Material Planner


Grand Rapids, MI, US

Division: BENTELER Automotive 
Functional Area: Logistics 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 45.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 11741 

Benefits: United States : 401(k) Match || United States : Dental || United States : Development || United States : Educational Assistance || United States : Flexible Work Schedules || United States : Health Savings Accounts || United States : Holidays || United States : Life & Disability || United States : Medical || United States : Training || United States : Vacation || United States : Vision || United States : Wealth Management Support 


At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!





  • Manages customer EDI into SAP, Creates production schedules and ensures material availability for customer releases/call-offs
  • Ensures MRP is accurate (material requirement plan) and consistent follow up for both supplier and customers in case of shortages.
  • Sends releases/call-offs to suppliers and tracks on time delivery of materials 
  • Verifies and manages material availability
  • Ensure all KPI’s are at or better than Target, Working Capital, Special Freight, Serial Freight,  Cycle Counting and Bosle requirements
  • Coordinates Process "Develop & Launch" activities including engineering changes, SOP and EOP




  • Previous material planning experience is required
  • Previous SAP experience is preferred 
  • Manage Complex supply chains
  • The applicant must have excellent customer and supplier focus, must be self motivated, a team player, and drive for results.  The applicant must also possess problem solving skills and must be able to learn on the fly.



Your contact

Robert Rushing 

BENTELER Human Resources

Phone: +1 616 246-5468 


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The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 30,000 colleagues in nearly 30 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Automotive division. This is where intelligent solutions for the automotive world are born—and where we, as a partner, provide answers on central topics like safety, the environment, and efficiency to nearly every major automotive manufacturer. Whether it's the body, the chassis, or the engine, we’re constantly setting new standards with the products, materials, and technologies we develop and produce. Inventiveness that makes sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids