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Sr Material Planner - HYBRID - Lincolnshire, IL

Post Date: 10/23/2023

Req. Number: 106408

City: Lincolnshire

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60069


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

NOW HIRING! Goodwill TalentBridge has partnered with a GLOBAL leader in the Industrial Machinery & Agricultural marketspace. Specific to the engine and parts division, this is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity located in Lake County, IL


  • Direct Hire
  • HYBRID! 3 days in office, 2 days remote - *Monday & Wednesday, mandatory in-office days!
  • 401(k) – 3% employer contribution & employer match options!
  • Profit Share & Vesting
  • AFFORDABLE Medical Plans through BCBS
  • Dental & Vision through METLIFE and VSP
  • HRA
  • Life & AD&D, Short Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and Employee Assistance Program 100% employer paid!
  • PTO, Holiday, Floater Days, Sick Days, and Personal Days
  • Supplemental Programs & MORE!

M-FRI; 8AM – 430PM
$55k-$65k -

As a Senior Material Planner, your job is to support supply chain, inventory, and purchasing operations. Additional responsibilities include and are not limited to the following:

  • Create, review, and update purchase orders.
  • Validate purchase orders to ensure pricing and quantity prior to finalization.
  • Review and update PO’s.
  • Track and confirm deliveries.
  • Monitor past due status and reconcile discrepancies with suppliers.
  • Maintain accuracy of PO data and processing.
  • Expedite backordered, past due, and/or out of stock materials as necessary.
  • Research receiving discrepancies to resolve inventory issues.
  • Research accounting discrepancies to resolve pricing issues.
  • Maintain material master data as back up to Material Analyst.
  • Assist in maintaining up-to-date supplier information.
  • Maintain and create new spreadsheets, extracting, combining, and updating information.
  • Report and measure KPI’s.
  • Comply with safety guidelines and company policies and procedures.
  • Assist with special projects as assigned.



  • 3-5 years’ experience in MRP & DRP planning, purchasing, inventory management, and forecasting.
  • Previous experience working within a demand planning role specific to the industrial machinery and manufacturing industries.
  • Associates degree OR equivalent/relevant experience.
  • 2+ years of SAP experience and knowledge of MRP & ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of industrial engines and generators; ABC inventory management; purchasing processes; basic accounting; and PTP practices.
  • Must be able to analyze heavy amounts of data.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office – Excel (*VLOOKUP, PIVOT, Macros, SQL queries, and more!), Word, Access, and Power Point.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Willingness to travel – domestically and internationally.
  • Valid Driver’s License

MAKE NO MISTAKE. Our organization ALSO works on your behalf. If you think you are valued at $67,000, we will submit you as such. If you have the experience, can prove your skills, and believe you should earn above that, we listen to you and negotiate on your behalf.

Goodwill TalentBridge is a non-profit entity of Goodwill Industries, providing recruitment services for people, like you, and companies throughout Chicagoland and Milwaukee. The services we charge to companies directly supports our mission. So, THANK YOU for working with us! It is completely free to you.

APPLY TODAY with Goodwill TalentBridge and automatically be considered for other Material Planner & Supply Chain opportunities or anything else you wish to be considered for!

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