Buyer/Planner

Dayton, TN 37321

Posted: 04/03/2019 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: None Job Number: 44204

Establish and maintain the Manufacturing Production Schedule and implement sourcing plans and tactics for assigned products. The Production Schedule must be feasible and ensure that adequate capacity and material supply exists to meet customer requirements. Ongoing communication with affected functions and stakeholders is expected to facilitate balancing supply with demand, meeting customer requirements and fully utilizing manufacturing resources.

  • Create and maintain the manufacturing production plan and create manufacturing orders per plan

  • Optimize production schedules in accordance to customer demand and available capacity

  • Accountable for downstream replenishment and timely release of manufacturing orders

  • Identify and address short-term supply constraints within the weekly process (long-term constraints within monthly process); analyze daily supply/demand alerts and address or escalate accordingly

  • Interface with QA and warehouse staff regarding rejected/defective materials, making the necessary arrangements with operations or procurement to ensure prompt replacement

  • Participate in Supply Plan development and in establishing planning time fences for aggregate Supply Plans and for detail Master Plans

  • Translate the Production Plan into a schedule for producing or procuring components, materials and services.

  • Maintain and provide valid lead time data to sales and marketing organization to guard against over-committing company resources and/or parts and materials

  • Identify and resolve conflicts with supply and demand, and availability of capacity in conjunction with Operations Leadership

Qualifications

  • Bachelor s Degree or equivalent experience. Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering is preferred.

  • 5 years production/planning/scheduling work experience in a manufacturing supply chain

  • Strong ERP systems and computer software experience (e.g. SAP, JDE, Excel, etc.)

  • Manufacturing Planning experience with custom configuration, high-mix, low-volume manufacturing

  • Proficiency in MS Office, Word

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