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NPD04-13">Material Planning Manager
Job Code :NPD04-13
Division :CIC - NPD Portland
Location :Portland ME US 04102
% of Travel Required :10-20%
Job Type :Full Time
Career Level :Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
Education :Bachelor's Degree
Category :Manufacturing and Production,Supply Chain/Logistics
Job Description :
The Material Planning Manager is responsible for analyzing, planning and managing the flow of materials to ensure they are provided according to schedule. The Material Planning Manager develops and implements strategies to keep inventory at a minimum without compromising customer expectations.
Scope/Supervision and Interaction:
Position will report to the Divisional Production Control Manager and interact intra-divisionally with logistics and procurement. Will manager personnel , inventory and production control.
Manages and prepares division inventory relating to records, tracking of materials, changing business activity, quality of materials and stocking levels. Works closely with procurement to ensure reorder processes and timely delivery of materials are in place.
Administers the development and implementation of an aggressive inventory reduction program limiting the Divisions exposure to excess inventory cost. Adjust inventory levels associated with any backlog production.
Analyzes production requirements based on immediate sales orders and short/medium term forecast considering production resources (people, materials, equipment). Works with Division management to determine within single or multi-plant production facilities the most cost efficient utilization of production resources for on time delivery and minimization overall cost.
Develops scheduling to establish sequence and lead times of manufacturing operations. Requires scheduling in weekly, monthly or longer production cycles.
Job Requirements :
Qualifications:-Minimum of 3-5 years experience in inventory and production control.
-4 year college degree in business, engineering, or materials management required with certification
in supply chain management preferred.
-Possess analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper
-Must have advanced computer skills and be able to understand of electronic processing.
-Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.
-Must be an innovator and embrace lean enterprises principles and practices.
The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.
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