Material Planning Manager
Supply Chain
Full Time
Memphis, Tn

To make necessary decisions in the development of the organization and related processes. Call-off material according to demand or a specific material authorization and minimize excess and obsolete material within authorization instructions.


  • Secure that the material planning processes are followed.
  • Drive the material planning process to be accurate and reliable
  • Measure the material planning organization with the help of SC dashboard
  • Secure that the organization has the information needed to call-off material correctly.
  • Secure that the organization works with supplier development action.
  • Secure that all eventual material shortage is reported to the rest of the organization
  • Secure that the organization works proactively with securing material to production
  • Working with and develop the interface to strategic procurement.
  • In cooperation with the production planning manager secure the process to drive material
  • Set targets for material planning KPI’s together with the SC Director
  • Take part in the SC management team
  • Help and support the planning organization in their personal development
  • Drive the Advanced Materials planning process
  • Support the Local Purchasing organization with questions related to operations
  • Be part of the design and implementation of advanced logistics concept from supplier to factory (consignment, bonded and 3PL solutions)

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of Planning or Purchasing Management experience
  • Supply Chain Optimization or Improvement experience


  • Strong hands-on experience and excellent communicator to drive improvements and changes through
  • Result oriented
  • Good people skills
  • English language is a must