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POST DATE 9/11/2016
END DATE 12/8/2016

Plexus Neenah, WI

Neenah, WI
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Plexus is searching for a talented Planning Manager to join the Neenah Operations team!

The Planning function is crucial to drive collaboration across the overall Plexus value stream. The ability to co-ordinate and direct resources based upon the customer demand requirements is critical in achieving Customer Service Excellence whilst controlling Plexus Inventory levels and potential exposure.

Key Job Accountabilities:

1 Provide Functional Management to direct reports, providing support and leadership

2 Responsible for the competence, training and development of the Planning team.

3 Ensure the functional team adheres to SOP and Work Instructions.

4 Provide Leadership in all Demand Management and Planning related processes.

5 Ultimately responsible for ensuring a feasible Mater Production Schedule exists.

6 Facilitate collaborative processes with key functional teams (i.e. Materials, Production, Program Management, Finance) that drive master production scheduling (MPS) definition

Additional Accountabilities & Job Functions:

1 Drive ERP system and data integrity

2 Monitor Revenue shipment against Plan, identifying gaps and drive resolution

3 Participate in the monthly forecast process, ensuring alignment of operational capability

4 Feedback on team performance and conduct annual performance reviews

5 Consolidate escalations and coordinate operational prioritization for optimal output

6 Familiarity with contractual service levels

7 Drive culture of continuous improvement throughout the team

8 Ensure the Site maintains Capacity Resource Planning tool.

9 Responsible for key performance indicators such as MPS performance, Days of Inventory, Material Overdrive, and On-time shipments.

10 Minimal travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated 5-10%)

11 Additional duties as assigned by manager


* A minimum of a(n) Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required for this position; a(n) Bachelor's degree is preferred.

* Experience of 3 year(s) is required for this position, assuming education requirements are met. Equivalent industry experience of 1 or more years is highly desirable.

* APICS or equivalent certification is preferred


* Extensive working knowledge of Enterprise Requirements Planning (ERP) and demand planning systems

* Strong Microsoft (MS) Office skills with advanced knowledge of Excel

* Excellent communication skills

* Strong analytical and problem solving skills

* Detail oriented

* Courageous and able to work with minimal direction

* Able to work in dynamic environment and across functional groups


The International Trafficking in Arms Treaty (ITAR), requires that employees who work in the position for which Plexus is hiring must be, and be able to provide proof of American Citizenship, permanent residency (Green Card) or political asylum.

Working At Plexus

At Plexus, people are our most valuable asset.

Our culture is built upon our core values of passion, accountability, customer focus and teamwork. We strongly believe the success of our employees and business depends on our adherence to these values, and we take this responsibility seriously. Our employees embody our core values and bring unmatched industry experience, talent and drive to our customers. We encourage our employees to take ownership of their work experience and their future career path. If you are interested in working for a company that can provide you with unmatched experience and global opportunities, Plexus is the place for you.

Plexus is The Product Realization Company

Plexus uses a unique Product Realization service model to transform our customers' concepts into branded products and deliver them to their end, target markets. We tailor innovative solutions that integrate product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining services. Whether our customers operate in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific region or worldwide, Plexus delivers turnkey solutions to make any project a success.

Discover why more than 9,500 dedicated employees choose Plexus as their employer. Apply today!

All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement. All Plexus U.S. locations are tobacco free.

Plexus Corp. is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran Employer