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Planner I

Company: Spectraforce Technologies Inc
Location: Round Lake
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Planner I Location: Round Lake, IL 60073 Duration: 6 months Description: Summary: Responsible for the raw material planning and purchasing activities needed to support the production of all finished goods for the manufacturing facility. The position maintains communication channels with suppliers, internal customers and the Purchasing Department, and is accountable for the coordination of raw material orders, inventory levels, expedite/prioritize release, safety stock positions, disposition of materials and identification of cost reduction initiatives. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: --- Directly supports the procurement and disposition of raw materials in response to MRP and Manufacturing requirements. --- Obtain materials in economic order quantities that maximize value and minimize total cost (e.g. optimized inventory levels). --- Assist in the annual standard costing process and provide price forecasts. Maintain standard costing program to ensure a positive PPV. --- Supports materials management systems, plant projects, negotiations and sustaining of contract terms and conditions with suppliers. --- Establish and maintain effective communication with all levels within; ensure that procurement processes meet the requirements of Company and suppliers. --- Monitor and disposition obsolete parts and supplier returns for rejected products and help resolve supplier's quality issues. --- Monitor changes to assigned commodities to alert purchasing management and the Division to major price/availability fluctuations that will impact the Division's cost or ability to conduct business. --- Develop knowledge of production planning in order to be the Finished Goods Planner Backup and be able to schedule finished goods (FG) production on manufacturing lines if needed. --- Learn, understand and apply rigorous quality standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP). --- Identify and inform manager of excess, slow move and obsolete inventory issues. Recommends and drives actions to resolve issues. Qualifications: --- Ability to operate in the complex, matrixed environment. --- Requires strong leadership and teamwork skills. --- Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. --- Excellent written and oral communication skills. --- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. --- Computer skills and systems knowledge required. Education and/or Experience:

  • BS in Operations/Logistics or similar degree; 2 - 5 years related experience. Job Requirements:Additional Information:This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, SPECTRAFORCE and the assigned client reserve the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.Benefits:SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, and hospital indemnity insurances. - Additional benefits SPECTRAFORCE offers to the eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching and a referral bonus program. - -SPECTRAFORCE offers unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law. -Equal Opportunity Employer: - -SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. -Please contact Human Resources at if you require a reasonable accommodation.For the full list of our open positions, please check -

Keywords: Spectraforce Technologies Inc, Arlington Heights , Planner I, Other , Round Lake, Illinois

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