Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Manufacturing Engineering
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: India
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

Role Summary/Purpose

The Materials Planner will be responsible for defined work or projects procurement with moderate complexity. In this role, you will execute an individual work plan, balance day-to-day needs with longer-term objectives, do right level of risk assessment & timely escalation for help as required.

Essential Responsibilities

• Interface with planning, production, sourcing, quality, warehouse and suppliers in order to schedule purchase orders of material to meet demand
• Timely order release to suppliers, follow up for order acknowledgement & maintain promise dates for purchase orders for better planning visibility
• Be responsible for updating material master data in ERP, editing routines documents as needed.
• Schedule the supply of materials/components to meet production requirements and maintain minimum safety stock levels.
• Plan, develop, implement and evaluate processes for material delivery from supplier to point of fit
• Monitor the integrity of Bill of Materials (BOM) and manage inventory accuracy with support of inventory controller.
• Manage and respond to MRP exceptions messages, ensuring procurement date accuracy
• Ensure quarterly inventory targets are met. Monitor supplier OTD improvement/sustenance.
• Monitor supplier payments on time and quick action for rejection material return to vendor & obtain credit note.
• Evaluate and drive resolution on all supply issues. Monitor implementation of CAPA as applicable.
• Be responsible for inventory management to avoid SMI
• Perform some or all of the required functions from initiation of intent to purchase to satisfactory delivery of material or service


• Bachelor's degree from any accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with at least 4 years of experience in a manufacturing management or planning position)
• At least 3 additional years of experience in Inventory Management and Warehouse Modules, Materials, or Production Planning and Control
• Expertise in reading casting spec for effective communication with foundries and casting procurement experience for a valve industry
• Prior work experience in SAP Supply chain planning & procurement module.

Desired Characteristics

• Analytical and system proficiency skills
• Ability to effectively operate in any organizational structure
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Six Sigma training or equivalent Quality Training
• Prior experience in production control or planning and/or material control environment
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and establish effective work priorities
• Strong analytical and organizational skills