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Superior Essex Inc.

Material Planner

Superior Essex Inc. - Fort Wayne, IN

Essential Functions/Duties:

Planning and purchasing of materials for distribution following established policies and procedures that optimize cost, material availability and inventory turns. The Planner/Buyer will manage supplier compliance, establish and meet daily purchasing requirements, develop/utilize a system of controls to monitor and maintain inventory levels to ensure that material requires are fulfilled successfully and in a timely manner. The position will work closely with sales/marketing to develop and maintain and accurate forecast.

• Supplier compliance management • Monitor inventory levels and adjust as necessary; minimize material stock outs • Analyzes reported material demands and reorder prompts • Procures materials from approved supply sources in a timely manner • Monitors and reports on material shelf life expiration reports to minimize potential inventory loss; monitors inventory to identify and reduce potential surplus and obsolete material • Maximizes inventory turns

REQUIRED knowledge/skills/abilities and other minimum qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university in Business, Logistics or a related field • Three to four years of related experience in a distribution/manufacturing environment

Additional Qualifications

• Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. • Process organizing and coordinating skills. Strong attention to detail, sound business judgment and strong planning and organization skills required. • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse business community. • Must be team focused individual as exhibited in actions and approach. • Must be flexible in a dynamic environment to change practices or procedures in order to deliver optimum performance. • Advanced application skills in Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word in addition to functional knowledge of all other Microsoft Office programs • QAD and Cyberquery experience preferred by not required

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

9 days 21 hours ago

Superior Essex Inc.


Material Planner Superior Essex Inc. - Fort Wayne, IN, United States


Location: Fort Wayne, IN

Company Profile:
Superior Essex is a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of wire and cable products. Our Magnet Wire and Distribution business segment is the world’s largest producer of magnet wire, also known as winding wire. Magnet Wire is an insulated copper or aluminum conductor used by major original equipment manufacturers and distributors. Magnet wire is found in industrial motors, transformers and generators, automotive applications, electrical coils and controls, and appliances. It is also used in motor and transformer repair.