Plan, schedule, and order materials in a timely manner while managing specific inventory levels in order to maximize availability and inventory turns while contributing to the supply chain program that will enhance quality, cost effectiveness, and maximize operating income.
Role & Responsibility
Maintain acceptable inventory levels.
Develop, manage and execute the Material Planning function by managing inventory levels to achieve forecasted turn rates and schedule requirements.
Create and maintain integrated processes among Operations, Sourcing, Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing Services and outside suppliers to implement the planning/replenishment process, while identifying procedures and tools needed to employ these systems.
Schedule and implement part change notices (e.g. ECN's) while minimizing obsolescence
Past due order management.
Minimize expediting time and freight costs for inventory issues.
Work closely with management and other key decision makers from all functional areas to ensure an uninterrupted supply of material to various locations.
Cultivate and maintain relationships and rapport with suppliers to aid in the timely delivery of material to our warehouse and/or Dealers.
Effectively work directly with individuals at all levels throughout the supplier's organizational chart, from entry level customer service employees to higher level managers and executives.
Work with Accounts Payable on invoicing issues as applicable
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