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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

Advantage Resourcing - XPO Midlothian, VA

Company
Advantage Resourcing - XPO
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
254914
AJE Ref #
576130028
Location
Midlothian, VA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a Materials Planner in your area!

At our client, our skilled team of Materials Planners is the driving force that keeps everything flowing. If you have Materials Planner experience, a desire to take on challenges, and are a true team player dedicated to exceptional customer service, this position may be for you. Our Client provides a safe working environment and the latest tools and equipment needed in order to perform at an exceptional level of efficiency.

Materials Planner
Location: Midlothian, VA 23112

SUMMARY
1.1 Function-related Tasks & Responsibilities
The main responsibilities for this function are:
Optimal storage management to ensure minimum inventory and maximum availability
Processing SAP MRP list and exception messages
Processing OSIP tasks
Material master maintenance

Details on tasks and requirements and/or rules are described in the Management System.
Additional function-specific tasks not described in the management system are:
Important contact person at the interface between Purchasing, Sales and Engineering
Implementing the storage management strategy for forecast relevant parts
Develop and implement storage management strategy on non-forecast relevant parts, in cooperation with the buyers to achieve optimum lot sizes and availabilities
Good knowledge of the material to be stored
Preparing forecasts for purchasers
Manage phase in / phase out of materials
Create PDM-order where needed

1.2 General Tasks & Responsibilities [hidden text: do not modify this chapter!]
The general tasks and responsibilities for this function are:
Conducting all business activities according to GE's Code of Ethics
Acting according to the relevant environment, health & safety rules
Working according to processes and rules defined in the Management System
Contributing to the improvement of the effectiveness and efficiency of processes
Reporting to the supervisor regularly and specifically in case of exceptional or EHS incidents
Taking responsibility for own career and personal development

1.3 Authorization
Signatory authority according to relevant regulations
The right to have access to all information, IT systems and applications required to perform this function

2 REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FUNCTION
2.1 Education, Training, Qualifications
Basic business or technical training (e.g. business or mechanic trainee program)
Knowledge of materials management (MRP)
Good command of written and spoken English and German (desired**)
SAP - MM and SD component training (external/internal training)
IT user skills
PDM Basis and Order training (internal training course)
National and international specialist training courses

2.2 Experience and Work-Related Skills
SAP Materials Management component MM
Practical experience in the area of planning
Strong planning and decision-making abilities
Cost-conscious and business-minded
Product knowledge beneficial

2.3 Interpersonal and Social Skills
Team-player, communicative
Independent, takes initiative
Flexible, highly perceptive, good learning ability

2.4 Other requirements
Flexibility with regard to working hours

If interested, please APPLY RIGHT AWAY!!

About Advantage Resourcing

At Advantage Resourcing, our primary objective is to perfectly align the best people with the appropriate jobs. These jobs may be temporary assignments or career positions. We place talented people in a wide variety of jobs working with our client companies in areas such as: engineering, IT, technical, manufacturing, skilled trades, distribution, call centers, clerical, accounting, finance and sales.

Our strength is being able to solve our clients workforce needs by matching people that have the right skills, knowledge and motivation to each opportunity. Advantage Resourcing can help you discover the personal and career success you desire.

Advantage Resourcing Americas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard for race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected categories. Advantage Resourcing is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.