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The Material Planner is responsible for planning material flow to meet production needs and satisfy internal and external customer reqirements through coordination and communication with Program Managers, procurement, operations, engineering and customers. Product delivery requirements flow through the Material Planner to ensure adherence to production schedules and proper inventory levels.
Your core responsibilities will be to:
- Ensure Bill of Material is maintained in an accurate manner through close coordination with Engineering.
- Act as a focal point and monitor assigned areas to ensure material delivery dates meet production needs.
- Identify and coordinate advance notice, input and resolution of material shortages/overages.
- Support site physical inventories, as necessary.
- Analyze data and collaborate with internal customers to determine and apply appropriate ordering, inventory, and replenishment levels.
- Anticipate potential problems and risks, and generates ideas, insight and solutions to resolve, potential problems, followed by decisive action to implement solutions.
- Analyze data to determine opportunities to decrease inventory, improve customer service levels, and reduce total costs in order to support lean manufacturing activities.
- Demonstrate effective collaboration skills by open communication and sharing of pertinent business information to all departments.
- Represent the company successfully and exercises flexibility in their communications with internal and external customers.
- Continually improve strategies in accordance with lean supply chain management concepts.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
To succeed in the position, you must:
- Bachelors degree in business, supply chain, finance, engineering, or another related discipline requried.
- 3 years manufacturing experience with 2 years in planning related function.
- Strong computer skills and familiar with basic MRP system functions; moderate skills in Excel.
- Proven ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data.
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills, written and verbal.
- Understanding of Lean manufacturing/Six Sigma desired.
- Self-starter, high energy, work independently, exercise sound judgment, handle multiple priorities in a dynamic and changing work environment.
- US Citizen or permanent residency (green card) required
In addition to meeting the basic requirements, the most successful candidate will also have:
- Certification within ISM or APICS preferred.
- Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
- Good interpersonal skills for interacting and coordinating work within the departments of the organization.
- Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft office with emphasis on data analysis in Excel.
- Professional verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail
- Knowledge of sales and operational planning processes and MRP systems.
- Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications.
EaglePicher Technologies, LLC is a leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, aerospace, medical, commercial, oil, and gas industries. The company provides the most experience and broadest capability in battery electrochemistry of any battery supplier in the United States. Battery technologies include lithium ion, thermal, silver zinc, lithium carbon monofluoride, lithium thionyl chloride, lithium manganese dioxide, lithium sulfur dioxide, and reserve lithium oxyhalide. EaglePicher also provides custom battery assemblies, battery management systems, pyrotechnic devices, and other power solutions. EaglePicher Technologies is headquartered in Joplin, MO. and is ISO9001:2008, ISO 13485, and AS9100C certified. For more information, visit www.eaglepicher.com.
PERKS OF BEING AN EAGLEPICHER EMPLOYEE
Some of the great things about being an EaglePicher employee include:
- Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance;
- 10 paid holidays and PTO;
- Matching 401K;
- Tuition reimbursement;
- Dependent scholarship programs.
EaglePicher Technologies LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.