Planner - Temporary

General Information
Location  257 Cedar Hill
Marlborough, MA 01752
United States
Employee Type  Non-Exempt Temp FT (I)
Job Category  Manufacturing
  • Monitor and track materials flow to identify bottlenecks and characterize usage.
  • Identify, resolve, and forecast problems and potential solutions to inventory and quality.
  • Schedule delivery and production usage of materials for optimal production.
  • Visit and evaluate suppliers for quality, timeliness, procedures, and fit to goals
  • Quotes, Schedules, Purchase Order’s, Follow up with vendors on all aspects of material logistics
  • Timely and accurate fulfillment of daily PD pick lists and SRF’s (work orders), performing associated inventory transactions when requisitioning parts from both the ISA and main stockrooms.
  • ECN’s for international shipments
  • Receive transfer orders systemically
  • Perform physical inventory ( daily cycle counts) as required
  • Resolve issues related to receiving and inventory discrepancies
  • Perform shipping requirements as a backup to department liaison
  • Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages that affect production
  • Implement all processes to agreed standards and targets and support continuous improvement initiatives and identify areas of improvement
  • Utilize any Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) or IT system that is in place and ensure that data is accurate and up to date and resolve any issues as required
  • Monitor the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM) and manage inventory accuracy
  • Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels


  • Associates degree preferred
  • Experience with MS Office
  • Experience with computer based inventory control system required
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively with other departments
  • Capability to work independently
  • General understanding of production practices, BOM’s, and shipping/receiving a plus
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Temporary position

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22C.F.R. §120.15 are required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, asylee.   License exception Technology and software under restriction (TSR) defined in 15 CFR 740.6 may permit person from Country Group B.

The following link will take you to the government site with the list of Country Group B: https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/documents/regulation-docs/452-supplement-no-1-to-part-740-country-groups/file