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Automotive/Materails/Engineering Change Control
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Location: Birmingham, AL
Pay Rate: Contract: 26 to 30.00 $/hr
Salary: 54.08 to 62.40 K$/yr
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Position Type/ Job Duration: Contract 1 year +
Education Required: OPEN 
Years Experience Required: 5

Job Posted: 11/21/2017
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Apply Deadline: 12/21/2017
Job #: 135852MWB
Job order status: Client is actively seeking candidates
Relocation available: Not Available

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Material Planner opportunity with an automotive manufacturing client South of the Birmingham, AL area. This is a long term contract position responsible to assure the uninterrupted flow of production material is available to support the product production process.


  • Order all production materials, sample parts, prototype trial parts and repair parts
  • Manage supplier releases through specific model and engineering changes
  • Review shortage reports on a continual basis, escalate concerns to supplier and management
  • Direct and assist suppliers to assure material is shipped in accordance with the material release
  • Provide on site suppler training as needed with emphasis on material release and inventory control requirements
  • Resolve inventory discrepancies through problem solving methodologies with cross functional teams
  • Perform other tasks as needed and assigned


  • Bachelors Degree in Operations Management, Business Management areas or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Approximately 5 or more years in a manufacturing environment ideally in areas such as Engineering Change Control, Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, or Production Control
  • Strong understanding how other functions affect manufacturing process and production
  • Ability to create and analyze data to drive results
  • Strong software skills in all MS Office software such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong communication skills at all levels and comfortable creating and presenting PowerPoint presentations
  • Working knowledge of material control, operational management, and production is a plus


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