Sr. Material Planner - S4 Hana

The Judge Group

Job Description

Location: Lincolnshire, IL
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Sr. Material Planner - S4 Hana!

This job will have the following responsibilities:
  • The Senior Material Planner is responsible for purchasing parts, under the direction of the Parts Purchasing Supervisor and in coordination with the Lead Material Planner. All work follows generally prescribed routines, with supervision being readily available. 

Duties and Responsibilities 
•Create, review and update assigned purchase orders accurately and per defined schedule 
•Perform pricing, quantity, and other required validation of purchase orders prior to finalization 
•Within established guidelines, makes material planning decisions related to order quantities, frequency and shipment method 
•Review & update PO’s when required and assure confirmation status 
•Track & confirm deliveries of assigned PO materials 
•Continuously monitor past due status and reconcile discrepancies with suppliers 
•Maintain high accuracy of PO data & processing 
•Take action to expedite backordered, past due, and/or out of stock materials/orders as necessary 
•Research receiving discrepancies to resolve quantity issues 
•Maintain material master data as back up to Material Analyst 
•Research accounting discrepancies to resolve pricing issues 
•Maintain various spreadsheets and other data records by extracting, combining, updating, and creating new spreadsheets 
•Assist department in maintaining up to date supplier information 
•Manage special projects as assigned 
•Make copies, fax documents, perform other clerical functions and duties as assigned 
•Maintain an organized and secure work environment 
•Support co-workers in other departments as needed 
•Inform Manager of all noteworthy activities 
•Follow safety guidelines and department and corporate policies and procedures 

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
•Knowledge of purchasing processes, and supply chain management 
•Knowledge of MRP/ERP processes; preferably within SAP 
•Knowledge of inventory management standards and practices 
•Ability to follow standard work instructions; be reliable and punctual 
•Excellent customer service skills 
•Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and meet deadlines, maintain a flexible attitude and approach towards assignments, and maintain level of organization in a changing and fast paced environment 
•Good command of the English language, both written and verbal 
•Ability to comprehend a variety of instructions, both oral and written 
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
•Ability to define problems, collect data, and establish facts 
•Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers and decimals 
•Intermediate knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications 
•Advanced knowledge of SAP 
•Ability to operate telephone, copier, fax machines, and other general office equipment 
•Ability to travel, possibly overnight, often with last minute notice; travel internationally 

 Education and Training 
•Associates Degree or equivalent 
•Experience with MRP/ERP systems; preferably with SAP 
•Experience with Microsoft Office products 
•3-5 years purchasing, supply chain or inventory management experience

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