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Supply Chain Planner

Location: Windsor, CT, United States
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Description

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The Supply Chain Buyer/Planner will manage an assigned set of Materials and Suppliers and be responsible for meeting production demands, working within Inventory constraints and targets to deliver year-over-year improvements in total cost to serve through alternative sourcing, replacement materials and Consignment/Working Capital.
responsibilities:
  • Support the Supply Chain Manager in efforts to incorporate forward looking Demand Management.
  • Partner with other Mativ NA and Global locations to manage Intercompany orders.
  • Confirm Commercial Sales Orders for Best-Date given Stated Product Lead Times, Customer Agreements and Raw Material/Capacity planning.
  • React and take immediate actions in case of customer demand changes (pull ins/push outs)
  • Report, maintain, and monitor appropriate inventory levels and safety stocks.
  • Schedule production runs on coating and converting machines, based upon maximizing productivity, efficiency and hitting corporate RLIP (Requested Line Item Performance=Customer requested ship dates) goals.
  • Monitor, prepare, and report monthly master data.
  • Support sales goals, inventory control and capacity forecasting.
  • Review machine and personnel capacity to determine any potential risks to upcoming customer commitments and demand.
  • Work with operations to prioritize workflow to support on-time delivery
  • Manage SAP work orders in alignment with Coating and Converting schedules.
  • Monitor and communicate schedule adherence and performance goals with production departments
  • Provide material availability and delivery information to customer care departments. Coordinate order promising based on available inventory and production schedules.
  • Evaluate time standards in relation to actual performance and suggest actions as needed.
  • Prepare and deliver daily operations meeting metrics as needed
  • Develop and implement strategic plans to support production requirements necessary to meet current and future demands.
  • Monitor and coordinate with buyers to ensure incoming materials are adjusted where possible to support production schedule and customer demand changes.
  • Support operational goals of improved cycle turns and reduced inventory levels.
  • Work directly with Sub-Contractors, Issue purchase orders, coordinating with Suppliers, Planner & Warehouse as needed to fulfill sub-contract process end to end.
  • Participate in continuous improvement and cost saving initiatives.
  • Back-up Windsor Planner, Supply Chain Manager, and Buyers, as needed for PTO coverage
  • Other duties as assigned within the scope and skill level of this job description
qualifications:
Essential Skills / Experience / Qualifications:
  • 3+ Years of production planning experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 5+ Years of experience with End to End Supply Chain Management processes (Source, Plan, Make and Deliver processes)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Effective in work organization: managing priorities and objectives in a timely manner
  • Able to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Maintains a process focus and time based approach with regard to Production Planning, Inventory Management and Capacity Utilization
  • Familiar with an integrated ERP system (SAP, ORACLE, JD Edwards) and Production Scheduling tools.
  • Thorough understanding of MRP concepts, capacity planning, routings and Bills of Material.
  • Applies a demonstrated Sense of Urgency to complex business challenges in Supply/Demand
  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints while maintaining a high level of work accuracy.
  • Self-confidence and the ability to challenge other areas when necessary.
  • Detail oriented with a passion for continuous improvement.
Desirable Skills / Experience / Qualifications:
  • Inter Intermediate/Advanced Excel knowledge (Vlookups, Macros, Pivot Tables)
  • Lean Six Sigma experience
  • Cross Functional Team Leadership experience
Work Environment / Physical Demands:
Office environment.
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