Planning And Fulfilment Specialist

ABB LTD New Berlin , WI 53146

Posted 4 months ago

Are you ready to work with a purpose? At ABB, you can be sure you're helping to create a better world. The business you'll secure and the partnerships you'll build will touch the lives of millions when they lead to sustainable power plants in remote corners of the world or improved safety for workers in auto plants.ABB is seeking a Planning and Fulfillment Specialist for its New Berlin, Wisconsin location. You will be responsible for the availability of raw materials and/or finished goods. Set inventory parameters and targets. Develops and implement state-of-the-art methods and practices to reduce requirements for storage facilities and space and to reduce the associated costs of carrying inventory.

Senior professionals ( > 5 years of work experience)


Typical duties/responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Segmentation:

Segment the portfolio of materials through an ABC/XYZ analysis, taking into consideration product and component life cycle management, commercial, and financial policies. Define inventory policies according to this segmentation. Collaborate with local product group managers to understand the demand plans and apply.

  • Inventory Parameters:

Calculate and maintain the SAP inventory parameters, then collaborate with the category specialists and managers to implement maintain safety stock, reorder point, lot size, lead time and replenishment strategies at regular intervals.

  • Inventory Controls:

Define, execute, and reports regular inventory analyses. Evaluate, define, and lead the execution of daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports.

Reports may include IDR with warehouse, COGI, and deficit clearing. Responsible to lead cycle counting and/or yearend annual physical inventory programs. Recommend continuous improvements to controls.

  • Inventory Quality:

When controls reveal variances, take swift and decisive action to contain the variance. Then utilize L6S lead to the RCA and then assign corrective action to your peers in other functions. Influence and escalate if there is lack of ownership or performance from others' corrective actions.

  • Inventory Performance:

Analyze excess and obsolete/aging inventory. Defines, leads and implements appropriate actions for optimizing inventory performance in collaboration with category specialists, local product group planning and fulfillment managers, local product managers, and finance.

  • Material Master Data:

Understand material master data integrity's effects on inventory controls, quality and performance. Lead the monitoring of component life cycle management. Include regular report outs and recommendations for corrective actions.

  • Operational Consultant

Serve as inventory management consultant, advisor and spokesperson for the local operations organization; influence focus and direction of operations. Proactively develop and implement measures to improve operations and customer satisfaction.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum 8 years of Operations Management with experience in assembly environment.


  • Alternatively, a special combination of education and experience and/or demonstrated accomplishments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite; SAP; Power BI.
  • 5 years of experience in Production, Continuous Improvement, Quality, Value Chain, SCM or Manufacturing roles.
  • project management experience preferred.

Additional information

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:

As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.

Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.


New Berlin, Wisconsin, USA

Contract type: Regular/Permanent Business unit: Business Unit Drives and Controls

Date posted: 2018-10-01 Job function: Quality Management Publication ID: US66829644_E1

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally.

Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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