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Riccardo Manzini

Full Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering

Academic discipline: ING-IND/17 Industrial Mechanical Systems Engineering


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Job Profile :

Material Planning Analyst

Condizioni: Contratto 12 mesi con Randstad (5° livello Metalmeccanico), da Nov. 2021

Job Profile Summary

"JOB PURPOSE: This position collaborates with suppliers to ensure execution to planned orders and schedules, and resolves issues with suppliers to ensure material availability for facility production. The incumbent works with the facility production schedulers and operations personnel to support facility production and point of use material availability. Ensures alignment of facility inventory accuracy and inventory systems planning parameters with the plan for every part to maintain planning integrity.

Incumbent ensures the timely delivery of materials to the facility, collaborating with suppliers to coordinate deliveries, shipping schedules and work schedules to meet facility production plans. Using supplier collaboration technologies, collaborates with suppliers and operations to plan delivery of material for production.

Actively collaborates with suppliers to perform root cause corrective actions to resolve quality and supplier performance issues. This work may require planning for alternate manufacturing methods.

This position analyzes established parts schedules and production requirements, converting requirements into appropriate piece parts, requisitioning the materials, regulating inventory levels and issuing work orders.

Incumbent manages and performs supplier scheduling and implementation of engineering changes for the efficient manufacture of products and components. This position supports supply chain performance efforts by monitoring and tracking supplier performance metrics.

Incumbent performs work to improve point of use material availability, applying root cause analysis and corrective actions. Provides Material Planning expertise to facility functions in support of improving demand variability, forecast credibility and usability for production planning.


• College or university degree, or equivalent, preferably in Supply Chain and/or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering is required

• Analytical and problem-solving skills
• Good interpersonal, teamwork, organization and communication skills

  • Good English Skills

• General knowledge of production scheduling and capacity management
• Ability to use and troubleshoot the MRP
• Knowledge and/or experience in material control, purchasing, inventory control, manufacturing engineering, operations and transportation or logistics desired

Published on: October 20 2021