Materials Resource Planner

We are currently recruiting for the following openings:
Materials Resource Planner, Harrisburg, North Carolina (Contract -- to -- hire)
The company is expanding and possesses a great reputation within the medical devices industry.
Once hired permanently, you'll receive a compensation and benefits package second to none in the industry!
The individual we seek for this position should meet the following requirements:
Must be able to pass criminal background and drug screening.
Must possess a verifiable employment history of success, with minimal or no gaps in employments.
Reporting to the Operations Manager, the primary responsibilities of the Material Resource Planner will be to oversee and coordinate component procurement, monitor work-in-process flow of material through production and supply chain, and maintain sub-assembly and finished goods bill of materials and current costs in the corporate enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
o Create, maintain and communicate a feasible Manufacturing and Supply Chain Plan including Capacity
o Works closely with operations, quality, sales, procurement and logistics to resolve daily issues and
achieve the needed production and shipping schedules
o Evaluates manufacturing or procurement challenges and constraints and develops solutions to
o Ensures back order situations are minimized by working with Operations Management and Finance to
establish appropriate inventory par levels for finished goods and sub-components
o Provides daily and long term production planning based on needs pertaining to demand forecast,
customer orders, ship dates, production efficiency and compatibility
o Develop production schedules and work orders for finished goods and component items based on
equipment, labor, and raw material availability
o Proactively identify supply constraints and develop countermeasures such as level loading production,
working overtime, adding equipment, outsourcing or expediting
o Perform root cause analysis on key metrics including customer delivery, plan vs. actual production,
finished goods inventory, and master schedule
o Create and communicate scenario's to support business decisions resulting in a leading integral supply
chain plan
o Monitor actual output verses the Master Production Plan, identifying gaps and drive solutions
o Develop inventory level targets and manage inventory and pace production to achieve targeted
inventory levels on both cost and unit basis
o Responsible and accountable for monitoring component availability to ensure on time delivery per
production schedule and to meet shipment of customer's deadlines
Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
o College Degree preferred, APICS certification a plus
o 3+ years' experience in manufacturing production, purchasing and supply chain planning
o Attention to detail, strong analytical and organizational skills
o Strong leadership, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate
with other functional areas in order to build trusted relationships
o Experience working in GMP aseptic production environment/ISO facility is required
o Computer skills: MRP/ERP systems, WORD, EXCEL, VISIO, GP, Salespad
o Strong work ethic and understanding of quality systems
o Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, standard operating procedures, work
process aids, company policies, and instruction manuals
o Self-motivated, team focused and results oriented
o Must have a minimum two (2) years of experience working in medical device manufacturing or related
field in a team environment
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the responsibilities of the Material Scheduler's job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Training Requirements:
The employee must be trained on all of the documents, procedures, software applications and topics listed in the Skills Matrix. Documentation of this training will be maintained with Human Resources. Additional training requirements may be added as deemed necessary by the supervisor.
Weekly salary will be discussed by Recruiter.
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Mr. Sandy Watkins
Watkins Staffing, LLC.

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