H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. Our commitment to innovation brings together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world's biggest challenges. And, our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive.
Grand Rapids, MI or St. Paul, MN
Experienced Buyer MRP Planner
H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemicals across all industries throughout the world.
H.B. Fuller is seeking an experienced Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Planner / Buyer to proactively manage inventory to ensure each plant is supplied with optimal inventory levels of raw materials or finished goods produced at other H.B. Fuller sites. This is achieved through effective management of business processes with discipline, speed, execution and accountability to continually improve the material requirements planning process.
The MRP Planner works closely with the sourcing team, demand planner, master planner, and asset scheduler to ensure constant and consistent material flow through the manufacturing process. The MRP Planner also works closely with the Master Planner to determine the appropriate inventory planning strategies and inventory levels. The MRP Planner proactively analyzes and recommends inventory replenishment strategies, inventory policies, and safety stock strategies based on market demands and business goals.
This position incorporates global commodity strategies developed by the Strategic Sourcing Manager in charge of that particular commodity. That includes vendor/product mix to support the strategy and coordination of potential pre-buys or stock builds dependent on the current supply situation for a specific raw material.
This position will be responsible for strategic sourcing for all items purchased that are not controlled by a strategic sourcing manager. Sourcing responsibilities include assurance of supply, superior cost management and uncompromising stewardship in support of our internal & external customers.
* High School Degree and 5+ years of experience; or related Bachelor s Degree
* 3 + years of experience with a ERP system.
* Must be able to travel up to 50% initially, then averaging 15% after training period.
* Position can be based in Grand Rapids, St. Paul, or any other H.B. Fuller location.
* Associates Degree or greater or APICS CPIM certification.
* Strong experience with managing bulk deliveries from multiple vendors to insure timing and fulfillment.
* Able to perform under presser and work with multiple teams to achieve collaborative success.
Employees are eligible for full benefits, including medical, dental, insurance, 401k contribution, paid time off and paid Holidays. All employees qualify for an annual cash bonus, based on business performance. Annual raises are based on company and individual performance.
To all recruitment agencies: H.B. Fuller does not accept agency resumes unless directly engaged by Human Resources. Please do not forward any resumes to Human Resources or any employees. H.B. Fuller is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
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H.B. Fuller is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
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