Metal Planner

Supply Chain


United States, Kentucky, Bowling Green

Remote Position: 


August 31st, 2023



Job Summary: The Metal Planner is responsible for analyzing the open demand for all part numbers within the established planning horizons and ensuring the correct quantities of raw material/pass through material are planned in accordance with process lead times to allow for delivery to the customer on time/in-full and for internal inventory targets to be met. This individual will be required to coordinate daily with a broad range of internal/external points of contact to ensure customer order requirements are clear and our pipeline to support them is secure. The Metal Planner also plays a key role in Supplier Performance evaluation relative to the monitoring criteria established.


  • Planning & coordinating in-bound material receipts with suppliers relative to supply/demand & on hand inventory level targets/space constraints, tracking accuracy to plan & escalating as needed if off plan
  • Monitoring material pipelines & re-planning/repurposing for existing or potential material shortages; stagnant material clean-up/repurposing; Analyzing Material Resource Planning (MRP) tool to make educated decisions for material coverage
  • Maintenance of MRP system/tools’ planning rules & horizons
  • Product & Customer Part Specification creation & maintenance in ERP system
  • Maintaining Purchase orders with material suppliers
  • Supplier Performance tracking, supplier relations
  • Intra- and inter-departmental communications, relations, & influence
  • Participate in forecasting & planning meetings
  • Support monthly S&OP cycle by drafting & distributing metal purchase forecast
  • Participate in departmental & cross-departmental project & process improvement initiatives


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or related field, or 10 years commensurate experience required
  • 1 – 3 years of Supply Chain or Manufacturing order planning experience required, with solid understanding of lead times and process flow
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively, critically, and analytically with organizational, communication, & relationship building skills required
  • Previous experience with ERP & MRP software systems required
  • Advanced computer skills required

About Constellium Bowling Green: Constellium is a global leader in the production and supply of aluminum functional-surface products that are increasingly used for automotive decorative trim. Our bright, matte, or structured surfaces meet the high level of surface quality required for inner and outer automotive applications. Our range of aluminum rolled products includes various surface finishes that contribute to interior and exterior decoration parts, including door and cockpit trims, center console, sill plates, nameplates, pedals, speaker grills, buttons, window trim, and emblems.

Constellium is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by will department.