Position located in Jasper, TN

Primex Color, Compounding and Additives Corporation is a leader in the manufacture of custom compounds and color concentrates for a diverse range of industries. A subsidiary of Primex Plastics Corporation, Primex Color operates two manufacturing facilities, located in Jasper, TN and Garfield, NJ.

We are currently looking for a Planning and Inventory Control Analyst to oversee all planning activities at the Jasper, TN plant (about 30 miles West of Chattanooga). This position, reporting to the Operations Manager, will be a key position within the organization, and will have the following responsibilities:

• Responsible for raw material inventory control processes including storage, delivery and accuracy of raw material inventory, and oversight for all inventory transactions related to raw materials
• Assist in developing and coordinating the plant production schedule
• Schedule and coordinate delivery of raw materials as needed to meet customer order requirements
• Develop and lead the raw material physical inventory/cycle count process
• Manage the Material Handler employees to ensure timely delivery of raw materials to the production lines as needed
• Provide key indicator measurements to report on time shipping of customer orders
• Implement plans to minimize raw material inventory while achieving customer satisfaction goals of the organization
• Evaluate suppliers and supply quarterly updates/ Score Card
• Work with Sales on forecasting and create policies for uniformity
• Ensure product is stored in the proper location – appropriate signage needed for all products including customer supplied, quarantined, etc., including creating and maintaining a site map for storage
• Responsible for reviewing days stock on hand to quickly identify production/procurement gaps as well as excessive inventory on hand
• Develop and utilize capacity planning techniques to provide timely information to customer service regarding current lead times and information regarding expected customer order ship dates
• Develop rework and scrap remediation process/obsolescence program
• Continuously work towards goal of increasing/improving inventory turns
• Involvement and coordination of raw materials processing within ERP system

Requirements
• Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business or Logistics or other related field; or equivalent experience
• Two + years related experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
• Ability to build relationships and work well across functions
• Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Overall computer proficiency, including email and Microsoft Office programs

What do we offer?
• A comprehensive package including a competitive salary and quarterly gainsharing bonus opportunity
• A full benefits package including three medical plan offerings, an extensive network of providers through United Health Care, a prescription drug plan, dental plan, health and dependent care FSA’s, company paid life insurance, supplemental life for employee/spouse/dependents, company paid short and long-term disability programs, an educational assistance plan, dependent scholarship program and employee assistance program
• 11 Paid Company Holidays, paid vacation time and paid personal/sick time
• A 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with 4% Company match

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