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Trane Technologies Material Planner in La Crosse, Wisconsin

Material Planner

La Crosse WI Pammel Crk 17, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

1 additional location

United States

Global Integrated Supply Chain

Requisition # 2102063

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AtTrane Technologies® we Challenge Possible. Our brands – includingTrane®andThermo King® - create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes, transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world.

Job Summary:

The Material Planner is an active member of the Field Purchasing team that manages the supplier direct procurement (local purchases not through Oracle R12) for the Trane Supply Parts Stores.


  • Obtain supplier quotes per customer needs.

  • Manage local purchase parts set up in P21.

  • Manage purchase orders to procure material according to purchasing requests from the Trane Parts Stores. This involves daily contact with the stores, as well as managing POs and resolving PO issues with suppliers/stores/retail planning team, to ensure parts availability and delivery.

  • Effectively communicate with the field and with suppliers regarding purchasing requests and orders.

  • Maintain supplier and part data accuracy in systems, including part and supplier setup where needed.

  • Work with other cross functional teams on projects and/or other tasks to drive improvement when needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year of relevant purchasing, sourcing or equivalent experience OR 5+ years of experience in lieu of degree

  • Good PC skills and knowledge of MS Office applications required.

  • Must possess good analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be action-oriented and organized to handle large volume of tasks in a fast pace environment.

  • Must have a positive attitude and the ability to work well with others.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

  • P21 knowledge preferred.

Key Competencies:

  • Maintain basic knowledge of supplier processes and capabilities.

  • Must possess a strong customer service orientation and must provide dedicated support of internal and external customer requirements.

  • Must be a strong written and verbal communicator, able to communicate to various audiences effectively

  • Team oriented, must have the ability to work cohesively with others.

  • Must be able to work well with external suppliers.

  • Must possess ability to work well in a distribution environment.

  • Must be detail-oriented and self-motivated

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasked environment.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable world.

We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.