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Materials Resource Planner

  • Location:
    Cranbury, New Jersey
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    Direct Hire

A Material Resource Planning Controller job in Cranbury, NJ is currently available courtesy of Modis Engineering. This is a direct hire opportunity to work with a world leader in photonics and laser-based equipment. For this position you will be scheduling, releasing and expediting purchase/production orders from Requirements List. You will maintain timely and accurate product master data utilizing business system. You will also be responsible for training others in all aspects of MRP activities.
Material Resource Planning Controller Job responsibilities include:

Plan, schedule, and release production/purchase orders for requirements driven by make-to-order and make-to-stock sales/service/spare parts requirements using the SAP business system.
Load and maintain accurate material masters, BOM’s, and determine procurement process MRP driven vs. Kanban.
Timely coordination of processing of ECN’s related to product line implementation date.
Document all part shortages and parts requiring schedule changes from suppliers and expedite or push out material deliveries.
Provide monthly open order reports to key suppliers and reconcile all discrepancies.
Support Assembly floor regarding all material issues, working closely with production staff.


Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience as a MRP Controller.

Must possess a good working knowledge of lean supply chain management methods, such as just-in-time and Kanban replenishment.
Self-starter who can take full responsibility for a project and follow through with it until completion. An individual that can lead and train others in addressing issues and get cooperation from others in a firm, yet diplomatic manner.
5+ years’ experience with SAP or similar material management system supporting electro-mechanical manufacturing.
4-year college degree or 5 yrs. work experience in the area of material management.
Certified in API/CPI or APICS a plus.
SAP production module or equivalent material management system experience required.

If you are interested in this job in Cranbury, NJ then please click “Apply Now”. If you have questions about the position or would like more information please contact Faith Flannery at or by phone at 732-452-0438.

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