Mohawk Industries MATERIAL PLANNER - IVC in DALTON, Georgia
Mohawk Industries is the leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Bigelow, Daltile, Durkan, Karastan, Lees, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Unilin, Quick-Step and IVC. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.
Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.
EOE Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans
IVC Group Facility
101 IVC Drive
Dalton, GA 30721
Materials Planner is responsible for support of the production or source planning of all Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) and Cushioned Vinyl (CV) for the IVC US operation raw materials. He/she will be responsible and accountable for the coordination between the Raw Material Buyer and the production team to ensure optimal production efficiency and controlling working capital.
Gathers accurate information related to short-term raw material needs by analysing future production schedules and understanding historical usage.
Frequent verification of raw material inventory and audit of usage and receipt postings to ensure that system stock is correctly reflected by quantities on hand.
Develop systems the ensure 99% inventory accuracy through cycle counting and other methods
Communication with creative and marketing departments to understand upcoming new products or commercial initiatives that may have specific raw material requirements.
Close coordination with the Raw Material Buyer to make sure that purchases of raw materials can be done in a timely manner, taking into consideration lead-time and working capital constraints.
Willing to take on additional relevant responsibilities as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
At least 3 years’ experience in planning of industrial processes ( continuous processes)
Or equivalent combination of education and training to provide the necessary knowledge skills, and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the job
Ability to balance multiple task and prioritize business requirements
Knowledge of SAP (preferred)
Excellent computer skills including Excel, Microsoft Word, and Outlook
Analytical, good with numbers
Strong problem solving skills
Precision, efficiency and flexibility
Ownership, integrity and professionalism
Strong organizational skills
Highly motivated and dedicated
Hands-on and pro-active mentality
Ability to work in stressful circumstances
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Commitment to company values
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands : While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel object, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk; or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment : While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal to high.
Job ID 2018-37810
FLSA Status Exempt
Company IVC US
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