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Materials Planning Project Manager

May 21, 2024 Greene, NY Jessica Birndorf

My name is Jessica Birndorf, a Recruiter with SCN (www.SCNteam.com).


We are partnering with a global provider of material handling products and intelligent intralogistics solutions company, who is hiring for a Materials Planning Project manager.



Company Highlights

  • The company has 100 key solutions and support centers across North America
  • The company has been around for 100+ years
  • The company employs over 1,000 employees 
  • Revenue of $850 Million in 2023
  • The company is involved with 10+ industries



Position Highlights

  • Full-Time Direct Hire


Background Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred
  • Four or more years of project management experience is required
  • Some management experience is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High-level attention to detail


Job Responsibilities

  • Work with Engineering and Program Management to analyze and develop parts release plans that achieve optimal project timeline compression while enabling clear visibility of progress to plan.
  • Initiate long lead time part independent demand. Ensure parts availability to support mass production startup. Manage production ramp up/ramp down parts planning to ensure a clean transition between targeted start-up planning and traditional sales and operations planning and master scheduling planning bill driven forecasting.
  • Represent the interests of Materials and Operations on assigned project teams. Coordinate supply chain NPD response, prioritizing/expediting engineering change requests, verifying system take-order readiness, and providing aftermarket planning support for stocked parts.
  • Participate in NPD phase review meetings, reporting on engineering change status, and identifying significant supply chain and operational risks to project timeline.
  • Set project go/no go points based on supply chain exposure and ensure they are clearly communicated and understood by the rest of the business. Weigh in on go/no go decisions with objective articulation of potential risk.
  • Plan prototype and preproduction builds ensuring part availability, determining build timing and requirements, and ultimately dispositioning project units.
  • Develop project obsolescence plans and ensure system coding identifying phase-out parts.
  • Act as a high-level supply chain subject matter expert, analyzing and triaging difficult situations, exploring alternative solutions, and mitigating risk.
  • Lend support to critical changes and aftermarket campaigns that are not NPD, but which require special analyzing and planning. This may include end of life part planning and/or participation in Corporate Product Health Teams.



What is Being Offered

  • Location: Greene, NY
  • Hybrid schedule – 2 days in the office 3 days working from home
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical and Rx Plan options
  • Dental and Vision Plan options
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for medical and dependent care
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Accident, Critical Illness, and Indemnity Insurance
  • ID Theft Protection
  • Comprehensive 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Profit Sharing Plan based on annual profitability
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Vacation (on day 1), Sick, & Volunteer Time
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Aid Program


If you are interested and qualified, please send your updated resume as a MS Word document, and how you fit this specific position to Jessica.birndorf@scnteam.com


Thank you for your consideration!

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We are always looking for highly motivated individuals who are sales and consulting oriented!