Material Planner

Shelton, CT 06484

Posted: 01/10/2019 Industry: Aerospace & Defense Job Number: 169000 Pay Rate: DOE

Aerospace and Defense Technical is hiring a Material Planner

Job Description:

The Material Planner plans, prepares, issues and controls production schedules and coordinates with material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements.

Coordinates material movement between warehouse/storeroom and production areas.

Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems.

Confirms material supply and demands, prepares work orders or purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts based on a master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements.

Coordinates interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, contracts administration, etc.; schedules and expedites the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders.


Bachelors' Degree required

Must be proficient in Excel

Excellent analytical and data analysis skills

Good communication skills and able to work with different levels of the organization

Manufacturing background and able to work in a manufacturing environment

SAP preferred

Distribution and Logistics

Inventory Control

Material Management

Interaction with suppliers and purchasing

HKA Enterprises 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.

Nancy Boyce

Nancy Boyce is a Sr. Technical Recruiter with over 30 years' experience serving the Aerospace and Engineering industries.  Her favorite part of her job is working with a candidate through the whole process of getting them hired and then seeing them become successful in their career path.  The best way to contact Nancy is via phone or email

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