ITT Corporation Valencia , CA 91354
Support sales team with quotation process by establishing lead-times and premiums for ECS products that require less than standard lead-time.
Responsible for the initial Sales order review that establishes the high-level schedule plan for ECS Orders.
Define pacing items and work with the purchasing team to place orders for applicable components. Prioritize work to engineering "BOM" completion.
Establish final project schedules for Contract Managers after configuration is complete. This often will require obtaining special commitments from Global suppliers. It may also involve requests to sales and customers to negotiate longer lead-times or remove portion of the project scope.
Interface with contract managers, CSR's, Sales, and Customers as needed to review schedules, delays and recovery plans.
Manage backlog of components for Drain mast/other production build, with a goal to release to drain mast/other production Start assembly date. Utilize reports as required that will tie material status / availability. Proactively involve Purchasing to drive placing on time
Review Change Orders for schedule impacts and coordinate schedule changes
Review and take appropriate action to all materials reports.
Create Work/Job orders, modify existing Job Orders, and work with procurement to expedite deliveries
Work with buyers to balance capacity and requirements to satisfy OTP and inventory levels.
Reconcile and improve supplier OTD
Review, evaluate and make disposition of Excess and Obsolete inventory
Execute ECO materials actions, if applicable
Assist supply chain with supplier relationship by reviewing on a monthly basis
Communicate any delays caused by abnormal demand, salvage, scrap or late parts
Work with purchasing and manufacturing to establish priorities when bottlenecks exist. Requires making decisions on partial shipments, splitting job lots, and other possibilities to maximize customer service.
Identify product structures and routing issues
Coordinate as appropriate quality matters and engineering changes/developments between manufacturing operations, QA, Customer service and the Purchasing team.
Initiate and facilitate problem-solving teams, implement solutions and track results.
Identify, suggest and implement process improvements
Maintain Data integrity with specific emphasis on system date accuracy.
Access on-time delivery of materials through timely processing of purchase orders
Skills and Experience
Education: 4-yr. business degree Business Administration/Operations Management or equivalent experience or Up to 10 years' experience in manufacturing operations, purchasing and sourcing. Specific areas of interest discrete manufacturing, planning and customer service.
Strong communication skills to work with both domestic and international project teams.
Strong product/parts knowledge and understanding of manufacturing, purchasing and planning process
Strong analytical skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Technical background/ability to interpret blueprints.
Ability to interpret customer orders
Strong ERP systems knowledge/skills
Able to multi-task
Strong Team player
Strong organizational skills
Expediting and negotiation skills
Excellent Follow-up Skills
Excellent Customer Service Skills
Proficient in MS Office: Excel, Access and PowerPoint
Lean inventory management process
Demonstrated work experience with MRP, Forecasting and Stocking Levels
Requires initiative, creativity and assertiveness, coupled with strong interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills