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Company: Morgan Truck Body LLC
Location: Ephrata
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Company Profile:
Morgan Truck Body is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America. Founded in 1952, as a small welding shop in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, on the site where Conestoga wagons were manufactured through the late 1800s, we have experienced tremendous growth and continue to look for additional expansion opportunities around the world. With a total of fourteen manufacturing and six service facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada, Morgan is able to provide the quality, service, and prompt delivery our customers expect.

A subsidiary of J.B. Poindexter, a privately held diversified manufacturing company, Morgan Truck Body offers a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within the J.B. Poindexter family of companies. We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We pride ourselves in team member development, performance, recognition, and a culture of diversity and respect. Whether you are taking the next step of your career or just beginning, joining Morgan s winning team means being part of a great home away from home. You will be challenged. You will be proud.

Job Description:
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The Buyer/Planner/Scheduler will perform and manage the procurement of both direct and indirect material for the support of a manufacturing plan via a MPS/MRP system and be responsible for performing the production scheduling for one or more facilities.


Perform and manage the procurement of both direct and indirect material for the support of a manufacturing plan via a MPS/MRP system.
Adheres to corporate and SOX policies and guidelines.
Procure and/or schedule an inbound supply chain to align with a manufacturing SOP while supporting plant inventory objectives/targets.
Utilize judgment in coordinating supplier deliveries to minimize freight costs while sustaining high inventory turnover.
Communicates with suppliers to ensure a gapless supply chain and will take the initiative to elevate issues within the supply base.
Coordinates supply chain adjustments as production schedule changes.
Supports in managing the plant spend vs. budgets for direct and indirect material (i.e. shop supplies, equipment rent, managing inventory levels, etc.)
Governs the complete procurement process from P/O submission to P/O receipt. Individual will ensure that purchasing documents (i.e. purchase orders), are processed completely and accurately and submitted on-time to suppliers; responsible for maintaining correct costs and integrity of P/O documents.
Responsible for communicating non-conformances to suppliers and negotiating credits.
Monitor and report supplier on-time delivery; aggressively communicates and manages through any issues that could impact the manufacturing process and elevating concerns as necessary.
Persistently identifies, communicates, and responds to opportunities for cost reduction / avoidance.
Individual will initiate cycle counts requirements and be responsible for updating inventory records and reconciliation.
Will utilize discretion in making necessary adjustments to safety stocks as deemed necessary to facilitate product availability while maintaining the lowest possible inventory.
Will make appropriate adjustments to ensures that item master integrity remains (ile., lead-time, B/P codes, MOQ, order multiples etc.).
Identify situations that require engineering change requests and initiate accordingly (i.e. BOM adjustments, item definition changes, etc.).
Instrumental in collaborating with all levels of the company to plan, set, and support a Sales and Operations Production plan
Perform the production scheduling to maximize on-time delivery, productivity, inventory turns, gross profit, etc; utilize level loading practices for production lines by using plant loading tools and lean methodology
Establish commitment (promise ship) dates for scheduled sales orders
Works directly with manufacturing to support customer on-time delivery
Will work with the sales department and Corporate Master scheduling to set long term production schedules and commitments for high volume orders
Communicates with respective departments on any schedule changes that will adversely affect overall schedule execution or customer expectation
Works directly with the Materials management team and fellow associates to ensure that raw materials and customer supplied items are available to support the production schedule
Other duties as required.

Job Requirements:
BS/BA degree in Supply Chain Management or related field, or equivalent experience
Understanding of Supply Chain configuration and principles
Strong understanding of production scheduling in a make-to-order environment with 5+ years scheduling experience.
Knowledge of MPS/MRP systems.
Experience with AS/400 and discrete MRP planning a plus.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical skills
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Minimal travel up to 10% may be required
APICS CPIM certification a plus.

Working in an office environment in a seated position a minimum of eight hours per day is required. Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or Lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 25 pounds for files, computer printouts on occasion.

The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.

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