Material Planner

Saputo Green Bay , WI 54302

Posted 3 days ago


Everything begins with passion, a legacy from the Saputo family, which offered tasty and quality cheeses to its community. Today, after more than 60 years, the company employs more than 12,500 dedicated employees, proud of their role, who work day after day to deliver quality products to customers and consumers.

Saputo is the second largest dairy processor in the US and one of the top ten dairy processors in the world but our people are at the core of everything we do. We promote their growth and well-being through our values: Efficiency, Family Atmosphere, Ownership, Hands-On, and Passion. We hire for careers, not jobs. We strategically place individuals within the organization and provide opportunities for growth across different functions. In addition, promoting healthy lifestyles and community engagement through financial and product contributions, as well as through volunteer hours is core to who we are. But don't take our word for it hear it from our employees.

  • Responsible for creating purchase orders or stock transfers of packaging and ingredients for assigned locations. Creates stock transfers as required for sites with storage offsite.

  • Executes MRP utilizing SAP and in accordance with standard business procedures and inventory policies.

  • Responsible for maintaining master data and making adjustments (where needed) as per approved business processes.

  • Ensures system generated pick lists function appropriately to direct staging of materials for production, to meet the production schedule.

  • Monitors inventory movements of packaging and ingredients at a location for potential issues that will impact accuracy and timeliness of planning decisions.

  • Responsible for escalating issues of inventory control that do not follow company processes, and/or will impact business.

  • Reviews consumption of packaging and ingredients in process orders to determine accuracy and identifies for BOM correction if needed.

  • Identifies potential material shortages and works with procurement to pursue missing materials. Escalates (potential) material shortage issues to production scheduling.

  • Works cooperatively with planning community and other manufacturing locations

  • Monitor and escalate issues of potential material obsolescence.

  • Other planning duties as required.

Job Requirements

  • Values that align with the Saputo culture.

  • Minimum of four (4) years experience in business environment. Experience in scheduling/planning with a food manufacturing company preferred.

  • Experience with SAP is preferred.

  • Strong analytic and technical skills.

  • Must be self-motivated, results oriented, possess high degree of initiative and work well under pressure.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively interact with both plant and planning team employees.

  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to prioritize and apportion work to meet required timelines.

  • Proven analytical, problem solving, collaboration and multi-tasking skills.

Relocation Offered


Exemption Type


Saputo Cheese USA Inc. and Saputo Dairy Foods USA, LLC endeavors to make accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at 214-863-2300 or This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. Saputo Cheese USA Inc. and Saputo Dairy Foods USA, LLC are equal opportunity employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran statusus. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under law, please visit

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