Randstad Materials Coordinator in Atkins, Virginia

Materials Coordinator


Atkins, VA Salary:

US$ 55,000 - US$ 68,000 per year Date Posted:

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Experience:

3 years Job Type:


Reference #:



Randstad Engineering

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Immediate need for a Manufacturing Materials Planner located near Wytheville, VA at a manufacturer for the Automotive market. This role is responsible for the scheduling and ordering of materials using the MRP system. Responsible to ensure the availability of raw material and components needed to fulfill the production scheduling. Candidates must have a four year degree and at least three (3) years experience with Materials and Supplier planning in a manufacturing environment. Bonus potential and relocation assistance is available for the ideal candidate.

Responsibilities for the Materials Coordinator

  • Ensure the availability of raw material and components needed to fulfill the production scheduling

  • Interface with internal and external customers to resolve material flow issues on a daily basis

  • Determine the best logistics for supply (frequency / cost)

  • Make sure suppliers receive orders / releases on time

  • Responsible for scheduling/ordering of materials for all assigned component areas using SAP system

  • Create daily reports of critical materials (potential shortages) and follow close the ones that have a risk coverage for the operation

  • Improve logistics for suppliers inbound by reducing cost on transportation

Requirements for the Materials Coordinator

  • Four Year Degree is required

  • Must have at least three (3) years of material planning and production scheduling experience within a manufacturing environment

  • Must have MRP, SAP or MPS experience

  • Must have experience in material flow and logistics

  • Experience working with overseas suppliers

  • APICS certification is highly coveted


  • Bonus potential and relocation assistance

  • Excellent benefits package

  • Salary is commensurate with experience

Job Number: 125601

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