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Service Material Planner

DATE2020-08-28
JOB FAMILYSUPPLY CHAIN
COUNTRYUnited States
LOCATIONANDERSON - SOUTH CAROLINA
CONTRACT TYPELong Term-At will
DIVISION Clean Energy Systems
 
 

 

 

 

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Service Material Planner

SUPPLY CHAIN

8/18/20

 

 

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Materials Manager

 

 

 

MISSION

 

 

 

Overall responsibility of the Service Scheduling process for the Anderson facility.  Responsible for providing material planning & logistics support to the service product lines.  Ensure that the manufacturing operation has sufficient components and material necessary to meet the service build schedule and achieve targets set forth in the supply chain scorecard.

 

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Manage component and purchase parts/communications to support Master Production Schedule
  • Coordination with internal customers (Warehouse, NA plants & Troy) to meet schedules.
  • Create customer demand forecast and oversee all related planning parameters in ERP system (SAP)
  • Support supplier EDI processes
  • Optimize component inventory levels
  • Support inbound freight cost using Third Party Logistics provider, including support of international inbound freight
  • Ensure on-time delivery of ordered items
  • Assist engineering change transition to minimize obsolescence, including assisting in new part and new suppliers management process.  Routing instructions, packaging, procuring returnable dunnage
  • Issue SNCR’s to suppliers who are past due or any other issues with logistics
  • Managing supermarkets/component location
  • Audit warehouse and supermarkets for accuracy based on determined data in PFEP (location, loop size, correct card address, etc.)

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Support plant activities as needed
  • Available for afterhours escalations via phone and/or email as needed for customer or plant support

 

Other Requirements:

  • Authority and responsibility to stop production when a quality or safety issue arises
  • Work requires walking, talking, seeing, hearing, sitting, climbing, bending, stooping, grasping, crouching, pushing, balancing, reaching, kneeling, and standing
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs on a regular basis
  • Work requires working under high and low temperatures at certain times

 

 

 

 

POSITION KEY INTERFACES (internal and/or external)

Internal

  • All hourly and salaried staff
  • Manufacturing
  • Master Scheduler
  • Shipping/Receiving Operators

 

External

  • Customers Materials/Logistics Coordinators
  • In/Outbound Truck Drivers
  • Customer Leadership/Management
  • Troy CC

POSITION BACK UP

  • Other Material Planner

KEY MEASURES & FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY

  • Supply Chain Scorecard
  • ASN Compliance (timeliness)
  • ASN Compliance (accuracy)
  • Inventory levels (WIP/FG as determined by entire plant management)

PROFILE REQUIREMENTS

Personal Background

  • High School Diploma or GED.  Bachelor Degree Preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the manufacturing environment, with prior customer interface experience preferred
  • Hands on experience with Lean Shop Floor systems preferred
  • Must be legally able to work in the U.S. both now and in the future without any type of visa sponsorship or transfer

Job Technical skills

    • Must have intermediate to advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); especially Excel
    • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of SAP system preferred
    • APICS certification and experience with OEM systems preferred

Job Soft skills

    • Verbal and Written Communication skills
    • Teamwork
    • Problem Solving and critical thinking
    • Time Management
    • Adaptability
    • Organizational skill

 

 

 

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