Material Planner

Vigor Industrial LLC Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 1 month ago

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Primary contact for material demand planning. This team member will review bills of material, drawings, material lists, and produce material take offs for new and existing projects.


(This list is not intended to detail all aspects of the assigned work but is representative of the jobs overall responsibilities)

  • Work in conjunction with PMT, craft, and others to identify material needs through drawing and spec review and create material takeoff list(s).

  • Ability to read and understand drawings, scopes of work, material requests, and other avenues of material demand.

  • Develops and implements plans to maintain project schedules and demand schedules based on need from production.

  • Collaborates with the project management team in establishing and maintaining appropriate flow of materials based on schedule.

  • Use best practices and collaborate with Supply Chain to reduce work stoppages and down time by working with suppliers to provide timely deliveries to support project schedules.

  • Develops material control reports.

  • Use industry knowledge to assist with sourcing of one off services and materials.

  • Ensures that materials are sourced with a goal of obtaining competitive pricing and on time delivery to the greatest extent possible.

  • Collaborates with scheduling function to ensure the demand plan will adequately support production schedules.

  • Responsible for managing internal relationships and business arrangements with crafts, project management, and supply chain to ensure required materials are ordered as required.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and ERP systems is critical to this position.


This is a critical position to the success of the project management team. This position is responsible for facilitating outstanding customer service, cost-effective purchasing, enhanced supplier performance, efficient movement of materials to points of use in the operation, and maintaining delivery of materials and services that the team can rely on in supporting projects. This position operates with minimal guidance and supervision while maintaining a high level of collaboration within the various teams and across departmental boundaries. This position is often involved in development and/or decisions regarding production planning and execution.


This role has no supervisory responsibility.


This position maintains a variety of professional relationships and must be able to determine the appropriate level of communication and interaction for various situations. The ability to effectively influence decisions through respectful interactions with others both within the operations team and outside of the team is essential in this role. The highly collaborative nature of this role requires a high frequency of daily interaction with project management in order to provide the support necessary to plan and execute activities and achieve planned results. Candidate must have a relentless desire and ability to follow through and persist in developing and maintaining customer relations and supply management systems.


A minimum of five (5) years of material management experience is required.

AA degree or equivalent work experience is preferred.

IFS Experience or other ERP Experience is preferred.


C.P.M. or APICS CPIM certification is highly desired.


Work is conducted in a dynamic, fast-paced boat building environment with moderate to loud noise levels from production activity. Will be required to be in production areas in shops and the yard. Must be able to walk to and from job sites. May be required to work more than 8-hour shifts and weekend work. May be required to lift up to 50 pounds. Local travel and out-of-town travel (including air travel) up to 5% of the time with notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While in production areas will be exposed to all weather conditions, noise, dusts and odors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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