Job Summary

Responsible for aligning the demand and supply plan with actual dates inside the ERP system that coincide with manufacturing and/or procurement supply situations. This information is utilized in the available to promise information that is passed on to customers and end-requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs.

  • Creates the production schedule or procurement schedule in support of the SIOP plan
  • Adjusts capacity situations in line with the needs of the supply plan by adding additional capacity, second shifts, overtime, and/or additional personnel.
  • Monitors and updates schedules in the SAP system – keeps dates current for reporting on the supply-side of planning initiatives
  • Reports on variability within the schedule and identifies issues in meeting schedule objectives
  • Works closely with buyers and production execution staff to ensure adherence to schedules
  • Responsible for the execution data elements within the SAP system – closing jobs, reporting labor, answering for discrepancies, running COGI
  • Works with manufacturing to ensure that schedules are adhered to, escalates to the supply planner where possible
  • Updates the system daily to ensure a true picture of work in process is represented, sets the REL, TECO, and CLSD status of orders
  • Minimizes disruptions to the manufacturing flow to allow for most efficient build processes
  • Embody and deliver the “Exceptional Everyday”

Qualifications

Education

Experience

Skills

  • Solid understanding of forecasting analytics and forecasting methodologies
  • A strong knowledge of SAP MRP and planning systems
  • Knowledge of long-term planning and/or APO systems is a plus
  • Capability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Adherence to monthly deadlines for forecast delivery and alignment
  • Strong cross-functional communication skills
  • Ability to work across multiple time-zones
Job Category: Production
Job Location: Palo Alto
Job Type: Full Time

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