Material Planner - Manufacturing background is COMPULSORY

Recruit Express Pte Ltd| Date Posted: 12-Sep-2019
EA Licence No: 99C4599|EA Personal Registration No: R1875164
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Job Nature:
Permanent, Contract
Position Level:
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description

Main Purpose:

  • Plans, schedules and monitors the movement of materials through the production cycle to determine required materials purchases.
  • Obtains materials using engineering and production schedules to maintain inventory at planned levels.
  • Ensures material standards are met and non-conformances or variances are approved and/or minimized.
  • Monitors cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value.
  • Evaluates vendor reliability and develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are no longer competitive.


Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the purchases and schedules the movement of raw materials, packaging materials, parts, components, services, supplies, finished goods and related material through production and inventory process.
  • Identifies raw material, component, and related requirements from engineering and production specifications and purchases.
  • Follow up on orders placed, approves payment, and maintains necessary records of material movement throughout manufacturing and inventory cycle(s).
  • Perform monthly inventory target review and define safety stock as well as re-order point.
  • Identify and report material shortage list weekly
  • Create and maintain production material purchase orders including providing forecast align with inventory target and strategy.
  • Close open PRs and POs on time to keep the MRP result accurate.
  • Review and resolve invoice issues and discrepancies
  • Material review weekly (shelf life, phase in phase out, ECO/MCO, development materials)
  • Communicate with suppliers for delivery issues and expedite when necessary.
  • Coordinate closely with supply chain planners on production material planning.
  • Ensure SAP MRP master data, planning parameter such as order strategy, inventory policy, lead time, lot sizing for each material item are updated and accurate.
  • Create and maintain purchase info records
  • Maintain import compliance records
  • Manage Material at Vendor (MAV), consignment as needed
  • Work with Receiving and Inspection to expedite items as needed
  • Review and manage intercompany shipment requests (Pipeline for purchased parts)
  • Set-up and maintain suppliers on Supplier Network Collaboration system (SNC)
  • Coordinate returns and replacement of defective material
  • Support Strategic Operation Specialist on tactical operations.
  • Work with Strategic/Operations Specialist for production, warehouse, and engineering personnel to ensure appropriate procurement, scheduling, and movement of materials and services.
  • To perform other duties as required.



Experience and Knowledge:

  • Min Diploma/ Degree in Business Administration/Materials Management/Supply Chain/Engineering or related disciplines
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience in supply chain, planning, purchasing, materials and inventory control environment in manfacturing industry
  • Experience with SAP software
  • Knowledge in ISO13485 and contractual legal aspect will have an added advantage
  • Good knowledge in MS Office

Interested candidates please submit your resume to jacechoo@


Alternatively, pls call Jace at 6736 3280


Jace Choo Oi Kei
Personnel EA License No.: R1875164
Recruit Express Pte Ltd (EA Licence No.: 99C4599)

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