As a Site Planner, you will provide a Statement of Supply and Commit Plan to Global Supply Management (GSM) Planners to meet the Customer and Business Requirement in tactical planning horizon for your product lines, taking into account of capacity needs/analysis for production requirements. You will work collaboratively with GSM and the Global Central Planning team, and Site Management (Production, Engineering, Warehouse and Logistics) to ensure commitment are delivered in a timely manner.
Create Statement of Supply (S0S) Commits
Production scheduling and output planning to meet demand plan on time, based on inventory availability, capacity constraints, cycle time considerations, yield and any other factors
Usage of software/system tools (MAM/GPS/PESOS/SAP) to improve planning and production efficiency
Review and establish shipment plans to Subcontractors with Assembly Subcontractor Planners
Oversee the execution of weekly SOS goals by serving as Central Communication Hub between Support Groups
Communicate priorities/special instructions and resolve issues between various departments towards meeting weekly SOS goals.
Provide details on lot prioritization to Manufacturing in order to meet SOS goals.
Analyze key performance indices for production areas and highlight gaps for efficiency/performance improvements.
Understand and track production plan misses and backfill these into subsequent week’s plan as required.
Provide Tactica-Period Capacity Plan and Priorities
Communicate Weekly Capacity Allocation with its Tactical Period Constraints, Issues, Priorities, and Special Instructions
Setting/Managing Allocation for Production and other activities (Engineering, QA, Equipment, etc).
Ensure accurate capacity model through periodic audits and validation of workstation performance
Design and/or enhance models as needed in order to provide the right accuracy or functionality
Manage Global Inventories
WIP management within the Tactical Planning projection to optimize cycle time
Work with Site Manufacturing to manage Slow Moving, Aged Inventory and Hold Inventory periodically so as to lead to optimal inventory level globally.
Set up and manage Bank Inventory as needed.
Work with Global Planning and Capacity teams to manage inventory site balancing through inter-site shipping strategies.