This position is responsible for creating and maintaining a constrained weekly master production schedule (MPS) and managing the frozen period horizon for all possible production requirements (scheduling, rescheduling, reworks, outsourced work-in-progress inventory) over a 4- 24 month horizon.
Knowledge and experience in using SAP is a requirement specific to Plan and Purchasing Modules. The planner will also be responsible for providing service & inventory input to manufacturing issues and communicate potential impacts to key business partners. POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for creating a constrained weekly master production schedule (MPS) and ensuring raw material availability. Planning and freeze period management of production activities (rescheduling, rework, outsourced work). Maintain inventories within goal, while minimizing excess, obsolete and expired products; develop overall inventory projections for specific products. Perform Rough Cut Capacity Planning (RCCP) for resources, shifts, equipment and shutdowns. Establish minimum order quantities (MOQ) and balance against overall equipment efficiency (OEE). Plant inventory management and control. Vulnerability report ownership & updates. Plant Slow Moving & Obsolete (SLOB) management. Resolve manufacturing conflicts for site/portfolio as they relate to production planning. Manage impact and communication of manufacturing driven change. Lead/support all compliance process activities including change control, deviations, events & non-conformance reports and assess supply impact. Provide asset specific input to the end to end supply chain processes and ensure planning master data (safety stock, lead times, etc.) in the ERP system are accurate and up to date. Participate in new product launch meetings and new product forecasts as a business partner. Execute planning activities during phase-in phase-out programs. Experience with ERP & advanced planning systems Knowledge and experience in using SAP is a requirement specific to Plan and Purchasing Modules Knowledge in extracting data from SAP tables to Excel Knowledge, Skills and Capabilities: Ability to apply project and personal leadership to successfully achieve project, team and individual goals. Ability to share knowledge and personal experience with peers. Ability to build strong collaborative relationships, considering diverse perspectives and styles. Ability to target communications as appropriate for the audience and make presentations to a small to medium sized audience.