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Material Planner

Aston Carter

Posted Friday, April 28, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003741023

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Everett, WA
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The Material Planner is responsible to plan and monitor the flow of material from receipt of demand through the manufacturing process. They are responsible for synchronizing material availability with final assembly build schedules for their assigned work center(s). They will maintain and adjust line side inventory sizes, internal Kanban sizes, and safety stock sizes to meet customer schedules. They are responsible to create job orders, ensure jobs are completed on time, and job orders are delivered to shipping to meet the customer’s schedule in accordance with the backlog.

Releases job orders to production

Reschedules job orders to meet customer schedules

Maintains a forward-looking view of the backlog while monitoring and resolving upcoming obstacles that will hinder schedule performance

Reviews order activity to ensure level capacity demand with Operations Manager

Inputs job order status and delivery information for Customer Service

Communicates upcoming supply shortages with Buyers

Defines and proactively adjusts inventory levels (line side inventory, internal Kanban, safety stock, finished goods)

Recommends and implements ideas to improve product velocity, right-size inventory levels, and/or reduced overall costs

Maintain item master modifiers

Perform root cause corrective action on recurring shortages and drive solutions to prevent recurrence

Represents the materials group on interdisciplinary initiatives and projects

Support their assigned business unit with a “can do” attitude

We reserve the right to pay above or below the posted wage based on factors unrelated to sex, race, or any other protected classification.


Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific elections, plan, or program terms. This temporary role may be eligible for the following: 

·      Medical, dental & vision 

·      401(k)/Roth

·      Insurance (Basic/Supplemental Life & AD&D) 

·      Short and long-term disability 

·      Health & Dependent Care Spending Accounts (HSA & DCFSA) 

·      Transportation benefits 

·      Employee Assistance Program 

·      Time Off/Leave (PTO, Vacation or Sick Leave) 

Contact Information

Recruiter: Philip Mendola

Phone: +14252163515


The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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