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Supply Chain Demand Planner

Company: ELITechGroup, Inc.
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Summary

Responsible for optimizing all supply chain activities to support strategic objectives. Uses analytical and quantitative methods to understand, predict, and enhance supply chain processes.Balances forecasts of customer demand against inventory levels, supplier deliveries, and production schedules.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for reviewing MRP, sales forecasts, and customer orders while proactively compiling, monitoring and managing inventory to ensure adequate stocking levels recognizing shortages and deficiencies. Will be required to adjust planning parameters to match bill of material needs to successfully meet supply timelines.
  • Assembles data, analyzes performance, identifies problems, and develops recommendations which support supply chain management planning and operations.
  • Develops and maintains databases to prepare reports for the supply chain team.
  • Leverages problem solving skills and frameworks to develop solutions in a creative way.
  • Identifies underperforming areas in the supply chain and suggests improvements or resolutions to problems.
  • Prepares finding reports, illustrating data graphically and translating complex findings into written text, PowerPoint or other presentable formats.
  • Develops, optimizes and constantly reviews safety stocks and inventory levels to align with company goals and objectives.
  • Works to minimize excess and obsolete inventory.
  • Works with the purchasing department to determine lead times of the supply and optimum lot sizes.Identifies lot sizes that will minimize inventory carrying costs, freight and overhead expenses.
  • Regularly works with Production, Reagent Production, Purchasing, R&D, Customer Service, Sales, Shipping, and QC to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Creates Production Order packets and sends them to the Production Supervisor, Reagent Production Supervisor, or Shipping Supervisor so product can be manufactured.Creates, assigns, receives, and back flushes Production Orders.
  • Identifies Production Order part shortages, prepares purchase requisitions, and submits requests to Purchasing with expected quantity and delivery schedule so raw material and finished goods can be purchased.
  • Recommends improvements to process, working conditions, and the flow of information.
  • Participates in daily, weekly, and monthly planning meetings as necessary to understand and communicate priorities.
  • Participates in and helps oversee annual physical inventory.
  • Assists with related special projects, as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business, Operations Management, or similar discipline.
  • Three years related experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • APICS certification preferred.
  • Advanced to xxpert level Excel skills.
  • Aptitude for data analytics and data driven decision making.
  • Strong understanding of MRP, Production Scheduling, and Inventory Management.

Keywords: ELITechGroup, Inc., Logan , Supply Chain Demand Planner, Other , Logan, Utah

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