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Materials Planner

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Bachelor in Industrial Engineering, Economics, Business Administration or relevant work experience

Proficiency with Logistic processes

Understanding of cross-functional activities (departments like quality assurance, accounting, controlling & production)

Strong Communication / interpersonal /conflict resolution skills

3 + years of SAP R3 experience or similar (Oracle, etc.)

Proficient with MRP/PPS Systems

Proficient with JIT & JIS Order Control Systems

Proficient with Engineering Change Control Processes

Proficient MS-Office

Intermediate knowledge of International trade agreements (NAFTA, ALADI, EROI, etc.) and INCOTERMS

5 Why knowledge (problem solving)

5S’s good command

Familiar with OSHA standards

Process, Results driven

Proficiency in English

1 + years of Material Planning Experience in the Automotive Industry


Maintain and further develop the inventory control programs in order to meet customer requirements on a timely basis

Responsible for ensuring all disciplines are in place and transactions are executed to assure inventory accuracy of purchased parts, raw materials, and manufactured product within the ERP system

Coordinate production workflow for one or multiple products

Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay

Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand

Assign workers and other staff to particular production operations

Schedule shift according to production needs

Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget

Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption

Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)

Prepare and submit status and performance reports

Keep paperwork organized

Collaborate with quality control, warehouse and other staff