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Job Number: 2162870

Material Planner (Temporary: 3 - 6 months)
Napa, CA (Remote)

A leading company in the wine industry is looking for a Material Planner for a temporary project


  • Generating purchase orders for required dry goods based on production plan, forecasts, service levels, lead times and stock on hand as needed.
  • Maintaining delivery dates, and other order information as appropriate in JDE.
  • Supporting initiatives to reduce COGs that could include running analysis on the data in production systems to identify, communicate and report stock management issues as they arise.
  • Monitoring inventory and manage movements as needed.
  • Supporting run out plans, including effectivity dates in BOMs, to identify and resolve slow moving and obsolete stock items.
  • Providing information to support the NPD Process and implement New Products to required timescales.
  • Supporting procurement teams by providing analysis into supplier's performance.
  • Work on special projects as assigned.
  • Experience in supply chain, purchasing, new product development
  • knowledge of procurement processes in a manufacturing or consumer packaged goods environment
  • Strong analytical skills and a pragmatic eye for cost reduction and efficiency.

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