Purchasing and Maintenance Planner

Arlington, TX

Employment Type: TEMP
Industry: Professional
Job Number: 1361020

Job Description

  • TEMP
  • Anywhere

Action Group Staffing

Job Description:  Material Planner


                           $18.00 per hour


    • Purchase raw materials and sub-components from vendors in the US and South Korea.
    • Determine the required materials and generate purchase orders.
    • Send purchase orders to vendors, tracking commitment dates, and manage inventory levels.
    • Track delivery of the materials, including managing customs, if necessary.
    • Track the production volume and monitor customer demand patterns and purchasing trends.
    • Prepare cost estimates and performance reports.

Shipping management

    • Schedule and oversee the supply and delivery of materials and products.
    • Manage inventory issues, schedule changes, and cancellations.
    • Ensure materials meet specifications, quality standards and are cost-efficient.
    • Ensure the consistent and adequate supply of materials necessary for production.
    • Coordinate with other departments regarding production goals, timelines, supplier payments, etc.
    • Check the schedule and track the parts we ship to customers.
    • Control shipping labels and ensure that manufacturing associates attach the correct labels on the shipping containers.
    • Containerize and palletize shipping containers when necessary.
    • Track returnable containers.
    • Occasional loading/unloading of containers in and out of the trailers using the forklift.
    • Other duties assigned.

Material Planner Requirements

    • High school diploma/GED required.
    • Degree in business, logistics, inventory management, or a related field preferred.
    • 2+ years of experience in material planning, inventory management, purchasing, or a related position.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.
    • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and supply chain management.
    • Good communication skills, both verbal and written in English and Korean
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and material management systems.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Physical Requirements

    • Able to lift and move up to 45 pounds.
    • Stand for several consecutive hours per shift with frequent bending, twisting, reaching, stooping; walk; sit; use hands to grip.
    • Regular vision requirements include the ability for close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and adjusting focus.

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