KIK Custom Products

  • Material Planner

    Job Location US-IN-Elkhart
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/26/2018 8:13 AM)
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  • Overview

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    KIK's Custom Division contract manufacturing network consists of 8 locations throughout North America. KIK Indiana. located in Elkhart is our largest campus and collectively contain 10 aerosol lines, 7 liquid lines, 3 tube lines, and 2 packaging lines. KIK's Elkhart facility procures, blends, fills and packages a wide variety aerosol and liquid personal care, pharmaceutical, and OTC consumer packaged goods.


    Position Summary

    The Material Planner ensures timely delivery of raw materials to the plant to meet our production schedule.  Orders and/or releases materials consistent with JDE, MRP, and Supply and Demand and strives to maintain company inventory goals.

    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


    • Bachelor's degree +1 year experienced preferred
    • Will consider 3+ years relevant experience if not degreed
    • Strong Forecasting along with high level proficiency in Excel required.
    • Good interpersonal communication 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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