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Daimler Trucks North America Material Planner (L7) in High Point, North Carolina

When you join Daimler, you become an agent of change within our global community of people working to create a cleaner, safer, and more efficient world for today and tomorrow. Through innovation at all levels, our teams ensure our world-changing brands continue to increase the quality of life and the business success of our customers, their customers, and the world around them. The Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) brand portfolio is second to none, and includes Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Detroit engines and components, Thomas Built Buses and Freightliner Custom Chassis.

We are the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market and the industry’s technology trendsetter. Empowered by purpose, DTNA employees drive a Technology Revolution through innovative products and a customer-centric culture. Our dedication to our customers and society does not end once our products hit the road. That’s because we believe that business success and social responsibility go hand in hand. We immerse ourselves in our customer’s experience, and support the environmental responsibilities of our sites to ensure our products are the reliable, sustainable and the desired tools of the future.

Job Overview

To review new and existing material requirements within established guidelines and to guide supplier relationships and their delivery timeliness and methods through regular communication, problem solving activities and continuous improvement initiatives.


• Resolving AP / Receiving / Inbound Delivery Issues

• Expedite necessary materials to contain production risks

• Problem solving activities in partnership with suppliers, carriers and TBB operations

• Complete scorecard ratings for suppliers

• Support setting up suppliers on EDI and support resolution of EDI issues

• Support TBB operations with timely and accurate feedback

• Review change orders

• Coordinate change over timelines for new materials

• Review reschedule messages for materials in SAP

• Attend regular meetings relevant to planning functions

• Review material data, including planning factors, and submit necessary material information updates to MIG

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university/college OR 4 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree required

  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook is required to complete daily tasks

  • Ability to analyze data to calculate material need dates based on requirements

  • Strong Communication skills are required

  • One Year of SAP Experience Required

  • An attached resume is required

Typical Minimum Experience Preferred (Desired Skills/Experience)

  • 0-2 years of relevant experience preferred

  • Degree focus on Logistics, Manufacturing or related is preferred

Additional Information

  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application

  • Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

  • EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.

Organization: Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Title: Material Planner (L7)

Location: North Carolina-High Point

Requisition ID: DAI0000JTB