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Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Sourcing

Seattle, WA, US

Materials Planning Specialist

Shape your journey onboard and offshore with us


Rapp Marine, a division of MacGregor, is looking for a Material Planning Specialist to join our team in Seattle, WA.


Purpose of the position:
Plan and monitor operational purchasing activities so that the goods, materials, supplies that the organization buys meet standards of quality, timing, and reliability of supply.


Main tasks and responsibilities:
•    Liaise with functional or operational area managers to understand their current and anticipated demand for goods and materials and prepares plans, cost estimates, and schedules for integrating these needs into existing purchasing activities. 
•    Coordinate with suppliers when corrective actions are necessary or other changes in deliveries must take place.
•    Ensure that procedures, checklists, or other materials that describe the organization's technical, quality, service, or reliability standards are being used by relevant personnel.
•    Advise to functional operations managers when delays or other incidents that will negatively impact deliveries occur.

What you’ll need to succeed:


•    Bachelor’s degree, if no degree then at least 3 years on the job experience in purchasing


•    SAP experience would be a plus
•    Production planning experience
•    Inventory experience 

•    Demonstrate strong work ethic, dependability and initiative. 
•    Good communication skills
•    Fluent in English both spoken and written
•    Good problem solving skills

You will be part of:


We believe in our people as it is our people who really make the difference. We always work in close collaboration with our customers, deliver on our promises and never walk away no matter how big the challenge. We succeed because we do it together. 

With us, you will have the opportunity to realize your potential and become an important member of our global team.

Cargotec offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, including 401(k), Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance plans, paid vacation and 9 paid holidays.


MacGregor is part of Cargotec


MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.


MacGregor solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads,crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring are all designed to perform with the sea. www.macgregor.com


MacGregor is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec's sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs over 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle