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Sr. Material Planner

Houston, TX

Posted: 04/24/2019 Job Number: 12122038
Currently seeking a Sr. Material Planner Analyst for a large chemical organization.  
Education/Experience Requirements:
  • BA/BS degree
  • Minimum 3 years in scheduling, demand planning, and/or manufacturing/engineering experience
  • Demonstrated ability to use analytical tools to solve business problems
  • Proven ability to work with, and communicate to, all levels of the business.
  • Proven expertise in Microsoft Office programs
Job Purpose & Responsibilities:
  • Act as voice of customer to manufacturing base
  • Analyze weekly planning results from APO-SNP and confirm appropriate order packages to manufacturing, balancing against known manufacturing constraints and the agreed monthly S&OP production plans.
  • Communicate cross functionality on plant status, customer issues and inhibiting execution of master production schedule
  • Manage product line inventory levels to meet quarterly operation plan, balance sku level DIOH (inventory mix) to ensure desired resource levels are maintained. Prevent Inflow of aged finished goods in partnership with Demand Planners, Product Planners, and Fulfillment Analyst
  • Coordinate and lead planning for annual plant outages to ensure quantity of supply to customers.  This includes cross functional communication between manufacturing and supply planning to ensure the correct master data elements are in place for APO-SNP planning.
  • Manage Made to Inventory (MTI) replenishment, and control inventory to meet quarterly DOH targets.
  • Work closely with MPS planners and manufacturing to ensure the sequencing of orders achieves the proper service levels.
Key Metrics:
  • Product Line Service to our Customers (service)
    • Delivery to  first promise date
    • % Make on time/ (MEF)
    • SKU Level DIOH management
    • Inventory Stock outs
  • Product Line DOH (working capital)
    • Meet Quarterly Operation Plans
    • Aged Inventory Reduction/Elimination
  • Manage Product Line Inventory Network for North America
  • Product Line Cross-Site Loading (cost)
    • Meet Quarterly Production Plans
  • Average Batch Size
Desired Skill:                    Experience in APO-SNP a plus

Lindsey Macha

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