Date:  May 8, 2024
Country/Region:  US
City:  McCalla
Company:  G.A Alabama LLC (LBM) (LBM)




INGM10-Material Planner

Title:                                        Material Planner
Location:                                 McCalla, Alabama, United States

FLSA Status:                           Exempt
Level:                                      Professional

Who are we:

Antolin is a leading global automotive supplier, we are experts in designing, manufacturing, and supplying innovative solutions for vehicles around the world. Our product portfolio includes trim, headliners, and cockpits, as well as lighting and other interior systems. We offer comprehensive solutions with a focus on quality, safety, and sustainability. Our products are used in many of the world’s leading car brands. In fact, Antolin equips nearly 600 vehicle models around the world. In 2022, about 40% of the world’s electric cars were carrying Antolin components.

With over 130 plants in 25 countries, Antolin has achieved this strong industry presence through over seventy years of working with our customers in order to develop a complete cycle of component manufacturing, from their conception and design, through the development and validation stages, to their industrialisation and sequenced delivery.

We are working hard on spearheading the transformation that the automotive industry is currently experiencing with regard to vehicle interiors by collaborating with our customers. We do so in order to develop more sustainable and technologically advanced vehicles that are also adapted to the new needs and requirements of their passengers.

As part of this transformation, Antolin is committed to a sustainable business model that focuses on and creates value for all its stakeholders, including its customers, employees, investors, suppliers, and society as a whole.


What we offer our employees:


  • You will be part of a highly engaged multinational with international career opportunities.
  • We offer you a learning journey adapted to your professional experience.
  • You will work on international projects for world- renowned companies in Automotive sector.
  • You can find an Open Environment to learn new technologies.
  • We can offer you a competitive salary, benefits and valuable OEM discounts.



Mission: (Brief statement of job’s primary purpose. Maximum of 2-4 sentences):

The aim of this position is to manage external warehouses’ contracts and provide packaging management of raw materials and component parts to Manufacturing and validate returnable packaging is available for production when needed. The role will ensure the material is shipped on time and received and stored accurately.



Essential Functions of Role:

  • Supervisory Capacity:      No Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Enter data into SAP per part and supplier.
  • Update and distribute cycle count per schedule weekly.
  • Updated Schedule Agreements for buyers for new suppliers or parts.
  • Update the DOH report every Friday by COB.
  • Review BOM for accuracy against print and usage.
  • Update Material Manager of nay potential part issues.
  • Review COGI for any part issues.
  • Monitor parts for EOP to reduce or zero obsolete inventory.
  • Check all parts from warehouse management system for accuracy.
  • Update part list for logistics with packaging.
  • Participate in monthly and quarterly physical inventory.
  • Communicate with co-workers, management, customers, vendors, and others in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Essential Common Requirements for All Employees:


  • Quality System: Understand, apply and meet all function-related Quality requirements.
  • Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS): Understand, apply and meet all function-related EHS requirements.
  • Product Safety: Understand, apply and meet all function-related Product Safety requirements.
  • Compliance: Understand, apply and meet all function-related Compliance requirements
  • Information Security: Understand, apply and meet all function-related IT / Information Security and confidentiality of Antolin information requirements.
  • Must comply with all company policies and procedures. 
  • Employee must have the ability to work additional hours and / or overtime as needed or assigned to complete job duties on time.
  • Ability to multitask, interact politely and professionally with customers, suppliers and vendors, and work cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Ability to maintain predictable and regular attendance, arrive to designated location on time, or be at assigned location ready to work for assignment.



What we are looking for:


Educational Requirement:    High School Graduate or Equivalent

Area of Study:     General Studies

(Equivalent work experience may also be considered for certain positions.)


Years of Experience Required:

  • 3-5 Minimum Years of Experience with supply chain or manufacturing.
  • Less Than 1 Minimum Years of Experience within the automotive industry, preferred.


Required Qualifications:

  • Language Required:  English (Fluency with Reading, Writing, Speaking)
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage time effectively.
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to effectively communicate with individuals by phone, email, and in-person.
  • Good knowledge of SAP and proficiency in MS Office.
  • Good skills in JIT analysis and ability to analyze tooling reports.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of manufacturing and supply chain concepts and flow and warehouse management systems.
  • Good knowledge in IATF 16949 Logistics Standards, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001.


Travel Required:    0%


Physical Ability Requirements:

  • Stationary Position (Sitting or Standing):                               Frequently
  • Movement (Walking):                                                                Frequently
  • Carry Weight (Lifting up to XX lbs):                                         Occasionally
  • Communication (Seeing/Talking/Hearing):                          Constantly
  • Use Hands/Fingers (Operate computer, printer, phone):   Constantly


Work Environment:

Personal protective equipment is required

Work is indoor in a manufacturing setting that may not be temperature controlled.

Often exposed to distracting sounds and noisy conditions

Often exposed to distracting sounds and noisy conditions 


Here at Antolin, we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our workplace. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any of these protected characteristics. We encourage applications from all individuals and strongly support diversity in our workplace. We strive to create an inclusive environment for everyone, and we are committed to treating everyone in a fair and equitable manner. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities.  The Company reserves the right to revise the job description at any time.  Duties, responsibilities or activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.  The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily.  If requested, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, absent undue hardship.