Supply Management Planner II in Cedar Falls, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/13/2018

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    48 weeks
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    Volt Branch

Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

Capitalizing on knowledge and innovation, comprehensive resources, and technology, Volt provides top talent to the many thousands of clients across the globe.  Over 60 years of unwavering focus on the issues of workforce management have gained us a reputation of being one of the most knowledgeable and accomplished strategic workforce partners in business for clients and candidates alike.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking a Supply Management Planner to manage the day- to-day performance and relationship of a group of suppliers for several assigned commodities to support factory operations and to work with the Supply Base to drive continuous improvement in quality and delivery.  This is a contingent position forecasted for one year in Waterloo, IA.

 Job Duties Include:

  • 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.

  • Supports the Engineering Change Management (ECM) process so design changes and product improvements are implemented in a timely and cost effective manner.

  • Supports EPDP by ensuring an effective transition from Product Delivery Process (PDP) to Order Fulfillment Process (OFP) through timely placement and receipt of initial production order.

  • Works proactively with Supply Management Specialist managing highly complex commodities and supply base.

  • Coordinates and 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.

  • Coordinates and executes the logistics requirements for the supplier concerning containers, packaging, methods and parameters; arranges agreements with the supplier on appropriate logistics processes before the start of production.

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


  • Candidates must be proficient in MS Office , prefer candidates who have experience with SAP.

  • Bachelors degree in Business related field preferred.

  • Ability to learn/ master new programs quickly is required..

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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