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Material Planner

Job Number:  39323
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating South Carolina
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Moore, SC, US, 29369



Job Number: 39323 
Group: Magna Seating  
Division: Magna Seating South Carolina 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Moore 


Group Description
Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Role Summary

To ensure that the supply of materials meet the production schedule and minimum stock levels to ensure operational and production continuity. Able to deliver efficient, effective and flexible solutions to meet production requirements. Maintains strong relationships both internally and externally to ensure supply of materials meets requirements. Work under general supervision, reviewed by Management. Decisions and results have an impact on the function and their success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Schedule the supply of materials/components to meet production requirements and minimum safety stock levels.
  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate processes for material delivery from supplier to point of fit.
  • Assess volume requirements against planning assumptions.
  • Day-to-day order management and management of deliveries.
  • Understand and manage risks to minimize impact on production schedule.
  • Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages that affect production.
  • Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement.
  • Utilize any Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) or IT system that is in place and ensure that data is accurate and up to date and resolve any issues as required.
  • Monitor the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM) and manage inventory accuracy.
  • Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • 5 years of previous experience of materials planning ideally in the automotive or manufacturing environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics or related field preferred.
  • Good understanding of supply chain processes and their interdependencies.
  • Understanding of supplier relationships and some experience of working with suppliers.
  • Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of using MRP (Material Requirements Planning) systems or similar

Additional Information

13--Materials Management F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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