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IDEX Sr. Supply Chain Planner in Rutherford, New Jersey

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.


As a member of the Sr. Supply Chain team, the Supply Chain Planner will manage the sourcing of materials and optimize stock levels to meet stated inventory targets while supporting the plant’s production schedule. The Supply Chain Planner will be responsible for working with suppliers to improve vendor reliability, support strategic sourcing decision making and collaborate with engineering & production leaders across the organization. To be successful, the Supply Chain Planner will need to have strong ERP skills, partner with external & internal stakeholders, and support import compliance.


  • Owns the end to end MRP process for assigned portfolio - including issuing/monitoring open purchase orders, reviewing scrap reports and managing debit memos/delivery receipts.

  • Takes action to expedite/de-expedite parts as needed to support customer demand and maintain appropriate inventory levels. Reviews freight reports, identifies root cause for expedited costs and charges back suppliers when appropriate.

  • Utilizes the 80/20 concept of Plan For Every Part (PFEP) to determine appropriate safety stock levels through detailed analytics and executes plans to achieve set targets accordingly.

  • Communicates with vendors on performance and escalates significant supply chain risks or opportunities.

  • Supports the Category Manager in strategic sourcing decisions including pricing, T&C negotiations, cost management and supplier development.

  • Collaborates with commercial leaders to develop sales forecast and set inventory stock levels that support business needs.

  • Understands the import, customs and broker process; supports any import compliance audits.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and a working knowledge of MS Word and Outlook.

  • Advanced understanding of data/root cause analytics

  • Advanced knowledge of ERP Systems (J.D. Edwards preferred)

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team


5+ years of relevant experience in Supply Chain, required Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from four-year university or (preferably with a focus in Supply Chain Management, finance or engineering) or equivalent experience APICS (American Production & Inventory Control Society) certification is preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are represented of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing duties of the job, employee is required to move around and be still; use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.

  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Noise level is minimal with intervals of spikes.

  • Office working environment with occasional visits to the factory floor.

  • Required to wear safety glasses and other safety equipment as required while present on shop floor.

Airtech is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

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Job Family: Operations

Business Unit: Airtech