Aug 19, 2021

Director, Material Planning

  • MRA Global Sourcing
  • Augusta, GA, USA or Regional Remote
Full time Supply Chain / Demand and Supply Planning Supply Chain / Materials Management

Job Description

Are you a strategic thinker, with a proven ability to thrive in a company with a complex supply chain network? Do you have extensive experience in Materials Management, Planning and Scheduling? Have you developed a knack for collaborating with executives across several functions to find efficiencies and drive best practices throughout your organization? Do you have a track record of successfully developing and mentoring a team?

If you answered yes to the above questions then you may be an ideal fit for the Director, Material Planning role for our client, an industry-leading automotive company.

KEY PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • Effectively manage materials planning and production scheduling to meet company financial goals.
  • Drive regular evaluation of planning parameters and schedule strategy to optimize inventory investment and production capacity.
  • Support Supply Chain involvement in complex cross functional projects
  • Develop and mentor material planning and scheduling team by identifying skill gaps and training requirements.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in or equivalent experience required; APICS certification preferred.
  • 3+ years of leading teams in a production environment.
  • Strong leadership and team-building skills.
  • Experienced decision-maker, with ability to proactively address issues.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in ERP systems and planning/scheduling tools including Excel Data Analysis and Modelling.
  • Travel up to 15%

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