KIK Custom Products

Material Planner

Job Location US-IN-Elkhart
Posted Date 5 days ago(2/13/2018 4:14 PM)
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Our Material Planners ensure timely delivery of raw materials to the plant to meet our production schedules.  Additional responsibilities include ordering and/or releasing materials consistent with JDE, MRP, and Supply and Demand and strives to maintain company inventory goals.  Ideal candidate is detail oriented and is a master at juggling competing priorities,

Essential Job Functions

  • Committed to providing highest degree of excellence in servicing customers
  • Combines purchase order quantities for best price when feasible and consistent with good purchasing/inventory control procedures 
  • Resolves all purchase order price variances in a timely basis
  • Notifies vendor of complaints on a timely basis
  • Maintains accurate, updated price files for current suppliers and alternates
  • Develops new suppliers for plant controlled items through joint cooperation with Product Development and Sales
  • Contributes ideas to improve our operation and promotes cooperation among all employees within the operation
  • Provides accurate and timely information regarding material deliveries to the scheduling department


  • Minimum High School Diploma and experience required - Bachelor Degree preferred
  • 2+ years experience in manufacturing materials planning
  • MRP experience, JD Edwards experience an asset
  • Knowledge of commercial purchasing terms
  • Collaborative with initiative and high sense of urgency
  • Strong leadership skills

Thank you for your interest and consideration of a career with KIK!


KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. 

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