Corporate Material Group Planner in Garner, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 9/20/2021

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Job Description

As a Material Planner, this position requires expert knowledge of our SAP computer systems in order that total visibility to all our operational facilities can be viewed from a single location and for the purposes of establishing a vendor network and inventory control system corporate wide.  Using the SAP forecasts, this position sets up the contractual purchase orders from which individual locations can release their plant packaging and ingredient needs.  Material Planner, set up vendor qualification information to be fed into the SAP system and ensure all regulatory and internal documentation is received prior to materials being received.  In addition to their multi-plant contractual purchases and inventory control, Material Planners prepare cost spreadsheets, management presentations, and vendor review evaluations and solicit quotations as directed by the Manager Corporate Materials.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Vendor appointments
  • Updates project files
  • Prepares analysis spreadsheets and presentations
  • Issues and gathers information from all plant/co-pack locations
  • Populates bid spreadsheets
  • Request and reviews vendor documentation of materials prior to purchase
  • Participates in internal conference calls and meetings

Additional Responsibilities

  • Places weekly requisition purchases orders
  • Follow-up on Red Light materials
  • Checks non-forecasted material status
  • Updates cost saving spreadsheets
  • Attends safety and fire drill meetings
  • Supply’s data for month end reports
  • Fills in for Administrative Support or other Planner in event of absence or away from office
  • Chairs group conference calls

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent knowledge of SAP computer systems
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and electronic
  • Manufacturing knowledge
  • Excellent office equipment abilities

Education & Experience: 

  • Associate Degree in Business or related field required
  • One year relevant work experience preferred
  • Excellent computer skills to include SAP, Word, Excel and Power Point

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Butterball, LLC is and equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or other protected status under applicable la w.


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