

RELATIONSHIPSQUALIFICATIONS

  • Reports directly to the Materials Manager
  • Interfaces on a frequent basis with Production, Operations, IT and Quality. Also interfaces on an as needed basis with HR, Finance, Engineering and Maintenance

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Must have proficient PC skills, including the ability to create and interpret spreadsheets and word processing documents.  Current experience working with materials management software is required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Associates Degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in materials working in an automotive manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of SAP, MRP and Lean Manufacturing preferred
  • Good computer skills. Ability to use Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to assume responsibility and corresponding authority and accountability.
  • Results oriented
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.