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Roush Material Planner in Livonia, Michigan

RoushWe work alongside the best and brightest to do incredibly cool things you wouldn't believe. At Roush, you're part of building the future. Are you someone that has a passion for providing innovated solutions to complex challenges? Do you want to work someplace where creativity and new ideas are encouraged? If so, then keep reading.We fuse technology and engineering to provide product development solutions to customers in a diverse range of industries. Widely recognized for providing engineering, testing, prototype, and manufacturing services to the transportation industry, Roush also provides significant support to the aerospace, defense and theme park industries. With over 2,400 employees in facilities throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America, our unique combination of creativity and tenacity activates big ideas on a global stage. We offer a full array of benefits to our full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, earned sick time, STD, LTD, 401K, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and paid holidays.Roush has an immediate opening for a Material Planner who will lead our suppliers to deliver the right material, the right quantity, at the right time to meet production schedules in support of our sales forecasts and business plans. This position is located in Livonia, MI.As a Material Planner, you will be responsible for: Planning and purchasing materials to support scheduled and forecasted productionCreating and providing forecasts, releases, and production requirements for internal and external suppliersCoordinating with warehouse and production staff to ensure smooth material receipt and handlingDocumenting overall material needs, supplier contacts, and interfaces with purchasing to request purchase ordersResolving supply issues and escalate as necessary to ensure production operations are not interruptedCoordinating with Production Scheduler to create PID's and set up transportation to get raw materials to external service providers as neededIdentifying and implementing potential material cost savings, including working with Production and Purchasing teams to create efficiency across the organizationNotifying Purchasing and suppliers of non-conforming material and assist in requesting return shipments and RTV'sMonitoring supplier delivery performance and notifying Purchasing of late/early/inaccurate deliveries and non-conforming materialComplying with Quality system procedures and work instructionsMinimum qualifications to be considered as a Material Planner:High school diploma or equivalent2 years of experience in planning and schedulingKnowledge of Six Sigma principlesStrong communication skills and the ability to work with various departmentsExcellent math skills and the ability to analyze various demand scenariosStrong desire to solve problems and work with others to create solutionsIf you share our passion for providing innovative solutions to complex challenges, we want you on our team. Please visit our careers page and apply by clicking on this link: https://roush.applytojob.comVisit our website: www.roush.comLike us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/RoushCareersRoush is an EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categoriesIf you need a reasonable accommodation for our employment application process due to disability, please contact Roush Talent Acquisition at 734-779-7087.*SF *JG *KR PI135398317