Material Buyer/Planner - J0922-0575

Job Number: J0922-0575
Job Type:: Permanent Full Time
Division: Ball Screw and Actuators

Company Bio:

Entrepreneurial Leader
Heroux-Devtek, the world’s 3rd largest producer of landing gear, serves the civil and military aerospace markets from production facilities in North America and Europe. The Company’s longevity, flexibility, and track record for the development and implementation of innovative production systems have distinguished it as a leader in the domain. With its most recent acquisitions, Heroux-Devtek is bolstering its status as one of the foremost landing gear, actuation and hydraulic system designers and manufacturers in the global aerospace industry.

Division info:

Responsibilities associated with this position are typically performed in an office setting or designated administrative area and requires occasional visits to additional company facilities. Movement through industrial or manufacturing areas is required along with the use of appropriate personal protective wear and consistent observance of established safety policies at all times. Travel to suppliers and/or customers may be required.

Summary of position:

The material planner will manage inventories and ensure that material resources are consistent with production schedules. The material planner's responsibilities include determining material specifications, creating and maintaining inventory schedules, coordinating with internal departments, and managing external stakeholder relations.
A successful Material Planner should be able to ensure the appropriate supply of cost-efficient and high-quality materials required to maintain steady production and product delivery.

Main responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities
• Create and maintain the manufacturing schedule for assigned production areas
• Confirm and monitor the manufacturing schedule against the ship schedule to communicate needs for on time delivery of product
• Purchasing of raw material
• Working on advanced purchasing of material and setting up supplier agreements for respective customers.
• Interact with Production Supervisor toward attainment of on time delivery
• Communicate with respective departments on any changes that will change schedule execution or customer expectations
• Analyze customer order history and forward requirements compared to MRP output
• Issue material releases, contact and follow-up with vendors as needed
• Prepare and distribute vendor release schedules to ensure the proper material is delivered at the proper time for production while maintaining desired inventory levels
• Release and close work orders
• Support team in achievement of performance goals
• Meet deadlines for completion of the delegated tasks
• Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:
• Associates degree or equivalent work experience required
• Bachelors degree in business, logistics, inventory management, or a related field preferred.
• ISM CPSM Certification preferred
• 2+ years of material planning, inventory management, purchasing, or a related position
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Knowledge of manufacturing processes and supply chain management
• Strong communication skills bother verbal and written.
• Proficiency in Microsoft office and material management systems.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Job Specifications
• Excellent math skills.
• Must be available for weekend support rotation as needed.
• Must be process and detailed oriented.
• Must be a team player & excellent communicator.
• Should possess strong trouble shooting and analytical skills.
• Solid computer experience, including Microsoft Excel and Word.
• ERP experience (LN or other similar system) preferred.
• APICS certification a plus.

You enjoy challenges, teamwork an a quality working environment that evolves continuously? Developing your competencies is a priority for you? Join Héroux-Devtek and "lets grow together".

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Héroux-Devtek is an equal opportunity employer.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by calling us at 1-877-427-7717. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to provide assistance in order to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process. Heroux Devtek is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), including Disability/Vets.

HDI Landing Gear is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, HDI Landing Gear will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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