The Computer Merchant, Ltd. Principal Material Planner Associate in Scottsdale, Arizona

Reference # : 18-01508 Title : Principal Material Planner Associate

Location :

Scottsdale, AZ

Position Type : Right to Hire Experience Level : 8 Years Start Date : 05/15/2018

Description Job Title: Principal Material Planner Associate

Locaiton: Scottsdale, AZ

Department: Planning/Material Control

Job Description: Our client, a large defense contractor, has an immediate opening for a Principal Material Planner Associate to work from their Scottsdale, AZ facility.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

  • Represents the production and material planning function on a multiple small programs, or one medium program

  • Utilizes the production and material planning tools to create project shortage reports

  • Releases, picks, and bonds assemblies in the material planning tool

  • Maintains accurate tracking records and control of material

  • Tracks WIP and assist in solving bottle neck areas

  • May be responsible to update project capacity planning in the planning tool

  • Develops and maintains material status reports to highlight material issues and understand impacts and corrective actions

  • Prioritizes workload to meet customer requirements

  • Expedites critical material through receiving, incoming inspection and the stockroom to meet program schedules when required

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work independently and set priorities

  • Awareness of material costing, proposal process and material scheduling

  • Knowledge of the financial system and how material costing is created

  • Knowledge of material planning tool

  • Good understanding of the dollar mix of a bill

  • Understanding of basic material tracking and statuses

  • Ability to create a make/buy analysis

  • Basic problem identification, analysis and effective decision making

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the procurement process

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Windows Suite

TCM is an EEO/Vets/Disabled Employer.