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Senior Planner

Company: Edwards Vacuum
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

We at Edwards Vacuum believe that there is always a better way. This spirit drives us to provide leading edge technology, innovative and sustainable products, as well as best in class service to our customers around the globe. That's where you come in - we believe our people make it happen. We provide a collaborative, inclusive and flexible work environment along with competitive compensation and comprehensive wellness & benefits programs. Senior PlannerThe Role:

  • The Planner is responsible for the material planning process to create integrated production schedules that meet customer requirements. This role is responsible for planning, scheduling and tracking of work items; including material availability, change order scoping and resource loading within an SAP/MRP environment.
  • Performs planning, scheduling, coordinating and/or monitoring final approval of products through the complete production cycle.
  • Maintains the production materials inventory at optimal levels by identifying obsolete, slow moving and excess materials
  • Maintains reorder points and quantities, drives inventory turns.
  • Manages inventory activities for finished goods, intermediate product, work in process and raw materials.
  • Works from customer requirements, engineering plans and production specifications to establish production schedules, material availability, and capacity requirements.
  • Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.
  • Resolves problems utilizing acquired knowledge & analytical abilities.
  • Notifies stakeholders of any late deliveries from sub-suppliers and works with purchasing on an appropriate recovery plan.
  • Verifies that the "last parts due" dates coincide with the production plan and customer requested ship date.
  • Conducts material planning information integrity and implementation to MRP/SAP system.
  • Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance and works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
  • Respectfully takes direction from the supervisor/ manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.Education/ Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in a business or equivalent discipline.
    • 10 years of relevant experience accepted in-lieu of degreeRelevant Previous experience:
      • 5 years minimum of material planning experience. Knowledge areas/Skills
        • Thorough knowledge and understanding of theories of JIT, Kanban, Vendor managed Inventory and Lean Manufacturing.
        • CPIM or APIC training is preferred---------------------Other requirements
          • Detail-oriented, organized and can adapt to changing environments.
          • Working experience with Microsoft Office - PowerPoint and Excel.
          • Strong knowledge of MRP/ERP (preferably SAP) with a solid understand of discrete manufacturing, bills of material, product life-cycle management and supply chain operations.
          • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to evaluate and analyze data to gauge its importance when making decisions.
          • Self-starter and effective time manager. Ability to prioritize tasks under pressure.What we Expect of you?Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.What you Can Expect of Us? Edwards is a global leader of vacuum and abatement systems. We are proud to lead the industry, pushing the boundaries of science to deliver innovative products which are intrinsic to everyday life, working in partnership with our customers and continually setting new standards. With over 100 years of rich heritage, Edwards is the partner of choice for tens of thousands of customers in critical applications around the world. Vacuum is required in diverse sectors, from the generation of power to the production of steel, to the challenging environments of space simulation and high energy physics research. At Edwards, we believe there is always a better way. Our employees are full of ideas. When looking to add a new team member, we are looking for someone that can appreciate what the Edwards Team has done, and bring their new ideas and perspective to enhance where we can go. At Edwards you get to be part of something big; we work globally, but also get the opportunity make a difference locally in our own discipline. We work hard to attract, motivate, develop and retain the best talent from the diversity of people across the globe. Our vision to be First in Mind, First in Choice relies on this strategy. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about Edwards visit our website: www.edwardsvacuum.comA division of Atlas Copco

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