Integrated DNA Technologies

Materials Planner

Job Locations US-IA-Coralville
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/22/2018 9:57 AM)
# of Openings
M-F 40 Hour Week (United States of America)


The Materials Planner manages global demand for multiple product families through the recommendation and implementation of replenishment strategies consistent with IDT’s strategic and business objectives.


  • Organizes global demand among supply chain, production, supply source, and distribution entities via recommended inventory coverage attribute, demand forecast, and/or standard batch size manipulations
  • Manages material life cycle and supply source changes
  • Sustains inventory health per availability and turn targets
  • Engages with Marketing and Sales to retire underperforming products and related inventory items
  • Facilitates the development of allocation plans and expedites deliveries when imbalances occur
  • Creates and maintains partnerships with internal and external supply sources
  • Proactively identifies potential supply chain disruptions
  • Manages internal supplier delivery/quality performance
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or science related field from an accredited college or university required


Professional Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX, or a similar tier one ERP system (e.g. SAP, Oracle, etc.) required
  • Prior work experience managing supply chain, logistics, or purchasing functions on behalf of an organization required
  • Prior professional experience within an ISO 9001, 13485 and 14001 certified organization preferred


Other Job Qualifications

  • Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the Microsoft suite of productivity applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Must excel in cross group collaborations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.
  • Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.
  • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.
  • Adaptability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace.


Integrated DNA Technologies is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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