Demand Planner in Columbia, MD at B/A Products Co.

Date Posted: 10/24/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Columbia, MD
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/24/2020

Job Description

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plan, schedule, release, distribute and close work orders and purchase requisitions.

  • Monitor the schedule and plan production departments to support dynamic customer demand and service levels.

  • Identify and resolve issues to ensure production continuity and adherence to customer delivery schedules.

  • Create master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.

  • Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity data and performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, tools, and human resource requirements.

  • Plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times.

  • Collaborating/communicating with Production, Sourcing, Quality, Engineering, Customer Service and other departments in a timely and professional manner.

  • Support implementation of new ERP System to forecast production demand, manage customer forecast, safety stock requirements, and maintain desired inventory levels.

  • Performs administrative activities associated with the effective management of shop operations, including compiling, storing, and retrieving production data for reports.

  • Support development and facilitation of S&OP, Sales and Operations Planning meetings and process. 

  • Monitor slow moving inventory and obsolescence and drive improvements to achieve inventory goals and reduce obsolescence.

  • Support development of cycle counting process and ongoing physical counts and system transactions and yearly physical inventory.

  • Work with operations, supply chain, engineering and support departments to improve production efficiencies.

  • Participate in lean events and the support of continuous improvement initiatives and projects.

  • Coordinate and lead daily production meetings.

  • Support development and maintenance of key production metrics.

  • Serve as back up support for operations and production leadership team as needed.

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