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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 3/2/2017

GKN Aerospace Tallassee, AL

Tallassee, AL
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Role Purpose
Not Specified
Key Responsibilities

* Develop Master Production Schedule in company system to prepare requirements for purchased and manufactured parts.

* Maintain the master production schedule and ensure 100% demand accuracy for all attributes on the sales order lines

* Ensure to maintain desired inventory levels as set-forth by company.

* Develop balance between existing and future client demand needs with manufacturing and vendors to ensure completion of client requirements.

* Review requests of new sales order and provide practical promise dates to client service prior to promised orders.

* Supervise schedule for manufacturing departments and focused factories along with work cells.

* Evaluate data inclusive of enterprise requirements for planning information.

* Prepare reports required to facilitate and suggest actions to assure optimal execution of supply chain.

* Supervise company stability, oversee reasons to schedule changes and ensure root causes for volatility of schedule being resolved.

* Monitor continuously all problem inventory, take advantage of conversion opportunities if any and recommend solutions for scrapping and potential.

* Head responsibility to achieve and sustain adherence to company rules associated with Master Scheduling .

* Assist company process improvements and facilitate problem-solving teams.

* Evaluate schedule for company commensurate to Earned Value Management practices as well as company policies applications.

* Select procedure and techniques to develop best-practice schedules for projects.

* Identify and recommend feasible solutions to plan operational issues.

* Identify and utilize excess inventory at the point of quote and scheduling of Sales order

Qualifications / Experience / Skills

Bachelor s degree from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma/GED from an accredited school or institution and a minimum 7 years of experience in manufacturing and/or engineering) with background in Materials/Supply-Chain

* Demonstrate an understanding of planning and scheduling within a manufacturing environment

* Working knowledge of MRP,MPS & S&OP

* Ability to communicate at all levels within the business

* High level of energy and drive

* IT literate, confident user of PC packages

* Excellent team working skills

* Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

* Strong influencing skills within a matrix organization

* Lean training is desired

* Knowledge of production and inventory management

* Strong oral and written communication skills

* Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

* APICS Certified Prefered

GKN is an equal opportunity employer (minorities/women/veterans/disabled)