Coordinator Materials & Planning

Posted 15 February 2024
Salary Up to US$22 per hour + none
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameRachael Jalbuena

Job description

Coordinator Materials & Planning
Indianapolis, IN
1 year contract
Hourly pay Rate: $22/hr

As a Parts and Logistics Project Planner, your main responsibility is to ensure the efficient movement of parts and products through the supply chain, optimizing inventory levels, and meeting customer demands.

Key Responsibilities:
* Project Planning: Develop and maintain project plans, schedules, and budgets for parts and logistics projects. Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure timely execution and delivery.
* Inventory Management: Monitor and analyze inventory levels, identify potential risks or shortages, and implement strategies to optimize stock levels. Collaborate with procurement teams to ensure availability of parts and minimize excess inventory.
* Logistics Coordination: Coordinate with transportation providers, warehouses, and internal teams to ensure smooth movement of parts and products. Track shipments, resolve any logistical issues, and ensure on-time delivery.
* Demand Forecasting: Collaborate with sales and operations teams to forecast demand for parts and products. Utilize historical data, market trends, and customer insights to improve accuracy in demand forecasting.
* Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvements and cost optimization within the parts and logistics operations. Implement best practices and leverage technology to enhance efficiency and productivity.
* Supplier Management: Work closely with suppliers to establish and maintain strong relationships. Monitor supplier performance, negotiate contracts, and resolve any issues or disputes.
* Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records and documentation related to parts and logistics projects. Generate reports on key performance indicators, project status, and inventory levels.

Skills and Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, logistics, or a related field.
* Proven experience in project planning, inventory management, and logistics coordination.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
* Proficient in using inventory management software and ERP systems.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively.
* Knowledge of lean principles and continuous improvement methodologies.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.