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Materials Planner

Company: Kalmar
Location: Ottawa
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Planner- Kalmar- Ottawa, KS (Onsite Only)
Salary: Starting @ $52k/year
Who is Kalmar?

  • Kalmar is the industry forerunner in port automation and energy efficient cargo-handling- unique in its ability to enable seamless integration of different terminal processes.
  • Kalmar is the world's leading manufacturer of terminal tractors- Kalmar Ottawa has built over 75,000 terminal tractors/yard trucks and the majority of them are still in use today.
  • One in every Four container moves around the globe is handled by a Kalmar solution
  • Cargotec recently invested $22 mil EUROS into the Ottawa, KS manufacturing facility to increase manufacturing capabilities of the current Terminal Tractor line and bring an Electric Terminal Tractor to market- Now is the time to join our team if you are interested in opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • Kalmar is 2022 recipient of the Best of Ottawa- Manufacturing Award!
    What makes Kalmar GREAT:
    • Kalmar's commitment to sustainability- Our sustainability focus areas are: people & society, environment and governance.
    • Kalmar believes in collaboration, delivering on our promise and that people make the future.
    • Team members can expect to be appreciated, respected and highly valued. Kalmar offers an EXCELLENT employee benefit's package including:
      • Company-paid Medical, Dental, Vision & Life insurance option (effective your first day of employment)
      • Flexible Spending Account for medical expenses
      • Company-paid Short & Long-Term Disability
      • Company Paid Life Insurance Policy (2X's annual salary, max $300k) (Additional life insurance policies available for self, spouse and children)
      • Company paid holidays, paid sick time & paid vacation time
      • 401k Plan -matches a percentage of employee contributions into the 401K plan,
      • Tuition reimbursement & Professional Development Assistance offered and more---.
        Making your next move count Purpose of Position:Based in Ottawa, KS, this position is responsible for daily supply chain management activities including: forecast integration, demand management, supply planning, inventory management and scheduling for assigned commodities and/or components as well as the flow of goods between assigned MAUs. Job Function: The purpose of this position is to optimize the planning of the supply chain for manufacturing in order to meet OTD while optimizing inventory levels. The Planner will take the lead in communicating product availability in response to customer requirements for assigned products.
        Main tasks and responsibilities: - Monitor actual and forecasted consumption of materials and orders replenishment stock - Manage timely and efficient processing of purchase orders. Monitor the status of open purchase orders including delivery and quality issues that may affect status. - Review and evaluate safety stock levels, minimum order quantities, supplier and QA lead times on a regular basis to identify continuous improvement opportunities including but not limited to inventory reductions.
        • Manage the replacement of rejected/non-conforming material through the NCR process.
        • Maintain and input material master data into planning systems.
        • Resolves material issues as they pertain to quality and production through close cooperation with Strategic Purchasing, QA, and Engineering.
        • Tracks and reports vendor supply issues to Strategic Purchasing.
        • Maintains knowledge of suppliers' operations and capabilities.
        • Maintains complete and current knowledge of all material requirements and issues affecting product availability.
          What you'll need to succeed
          Education: - Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business Administration or related field.
          • 2+ years of experience in planning with in-depth knowledge of MRP system and inventory management, preferably with an OEM or tier 1 supplier environment.
          • Should possess a technical aptitude for heavy equipment parts; some knowledge of engineering is a plus.
          • A "Can Do" attitude and sense of urgency, ability to prioritize and follow through is required to meet deadlines and to impact our overall performance.
          • Ability to listen, communicates clearly, and works well with others
          • Understanding of Bill of Materials or product structuring preferred
            Competencies: - Has well developed communication skills, both oral and written - Has self-confidence to work independently and make important decisions independently - Can exhibit leadership styles consistent with the situation and is willing to learn and grow leadership styles - Driving force, energetic and result oriented - Problem-solver - Positive attitude - Fluent in English, both oral and written
            You will be part of
            • Kalmar is part of a global organization with over 12,000 employees worldwide- We have a very talented and diverse workforce focused on equity & inclusion.
            • A team who is fully committed to strengthening our market leadership position by focusing on continuous improvement initiatives and innovation of our processes.
              Interested in joining the Kalmar Team?Please submit your resume/CV to be considered!
              Kalmar is part of CargotecKalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centers and to the heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.comKalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2021 totaled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,000 people.

Keywords: Kalmar, Lawrence , Materials Planner, Professions , Ottawa, Kansas

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