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Associate Material Planner

Company: Conagra Brands
Location: Russellville
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryReporting to the Material Planner you will help ensure delivery of materials to support production and distribution operations by managing material planning activities from placing purchase orders, follow up with suppliers to deliver product to production lines, service parts, and contract services. Have an impact on ensuring the plant has access to the inputs, materials, goods, and services it needs for its all operations. Provide other support to production and management.Position ResponsibilitiesPerform, cost-conscious procurement of production/inventory/MRO items.Receive and analyze requisitions to determine quantity, specifications, and delivery requirements.Ensure inventory levels and safety stock are maintained for their parts.Maintain proactive shortage identification and management - help flag causes and corrective actions.Identify total cost and cash flow opportunities with suppliers.Expedite deliveries to exceed scheduled important requirements.Coordinate with production planners for solutions when parts cannot be delivered as promised.Maintain and evaluate supplier performance and escalate to Procurement when issues occur.Resolve invoicing discrepancies with suppliers and accounting.Manage internal and VMI material to meet schedules.Preform other responsibilities as assigned.Position QualificationsHigh school diploma or GED equivalent required, bachelor's degree or applicable experience.Experience with major ERP platforms, Microsoft Excel skillset must include pivot tables, lookup functions and charting.Compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Physical RequirementsWhile performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. You are frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell. You must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. You will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Our Benefits:We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insuranceWealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase planGrowth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiencesBalance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)Our Company:Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye--, Marie Callender's--, Banquet--, Healthy Choice--, Slim Jim--, Reddi-wip--, and Vlasic--, and emerging brands, including Angie's-- BOOMCHICKAPOP--, Duke's--, Earth Balance--, Gardein--, and Frontera--.We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Conagra Brands, Conway , Associate Material Planner, Other , Russellville, Arkansas

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