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Material Planner

Company: E Ink
Location: Billerica
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Team up with the most innovative company where Imagination becomes reality! E Ink is the originator, pioneer and commercial leader in ePaper technology (see E InkAbout Us). Billerica, Massachusetts is home to E Ink's U S Headquarters as well as E Ink's Research and Development Teams. Our Billerica MA location is increasing its research and development capabilities because of increased global demand for E Ink ePaper display products. We are seeking qualified candidates who are self-driven, looking to advance their career and be a high-impact player on a team.Our diversity of people, backgrounds, experiences, thoughts and perspectives are fostered to create an inclusive work environment.Our culture is built on value commitments to innovation, quality, results, integrity, community, people, and collaboration that fosters a strong employee engagement, teamwork, safety and wellness.We offer acompetitive/generous benefits packagethat fits the needs of our employees. It includeshealth,dental,vision,wellness programs, employee discounts,401k matches, ongoing development, advancement opportunities and more. This position is alsoeligible for our bonusprogram. (see E InkLife at E Ink)E Ink is the originator, pioneer, and commercial leader of ePaper technology. We are seeking a highly motivated, energetic, self-driven individual to join our supply chain team in Billerica, MA as a Material Planner. This position will be responsible for ensuring supply continuity of direct materials to support production of commercial and development materials. Proven experience and a thorough knowledge of material requirements planning and inventory management is essential. This role will work closely with cross-function personnel in manufacturing, quality, development, and finance to design, implement, and execute material plans to achieve corporate objectives. Come be part of a growing team that is dedicated to driving world class planning and inventory practices to support E Ink's diversifying product portfolio and long-term success!In this role, you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:Analyzing demand plans and developing material requirements plans to support production schedulesExecuting material purchase requisitions and coordinating with the purchasing team to order and/or modify purchase orders as neededEngaging thesupply base to communicate, prioritize, and revise delivery needs. Working through appropriate channels to resolve issues and get material delivered on time to ensure supply continuity to support production schedulesManaging day-to-day inventory planningUnderstanding and managing risks to minimize impact on the production scheduleInitiating continuous improvement activities to improve the efficiency of planning, scheduling and material flow processesDeveloping direct material forecasts that meet production schedules and corporate inventory objectivesServing as a key contributor for supply chain performance reviewsOwning master data accuracy for areas of responsibility ensuring proper system alignments and requirementsREQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Business Administration, or a related field7+ years of relevant experienceDemonstrated skills and experience in Material Requirements Planning, inventory management, scheduling, purchasing, risk management, supplier relationship management and manufacturing resource planningWorking knowledge of ERP (SAP preferred) systems, specifically MRPFamiliarity and comfort working in global supply chainAdvanced PC application skills (Excel, Power Point, Word, reporting tools)Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision-making capabilitiesTeam player with the highest level of customer focusStrong communication and interpersonal skillsDemonstrated ability to work effectively with others including communication, presentation, and analysisSelf-motivated, independent thinker that is eager to learnPREFERENCES:APICS, CPIM and/or CSCP certificationBENEFITS:Competitive total compensation packageMedical, dental and vision on 1st dayCompany 401K match20 PTO daysUnlimited sick timeCasual day to day work environmentHybrid/flexible work environment (for some positions)E Ink is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. E Ink is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, identity, sexual orientation, veteran's status, disability, age, or on any basis prohibited by federal and state law.

Keywords: E Ink, Billerica , Material Planner, Professions , Billerica, Massachusetts

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