JOB DESCRIPTION : Position Summary :
Position Summary :
Responsible for developing and maintaining detailed manufacturing build plans, for existing and new products, that meets defined service level and inventory targets.
Essential Functions :
Sales & Operations planning process preparation, including interface with Production, Finance, and other operations groups that are part of this process.
Collaborates with Industrial Engineering in the capacity assessment and incorporates the outputs of the process into the S&OP.
Clearly communicate agreed upon production quantities and mix to the Supply Planner Production and other stakeholders.
Communicates production plan changes to the Purchasing group in a timely matter.
Zero backorder goal when backorder exists full responsibility for backorder management, status, prioritization, communication.
Production Plan attainment reporting and communication, including holding Operations accountable to the weekly build plan and notifying Finance and other stakeholders of variances to plan.
Maintain appropriate inventory levels that meet service level objectives and inventory targets.
Define and maintain appropriate ZSMI inventory targets that meet the production requirements and the site DIOH goals.
Support new product introduction activities to achieve planned launch dates.
Monthly inventory management of excess, obsolete, expiring inventory, including developing and implementing solutions to minimize inventory write-
offs and communication with Finance on write-off potential.
Proficient in ERP system functionality. Defines the build plan based on MRP output and works with Purchasing to drive correct signals for materials requirements.
Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or related field.
3 -5 years of working experience in Production Planning or similar roles.
Intermediate to advance command of English.
APICS or other Planning related certification is a plus.
Proficiency in computer applications (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint).
JOB FAMILY : Supply Chain
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LOCATION : Costa Rica >
Costa Rica >
Alajuela : Parque Industrial, Zona Franca Coyol S.A Edificio #44B, Call0, Avendia 2
ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS : WORK SHIFT :
WORK SHIFT : Cr09Sal (Costa Rica)
TRAVEL : Yes, 5 % of the Time
MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE :
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES :
Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)