Material Requirement Planning Analyst (MRP)
in Los Angeles County

Material Requirement Planning Analyst (MRP)

$80,000 – $110,000


Location: Montebello, CA

Overall Purpose of the Role

  • Responsible for planning and forecasting the right volumes of materials, goods and products inbound to the business from its supply chain companies to meet business needs and objectives
  • Maintains strong relationships both internally and externally to ensure supply of materials meets requirements
  • Work under general supervision, reviewed by Management. Decisions and results have an impact on the function and their success

Key Responsibilities

General and Task Management

  • Create plans, forecasts and schedules relating to materials required to meet operational requirements
  • Liaise with stakeholders as and when required
  • Undertake detailed and comprehensive analysis on material costs and identify opportunities for bulk discounts or cost savings from suppliers
  • Make recommendations based on findings and analysis
  • Review ways to save money and maintain consistency in material quality
  • Monitor variances and recommend process improvements
  • Participate in regular planning reviews and prepare data in line with changes
  • Monitor data input to any Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system or IT system for accuracy and resolve any issues as required
  • Review data integrity for the Bill of Materials (BOM), evaluate usage and cost of materials in relation to actual build
  • Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels
  • Track inventory trends
  • Create inventory reports and updates to others in the organization
  • Create supplier metrics. Issue and maintain performance metrics in order to optimize service levels
  • Communicate with stakeholders sharing reports, updates and analysis to aid decisions and optimize operational efficiency
  • Work with Material Planning staff to resolve issues, update material schedules and ensure supporting MRP systems reflect forecast and demand for products
  • Utilize knowledge and research methods to benchmark materials planning activities and to drive best practice results
  • Work towards and support a culture of continuous improvement and work to make business and department improvements wherever possible
  • Ability to self-manage
  • Assertive, optimistic, resilient and welcomes change
  • Engages interest and participation of others
  • Proactively contributes to the team
  • Is self-aware and has a collaborative approach to dealing with others
  • Shows moral courage, openness and honesty in all dealings
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent analytical, planning and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to undertake complex analysis to create information and to interpret data and trends
  • Numerate with financial and commercial awareness and a full understanding of how failure impacts the production, manufacture and customer order fulfilment
  • Good communicator with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally
  • Results orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail skills

Qualifications and Experience Levels

  • Undergraduate degree, preferable in business, data analytics, engineering or other similar discipline
  • Strong Excel and IT system proficiency; MRP system experience highly desirable
  • Relevant industry experience either in material planning, data analysis, logistics or supply chain, ideally in the manufacturing environment


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