Materials Planner

AA Poynette General Staff


Aprilaire is an industry leading manufacturer of healthy air solutions. We focus on indoor air quality by offering innovative technology that controls humidity, temperature, air purity, and ventilation. We believe that all of these aspects are critical in creating healthy air environments for families in their homes. That’s been our goal since 1954, when Aprilaire was established as part of Research Products Corporation, our parent company. Today we’re in over 7 million homes, and we’re not stopping there. We strive to enable every family to breathe better air and feel more comfortable in a healthy home.


We are currently adding to our team and seeking a Materials Planner located in Poynette, WI help ensure our work cells do not run out of materials needed to produce its products by managing inventory flow to and from the external warehouse. 


Your day will include: 

  • Prepare and maintain transfer requests using information gathered from multiple sources to drive raw materials to satisfy production schedules
  • Maintain relationships with storage and transportation facilities where raw material is stored
  • Establish supply chain relationships with suppliers for direct materials and vendor managed inventory
  • Work with materials team to understand production schedule and resolve supply issues due to quality
  • Manage late order report and take corrective action
  • Establish and maintain system codes, part master control data, safety stocks, reorder point data and automated purchasing system data
  • Investigate MRP and daily inventory movement reports ensuring availability of materials to support manufacturing and customer delivery requirements
  • Maintain Kanban and Daily Delivery database
  • Provide opportunities for cost and inventory savings
  • Interact and collaborate with manufacturing, sales, engineering, and accounting departments
  • Prepare monthly reports, status reports and graphs


If the below says, "Me!", apply today:

  • Read and interpret daily reports, MRP reports, master schedules, manufacturing orders, and purchase orders
  • Problem-solving guru to ensure the necessary materials reach the plants in a timely manner
  • Curious and inquisitive mindset to review and research data and draw conclusions
  • Collaborative communicator with internal and external customers
  • Ability to respond to changing priorities while coordinating multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Associate’s degree with supply chain experience in a manufacturing environment or a combination of education and experience
  • APICS certification is a bonus


A GREAT PLACE TO WORK FOR ALL!  At Aprilaire, a division of Research Products Corporation, our employees are our most important resource. That's why we offer comprehensive benefits and unique perks, and why we create a shared purpose in giving back to our communities.


We care about your health by providing...

  • a comprehensive health insurance plan 
  • dental and vision insurance
  • flexible spending account
  • progressive wellness programming for you and your family (including a company nurse/wellness educator and fitness programs and incentives)
  • sick leave pay

We care about your wellbeing by providing...

  • vacation and holiday pay
  • summer hours
  • dress for the day (casual dress code)
  • free coffee and popcorn
  • employee discounts on Aprilaire products
  • wireless discounts

We care when you need it most by providing...

  • company-sponsored short and long term disability plans
  • employee assistant program
  • identity theft protection
  • bereavement pay

We care about your financial wellness by providing...

  • 401(k) with company match and generous profit sharing
  • three types of life insurance coverage
  • college savings plan
  • scholarship awards

We care about your growth by providing...

  • tuition reimbursement program
  • learning and development opportunities

We care about our community by...

  • giving back to local charities through fundraising, volunteering, and charitable events
  • sponsoring employees and immediate family members for their participation in charitable events




Corporate Headquarters  

Aprilaire, a Division of Research Product Corporation

1015 East Washington Avenue

P.O. Box 1467

Madison, WI 53701-1467



Applicants have rights under federal and state employment laws:

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)  En Español

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  En Español

Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act (WFMLA)  En Español

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)  En Español


Aprilaire is an E-Verify company.


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