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Planner / Scheduler

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46250

Aug 5, 2022

POSITION OVERVIEW

dormakaba is seeking a Planner to join our Materials team in Indianapolis, IN. This position is responsible for planning and analyzing the release and delivery of production to guarantee accurate and timely on-hand quantities based on production/customer demand and lead time parameters, being responsible for the establishment of purchased and manufactured inventory levels to meet corporate objectives and production requirements and will manage the material and inventory flow from the supply chain through shipment of product.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Assures the continuous supply and timely delivery of production materials to meet short lead-time, high mix customer demand
  • Schedule and release shipments for open purchase orders, work orders, consigned inventory, and kanbans
  • Handles spot quality issues dealing with on-time delivery, non-conforming shipments, and Supplier Corrective Action reports as well as monitors supply capacity against incoming customer orders and forecasts
  • Coordinates with the Traffic department for expedited, re-consigned, or diverted shipments based on production schedule changes/outages and supplier/product lead times
  • Communicates interdepartmentally with respect to lead-time on material or products, and to expedite order placement
  • Manages daily business relationships with approved suppliers and write purchase orders with approved suppliers as necessary
  • Keeps supervisors informed of schedule requirements; modify schedule as needed to meet customer requirements
  • Reviews shortage reports daily, initiate contact with Customer Service concerning product availability and notifies management concerning supplier performance issues
  • Coordinates customers make-to-order and rush orders between sales and production and ensure that supply plan meets demand plan for inventory targets
  • Performs duties and responsibilities assigned by the manager and described in the quality systems

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum 2 years related experience in production scheduling or purchasing
  • APICS training a plus
  • Working knowledge of MRP (material planning systems)
  • Skills or experience with personal computers, including electronic E-mail, personal scheduling, word processing and electronic spreadsheet skills.
  • Working knowledge of SAP or ERP (resource planning) systems and S&O(sales and operations planning) processes required
  • Ability to self-start and work without close supervision, understanding what needs to be done and taking the required actions to maintain production
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are required
  • knowledge of production flow and inventory control, Excel skills
  • Sound judgment, reasoning and analytical skills necessary to accomplish position responsibilities

 

CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Candidates who embrace dormakaba’s core values will be most successful in our organization: Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance
  • Team player and strong collaborator
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Problem solver (always brings solutions, enjoys challenges)
  • Dependable (reliable and follows through on commitments)
  • Continuous improvement/innovative mindset (always looking for better ways of doing things and not satisfied with the status quo)

 

WE OFFER

  • An opportunity to work in global company with a family culture and strong core values (Trust, Customer First, Curiosity, Courage and Performance)
  • Competitive pay with great benefits options (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance, 401(k), Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Career fulfillment with growth and development opportunities 
  • Employee discounts (online discounts for shopping, travel, insurance etc.) and much more!

 

 

The Federal Executive Order 14042 on COVID-19 requires all current and new employees of government contractors to comply with one of the following on or before the Federal deadline date:

  1. Received their final vaccination dose – either their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of Johnson & Johnson OR
  2. Submitted a medical exemption/accommodation request for approval OR
  3. Submitted a religious belief exemption/accommodation request for approval.

dormakaba is a federal contractor which means all our team members must comply with this order by the Federal deadline to start and continue employment with us. Our Talent Acquisition team will confirm the Federal deadline date at the time an offer is made to help ensure compliance.

 

 

The Federal Executive Order 14042 on COVID-19 requires all current and new employees of government contractors to comply with one of the following on or before the Federal deadline date:

  1. Received their final vaccination dose – either their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or single dose of Johnson & Johnson OR
  2. Submitted a medical exemption/accommodation request for approval OR
  3. Submitted a religious belief exemption/accommodation request for approval.

 

dormakaba is a federal contractor which means all our team members must comply with this order by the Federal deadline to start and continue employment with us. Our Talent Acquisition team will confirm the Federal deadline date at the time an offer is made to help ensure compliance.

dormakaba USA Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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