• Supply Chain Planner I

    Location US-IL-Buffalo Grove
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  • Overview

    Responsible for all aspects of purchasing and production planning. Additionally, building on supplier relationships, negotiation, expediting, maintenance of procurement system and requesting quotes for new and existing parts.


    • Review all scheduled production to insure materials, tooling’s, and supplies availability and/or communicate needs to insure the flow of parts from supporting production.
    • Review daily production reported; advise deviation from schedule to management and resolve with manufacturing supervisor.
    • Maintain strong working relationships and communications with manufacturing and key suppliers to confirm production/shipping schedules and monitor open purchase orders for all orders to ensure on-time deliveries.
    • Continuous improvement and saving projects implementation for his / her area of responsibility.
    • Close communication with master scheduler of any inventory level change that might impact production operation.
    • Authorize payment for purchases by reviewing invoices and related documentation.
    • Monitor supplier performance by ensuring that product is delivered as scheduled and meets specifications.
    • Performs other related duties as needed and assigned.


    • Required Education:
      • High School or equivalent experience.
    • Preferred Work Experience (years):
      • 1+ years in manufacturing environment with relevant experience
    • Key Skills and Competencies:
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
      • Ability to organize and prioritize work to ensure timely deadlines.
      • Must have strong problem solving abilities.
      • Proficient computer skills required including Excel and other Microsoft Office programs.
      • Must be able and capable of dealing with multiple priorities.
      • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.

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