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Materials Planner in St. Cloud, MN at New Flyer

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

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Job Description

New Flyer of America – North America’s largest transit bus, motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor is seeking a Materials Planner to join its growing international team.

Join us as we continue advancing innovation and sustainable transit solutions that connect people with places. With 31 locations across the U.S. and Canada, and over 85 years of experience manufacturing buses, New Flyer is building on a solid foundation to drive North America forward with progressive transit technology that serves communities and makes cities smarter.

Don’t settle for a job when you can build an impactful and exciting career.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for materials planning associated with the Materials department and Project Turnpike.

What You Will Do:

  • Drive continuous improvement and assist with the development, communication and deployment of policies, guidelines and tools to ensure success in all processes.
  • Coordination for processing materials to point of use (POU) location by requirement date.
  • Responsible for inventory accuracy and achieving inventory goals.
  • Responsible for materials requirements planning (MRP); work with MRP messages and monitor daily order action summary (OAS).
  • Monitor, measure and meet all materials measurements.
  • Work with other key areas to ensure daily completion of vital tasks.
  • Assist the materials team and leadership in achieving the budge in materials, supplies, salary/indirect labor, overtime, and operational expenses.
  • Assist manufacturing on day to day tasks.


Preferred Skills

  • Three years related experience in a manufacturing role.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Oracle.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to thrive under tight timelines.
  • APICS Certification or currently enrolled in APICS program is an asset.
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing and 5S is a requirement.

New Flyer is an EEO/AAP/Female/Minority/Disabled/Vets Employer

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