Manufacturing Materials Planner - Distribution

South East

Birmingham, Alabama  – Movement Search and Delivery    is working with a multinational supplier to the automotive industry. Due to their recent growth, the company has opened a position for a Materials Planner – Distribution in eastern Birmingham.

What you will do: Materials Planner – Distribution receives project plans and information from other departments and uses this information to determine what materials will be needed and when. The role utilizes various transportation provider software systems to facilitate material movement planning and scheduling, coordinates daily activity to track location and movement of inventory raw materials via rail cars, barges, and trucks, and provides reports to internal and external customers. The position ensures inventory accuracy by coordinating the inventories and goods system to system information with distribution centers, organizes/maintains hard copy and electronic documentation supporting order fulfillment, distribution means, pricing, and contractual obligations, and codes/prepares proper paperwork for billing and authorization of a variety of invoices per defined processes. Additionally, the Material Planner initiates overcharge/undercharge freight bill claims with carriers, re-routes freight as needed to meet demands and minimize costs, and initiates shrink threshold and loss claims with warehouse providers and tracking reconciliation of the same per contract standards.

What you will need: Bachelor’s Degree highly preferred. Experience in the freight forwarding or public warehousing industry. Current experience in materials planning. Current experience in a Customer Service capacity with a Third Party Distribution Industry.

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Please send your resume and current compensation  to:

Greg Giltner
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