Production Planning - Materials
at SGL Carbon

Date Posted: 4/18/2019

Job Description

DimensionPosition Information
ComplexityIn depth knowledge of product line, manufacturing operations, requirements and materials. Understands and uses MRP to evaluate material and schedule requirements.

Area of ResponsibilityExecute the Program Plan. Responsible for Master Scheduling, Capacity Planning, Detail Scheduling, Shop Floor Control, Shipment Scheduling, material requisitions and inventory control for various programs of HITCO Carbon Composite.

Execute the Production Plan. Responsible for Master Scheduling, Capacity Planning, Detail Scheduling, Shop Floor Control, Shipment Scheduling, material requisitions and inventory control for various programs of HITCO Carbon Composite.

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Hitco Carbon Composites, Inc


Key Accountabilities

KEY ACCOUNTABILITES
Principal Accountabilities:

•The Product Planner will develop, maintain, and drive overall schedule execution (cradle-to grave).
•Support Program management with required schedules and charts.
•Requisition new tools as required and follow-up through delivery into production.
•Ensure work orders are released in relation to booked and forecast orders. Communicate constraints to management concerning issues that prevent work orders from being started or completed on-time in support of end item delivery schedule.
•Review, coordinate and approve configuration changes.
•Execute decisions concerning detail scheduling and shop floor control to maintain correct priorities and schedule adherence. Monitor MRP performance and correct problems.
•Work with Engineering on BOM and Router development. Learn all processes and understand production capability concerning your assigned parts/tools and programs.
•Participate in cross-training sessions including Kaizen events. Encourage learning of all aspects of Materials Management. Provide feedback. Participate in audit support as needed to support Operations.
•Uses SAP – especially the modules related to production and inventory control. Also understands the Order Entry, Cost Accounting, Engineering, and Shipping modules as they relate.

Shared Accountabilities:
•Support Program Managers by providing information on current shipping schedules.
•Assist Process Planners in managing work order release, First Article Inspection (FAI) configuration control, outside process shipments, memo shippers and requisitions for tool re-work or modifications.
•Assist Materials Management in setting short and long range goals, plans, and budgets based on Factory goals.


Job Requirements

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor Degree in Business, Operations, Finance, OR Minimum of five (5) years experience in Materials Management and APICS preferred..Strong MRP experience in production/material inventory control. Knowledge/use of SAP- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications.


Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor Degree in Business, Operations, Finance, OR Minimum of five (5) years experience in Materials Management and APICS preferred..Strong MRP experience in production/material inventory control. Knowledge/use of SAP- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications. Intermediate skill level with Excel. Strong verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational and problem-solving skills.


Physical Demands

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The position may require the lifting of 10 pound or less and requires long hours of computer work. Frequently required to sit, talk, hear, stand, walk, use hands and fingers, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, and crouch.


Work Environment

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate


Special Instructions to Applicants

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