Randstad Buyer/Planner in Des Plaines, Illinois



Des Plaines, IL


US$ 50,000 - US$ 65,000 per hour

Date Posted:

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Job Type:

Temp to Perm

Reference #:






Randstad USA Administration

DescriptionThis position will have responsibility for material replenishment and management. This role will ensure material availability (using optimum inventory based on Internal software systems) to enable on time assembly and delivery to the customer. This position will work closely with the cell leader on the floor managing the scheduling boards and internal systems boards to ensure accurate data to the cells regarding customer demand.

-Manage the Stand Up Meeting with the cell leaders - daily start to each day looking at late, current, and future demand and creating a plan to meet customer demand while reducing cost

-Manage the Customer - act as an interface between floor and customer, communicate problems and appropriately deal with customer demand to ensure zero late

Working hours: Monday-Friday , 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Knowledge of Lean, thorough knowledge and principles of buying and planning to maximize spend vs cost, product component knowledge and assembly processes. Ability to work collaboratively with hourly personnel. The ability to develop and train cell leaders to manage a team oriented production group. High school math, well developed verbal and written communication skills, proficient in Excel as a tool for data analysis, ability to problem solve and the ability to multi-task are required. This is temporary opening with one of the bigger companies in the local area. With hard work and dedication this position could lead to further growth with the company.

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