DaikyoNishikawa is seeking applicants for a Production Control Material Planner at their Madison, AL location. DaikyoNishikawa is World Class Automotive Supplier producing the world’s best light weight high strength systems for our customers. DaikyoNishikawa has worked on developing wide range of products to meet the car manufacturers’ request of right resin in the right place.


SALARY: $55K- $75K



  • Determining the required materials and generating scheduling agreements for our suppliers. 
  • Ensuring materials meet specifications, quality standards, and are cost efficient
  • Ensuring the consistent and adequate supply of materials necessary (JIT) for production
  • Coordinating with other departments regarding production goals, timelines, supplier payments, etc.
  • Tracking production volume monitoring customer demand patterns and purchasing trends
  • Scheduling and overseeing the supply and delivery of materials and products
  • Liaising with customers, suppliers, and distributors
  • Managing inventory issues, schedules changes, and cancellations
  • Leading problem-solving sessions to determine root cause and counter measures
  • Preparing cost estimates and performance reports (KPI’s and Metrics)
  • Ability to work outside of typical business hours and travel as needed (domestically and internationally)


  • High School diploma/GED required 
  • College degree in business, logistics, inventory management, or a related field preferred. 
  • 3+ years professional experience in material planning, inventory management, purchasing, or a related position
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and supply chain management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and material management systems
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Automotive manufacturing and project management experience
  • SAP or ERP background 


DaikyoNishikawa offers a competitive benefits package which includes: Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, Life insurance, Paid Vacation, Disability and 401K.


Interested candidates are invited to submit resumes with 'PRODUCTION CONTROL MATERIAL PLANNER' in subject line to:



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