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In order to further strengthen our team we are looking for a

Material Planner

Looking for a career, not just another job? Come work for a great company that truly cares about its team. Geringhoff has been family owned and operated for 141 years and was built on a foundation of treating each member of our organization like family, not just employees. At Geringhoff, we pride ourselves on helping make a difference by building top-of-the-line harvest equipment that helps feed the world. Join our family and enjoy great benefits, a fun work environment, and the opportunity to be part of feeding the world in a career with a company that cares!

Geringhoff, LLC is seeking a Material Planner to assure the availability of needed materials (internal or external) to support all of Geringhoff’s production with a minimum inventory level. The Material Planner job description below describes major duties and authorities within the position but it is not limited to these items.

Job Type: Full-time | Monday through Friday

Location: USA | St. Cloud, MN

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review and act on the daily suggestion report generated from SAP (Planning System), meet with Purchasing, and take appropriate actions to assure needed material availability with minimal inventory
  • Place needed work orders for goods and services for both new and existing parts (when warranted). This could include:
    • Working though all assigned actions specified by SAP (Planning System) and (ERP) system
    • Expediting internal existing orders and working with Purchasing for external purchase orders
    • Confirming all receiving has been completed daily
    • Tracking customer on-time deliveries
  • Responsible for Production Control and will assist and perform expediting and coordination of orders and work in process in the Receiving, Quality, Welding, Paint, assembly and shipping areas
  • Maintain item cards and planning parameters (lead time, safety stock, open order status, order size, etc.)
  • Determine inventory disposition and plan implementation to minimize obsolescence
  • Work assigned ECN’s in a timely manner according to procedure
  • Assist in receiving inventory delivery as needed
  • Track the number of parts and line items received daily and identify parts shortages by 7:30am every morning
  • Generate and maintain basic spreadsheets and create charts in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned

Required Education and Experience

  • Associate Degree or equivalent manufacturing experience, preferably with ERP systems
  • APICS certification strongly desired

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Understand the basic fundamental mechanics of ERP and required data integrity
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Demonstrated ability to produce written communication at a professional business level
  • Working knowledge of the internet and its capabilities
  • Well organized with a strong aptitude for detail
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills - including:
    • Ability to deal well with variety of people and personalities
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively – both orally and in writing – to individuals and groups of people both inside and outside the company
  • Strong capacity for critical thinking, decision-making, problem analysis, and problem solving that is essential in a fast-paced work environment
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively, as a team member, to resolve differences
  • Must be able to use general office equipment such as computer, printer, telephone, fax machine, copier, e-mail, calculator, and other such equipment

Work Environment

  • The majority of duties performed in an office setting
  • 10% of the work is performed on an assembly floor with exposure to tools, dirt, dust, chemicals, metals and plastics, varying temperatures, construction noises, and odors from production processes

Physical Requirements

  • Sit at a desk or in meetings for extended periods, including performing extensive computer tasks
  • Lift 10-40 pounds occasionally

How to reach us

Application Address

Geringhoff LLC
Attn: Human Resources
3405 Energy Drive
St. Cloud, MN 56304



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Geringhoff, LLC

Geringhoff, LLC is an internationally renowned manufacturer of agricultural harvest heads.