Category : Professional

Fayetteville, TN
17 January, 2018

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Material Panning & Logistics Analyst to join our team.

Responsibilities of the Material Panning & Logistics Analyst:
•Responsible for inventory accuracy by monitoring and maintaining in-bound inventory from suppliers to support established inventory policies for buffer calculations, safety stock and material needed to support production.
•Responsible for maintaining and communicating an accurate forecast to suppliers at the latest revision level required.
•Monitor, track and trace all inbound shipments from suppliers.
•Perform root cause inventory analysis for inventory discrepancies for components and manufacturing items.
•Lead system record integrity through cycle count, root cause analysis and development of corrective actions.
•Maintain production planning, inventory levels, safety stock and various key data fields that drive master planning are up to date in ERP system.
•Support program and part balance out ensuring engineering changes are incorporated timely and bank builds are in place per the agreed to effectivity of change.
•Ensure changes are captured in systems to properly reflect latest Bills of Material for ordering of component parts and ensure adequate purchase orders and contracts are at latest level.
•Effectively supports and understands the plant build schedule, BOM verification, buffer calculations, change control and supplier material ordering.
•Use established processes, procedures, tools and reports to complete duties.
•Maintain positive relationship with suppliers.
•Participate in plant physical inventory as required.
•Must be a self-starter able to work without close supervision, understanding what needs to be done, and taking the required actions.
•Attain a level of product/commodity knowledge and to attain a level of awareness of supplier operations as they pertain to the company.
•Shall adhere to all safety, health and environmental procedures, policies and practices such as; utilizing personal protective equipment and proper attire in keeping with safety standards.
•Perform all other functions as required; included are any work assignments relating to the efficient flow of work within TMD, Inc.

Qualifications of the Material Panning & Logistics Analyst:
•Ability to work in a team-oriented environment that allows for individual differences and provides for individual growth.
•Ability to identify urgent or emerging problems, develop alternative corrective actions and engage appropriate colleagues in the timely implementation of corrective actions.
•Knowledge of automotive processes (EDI, PPAP, etc.).
•Understanding of manufacturing processes and bills of material.
•Experience with MRP and scheduling systems (MAPICS a plus).
•Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.
•Strong analytical & mathematical skills.
•Good verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Skills
•One (1) year or more experience in a complex Tier 1 or Tier 1 Automotive OEM parts production facility.
•Inventory control experience including cycle counting.
•Knowledge of Future 3/MAPICS or similar systems.