Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-MI-Royal Oak
    Posted Date3 weeks ago(11/21/2019 11:28 AM)
    # of Openings
    Flex-N-Gate Royal Oak, LLC
  • Overview

    Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

    Scope of the Position

    The Material Planner will manage production suppliers. Plan all incoming Raw materials, purchased components, packaging, sub-suppliers and outside services to support manufacturing and shipping requirements and oversee Receivers in accordance with stated policies, procedures and departmental goals. Directly or through manager, ensures achievement of company goals and objectives. This position participates fully in department initiatives. This position will work closely with the Materials Manager.


    Coordinate various outbound shipments related to vendors/production (i.e. Scrap processor, returnable containers; materials for out of house tryouts).

    Coordinate receiving schedules to ensure a smooth flow of incoming products.

    Coordinate the movement of purchased materials.

    Contact suppliers regarding errors in partial or duplicate shipments, prices and substitutions.

    Maintain strict control over inventory levels for production in order to meet internal and external demand of product.

    Identify discrepancies between shipments and orders and take action.

    Cycle counts of MRO items, reconciliation, and receiving

    On-call from the plant by cell phone after hours.


    Minimum 3 years’ experience in the Automotive Industry

    Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.

    Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

    Strong computer skills with high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office, emphasis on Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of Maximo system.

    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

    Ability to manage multiple projects.


    • Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
    • Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
    • Paid holidays and vacation time

    What do our employees have to say?
    “It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
    “Lots of growth opportunity.”
    “The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
    Not just a job—a great place to work!

    Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.


    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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