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Material Planner / Scheduling Supervisor
Holly, MI

Position No Longer Open

Posted 8/30/2021

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Material Management, Supply Chain, Business, or similar related degree is required
  • Minimum five years of Tier 1 or Tier 2 master scheduling experience in the automotive manufacturing industry
  • Working knowledge of computer applications in Microsoft Office such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Strong planning and scheduling experience with a strong preference of utilizing SAP
  • Previous experience working with a team that represents Supply Chain / Materials Management at its highest level, all working within a TS-16949 environment
  • Experience as a customer contact with OEM’s
  • Ability to travel by car or plane

Job Description

  • Responsible for the development of production schedules for manufacturing to ensure 100% customer delivery performance utilizing the most cost-effective methods for the organization
  • Primary customer contact with OEM’s
  • Responsible for developing, tracking, and continuously improving key performance indicators (KPI’s) for the supply chain and materials organization
  • Administrative knowledge required includes product and process knowledge and the ability to foster a participative effort is paramount for success in the position
  • Assist in the managing of engineering changes that will include minimizing or elimination of obsolescence, and the effective implementation of new product launches including all SAP system requirements
  • Translate customer orders into the manufacturing production schedule and work with the planning personnel when fluctuations in customer demands require adjustments to ensure schedules maintained and desired inventory levels
  • Help to develop Master Scheduling functions for EETAM and work with the planning group to ensure that all departmental processes are being developed and followed
  • Monitor changes in customer requirements on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to ensure production schedules and operating plans are adequate
  • Assist with development of level production schedules for manufacturing without substantial inventory increases all within plant capacities
  • Daily maintenance of production schedules and communication with materials and operations through assigned avenues
  • Monitor inventory levels in both WIP and FG ensuring they remain within pre-determined tolerances
  • Manage inventory to the lowest level without negatively impacting production
  • Manage customer demand and ensure the integrity of the supplier releases
  • Review the SAP tools to ensure on-time delivery from suppliers and to customers
  • Maintain a consistent flow of materials to support the production schedule
  • Maintain planning parameters in SAP system to ensure release integrity
  • Monitor revision levels and ensure coordinated and running changes are managed properly to avoid obsolescence
  • Manage engineering changes by effectively communicating the date of the change to the manufacturing cell
  • Ensure proper timing of the engineering change to avert obsolescence
  • Lead representative for all APQP meetings to ensure single point communications to plant functional groups
  • Support and promote full SAP and Customer system utilization
  • Ensure plant teams, staff and associates are accurately trained to expectations outlined in the change process
  • Process owner for all document and data coordination and controls, ensuring compliance with TS 16949 requirements

Reliance One, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

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