Knorr Brake Company is the innovative leader in the manufacture and supply of braking systems, passenger doors and climate-control equipment for all types of Mass Transit customers such as: METRO, Light Rail Vehicles, High-Speed Trains, Commuter Rail and Monorail Vehicles for the North America market. We're part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you'll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You'll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today! KBC Careers
Purpose and Objective
The purpose of the MRP Controller is to ensure on-time deliveries of purchased components/raw materials from 3rd Party Suppliers in support of the Manufacturing/Sales plan. The MRP Controller is also responsible to maintain the date integrity of the MRP system as well as communicate and interact with the Material Planners to resolve delivery problems relating to the suppliers assigned.
Major Responsibilities of the Position
Through daily phone calls, emails, faxes, and other forms of communication, ensure all purchase orders for commodities assigned are ordered and delivered on time to contract delivery date(s). Provide daily communication and feedback to internal planners and manufacturing personnel as to delivery dates, delays, and/or process problems. Attend production meetings as requested or required to provide the most current delivery information while obtaining manufacturing requirements. Communicate to suppliers any increases/decreases/scheduling alignments or changes to production requirements and assess impact to supplier(s) and manufacturing.
Order Processing: Placing Purchase Orders, Rescheduling Orders, Confirmations, Invoice reconciliation, Decision of order quantities and due dates according to stock balance and costs (e.g. finding volume discounts where possible.
Interact with Supplier Quality to ensure disposition of defective materials.
Monitor reports relative to inventory levels. Inventory/Supply control in reference to Raw materials, Material committed or MIT / WIP.
Other duties as assigned.
Technical and Professional Requirements
Working knowledge of ERP systems (SAP preferred), Excel, word and purchasing practices.
Experience with Material Requirements Planning.
Experience with manufacturing practices of commodities assigned.
General office skills.
What does Knorr Brake Company have to offer you?
Competitive Health Benefits
Company Paid Life and Disability Benefits
Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
401 (k) Plan
Free Passes to Local Attractions
Free Gym memberships
Additional Discount Offerings
Volunteer Paid Time Off
Paid Sick Leave
Company Paid Holidays
Monthly Employee Welfare Events and Volunteer Opportunities
We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.
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