As D&O Scheduling Analyst at Caterpillar, you will develop and recommend production, attachment, and inventory schedules and order fulfillment activities for the facility.
Job Duties / Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to :
Responsible for preparing order schedules to fulfill product orders from the facility
Monitors the production plan and modifies as needed to maintain acceptable product availability and inventory levels
Supports data collection and analysis of actual results against business variables of the Rolling Business Model (RBM) forecasts such as sales to users, orders, shipments and factory and dealer inventory
Assists in the development of a plan and business case for critical review by Product Managers, materials, factory managers and marketing subsidiaries, explaining why this plan provides the best compromise to conflicting objectives
Adjusts RBM forecast for supply constraints such as machinery, equipment, manpower, etc.
Supports the global S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning) process and attends meetings with marketing subsidiaries on a monthly basis acting as Subject Matter Expert
Supports data gathering for analysis of industry and dealer trends and helps assess risks and opportunities
Supports data gathering to provide availability administration including demand management, special order programs, responding to critical deals, quoting delivery for large projects, etc.
Helps prepare scheduling proposals to accommodate special situations such as strike hedge plans or reviewing costs and consequences of layoffs, carrying inventory, using plant shutdowns, etc.
Supports oversight and analysis and development of complex attachment forecasts utilizing the latest tools available to compensate for changes in dealer ordering behavior
Monitors attachment inventory daily and develops schedules to achieve inventory turns goals while maintaining good availability on key attachments to compensate for order changes and diversions from stock inventory
Required Qualifications :
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
College or university degree related to Supply Chain, or equivalent experience
Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organization and communication skills
Knowledge of prime products and attachments
Familiarity with company manufacturing facilities, processes, equipment and processes
Desired Qualifications :
Experience in scheduling
APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification
Relocation assistance is available for this position.EEO / AA Employer. All qualified individuals including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.