This employee is responsible for the planning of manufactured components and production scheduling to support the flow of parts to assembly and service parts.
- Plan manufactured parts components utilizing SAP driven tools.
- Ensure planned order quantities support production line planning.
- Must regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment.
- Often works without direct supervision, using discretion and independent judgment in the decision-making process.
- Plans daily activities that are within the department budget and goals as set by the department manager.
- Makes independent decision that will directly impact the operation of the business.
- Monitor inventory of finished goods to maintain yearly targets.
- Scheduling of assembly trials, pre-series, etc. inventory levels
- Regular maintenance of material master data
- Develop and maintain the flexibility to cope with abrupt changes in schedule requirements.
- Review and monitor design changes, ECO’s, planning changes and model discontinuance notices
to minimize material surplus or obsolescence.
- Participate in monitoring/planning for timely and economical disposal of surplus, obsolete and rejected material.
- Assure on-time delivery of new components in support of new product introductions.
- Coordinate processing of service part requirements between production and materials departments to minimize customer backorders.
- Perform all other duties as assigned.
- Plant environment most of the time.
- Regular continuous use of a personal computer and telephone.
- Work with confidential information.
- Rapidly changing workloads, priorities, multiple commitments and frequent deadlines.
- Typical workdays of 9 hours, occasionally longer.
- Demonstrate appropriate reading, clerical, analytical and math skills.
- Ability to maintain accurate data, both in computer system and/or manually and to communicate information to all levels of management as required.
- Solid MS Word and PowerPoint skills and have advanced skills in Excel.
- Demonstrate excellent communications skills (in person, by telephone, and in writing), including a professional, self-confident image.
- Ability to effectively challenge the current ways of working and contribute to process improvement initiatives.
- Ability to work both independently and in a team environment without direct supervision.
- Have a good work record, including indications of strong self-motivation, high productivity, reliable attendance, attention to quality, ability to learn new skills, and a cordial, cooperative personality.
- Be able to handle items weighing up to 50 pounds. This includes pushing, pulling, lifting, and positioning items.