GE Appliances, a Haier company Material Planner in Louisville, Kentucky
USA, Louisville, KY
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Job Description Summary
As a Material Planner, you'll manage value streams from supplier to dock and own supply chain communication and hand off to plant team to ensure no disruption to plant operations. You'll also work with material delivery operators to steer continuous improvement in material flow.
What you will Do
Manage supply chain for a portfolio of suppliers to maintain product availability, 100% schedule achievement, and 0 schedule changes.
Resolve supplier issues and develop cost effective strategies to minimize the impact of material availability issues. Develop supplier relationships to effectively respond to electronic scheduling.
Ensure inventory quantities, shipping notices and receipts are accurate and supplier issues and inventory surplus/deficits are resolved in a timely manner.
Work with quality team to ensure proper inventory coverage when parts are rejected from working inventory.
Steer inventory reduction through improved material planning setups, supplier cycle reductions, transportation improvements, vendor managed inventory, etc.
Support plant/product variable cost productivity initiatives including material cost out, supplier moves, high volume productivity, etc.
Manage respective transportation and logistics costs to reduce inventory and deliver year over year productivity.
Provide detailed and comprehensive communication on any issues/changes for material flow operations.
Work with third party vendors to manage supplier owned inventory stored stateside, ensuring no gaps to AP1 production.
What you need to Succeed
BS Engineering, BS Business Administration, or equivalent.
Prior manufacturing experience.
Solid systems capabilities.
Sound leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
Customer focus, high energy and proactive approach to issues.
Ability to handle multiple priorities and tasks.
Six Sigma certification with experience in DMAIC, workout and other change mechanisms.
Experience in a unionized manufacturing setting highly desired.
Previous Materials experience.
Experience with Oracle platform.
Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a customer oriented work team mindset.
Excellent communication skills.
GE Appliances does not offer sponsorship for this position now or in the future .
GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.