$51,765
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Job Description for Material Planner

A material planner is an essential member of staff in any medium or large manufacturing operation. The material planner ensures a steady flow of all materials needed to keep a manufacturing line operating. This is generally a balancing act; manufacturers do not generally have space to store large quantities of raw materials, so the material planner must ensure adequate supplies without overbuying or wasting resources.

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Material Planner Tasks
  • Schedule delivery and production usage of materials for optimal production.
  • Visit and evaluate suppliers for quality, timeliness, procedures, and fit to goals.
  • Monitor and track materials flow to identify bottlenecks and characterize usage.
  • Identify, resolve, and forecast problems and potential solutions to inventory and quality.

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Key Stats for Material Planner

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%

Skills That Affect Material Planner Salaries

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
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Microsoft Excel
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National Average
$53,000

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
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