Planner in Asheville

Asheville, North Carolina
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 12.00 - US$ 14.00 per hour, $12 - 14 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Molly Gaffney, Spherion
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Job Description

Responsible for planning inbound materials to meet production schedules

Responsible for managing inventory to meet Company's goals
Will perform customer related activities : order entry and communications to both internal and external customers.
60 % of time will be material planning, 40% of time in customer service

Adjust material schedules in SAP to meet production schedules. Communicate to suppliers delivery schedules. Optimize the delivery schedule to have lowest freight cost.
Provide feedback to Quality or Purchasing on supplier performance.
Maintains the smallest inventories possible while providing an adequate level for production schedules and minimizing inventory investment.
Crosstrain in other material planning functions.
Conduct and Prepare inventory cycle count reports for designated commodies.
Crosstrain in other customer service areas; primarily customer systems checks: Ford, Chrysler and Denso
Call customers or Sales as needed to discuss schedule changes, pricing issues, or other pertinent information.
Other duties as assigned.

Working hours: First Shift

Bachelor Degree in related discipline or Equivalent Experience preferred.

2 plus years experience in logistics or operational related field highly preferred.

SAP knowledge and working experience a plus.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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