Planner/Scheduler I in Huntsville, AL at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

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Job Description

Job Title
Planner/Scheduler I

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Job Summary
Load schedule and release orders per schedule review process, which may be defined by the Supply Chain Planner or Supply Chain Analyst. Monitor the status of planned and released orders through shipment and invoice payment. Expedites or resolves issues that delay production schedules.

Essential Functions and Competencies

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Effective multitasking skills and the ability to take on additional responsibilities as required
• Effective organization and prioritization skills
• Demonstrate high attention to detail
• Ability to work with diverse groups
• Demonstrates discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision and guidance, exercising discretion and independent judgment.
• Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools.
• Strong customer service and client focus
• Working knowledge of productivity tools, including Microsoft Office products and WebEx conferencing software Understanding of the extended process of order receipt and entry, material procurement, order release, assembly, shipment and invoice payment  Understanding of the extended process of return debits and credits, return receipt and routing generation, Process Feedback System (PFS) entry and order release, return/project cost analysis and return/project invoicing and shipment  Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tools (MAPICS, Baan or equivalent)  Ability to handle returned product following all appropriate handling and ESD guidelines  Ability to perform functions of unpacking an verifying returned product up to two hours per day; Ability to prepare returned product for release to Production  Participate in a continuous improvement activity  Ability to work overtime requests when needed
Qualifications / Education / Experience
 Acts as the customer focus team key contact for receipt and entry of new orders, change orders and net change analysis from customers.  Works with Planner on material analysis per defined guidelines in order to establish a schedule for each order.  Processes component and non-inventory order entries and invoices as needed.  Monitors material status on upcoming orders and flag and release orders as daily release schedule is defined.  Monitors all orders to assure timely completion to promise date and escalate/resolve issues that may prevent timely delivery of orders.  Acts as focal point for Production, Product Engineering, Kit-pull, Shipping and Purchasing for any issues related to priorities, holds, throughput or capacity issues, part shortages or engineering changes on released orders.  Assists the Planning Manager or Master Planner, as needed, regarding development of, or changes to, Planning or Scheduling processes.  Participates in analysis and management of WIP, Finished Goods and Component inventory levels  Works with Project Management, as assigned, to process project orders, track order to completion, analyze project costs and prepare and process project invoicing and closing.  Acts as the primary customer contact for all return issues, as assigned: Process Return Material Authorization (RMA) issue, return routing changes, return receipt and issue, return cost analysis and tracking of returns through shipment and invoicing per defined guidelines.  Works with Finance to investigate and resolve Accounts Receivable issues.  Assists other team members, as needed, to ensure customer needs are met.  APICS Certification (CSCP/CPIM) is a plus.  Understanding of the extended process of material procurement, inventory analysis and advanced planning techniques.  Entry level spreadsheet knowledge and basic computer knowledge  High School Diploma and 5 years of experience in administrative scheduling support or manufacturing, or 4 year degree and 1 year experience or internship in a manufacturing environment
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Job Location
Huntsville, AL, USA

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