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Supply Chain Material Planner - Manufacturing

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Mason
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:


This position is responsible for managing schedules, due date performance of suppliers and

controlling inventory levels


  • Manage assigned parts and their respective suppliers, including all problem resolutions.
  • Develop suppliers in regard to improving their delivery performance.
  • Coordinate engineering changes and build schedules with suppliers and production to meet customer expectations while minimizing surplus exposure on a regular basis.
  • Analyze MRP daily/weekly to produce supplier releases.
  • Launch, schedule, defer, expedite and cancel purchase orders to maintain inventory levels.
  • Monitor and update supplier lead-times.
  • Monitor and assure suppliers receive and understand expectations of weekly reports.
  • Obtains realistic delivery dates on shortages and follows up as appropriate.
  • Proactively confirms delivery/schedules against orders and take action if necessary.
  • Monitors shortage reports and collects firm tracking and expected delivery timing.
  • Validates and performs root cause analysis for missed deliveries.
  • Assist with processing material requisitions from internal personnel for part or repair of part, equipment or special Engineering project.
  • Work with Purchasing, Finance and the vendor(s) to help determine and implement appropriate inventory levels, minimum order requirements, economic order quantities, delivery offsets and supplier lead times.
  • Assist in all inventory activities.
  • Other tasks as assigned

    • Bachelor's degree required
    • 3 to 5 years Prior material planning experience in a manufacturing setting (procurement of items side)
    • Demonstrated proficiency in managing multiple projects and people to be able to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to deal effectively with a diverse group of individuals at all organizational levels.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills along with presentation skills.
    • Strong organizational/priority planning, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
    • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player.
    • Ability to follow established procedures plus assist to create & implement process improvements.
    • Experience in building and leading cross-functional teams.
      About The Shyft Group

      The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF) is North America's leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly and upfit for the commercial, retail and service specialty vehicle markets.

      The Shyft Group and our brands are as driven as our associates. Every person behind our badge is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Across eight go-to-market brands, in ten states and two countries, we have over 3,000 dedicated employees working as one to lead with innovation, ingenuity, and a dedication to quality craftsmanship.

      The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth. Our name and renewed focus reflect the action, speed, and agility we offer the commercial vehicle industry through our growing roster of brands - Utilimaster , Royal Truck Body , DuraMag , Strobes-R-Us , Spartan RV Chassis , and Builtmore Contract Manufacturing .

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Lansing , Supply Chain Material Planner - Manufacturing, Professions , Mason, Michigan

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