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Manufacturing Material Planners

STS Technincal Services

Job type

Direct Hire


Manufacturing Material Planners

Job ID


Website TICO

Manufacturing Material Planner Jobs

STS Technical Services is hiring Manufacturing Material Planners in Ridgeland, South Carolina.

Job Summary:

In this role, you will be a valuable part of our materials team, ensuring our production quotas are met in a timely fashion while observing the highest standards of safety and quality. You’ll schedule and coordinate the efficient distribution of products in order to satisfy demand, analyze and revise shipment plans as required, and work with other departments to ensure customer satisfaction and accuracy of shipment records.

You’ll also determine reorder points and ensure that sufficient levels of inventory are maintained; analyze actual product demand, trends, and forecasts; and adjust inventory plans accordingly. Apply and implement lean practices to manage materials and schedule orders for least total product cost. Reconcile discrepancies leading to inventory inaccuracy such as receiving errors, packing slip errors, BOM errors, misuse, etc. Able to set up all aspects of a new supply chain for new products when released.

TICO is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and marketer of Terminal Tractors with more than 5000 vehicles in operation around the world. We are uniquely positioned as the only terminal
tractor manufacturer that actually operates its own equipment. We operate the largest terminal tractor fleet in North America. We under


  • Coordinate and manage supply base with regards to: delivery, expediting, purchase orders, inventory, invoicing/pricing/receiving discrepancies (un-matched receipts, supplier payment
    system, etc.), packaging, ongoing programs, and other related functions
  • Coordinates and expedites flow of materials, parts, and assemblies between suppliers and/or departments, according to production and shipping schedules or department priorities through
    MRP system. Assists management in resolving external and internal supply chain related issues and manages Lean improvement projects within the plant supply chain
  • Monitor PO’s to ensure they have shipped on time and follow-up with a supplier if they are late. When there is a delay, determine the severity level for tracking the shipment and if air freight is needed to avoid impacting the customer
  • Tracks supplier delivery performance and establishes corrective/recovery plans as needed
  • Maintain proper inventory levels based on current inventory, historical usage, and forecast demand
  • Executes/tracks Engineering Change Notices to minimize excess stock and meet customer demands Assumes special assignments as directed by the Director of Materials
  • Resolve supplier packaging problems
  • Coordinate cycle count activities for assigned parts
  • Must set up and maintain planning parameters within the MRP system such as lead time, minimum on hand, order multiples, and days of supply, as well as supplier price breaks Recommend optimal transportation modes, routing, equipment, or frequency
  • Participate in carrier management processes, such as selection, qualification, or performance evaluation Analyze all aspects of corporate logistics to determine the most cost-effective or
    efficient means of transporting products or supplies
  • Responsible for setting up and maintaining transportation of outbound trucks to specified customers as well as inbound transportation of all products and goods purchased by TICO
  • Research to ensure the best rates are being used for both inbound materials, and outbound shipments to our customers.
  • Review logistics performance with customers against targets, benchmarks, and service agreements. Stay informed of logistics technology advances and apply appropriate technology to
    improve logistic processes.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma; Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years’ work related experience in Material Planning/Purchasing Must be able to work without direct supervision.
  • Experience in manufacturing environment.
  • High degree of interpersonal skills, and strong oral and written communication skills required with all departments and levels.
  • Apply and use MRP system to provide scheduling and planning solutions for internal and external production operations.
  • Integrate software and applications with lean practices to provide a scheduling solution for all customers.
  • Implement and manage technical and lean solutions in the internal and external supply chain.
  • Setting up and maintaining logistics contracts for both inbound and outbound materials. Math and blueprint reading skills.
  • Must be able to read tape measure.
  • Ability to commit to flexible schedule and prompt arrival for shift. Good problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to participate in Lean principles and continuous improvement activities.

About STS Technical Services

STS Technical Services is a Top 100 Staffing Firm that’s partnered with some of the largest names in the aerospace, manufacturing, defense and industrial industries.

Our professional recruitment teams put talented individuals to work at client locations all over the world, and we have hundreds of exciting career opportunities for you to explore!

If you want to speak to a Recruiting Professional directly, call 1-800-359-4787.

STS Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer.


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