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Materials Planning Specialist at ClosetMaid

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Ocala, Florida

Job Description:

Position Duties and Responsibilities 

  • This person will be assigned a group of items and be responsible for planning those items for the entire company. This includes signaling when to produce and how much, and where to send the material.

  • Responsible for administering Ultriva (replenishment tool) for the assigned items. This includes keeping lead and transit times are updated and ensuring the system is reconciled.

  • Analyze stock-outs and perform root-cause analysis when a stock-out occurs.

  • Develop a cadence and standard process to assess plant and distribution center on-time-delivery.

  • In addition to responding to Ultriva signals, the position will also need to respond to special events- new product releases, promotional events, etc.

  • Some travel may be required.


  • 4 year degree and 1-2 years related experience

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Background in data mining, statistical analysis, marketing research, and/or quantitative problem solving is preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office including proficiency with MicroSoft Excel (lookups, pivot tables, forecasting functions, macros, etc.) is required.

  • Must be strong at solving problems

  • Solid work ethic in terms of having a sense of urgency and ownership of projects

  • Candidate must have strong desire to learn and have great attention to detail.


  • Preferably Engineering/Finance/Math/Business Management Graduate or relevant

  • Prior data entry experience on personal computers

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Combination of education and experience may substitute