This is a Temporary Position.As a Material Planning Analyst, you will collaborate with suppliers to ensure execution to planned orders and schedules, and resolves issues with suppliers to ensure material availability for facility production.
The incumbent works with the facility production schedulers and operations personnel to support facility production and point of use material availability.
Ensures alignment of facility inventory accuracy and inventory systems planning parameters with the plan for every part to maintain planning integrity.
Job Duties / Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to :
Ensure timely delivery of materials to the facility
Supplier collaboration to meet facility production plans
Utilize root cause corrective actions to resolve quality and supplier performance issues
Analyze established parts schedules and production requirements
Convert requirements into appropriate piece parts
Requisition materials, regulate inventory levels and issue work orders.
Manage and perform supplier scheduling and implementation of engineering changes for the efficient manufacture of products and components
Support supply chain performance efforts by monitoring and tracking supplier performance metrics.
Deliver improvements in point of use material availability
Provide Material Planning expertise to facility functions in support of improving demand variability, forecast credibility and usability for production planning
Required Qualifications :
Knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles
CPS Functional Job Role Qualified
APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification highly desired
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
College or university degree, or equivalent, preferably in Supply Chain and / or Logistics Management or Industrial Engineering
Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organization and communication skills
Understanding of company policies and procedures
General product knowledge* Good English language skills
Desired Qualifications :
General knowledge of production scheduling and capacity management
Ability to use and troubleshoot the MRP, Lognet and MTS systems
Knowledge and / or experience in material control, purchasing, parts distribution, inventory control, manufacturing engineering, operations and transportation or logistics
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