Material Planner


Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Material Planner role in Highland, IL!  Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!


Responsibilities, Qualifications, & Details:                
The Production Planner has responsibility for developing and issuing executable production schedules for assigned work centers in accordance with the established Level Load Fixed Scheduling methodology in order to meet or exceed customer service level goals. This includes verification of available capacity, materials, and tooling to execute production schedule. The Production Planner coordinates daily with the Production Supervisors and operators of the assigned work centers to validate or modify the production schedule in addition to help resolving issues affecting schedule adherence and customer service level performance. The Production Planner is also the primary point of contact for all customer service inquiries and issues and is responsible for providing accurate and timely lead time estimates and order status information.


• Production planning using level load fixed scheduling methodology.
• Detailed Capacity Planning
• Communication and coordination with Production Supervisors and Customer Service. The production planner is accountable to schedule execution and works closely with production supervisors to ensure schedule adherence and recovery if required.
• Initiate and participate in continuous improvement activities related to production planning, customer service and inventory management.
• Review SAP data integrity for assigned work centers and materials.
• Participate in Lean Daily Management System (LDMS) activities and support the factory tier process as required.
• Manage and maintain inventory levels ensuring uninterrupted supply of parts while maintaining optimal inventory levels, along with ensuring customer reliability and meeting target inventory turns.
• Responsible to plan for both internal and external production resources required to support customer delivery schedules.


Must Have:

  • 5-7 years material management / material requirements planning / master production scheduling experience
  • LEAN implementation experience a plus
  • SAP experience
  • Bachelor degree from accredited educational institution
  • 1 year applicable experience
  • Strong communications and project management skills
  • Relevant computer skills (Microsoft Office suite, ERP)




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