Associate Material Planner
ConAgra Foods - Quincy, MI

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Under general supervision, determines the quantity and order date for materials needed to meet the master production schedule. Initiates supplier schedules and/or material releases as appropriate. Troubleshoots supplier quality and service issues. Position Responsibilities • Comply with all company safety policies and procedures as well as complying with all OSHA rules and regulations. (THINK SAFETY FIRST.)
  • Adhere to good manufacturing practices (GMP) including proper waste disposal, attire, grooming and hygiene, etc.
  • Assures supply of ingredients and packaging with facility materials manager by determining the quantity and quality based on production needs
  • Obtains material quotes for new/modified materials
  • Arranges for deliveries as needed to ensure a smooth flow of materials consistent with quality considerations
  • Participates in monthly safety audits
  • Monitor and order operation suppliers
  • Complete 5s audits on a monthly basis
  • Assures effective implementation of marketing, R&D, and operations as they relate materials for assigned facilities and indirect materials
  • Identifies and implements opportunity to reduce working capital intensity associated with material inventories
  • Monitors vendor quality and service performance with facilities
  • Champions corrective actions and quality improvement initiatives with facilities quality assurance, R&D, and vendors
  • Implements process improvements/harmonization projects
  • Other duties as assigned
Engage in Daily Production Meetings
Purchase and maintain accurate inventory levels of packaging and factory supplies
Maintain purchasing department records and files.
Physical Inventory
Attend Daily Production Scheduling Meeting
Verify Material Inventory to support production and submit copy of material status at daily production meeting for the next production day MRP. Position Qualifications • B.S. in business, supply chain, packaging or equivalent experience in lieu of education
  • Ability to leverage computer software

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ConAgra Foods fills the refrigerators, freezers, and pantries of most households. The company produces name-brand packaged and frozen...