Material Demand Planner (II/B Shift)

Greer, SC 29651

Posted: 11/14/2018 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 167183 Pay Rate: $31.0-41.00

HKA is offering a $2000 hiring bonus for this position.

This is a long term ongoing W2 contract position with no projected end date.

HKA offers vacation and holiday pay, employee paid medical, dental and vision along with other perks.

NO relocation assistance is offered.


The Material Demand Planner efficiently ensures availability of the required quantity of exact parts at the needed time to support plant production program and TS-M (Material Planning) targets.  

Controls supplies and stock by timely planning the correct quantity of parts, while at the same time  optimizing the stock on hand.

Performs basic data processing and parameter administration in the Material Planning system.

Supports on-going series production, parts run-in and run-out, and processing of technical changes  within this scope is the minimization of obsolescence costs.

Maintains and analyzes monthly Supplier rating and yearly SUMIS (Supplier Management Information  System) rating information as applicable.

Participates in TS-M projects, or projects led outside TS-M.

Acts as a contact to all suppliers and carriers, logistics association, and institutions.

Performs other duties as assigned by operations supervisor.

May have to work alternating Sundays. 

Responsible for transitioning information from Shift to Shift to ensure clear communication on potential or current issues.

 In addition to MCSII requirements, responsible for overseeing supply chain. 


BS/BA degree in Logistics, Business Administration, or International Business with German concentration or related discipline preferred

2-5 years’ experience preferred.

Must have strong overall logistics background, including material planning, transportation (truck, rail, air, sea).

Strong problem solving / troubleshooting ability.

Able to make critical decisions with limited supervision.

SAP required.

Need high energy with industry knowledge on the planning side.

Must have solid supply chain / planning background. 

Ability to think quick on their feet and troubleshoot logistics / supplier issues to keep the line running on B shift. 

This person is really going to have to hit the ground running and needs to have prior relevant experience to successfully do so.  

This is specific to ‘launch’, hence the ability to learn quickly and adapt to the environment.

An automotive background is required.


HKA is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Sherry Jordan

Sherry Jordan is a senior technical recruiter with more than 10 years experience in the industry. Her advice to job seekers is to "be honest and relax. Treat your interview as if you are there to interview them to make sure you want to work for THEM."
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