material planner, Guelph

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Our client in the automotive industry in the Guelph area has partnered with Randstad Engineering in their search for a Material Planner to join their team! As a Material Planner, you would be an essential part of the manufacturing team and monitor the flow of materials necessary for all manufacturing operations. This individual must ensure that the company never runs out of necessary manufacturing materials, while at the same time, due to to limited storage space for raw materials, ensures there’s adequate supply without over ordering or wasting resources.

Specific responsibilities would include:
• Perform forecasting and data analysis on existing and incoming inventory, and predict/prevent stock-outs
• Understand and manage risk to minimize impact on production schedule
• Manage supplier performance to maintain planned inventory levels and meet customer expectations for unplanned demands (including rush orders, orders for slow moving parts, and other special circumstances)
• Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas for improvement
• Utilize any material requirements planning system (MRP) that is in place and ensure that the data is accurate and up to date and resolve any issues as required
• Monitor the integrity of Bills of Material (BOM) and manage inventory accuracy
• Monitor inventory levels against agreed upon target levels
• Support inventory checks to validate inventory accuracy
• Minimize obsolete stock and ensure business is left with minimal liability
• Manages all inventory/distribution activities (Receiving, stock transfers, cycle counts, inventory balancing)
• Ensure that all paperwork is processed accurately and completely in a timely manner

As a qualified candidate, you meet the following requirements:
• Previous experience of materials planning ideally in the automotive or manufacturing environment is preferred
• Undergraduate degree and/or college diploma in business operations / materials and operations management
• Good understanding of supply chain processes
• Understanding of supplier relationships and some experience working with suppliers is preferred
• Knowledge of lean techniques may be advantageous

If you are interested in this opportunity, apply today! Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Randstad Professionals Canada
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Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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