Parts Ordering Analyst

Toyota Motor Company Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago

Who we are

Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world's most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We're looking for diverse, talented team members who want to Dream. Do. Grow. with us.

Who we're looking for

Toyota's Production Control Department is looking for a passionate and highly-motivated Parts Ordering Analyst.

The primary responsibility of this role is to order, maintain and visualize inventory levels through TPS principles to support daily production plans and downstream requirements.

Reporting to the Manager, the person in this role will support the Production Control department's objective to provide a safe, customer focused environment, driven by a process and KPI reporting mindset.

What you'll be doing

  • Daily management of component parts flow and adjusting inventory levels to an appropriate level on the shop floor

  • Crisis management and coordinating with all internal and external supply chain stakeholders

  • Lead problem-solving efforts to countermeasure and mitigate impact of abnormal supply chain conditions

  • Lead build out and new model launches through project management and reflection

  • Support change point management activities impacting production and production systems

  • Meeting or exceeding Hoshin (business plan) targets for PC/TMMAL.

  • Challenge the status quo

What you bring

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) or equivalent work experience

  • Experience using Advanced functions in Microsoft Excel & Access

  • Project planning & schedule management experience

  • Experience managing productivity and process improvements

  • Inventory management experience

  • Ordering system experience

  • Automotive manufacturing experience

  • Problem solving and process improvement experience

Added bonus if you have

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Operations, Supply Chain or Information Systems

  • Ekanban/GUALC (Global Unit Automated Line Control)/PSMS (Plant Specification Management System) experience

  • Toyota Supplier/OWK (One Way Kanban) experience

  • Experience in negotiation, consensus building, and prioritizing resources while exceeding customer expectations

  • Experience using KPIs for goal setting and process management

  • Toyota Quality Circle or Toyota TBP completion or other problem solving certification (Six Sigma)

What we'll bring

During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:

  • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect

  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement

  • Vehicle purchase & lease programs

  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family

  • Flexible work options based on business needs

  • Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute

  • Paid holidays and paid time off

  • Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, child care, schools and more

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)

What you should know

Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business. Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Have a question or need assistance with your application? Check out the How to Apply section of our careers page on!

To save time applying, Toyota does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas or any other work authorization for this position at this time.

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Parts Ordering Analyst

Toyota Motor Company