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Production Planner

Solon, OH, United States

Posted: 4-Jul-2017

Ref#: 12345706358


Production Planner - Solon, OH

 

Kennametal seeks a Planner Supply Chain to work in Solon, OH, and be responsible for the demand and supply planning processes for specific value streams and for maintaining the monthly S&OP processes in a manner that is in line with Corporate Strategic Initiatives. Will also support daily and weekly tactical planning activities that involve the analysis of fill rates, inventory investments and forecast deviations.

 

Duties:

  • Deal directly with suppliers to ensure prompt and accurate deliveries, proactively expedite materials for timely delivery to meet the project’s schedule.
  • Confer with supervisors to determine overdue project materials, inform supervisors of product status, and answer queries on delivery of materials.
  • Generate open purchase order reports, partner with Senior Buyer to resolve invoice/credit issues with suppliers Maintain the Engineering Change Notice revisions in SAP following standard operating procedures.
  • Regularly update and correct Material Master Report project material status to key stakeholders on a weekly basis through the life cycle of the project.
  • Identify critical path(s) of materials and establish contingency plans to ensure project deadlines are maintained.
  • Track material delivery dates and follow up with suppliers, as required.

 

Requirements:

 

Knowledge of SAP: Materials Module

Proficient in Microsoft Office

4 year secondary degree or equivalent experience in a planning materials function/role

Understand oral and written communications and instructions

Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and co-workers

Must have one (1) year of experience in a related position

 

 

Keywords: SAP; Excel; Word; Access; Supply Chain Planning; Sales Inventory & Operational Planning (SIOP); Strategic and Tactical Planning; Customer Service; Demand Planning; Purchasing; Lean training; and Business Warehouse


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