Roush Industries Job Posting
June 27, 2011 -- July 29, 2011

Materials Planner

Roush supplies comprehensive, integrated development services and provides customers with support that fuses technology and engineering. From design through prototyping, testing and manufacturing, we take our customers' visions from the sketch pad to production. We're focused, efficient, and we deliver. With over 2000 employees in more than 40 facilities across the United States, and interests around the world, Roush solves customers' problems and provides significant support to the automotive, performance products, military, entertainment, life sciences, alternative fuels and consumer products industries.

We are focused on performance, driven by technology, and committed to our customers' success. If you're only happy when your customers are happy, we want you on our team.

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Due to continued success, Roush is undergoing an exciting period of growth across many domains. We have an immediate need for a Materials Planner in Plymouth, MI.


  • Plans the amount of materials or parts needed for production
  • Creates and provides forecasts, releases, or production requirements for internal production builds and for outside suppliers
  • Creates material control plans to create production schedules based on sales forecasts, perform supplier release forecasting and follow-up, and on-going part maintenance
  • Coordinates with the manufacturing department to ensure customer requirements are completed on time
  • Coordinates ordering activities with Materials Manager to ensure adequate warehouse space and manpower
  • Ensures accuracy of raw material inventory. Performs cycle counts and updates records when necessary.
  • Documents the overall material needs, supplier contacts and interfaces with purchasing to request purchase orders
  • Interfaces with Purchasing to look for material costs savings, forwards suggestions for continuous improvements to Materials Manager
  • Assists Materials Manager in notifying Purchasing/suppliers of non-conforming material and assists in requesting return shipments
  • Assists Materials Manager in monitoring supplier delivery performance and notifying Purchasing of late, early or inaccurate deliveries
  • Other responsibilities as they become available
  • Minimum four years' previous materials planning experience in a Tier 1 automotive manufacturing environment
  • Must have experience with an ERP system
  • Must have MS Office experience and be computer literate
  • Must have experience scheduling internal production and external material vendors
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Preferred college diploma with Materials Management or Supply Chain Management major
  • APICS certification is a plus
You must refer to this posting to be considered.
Send resume by July 29, 2011. AA/EEO

Send updated resume and salary requirements to Lisa O'Grady