Material Planning Analyst

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Date: May 9, 2022

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: SRP

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

The Material Planning Analyst must demonstrate initiative, flexibility and possess strong analytical and interpersonal skills.  Collaboration across many internal and external organizations is necessary to successfully support SRP construction and maintenance material requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Gather and synthesize market intelligence for various commodities and materials
  • Facilitate meetings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinate with internal customers to ensure required material is available where and when needed
  • Be familiar with basic WAM functionality
  • Proficiently use various material planning platforms (SAP, FGS)
  • Apply material planning concepts (MRP, Floating Safety Stock, etc.)
  • Utilize various forecasting methods and statistical analysis to ensure lowest overall cost to SRP
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels for assigned parts by optimizing inventory across SRP
  • Proficiently use MS Excel and MS Access
  • Set up new parts in the planning system in a timely manner and properly process obsolete material
  • Maintain accurate lead times
  • Provide Material Planning input to Purchasing Contract Analysts during sourcing initiatives
  • Monitor Supplier performance and elevate any concerns to the appropriate level in Purchasing
  • Ensure strong and ethical relationships are maintained with all suppliers
  • Comply with corporate policies and procedures


Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


Experience as an Inventory Material Planner,  Senior Buyer, Procurement /Contract Analyst, Materials Manager, Procurement Management, Commodity Manager and Supply Chain Manager, Legal Council, Engineer or other similar disciplines.

Promotion to level 2 requires a minimum of two years experience at level 1; demonstrated capability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by the supervisor.  Promotion to senior level requires a minimum of three years experience at level 2; is fully competent in all aspects of functional area of assignment and as such would be recognized as a specialist in area of assignment and may have periodic or occasional lead responsibilities.


Additional Information

Certification in the following areas is desirable:

C.P.M: Certified Purchasing Manager
C.P.S.M: Certified Professional in Supply Management
A.P.P. : Accredited Purchasing Practitioner
A.P.I.C.S.: American Purchasing Inventory Control Society
M.C.C.M.: Member Commercial Contract Manager /International Association of Contract Management
C.F.C.M.: Certified Federal Contract Manager
C.C.C.M.: Certified Commercial Contract Manager
C.P.C.M.: Certified Professional Contract Manager


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 14282



Equal Opportunity Employer Statement


Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement


In order to promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.


All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.



Why Work at SRP


SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:


• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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