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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Superior Group Jackson, MS

Jackson, MS
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High School Diploma or GED


Superior Group is looking for a Material Planner for our client in Jackson, MS.

Job duties included but not limited to:
Manage material flow (WIP – “work in process”) through analysis of diverse reports and perform critical analysis to avoid operation disruptions caused by material availability or constraints.
- Manage the work order function which entails, but is not limited to, expediting late or issuing components, maintaining MRP planning parameters, creation/closure of all work orders based on established ERP best practices, and managing rework of reusable core parts.
- Coordinate with cross-functional teams and influence multiple functional departments including: Customer Service, Engineering, Quality, Operations and other Supply Chain members.
- Own the metrics of past due order reduction, MPS on-time delivery, on-time delivery of units to internal and external customers, and work order accuracy.
- Participate in and lead business processes improvement events such as Continuous Improvement Framework, Kaizens and workshops in order to improve processes and reduce waste.
- Assist in the development and implementation of procedures and techniques which will improve the planning function.
- Actively participate in process improvement and creation/adhering to standard work.
- Establish optimal inventory levels to achieve desired service, while utilizing just in time inventory management philosophies.
- Forecast repair volume and work with the High Performance Team Leader’s schedule in order to meet customers’ contractual due dates.
Required Skills / Qualifications:
High school or GED
Minimum 2 years of Material handling and or planning.
Minimum 2 years of warehouse expeirence.

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:

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Superior Technical Resources, Inc. provides staff augmentation, direct placement, and outsourced human resource solutions. It offers a range of staffing services, including contract staffing, direct hire, pay rolling services, onsite staffing, and Web-based vendor management programs, as well as Web-enabled automated managed service programs in engineering, design, drafting, finance, human resources, management, information technology, and other professional/technical disciplines.

The company serves aircraft/aerospace, computer, electronics, manufacturing, semiconductor, software, telecommunications, and utilities sectors.