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Raw Material Planner



Santiago de Querétaro, Qro., Mexico
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Company Description

About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global leader in pressure-sensitive and functional materials and labeling solutions for the retail apparel market. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and more than 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers in the consumer packaging, graphical display, logistics, apparel, industrial and healthcare industries. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of $6.1 billion in 2016. Learn more at


Job Description


The Material Planner executes part of the core Planning Processes, ordering all necessary materials to support the finished goods plan, utilizing standard operating procedures set in the global Planning Playbook.
The Material Planner sends net requirements (orders, forecast) to vendors with the appropriate lead time, identifies and action material shortages or out of control, complying with the min/max inventory strategy to adhere to the customer service and inventory targets.

Reviews and validate key master data fields on regular basis, also changing material master to reflect obsolescence and routing materials for scrap. The Material Planner facilitates ongoing vendor meetings, suggesting changes to the SLAs through procurement and notifying procurement when violations of the SLAs occur, Provides inputs to the S&OP processes via the Control tower & Step 3, communicating with Finished Goods planners and Production Scheduler as appropriate.

Is accountable for associated KPI performance by their respective cut, e.g. inventory composition, projected number of SKUs below min / above max, material out of stock affecting Production Scheduling, transaction data and material data exception, providing root cause analysis as needed.


  • Execute Core Planning Process
  • Order all necessary components/raw materials to support the MPS plan utilizing the standard operating procedures defined by the global playbook
  • Comply with the min/max inventory strategy to adhere to the customer service and inventory targets as defined by the Supply Interface
  • Ensure material availability and adherence to frozen schedule
  • Master Data ownership/compliance to facilitate planning by exception
  • Manage and minimize obsolescence
  • Coordinate with Stakeholders
  • Manage working relationship with vendors to ensure undisrupted flow of components/raw materials
  • Inform supply planning counterparts of potential supply risks
  • Collaborate with Procurement on vendor SLA performance
  • Escalate supply and inventory risk to MP Manager/Lead for resolution
  • Process Improvement and On-boarding
  • Identify and escalate process improvement opportunities to the MP Mgr/Lead
  • Support the onboarding process of new planners as directed by the MP Mgr/Lead
  • Reporting and Data Input
  • Provide input to the PM Mgr/Lead for KPI reporting


Background and Technical skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred engineering
  • Planning skills: at least 2 years’ experience on planning processes,
  • Strong Excel knowledge
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical, mathematical, organizational, verbal and written communication skills and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional groups to define and execute overall requirements.
  • Ability to conduct research, prepare comprehensive reports and present complex statistical information in a clear and succinct fashion.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of management and employees.
  • Pro-active, persuasive and flexible attitude
  • Good english level

Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. . All your information will be kept confidential according to Federal and state laws.

We not only embrace change… we drive it. We work hard, push hard, and take brave risks. Our culture is innovative and collaborative - where bold ideas turn into action. We grow strong talent through stretch opportunities only restricted by your interests. We are committed to workplace diversity, both for employees and for the business. We are a force for good, imbedded in industries and communities worldwide. We are challenging ourselves and others to reach higher and think bigger to improve the quality of all life. Avery Dennison is a great place to work for everyone. We offer:

  • Workplace Flexibility
  • Structured learning and development
  • Mentoring program
  • Competitive total rewards

At Avery Dennison we do what we love and we love what we do.
We look forward to receiving your application.

We do not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.