Production Planner in Maumee, OH at Volt

Date Posted: 10/8/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Maumee, OH
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (781) 496-4360

Job Description

Production Planner

Exciting and challenging direct hire career opportunity for a Production Planner.  If you are a talented, self-driven and high - energy individual looking for an opportunity to contribute as a member of our supply chain and operations team, this position is for you.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage the inventory position for selected commodities and develop relationships with assigned suppliers.
  • Analyze and act on purchase recommendations generated by the ERP systems.  This includes generating Purchase Orders, communicating PO’s to suppliers, receiving acknowledgements, and performing PO maintenance as needed.
  • Responsible for item setup within ERP system to drive accurate system suggestions for purchases and ensure correct costs are captured
  • Manage IVR / obsolete / excess inventory
  • Take an active role in communicating service and inventory issues across departments and with management.
  • Gather department data and lead the report out of metrics on a weekly or monthly basis to a cross functional team
  • Issue and manage purchase orders to approved suppliers, negotiating costs and delivery schedules as needed. 


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Supply Chain Management. 
  • Minimum 3 years in inventory management, materials or related experience
  • Experience working with materials management systems in a distribution environment 
  • Excellent understanding of materials management theory and practices
  • Advanced PC skills including Microsoft Office package with emphasis on Excel, Access, and Word
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident self-starter who demonstrates passion and ownership
  • Strong distribution knowledge a plus.
  • Ability to learn technical aspects of assigned commodity responsibilities quickly. 
  • JBA experience preferred
  • APICS or ISM certification preferred

VOLT is an equal opportunity employer