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Material Planner in Greenville, AL at GTA

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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Job Description

Title: Material Planner
Job ID: 18-00420

Location: Greenville, AL
Base Compensation: $28.84/hr
Additional Benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Long Term Contract Position

Position Summary:
The Material Planner is responsible for the daily communication with customers to coordinate the production and shipment to the customer. In addition, they will schedule release of parts from vendors and expedite as necessary to fulfill basic purposes.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Complies with all IATF and ISO14001/EMS requirements.
  • Maintains customer release file.
  • Coordinates information concerning up-coming engineering changes.
  • Reviews customer released requirements.
  • Discusses with the customer the status of released requirements and enters new orders for requested changes.
  • Initiates and follow-up on changes to the shipping schedule.
  • Reviews and reconciles behind schedule report.
  • Provides freight forwarding information to the customer.
  • Provides shipping department instructions on special expedited or premium transportation moves requested by the customer.
  • Maintains premium transportation records in order to determine whether added costs are the responsibility of the company or the customer.
  • Provides service order requirements and status to production and shipping department.
  • Verifies any changes in release orders.
  • Determines future direct material needs by analyzing supply and demand.
  • Initiates requisitions for required components.
  • Assesses responsibility for premium, overtime, and transportation costs, and negotiates acceptance of charge with the supplier and prepares the necessary documentation for approval.
  • Coordinates and expedites with suppliers and carriers to ensure timely delivery and to satisfy the critical customer and/or manufacturing needs.
Position Requirements:
  • A minimum of two years experience in a Materials/Inventory Control function in a manufacturing environment.
  • A two year degree in business or industrial management preferred.
Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible.
  1. Do you have prior experience with IATF and ISO14001/EMS requirements?
  2. Please describe your experience coordinating the delivery of various components and materials from a global supply base.
  3. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  4. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  5. Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
  6. What is your 'acceptable” and 'ideal base” compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  7. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  8. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  9. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years.

Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.

If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms


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