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Material Planner Senior

Req ID:  8419
Remote Opportunities:  Onsite

We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come… for our customers, our communities, and our planet. 
Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We use technology to solve problems in spaces, light, and more things to come. Through our two business segments, Acuity Brands Lighting and Lighting Controls (ABL) and the Intelligent Spaces Group (ISG), we design, manufacture, and bring to market products and services that make a valuable difference in people’s lives.  
We are positioned at the intersection of sustainability and technology. Our businesses develop technology that helps save our customers energy and reduce their carbon emissions. We achieve growth through the development of innovative new products and services, including lighting, lighting controls, building management solutions, and location-aware applications. 


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Job Summary

As a Materials Planner at our company, your role involves analyzing the supply plan and comparing it to actual orders to determine the materials that need to be requisitioned through Oracle. You will be responsible for interpreting the supply plan to accurately forecast material requirements, ensuring that production and customer needs are met. Additionally, you will play a key part in optimizing inventory levels, maintaining the right balance between supply and demand to minimize excess or shortage of materials. Your proficiency with Oracle will be critical in effectively managing the requisition process and maintaining accurate inventory records. Your contributions will directly impact the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of our material procurement and inventory management processes.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for submitting the material requisitions based on Supply Plan information.                        
  • Maintain the Kanban Loops Updated using Std Deviation Kanban Formula as well as the MRP /KB Items within the SS required.                        
  • Responsible of interpreting the Supply Plan material requests. Analyzing data related to material usage, inventory levels and make decisions based on it.   
  • Create ISO / Internal Orders and monitor delivery..                  
  • Planning  Category ( MRP/ KB/DSY) and Inter Div Sourcing Rulers.  Inter Div Parameters Maintenance                  
  • Track receiving material hold ( Quarantine )  ISO                       
  • Phase In Phase Down / out  - Eng. Changes                  
  • Product Introductions, product transfers, ECO’s                      
  • Black dot on Inventory Reduction Initiatives                 
  • Installed Rack Capacity administration                         
  • Talent Development and Leadership                
  • Conduct more complex and in-depth analyses of material usage, inventory trends, and supply chain performance.            

Skills and Minimum Experience Required

  • Fluent English
  • Advanced Excel and Power Point.
  • Oracle DB proficiency.
  • Lean Manufacturing knowledge.
  • Procurement and Supply Chain expertise.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5 years of experience in similar roles.

We value diversity and are an equal opportunity organization.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnic or national origin, disability, pregnancy, and religion.


Any unsolicited resume submitted to Acuity Brands by a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Acuity Brands mailing address, fax machine, or email address, directly to Acuity Brands employees or to the Acuity Brands resume database, shall be deemed the property of Acuity Brands. Acuity Brands will NOT pay a fee for any hiring resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.


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