KIK Custom Products

  • Material Planner

    Job Location US-TX-Ft. Worth
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/9/2018 11:54 AM)
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  • Overview




    Our Material Planners ensure timely delivery of raw materials to the plant to meet our production schedules.  This position orders and/or releases materials consistent with Macola, MRP, and Supply and Demand and strives to maintain company inventory goals.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Monitor supplier service levels and notify vendors of out of spec material and timeliness of order
    • Lead a team of Junior Material Planners; resolving all purchase order prices, combining purchase order quantities for best prices; providing the highest degree of excellence in servicing customers
    • Monitor the item master data accuracy for completion of the bill of material
    • Prepare run-out analysis to determine soft and hard conversions for PLD
    • Develop strategies to meet and improve inventory turns
    • Determine the economic order quantity for "A" items
    • Developing new suppliers and managing relationships with the existing suppliers and work with Procurement to eliminate existing constraints.
    • Execute Sourcing strategies, policies and procedures to ensure the company receives the highest levels of quality and service while minimizing the cost of inventory, storage, transportation and obsolesces risk.
    • Experience in negotiation RFP’s or Sourcing strategies
    • Plan the production and movement of materials for turnkey items consistent with the delivery of the lowest total delivered economic cost to CBI/KIK operating unit.
    • Develop, advocate, and implement sourcing strategies for the raw and packaging materials under his/her responsibility to achieve short and long-term savings targets, taking into account total end to end supply chain costs


    • High School Diploma / GED or higher required.  Bachelor's degree is preferred.
    • 4 + years experience in products and compacity planning in a packaging manufacturer
    • Macola, MRP and JD Edwards experience preferred




    KIK is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

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