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Planner and Expeditor

Painesville, OH 44077

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 10083

Job Description

Our client, a manufacturer of highly engineered mechanical components in Painesville, OH, is seeking the right person to fill the role of Planner/Expeditor with their company! 

1st Shift 
Salary depends on experience 

  • Responsible for the production planning, maintaining the assembly schedule and inventory control of products as assigned consistent with MRP/ERP system requirements or as needed to support business objectives.  The position is expected to establish, monitor and maintain performance levels with vendors in alignment with the key business targets of on time delivery, quality products, reduced lead times and cost reductions.
  • Utilize MRP/ERP system to purchase, plan, allocate and issue materials to production in support of customer requirements.  Coordinate the movement of materials from vendors ensuring all vendor supplied material is available and shipped on time to meet dock date requirements.  Expedite materials when necessary.  Coordinate on supplier delays; monitor and resolve delivery and quality issues with suppliers as needed.  Visit local suppliers' facilities to qualify them as new sources and assist in the resolution of production, design, quality, and/or delivery problems. Create and maintain production, scheduling, forecasting/delivery, shortage, small business and government reports for all assigned materials. 
  • Manage and re-schedule demand as needed to support changing customer or business requirements (AOG’s, expedites, pull-in’s, cancellations, etc.) and maintain inventory controls for the assigned products, consistent with MRP/ERP system and business plan requirements. Manage expedites, deferrals and cancelations per MRP planning system.  Quote lead times and provide shipping commitments as appropriate.
  • Coordinate quality matters and engineering changes/developments between company activities and suppliers, as required.  Work with Design Engineering on Pre-MRB’s and IDR’s, as well as address BOM issues and/or changes.  Assist Manufacturing Engineering with cost estimates.  Proactively work with Receiving and Quality to reduce or clear up grief rack issues.

  • Bachelors degree required with emphasis in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Operations or Engineering.
  • At least 2 years' of experience in purchasing and/or materials control; preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Blueprint reading preferred, but not required.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • MRP/ERP system proficiency
  • Knowledge of Purchasing, Planning and some Accounting processes are required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Meet Your Recruiter

Allison Leone
V.P. of Operations

“Communication is key in a people-minded arena”.

With 21 years of experience in client partnership development, team management/skills building and business revenue increase, through open minded strategic growth planning, she believes anyone’s goals are attainable through hard work and keeping a focus on the outcome.

Along with being a part of past Lake County Chamber business of the year recipients and various multi-entrepreneurial awards employment based, Allison has a passion for art, the human good through volunteer work to help others and the thrill of competitive sports.

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