This position leads the planning and monitoring of supply to efficiently meet customer demand for a group of products. The Senior Supply Planner is responsible for creating a production schedule that meets customer requirements while considering available resources such as equipment, raw materials and staffing. The Senior Supply Planner manages the replenishment of all materials required to achieve the production plan. The Senior Supply Planner works proactively to identify risks and collaborates as required to ensure actions are in place to mitigate supply risks. An effective and efficient supply plan will consider the demand profile and supply chain variables to reliably achieve customer satisfaction, inventory and freight goals.
• Monitor demand signals to identify changes and assess their impact to materials replenishment strategies and production plans. • Participate in the S&OP process to drive alignment on the supply plan required to achieve the demand plan. Identify any supply risks and recommend actions to mitigate. • Drive the weekly Sales and Operations Execution (S&OE) process to monitor status against the agreed S&OP plan and make changes to the production and materials plan as needed. Provide feedback to customer service on any gaps. Align with Operations on gap closure actions. • Create short term production schedule at item level considering constraints and monitor operations adherence to the plan. • Develop mid-term production plan at product/cell level to identify possible capacity constraints and identify opportunities to level load • Manage all materials replenishment processes (Consignment, VMI, Kanban, MRP) in order to ensure materials availability. • Execute releases against existing Purchase Orders. Monitor and follow up on past due releases directly with suppliers. Provide feedback to procurement on supplier performance. • Monitor customer on time delivery, inventory and expedited freight performance to plan. Identify improvement actions and drive implementation. Monitor supporting process metrics as appropriate. • Monitor inventory positions against model to ensure optimum inventory levels to meet customer service goals. Recommend adjustments to inventory policy as needed. • Understand and maintain all planning parameters, including the Plan for Every Part file (PFEP)
• Four year college degree in Supply Chain Management or related technical discipline. • 3-5 years planning experience in a discrete manufacturing environment. • General knowledge of ERP / planning systems and overall proficiency with technology tools that enable planning and reporting. Experience with Logility strongly preferred. • Strong analytical skills including mathematical/statistical abilities • Proficiency in process analysis and improvement • Strong organizational skills and initiative to manage multiple priorities and drive to achieve results • Experience with LEAN manufacturing and relevant concepts/methodologies • Strong problem-solving skills required with 6 sigma certification a plus • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required, including proficiency in developing and utilizing pivot tools and macros • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external stakeholders
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Parker Precision Fluidics (PPF) [www.parker.com/ppf], is a leading provider of miniature fluidic components and subsystems serving the medical, diagnostic and analytical instrumentation. Product technologies include miniature solenoid valves, proportional valves, multimedia valves, application-specific manifolds, pumps, and electronic pressure controllers.
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