Supply Chain Planner II

Plan, prepare, issue and control MRP production schedules and material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements; Maintain MRP requirements, integrity, and accuracy. Train and mentor the lower level Supply Chain Planning team members assigned to product lines to ensure the execution of the Master Delivery Schedule. Ensures shipments are accomplished to maintain contract/internal delivery commitments.

  1. Configure work order in preparation for manufacturing's release. Ensure kits are short free and lower level makes are prepared to meet demand requirements for manufacturing's pull

  2. Work with commodity team to balance the material flow from suppliers to manufacturing based on MRP demand. Communicate material factory constraints to commodity team and Master Production Scheduler. Receive material supplier constraints from commodity team (action accordingly)

  3. Lead activities and resources between manufacturing and the Supplier Partnerships organization of supply chain issues, work in progress, and potential production setbacks to ensure delivery requirements are satisfied

  4. Lead the engineering change order process (ECO's), DER activity, and Special Engineering kits to insure correct configuration of material.

  5. Provide input to business area planning and manufacturing in the generation of resource and manpower forecasts

  6. Provides risk management and mitigation on all identified delivery risks for manufacturing line (flow up to Operations Program Manager to program risk register)

  7. Coordinate the material flow through material review board and any intermediate processing as may be required.

  8. Participate at material review board meetings.

Develops and implements long-term supply chain strategies and networks that address capacity issues, production location decisions, etc. in support of business growth. Supports business execution of new programs and initiatives that include promotional activities, forecast and coordination for key events, and new product launches. Monitors key performance indicators, analyzes performance data, and coordinates cross-functional work teams to increase effectiveness of supply chain initiatives.

Supports the manufacturing process by performing kit configuration, material support, and documentation maintenance activities within production and engineering lab environments to assure that required supplies support manufacturing schedules and Operations' commitments on engineering and production programs.

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