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Randstad Service Parts Supply Management Planner in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Service Parts Supply Management Planner

job details:

  • location:Cedar Falls, IA

  • salary:$15.72 - $19.07 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, January 11, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:814958

job description

Service Parts Supply Management Planner

job summary:

A Service Parts Supply Management Planner is needed for an American corporation that manufactures agricultural, construction, and forestry machinery, diesel engines, drivetrains (axles, transmissions, gearboxes) used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment in the Waterloo, IA area. This job communicates with suppliers on a day-to-day basis regarding schedule releases. Schedules requirements for purchased material such as economic order quantities optimal inventory level delivery and material replenishment. Responsible for the implementation of optimal logistics processes and the material management systems within the unit and for the logistic performance of the suppliers.

location: Cedar Falls, Iowa

job type: Contract

salary: $15.72 - 19.07 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Schedules and expedites the delivery of purchased materials to support a production plan including recommendations for premium logistic alternatives when appropriate.

  • Processes suppliers non-conformances and expedites corrective actions.

  • Works with the Supply Management Specialist to maintain an ongoing relationship with assigned suppliers to monitor and improve supplier performance; measures the performance of the supplier and defines corrective actions; may negotiate with suppliers to resolve short-term performance problems.

  • Executes inventory plans using systems parameters and material replenishment strategies to achieve inventory/asset management and material flow goals.

  • Drives continuous improvement in terms of performance with the supply base using Achieving Excellence process and criteria.

  • Executes the logistics requirements for the supplier concerning containers packaging methods and parameters; arranges agreements with the suppliers on appropriate logistics processes.

  • Works with Supply Management Specialist managing low-to-medium complex commodities and supply base.

  • Resolves shipping and receiving problems to ensure prompt and accurate payments to suppliers.

Day to Day responsibilities include:

  • Service Parts planners work SPERT, ZMDelinq, & Lights (SAP) to ensure there is on-time delivery for our customers.

  • They work closely with the suppliers, buyers, and forecast analysts for their commodity of parts.

  • Their performance metrics include FILL, On-Time Delivery, FLASH/Backorder Cycle Time, and Past Due orders.

  • This position will also manage company PIP Planning.

Education & Experience:

  • Manager looking for candidates with 4 year degree in any business related field.

  • He would consider candidates with 3 or more years of Planner experience.

  • Must have MS Office (especially Excel) experience.

  • Must be easily trainable and have great verbal and written communication skills.

  • SAP experience is a plus.



  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Supply Chain

  • Planner

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