Purchasing Planner 

LOCATION: Huntington / Indiana (US-IN), United States | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 2526 


Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today! www.bendix.com/careers



Purchasing Planner


Position will provide entry-level support to the purchasing and production planning team. Position is responsible for the on time delivery of assigned components to meet customer delivery expectations and to communicate the risk of supply to supervision for resolution.  Duties are performed with supervision. Frequent follow up required.


Essential Functions:

  • Monitor MRP Planning for assigned components
  • Workflow completion for assigned planner codes
  • Monitor and escalate materials without source
  • Ensure system parameter accuracy for assigned components
  • Escalate material availability concerns to supervision and communicate to others in Power Base
  • Clear up receiving discrepancies
  • Ensure timely delivery supplier materials 
  • Actively participate in all team meetings/power bases
  • Participate in managing supplier/part transitions/launches



  • Analytic/computer/organizational skills
  • Sound communication skills; written/oral
  • Work well in team environment
  • Multi-tasking ability



  • 0-2 years preferred. 
  • Experience with SAP preferred. 
  • Computer skills required


  • High school diploma required
  • Associates or Bachelors degreed preferred



What does Bendix have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- On-Site Fitness Center
- On-Site Health Center
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:


Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne