Position Type: Contract To Direct

Title: Material Planner

Location: Mississippi

Pay Range: Open – Negotiable






Develops work packages/work orders, maintains routings of steel and warehouse materials, and monitors process lead time to support the master schedule.

Works under the general direction of Material Control Manager in production control.

Coordinates with crafts based on schedule and production needs to review work orders, verifies material status and reconciles obstacles that may delay progress.

Determines which work orders to release, requests material from warehouse and notifies craft when material is received at staging areas.

Works with planning and supply chain on material need dates and material shortages. Maintains status of all work orders in progress to establish earliest completion dates and reasons for schedule delays due to material shortages, craft incompletion, quality assurance holds, warehouse inefficiencies and engineering revisions.

Schedules and coordinates return of material back to warehouse when needed.

Establishes material staging zones at job sites.






Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of production control and inventory control in a material requirement planning environment.

Ability to enter, maintain and generate accurate data and reports.

Ability to maintain effective working relationships.

Knowledge in creating and manipulating spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel.

Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.






High school diploma or GED required.

Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred.

At least two years of material control experience in a marine setting or equivalent combination of experience and training which results in the required knowledge, skills and abilities.











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