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Materials Planners work in the manufacturing industry and are responsible for monitoring materials used by the company. A well-written resume example for Materials Planner should focus on duties like ensuring a smooth production flow, keeping a steady supply of products, maintaining inventories, liaising with suppliers, and tracking material shipments. The ideal candidate for this job should be able to demonstrate the following skills in his or her resume: knowledge of manufacturing processes, time management, organization and planning, computer competences, and problem solving. Most Materials Planners hold at least a high school diploma and inventory control experience.

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Import Materials Planner

Finished with a 91.5% model completion rate for power tools in 2015.

  • Decreased the outstanding parts for power tools from 1/1/2014-8/25/2016 from 560 to 0.
  • Helped make the spare parts department run more efficiently with new processes.
  • Took new responsibilities for outdoor parts while still covering power tools.
  • Helped train in a new hire to take over power tools while transitioning into outdoor products.
  • Worked with suppliers, engineering, accounting, and document control to solve different types of issues to acquire the correct parts to our customers.
  • Led a project to help save the company over $30,000 via shipping costs for spare parts.
  • Led a project to increase profit by over $300,000 via spare parts pricing.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Marketing
2

Lead Materials Planner/buyer

Reported to Operations Manager

  • Focused directly on keeping low inventory dollars to result in higher inventory turns
  • Implemented a Root Cause Analysis and Correction procedure to resolve problems with inventory levels, production schedules or material shortages.
  • Co-championed a cost reduction project of reducing $100K worth of sheet metal into a vendor daily replenishment Kanban system.
  • Proficient in planning and procuring raw materials from MRP, exception reports and J.I.T. ordering systems for a lean manufacturing production strategy ISO 9001 air conditioning manufacturing company.
  • Effectively managed up to $2M worth of commodity accounts (sheet metal, chemicals, electronic components, motors, compressors) and consignment inventory to ensure that production did not have any lines down.
  • Responsible for day to day purchasing activities: Requested RFQs, RMAs, issued purchase order contracts, resolved account payable issues, and managed day-to-day supplier relationships and performances to assure availability of quality material.
  • Analyzed historical data to update forecast planning BOMs for raw materials to support production and to meet customer demand.
  • Assisted in writing procedures for ISO certification for material planning function.
  • Supervised, and trained team of 6 Buyer/Planners in the following capacity: process/procedural flows, system enhancements and new members in the role of material planning.
  • Leadership role of communicating proactive measures of preventing material shortages at daily production meetings.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Jit
AAS
Business Administration
3

Materials Planner

  • Process sales orders in MRP system to confirm customer requirements were met.
  • Monitor sales orders for on time delivery to ensure prompt payment to the agency.
  • Ships orders based on requirements defined by the government. (Government BOL, Barcoding, Invoicing)
  • Trained as an ISO auditor to conduct interviews among select departments to ensure ISO requirements are met.
  • All other tasks defined in Logistics Assistant position listed below.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Human Services
BS
Business Management
4

Materials Planner/analyst

Maintained an uninterrupted flow of production material

  • Managed inventory levels and adjustments
  • Verified customer forecast and release data
  • Implemented engineering changes and revision level changes
  • Maintained inventory accuracy
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
Professional
BS
Computer Science
5

Maintenance Materials Planner

  • Plan and schedule maintenance tasks to be accomplished.
  • Order materials, schedule man hours and line up special vendors to assist with task.
  • Have experience with microsoft, SAP and CAD drawings
  • Can also read blueprints if needed
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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