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Material Planner

Company: Trane Technologies
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

At Trane TechnologiesTM and through our businesses including Trane - and Thermo King -, we create innovative climate solutions for buildings, homes, and transportation that challenge what's possible for a sustainable world. We're a team that dares to look at the world's challenges and see impactful possibilities. We believe in a better future when we uplift others and enable our people to thrive at work and at home. We boldly go.

Job Summary: Trane Technologies is hiring a Material Planner. The Material Planner is responsible for managing raw materials and components purchases and their timely delivery to various distribution centers to support our retail stores. The Material Planner will collaborate with enterprise strategic procurement, supplier representatives, logistics, scheduling, engineering, quality, finance and assembly operations to solve problems, improve processes and work toward key metrics.

This is a remote position.


  • Plans purchased raw material and components by category and supplier. Responsible for maintaining optimal inventory levels to support production requirements and inventory turn goals.
  • Executes orders and oversees supplier fulfillment compliance. Analyzes complex internal & external conditions leveraging tradeoffs to make decisions to expedite, defer or cancel delivery of goods to achieve prioritized goals.
  • Facilitates problem resolution with Accounts Payable team related to purchases, pricing discrepancies and receipt to invoice reconciliation.
  • Performs daily, weekly, monthly and annual standard work processes to support rigorous inventory management, supplier relations, data cleanliness and operational effectiveness.
  • Facilitates phase-in/phase-out projects associated with design changes, value-engineering, supplier sourcing changes and product lifecycle.
  • Actively participates in lean projects, A3 problem-solving projects and Kaizen events.

    • Bachelor's degree is preferred, 5+ years of relevant industry experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
    • 1 year of experience in supply chain planning, demand planning, logistics, purchasing.
    • Experience with major ERP platforms, Microsoft Excel skillset must include pivot tables, lookup functions and charting.
    • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Knowledge of manufacturing, quality control, production planning process warehousing or inventory control.
    • Oracle R12 experience preferred.
      What's in it for you:
      • Benefits kick in day one!
      • 6% 401K match, plus an additional 2% of eligible pay in core contributions
      • 3 weeks of vacation per calendar year, plus paid holidays
      • Benefits*:
        Base Compensation Range: is $50,000 to $75,000

        Disclaimer: This base salary range is based on US national averages. Actual base pay could be a result of seniority, merit, geographic location where the work is performed.

        We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs. We are an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.


Keywords: Trane Technologies, La Crosse , Material Planner, Professions , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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