Manufacturing & Operations
Sep 22, 2020, 4 : 56 : 49 PM JOB SUMMARY & ACCOUNTABILITIES : The Planner Buyer is responsible for fulfilling customer requests for products and parts.
Maintaining customer service, inventory levels, addressing shortages and supporting product evolution are daily functions.
This role is responsible for securing the necessary materials to meet the needs of our customers and the business.
Work with sales on coordinating customer orders for production to achieve on-time shipment and a high level of customer service.
Update forecasts on an as needed basis based on demand input and design changes.
Review capacity by work-center and rebalance load to optimize customer service
Work to align original acknowledge and promise dates with customer request dates
Monitor capacities and product line delivery performance and daily throughputs.
Monitor inventory levels to avoid potential excess, obsolescence and shortages.
Oversee Inventory policy through ABCD classification and use of proper planning parameters.
Adjust forecasts and planning parameters as required including safety stocks, reorder points, minimum orders etc. in adherence with Vertiv guidelines
Participate in cost savings efforts
Review and release manufacturing orders for sub-assemblies and finished goods
Participate in daily production and planning meetings.
Coordinate Engineering changes and product phase in and phase out.
Daily coordination of information between production, purchasing, sales, shipping and engineering.
Provide product availability and shipping information to sales and or customers as required
Work with Customers and Sales Coordinators on scheduling of finished goods to meet customer expectations
Generates daily, weekly, monthly metric reports
Minimum Qualifications : (education, experience level, knowledge, skills, designations / certifications).
BS is business administration, or related field.
2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, materials management or material planning function.
Experience in an industrial, high mix job shop environment
Proficient in spreadsheets, MS Office.
Hands on experience with calculating safety stocks, reorder points (MIN / MAX) and forecasting and inventory turns.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and ability to work at different levels of the organization
Experience with ERP / MRP systems
At Vertiv, we offer the stability of a global leader in a growing industry and the opportunity of a startup.
We design, manufacture and service the mission-critical infrastructure technologies for vital applications in data centers, communication networks and commercial and industrial environments.
With $4.4 billion in sales, a strong customer base and global reach in nearly 70 countries, our move to establish a standalone business enables us to deliver greater value to our customers and create new opportunities for our people.
Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or recently received your MBA degree, you’ll find a variety of opportunities at Vertiv.
Explore them now and join our team of 19,000 employees in making the future of our customers’ business possible.