Production Planner - Crossville, TN in 1765 GENESIS ROAD ,CROSSVILLE,TN at Clayton Home Building Group

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

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Production Planner - Crossville, TN

Clayton Homes, a Berkshire Hathaway company and the nation's leading housing provider, is a vertically integrated housing company that builds, sells, and insures affordable housing. Our commitment to creating a World Class Customer Experience is unparalleled in the housing industry and we believe it begins with a World Class Team Member Experience. From entry-level to more experienced positions, we're actively recruiting individuals who are passionate, positive, and eager to learn. We then equip you for success, whether you're in the office, in the field, or on the floor. As a member of our team you'll enjoy excellent benefits, opportunities for growth, and an encouraging culture that supports work / life balance.

The Home Building Group is actively searching for a Materials Manager to join the team at our Crossville, TN Supply location.


The Materials Manager is responsible for material management, vendor management, process management, and cost management at the Supply Facility. This requires working collaboratively with other departments at the facility including Production & Shipping as well as, working with suppliers. The Materials Manager reports directly to the General Manager of the facility with a dotted line report into the corporate VP of Procurement. The Materials Manager is focused on supporting & optimizing operations via:

  • Integrity & Professionalism
  • Production Capability & Operations Support
  • Inventory & Cost Management
  • Continuous Improvement


  • Work and communicate collaboratively with the rest of the facility leadership team & corporate.
  • Facilitate a culture that is focused on team member experience, customer experience, & leadership.
  • Count and order materials to meet the Supply Location production requirements.
  • Produce daily production schedule to best utilize Supply Location assets.
  • Maintain inventory accuracy and minimize inventory variances to meet production needs.
  • Operate and order within the defined supply terms (lead time, minimum order quantity, delivery…).
  • Review backorders and address with suppliers.
  • Review & collaborate on sales orders & production schedules to proactively address material needs, restraints & production capabilities.
  • Comply with all corporate contracts & SOPs.
  • Implement and abide by corporate policies and procedures.
  • Performance of category deep dives to improve inventory turns and reduce shortages.
  • Work with suppliers and other departments to eliminate waste & improve efficiency.
  • Hold suppliers accountable to terms and performance standards.
  • Vendor management and communication.
  • Manage the Issue Resolution process.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure:
  • Proper receipt & storage of inventory.
  • Proper capture of pricing, terms, & incentives (such as cash discounts & rebates).
  • Timely payment to suppliers.
  • Proper rotation of inventory (and FIFO).
  • Management and accounting for Damaged, Slow Moving, & Obsolete Material.
  • Management and accounting for scrap materials and scrap material sales.
  • An efficient facility layout.
  • Data integrity & maintenance (including models, options, BOMs, and parts).


  • 5 + years' Manufacturing Materials Management & Production Scheduling experience a HUGE plus!
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or related field preferred
  • Experience and commitment to Lean principles greatly desired Strong analytical & problem-solving skills.
  • Contract Management experience.
  • Vendor Management experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suites (Excel).

CROSSVILLE, Tennessee, 38555
United States


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