Supports production in the following areas: Sales order management, forecast management, customer interface and work order maintenance.
Enters sales orders and acknowledges ship dates.
Monitors pricing on in-coming orders to ensure they match quotes to avoid short pays.
Revises schedules and issues work orders to suit order changes, cancellations and/or revised forecasts.
Determines revised plan in the event of failures to meet schedules.
Notifies customer in the event of failures in meeting shipping schedules. Works with customers to prevent line down situations at customers.
Follows up on customer requests for information on shipments.
Coordinates scheduled shipments with the Shipping Department
Reviews and evaluates forecasts received via EDI, fax, mail, etc.
Researches late parts, identifies and brings bottlenecks to manufacturing's attention.
Works closely with engineering to implement engineering changes. Monitors structure (bill of material) problems.
Expedites, as needed, any late deliveries from outside vendors, sub-contract, etc.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associate/Bachelor's Degree in related field, one to three years planning experience, APICS Certification. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate with other employees.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Computer literate. Ability to read blueprints
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.