Under general supervision will be responsible for the execution of all production planning and inventory control activities. Assures customer ship dates are met with on-time deliveries. Must plan and schedule to assigned products to assure customer needs are met in the most efficient and timely manner. Responsible for scheduling and coordinating material through the entire manufacturing cycle using the latest techniques and technologies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Performs diversified duties involving the coordination, issuance, movement and control of materials for the manufacturing areas.
Works from open order list, repetitive schedules, and sample requests in conjunction with area leaders in order to meet schedule requirements on orders and special requirements.
Coordinates Final Assembly and Components Departments, and adjusts schedule to meet day to day requirements and established priorities.
Reviews schedule delays and conflicts with area leaders and makes necessary adjustments.
Draws up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
Interfaces closely with Customer Service in order to evaluate customer requirements. Provides Customer Service with delivery information and advises Marketing on the feasibility of rescheduling orders to customer requests. Expedites work through the factory to meet customer demands
Evaluates and analyzes MRP output reports (sales orders to be scheduled, stock status, etc.) to accomplish the effective issuance of materials to the manufacturing floor. Initiates appropriate action based on evaluation and analysis.
In conjunction with Line Leaders / Manufacturing Manager, plans capacity of assigned areas as needed.
Analyzes plant capacity data and performs mathematical calculations to optimize load for each production line / cell.
Coordinates and adjusts production workloads with the objective of meeting customer /build requirements and balancing the workloads in departments.
Maintains valid due dates on all production orders.
Evaluates schedule conflicts relative to accomplishing 100% on-time performance.
Coordinates on time delivery and replenishment of materials to assigned work cells.
Proactively communicates parts shortages to appropriate personnel. When necessary expedite purchased parts through Purchasing.
Prepares special reports on status of production. Communicates with others regarding availability of material being processed in other areas essential to maintaining schedules.
Identifies and implements best business material planning strategies to support corporate and divisional objectives, providing AMETEK a competitive advantage in all areas of the supply chain.
Defines, drives and implements process improvements and systems improvements for materials activities.
Provides timely and accurate results to streamline and improve processes.
Supports new product development from concept stage through successful product launch.
Manages inventory to ensure line objectives are met and are in line with company objectives. Manages surplus and obsolete inventory and actively disposes of inventory, if required.
Where necessary receives and issues stockroom materials to and from production. Aids in physical inventories and performs duties to assist in the achievement of 95% accuracy levels for particular stores locations.