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Supply Chain & Procurement
WD30126926263 Requisition #

Materials Planner will perform the life cycle of our JCH LA Business, from the planning with the LA team to the shipment of the product to the customer going through the supply chain process of material purchase, delivery, and vendor invoice / payment.

As well, the Material Planner will perform and support the MRO (Indirect Material) process assisting the requestors on Purchase Requisition process and approvals, Purchase Order submission, vendor invoicing and payment follow up to complete the indirect cycle process.

Buyer/Planner Knowledge Areas and Technical Competencies, skills and abilities needed:


  • Scheduling techniques
  • Material requirements planning
  • Inventory management
  • Risk management
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Advanced planning systems (S&OP)

Supply chain management

  • Workplace and Leadership Competencies:
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Accountability and responsibility
  • Customer focus (internal and external)
  • Planning and organizing
  • Conflict management
  • Supporting and training staff

Academic Competencies:

  • Math, statistics, and analytical thinking
  • Supply chain fundamentals
  • Materials management fundamentals

Operations Competencies Needs:

  • Awareness of the needs of others
  • Integrity
  • Continuous learning
  • Effective communication
  • Creativity

Current Activities:

Product management and development:

  • Material analyst will support the product team to facilitate the product integration to the company ERP system (SAP) to be able to reflect the characteristics needed for all the departments involved in the supply chain process.

Customer Service and Sales Support:

  • Availability to support customers’ needs for expedited parts or un-planned needs.
  • Complete and follow up on invoicing to LA Team and submit weekly reports to the customer and vendors.

Logistics Support:

  • Help customers with factories to provide the SI and EXW dates
  • Support on shipments availability and coordination when needed / requested by customer.

Purchasing & Planning:

  • Support Customer (JCH LA) on placing orders to the specific factories
  • Confirm EXW and ETAs to customers so they can submit SI and shipment coordination.
  • Support on receiving factory invoices and submit to customer.
  • Support vendors with invoice delays and discrepancies.
  • Plan the expected orders and amount to be invoiced.

Finance Support:

  • Support vendor with Account Payable department to resolve payment issues and invoice discrepancies.
  • Follow up price changes communicated and update info records.
  • Support factories and vendors on payments and invoices.

IT Support:

  • Work with IT and SAP team when system doesn’t allow to process orders in ERP system
  • Follow up on system integration errors placing tickets
  • Ariba assistance and approval process assignation (MRO)

Vendor Support:

  • Invoice status
  • Payment status
  • Partial shipment requests.
  • Shipment coordination and support with carriers is needed

Specific Requirements needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Supply Chain / MRO-MRP Purchasing preferred)
  • SAP experienced (must)
  • ERP / MRP – MRO / Indirect Purchases Experience.

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/careers.

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