The Material Planner is responsible for managing materials and scheduling production lines to meet business and customer service goals. As an individual contributor, the expectation is that you will use proven leadership and change management skills to drive improvements in business performance related to inventory investment and production scheduling.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain and implement the materials plan supporting the master production schedule in accordance with actual customer demand.
Updates plant SAP material records as required (lot size, safety stocks, reorder points, lead times, etc.).
Follow-up with suppliers on component availability related issues/concerns to ensure shipment and on-time performance to support production requirements
Use business metrics in order to evaluate and recommend actions required to achieve Inventory Objectives.
Schedule work orders based on plant/line capacity to maximize the plant/line labor absorption
Analyze and drive pertinent KPI's, as well as, lead and implement plant-specific improvement activities using Continuous Improvement (Lean, TQM, APICS) methodologies
Plan and control the manufacturing schedule to coordinate manufacturing plans that achieve the company objectives relative to customer service, resource/capacity utilization and low inventory investment.
Engaging effectively with Project Management & Engineering, Supply Chain Planning and Operations to facilitate the Master Schedule reflecting orders based on material/capacity availability.
Ability to articulate/demonstrate how data drives decisions
Adapts to change by identifying implications of change for Rockwell Automation and own job and adjusting as needed and working with others as appropriate to implement change initiatives.
Takes responsibility for continuous development and performance; provides and asks for performance feedback.
Apply metrics to measure and ensure that process improvement initiatives deliver
Internal Number: 2547638
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