Planner in Irving, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 9/26/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Irving, TX
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    0 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is seeking to hire a dynamic, high energy and accomplished Planner II for a leading manufacturer of computer peripheral equipment including color and monochrome printers as well as multi-function products.  The Planner II must possess a minimum of 1-3 years of experience in an inventory planning environment.  In addition, the candidate would have thorough knowledge of planning and procurement techniques and managing vendor relationships.


  • Prepares monthly inventory plan utilizing forecast, inventory levels and shipping schedules
  • Recommends, enters and tracks purchase orders for the procurement of product from   factories
  • Recommends and submits purchase requisitions for domestic procurement
  • Analyzes and compares shipping schedules to open orders, communicates and reconciles all discrepancies and identifies product availability issues to Marketing, Sales and Operations management
  • Attends product team meetings and coordinates all Operation issues for new product introductions
  • Controls all product phase-outs and end of life to minimize inventory exposure.
  • Maintains all new part numbers in SAP. Provides input to manufacturing engineering on bill of material creation.
  • Coordinates and tracks all Engineering Change Requests to control and ensure utilization of inventory
  • Monitors the production schedule to ensure timely availability of product assisting the Production Scheduler with schedule conflicts and constraints

EDUCATION:  BA/BS degree or equivalent experience required


  • MRP and planning experience
  • SAP Experience REQUIRED
  • Microsoft Office (Word / Excel) must be strong in Excel
  • CPIM certification a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer