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Material Planner at Jabil Inc. in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Posted in Transportation 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Jabil, we empower the brands who empower the world – it’s our reason for being and the guiding force that’s driving us to become the most technologically advanced manufacturing solutions provider on the planet.  Whether we’re serving one of the world’s biggest and best known brands or the coolest tech startups, our resolve never wavers. We share common desires with these brands: to make the world a better, safer and cleaner place.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description reflects the general duties of
the job but is not a detailed description of all duties, which may be inherent to the position. Jabil
Circuit may assign reasonably related additional duties to individual employees, consistent with
company policies.


Executes material requirement plan to ensure material supply equals demand to support


• Maintains data integrity of ERP planning parameters, including but not limited to material
master, information records, and source lists
• Analyzes, maintains, and executes Materials Requirement Plan (MRP)
• Ensures materials are available to support production through MRP execution, on-time
delivery, and coordination of materials movement through receiving to production
• Participates in decision making of Master Production Schedule loading through proper
materials sizing
• Effectively manages material requirement changes resulting from Engineering Change
Notifications (ECNs) and product End of Life (EOL)
• Resolves issues related to inventory, accounts payable and freight expenses
• Dispositions non-conforming material (MRB), excess, obsolete, and/or high stock
• Supports Accounts Payable in resolving invoice discrepancies
• Optimizes performance on purchasing related Drive By Wire Metrics
• Supports the optimization of overall cost of materials.
• Issues Purchase Orders to pricing, terms and conditions, per negotiated and agreed to
conditions by Jabil Commodity Managers and Buyers
• Ensures suppliers adhere to established agreements
• Optimizes order management process to ensure effective communication with suppliers
• Monitors and continuously improves supplier delivery and quality performance
• Provides input to drive and execute Jabil’s commodity and pricing strategy
• Provides feedback on supplier performance and Jabil’s strategies
• Applies Lean Six Sigma methodology
• Works safely at all times and complies with Environmental Health and Safety standards
and work practices along with all other work rules


Bachelor’s degree/ Mechanical/Electrical Engineering OR Materials Logistics Management
(MLM) OR Supply Chain Management OR Business Administration OR equivalent
Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages
Strong negotiation, effective communication and analytical skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks independently
Job Title: Material Planner (continued)
Solid problem solving skills

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.