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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Material Planner

Job Req ID:  47117

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  Unlimited


  • Provide delivery schedules to sourced external suppliers.  Review schedules for accuracy and manage on-time deliveries.
  • Monitor coverage of external materials for production and customer shipments, escalating issues if/when necessary.
  • Maintain proper stock levels, and dispose obsolete or expired materials.


Principle Activities 

  • Provide delivery schedules to sourced external suppliers.
  • Communicate by phone and email with suppliers to coordinate deliveries, resolve issues, etc…
  • Maintain planning parameters in MRP systems (i.e. HOST, Demand Viewer, etc…).
  • Monitor suppliers for on-time delivery and escalate, per process, when necessary (i.e. supplier backlog).
  • Monitor suppliers to stop early delivery or over-shipping.  Issue LCR's and escalate as necessary.
  • Monitor perishable materials and work with warehouse team to avoid expiration.
  • Learn and utilize reporting tools.  Generate reports as assigned.  (Training provided).
  • Participate in the Change Management process to assure smooth transitions and minimize obsolecence.
  • Open and follow scrap requests when required for obsolete or expired materials.
  • Ensure no production downtime or missed customer shipments.
  • Cooperate with other departments; production, quality, procurement, sales, change management and warehouse.
  • Ensures things are clean and neat.
  • Follows work instructions and safety guidelines


Job Requirements

 Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

 1-2 years of Automotive Experience

 1-2 years of Planning Experience

 Strong Technical Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina