Kollmorgen is part of the Fortive group of businesses located in Radford, Virginia. More than five decades ago, Kollmorgen developed the direct drive technology that enables some of todays most remarkably innovative machines.
We helped engineers build the first self-contained artificial heart. Our end-to-end onsite engineering resulted in Chinas first air-jet loom for manufacturing, and weve been a pioneer in hybrid motor technology for transportation for two decades.
Our infrastructure, our intellectual knowledge, our passion and experience are testament to our pursuit of motion excellence. And because of our heritage of customization, we see opportunities, not obstacles.
Directs and coordinates activities of cell buying, material planning and inventory control in creating and delivering an executable production plan for the relevant product line.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Along with those identified below, other duties may be assigned:
Responsible for PO maintenance (launching, invoicing, RTV, expediting)
Coordinates delivery information for all purchased parts for their assigned cell
Supports negotiations for target lead-times and desired package sizes
Blanket POs setup for all active materials to improve efficiencies
Aligns supply chain to future customer demand
Coordinates kanban management (audits, sizing, corrective actions, etc.)
Implementing a forward planning process to minimize purchase part shortages
Drives shortage review weekly
Implements best materials practices to improve efficiencies
Recommends corrective actions to improve/sustain inventory accuracy
Leads development and implementation of planning systems for new products and product transitions
Translate customer demand into an executable production plan
Determine daily/hourly output requirements for production cells
Discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
Manage and develop existing suppliers through performance feedback.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function
-Delivery: OTD 95% to VOC
-Cost: All inventory class items setup on kanban/visual management. A&B inventory class items set up on kanban with a 5/20 day lead time.
Growth: 10% annual improvement in inventory turns.
Quality: 95% accurate inventory for As and Bs and 75% for Cs.
Inventory & Kanban accuracy
Kollmorgen is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
4 year technical degree preferred or related technical experience
Possess or pursuing APICS or CPM certification
Oracle experience required; strong understanding of ERP systems
Previous buying and planning experience required
Strong lean manufacturing background (Kanban Management)
Team player, self motivated
Understanding of inventory turns and how to optimize results
Passionate about application of FBS Tools
Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortives well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.
Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our companys operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit: .
Job: Manufacturing / Operations
Primary Location: North America-United States-VA-Radford
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Req ID: KOL001608