Planner Scheduler II in Scottsdale, AZ at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Job Description

Job Title
Planner Scheduler II

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
Loads schedule and releases orders per schedule review process defined by Supply Chain Analyst. Monitors status of planned and released orders through shipment and invoice payment and expedites/resolves issues that delay schedules.

Essential Functions and Competencies

Qualifications / Education / Experience
  • Perform planning functions and make recommendations and/or decisions to support the Supply Chain Analyst
  • Provide mentorship for other schedulers in the department
  • Assist in driving key initiatives for process improvement
  • Perform 'scenario' analyses to aid in optimal scheduling, priorities and decision making
  • Communicate forecast and production schedule changes to Master Planner and Supply Chain analysts
  • Modify schedules, as appropriate, due to considerations of lot sizes, lead times, inventory levels, efficient timely production utilization, and subassembly merge with final assembly requirements
  • li>Act as a 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
  • Participate on the Customer Team as the Planning Dept. representative; Support department, business unit, and divisional goals
  • Assist Supply Chain Management or Supply Chain Analyst, as needed, regarding development of or changes to Planning or Scheduling processes
  • Provide analysis and management of WIP, Finished Goods, and Component inventory levels in accordance with the Supply Chain Analyst
  • Act 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
  • Assist other team members, as needed, to ensure customer needs are met
  • May provide mentorship to others in the planning activity

  • 5+ years of experience in planning and scheduling
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment when representing the company in supply chain related decisions
  • Effective leadership skills and oral and written communication skills with coworkers and customers
  • Ability to independently drive solutions to complex supply chain issues with limited supervision
  • Demonstrate teamwork and the ability to operate on diverse project teams with minimal direction
  • Ability to effectively mentor coworkers
  • Ability to understand and apply continuous improvement tools

4 year degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management
Job Category
Design Engineering
Job Location
Design Center of Excellence AZ, USA

Pay Type
Travel Requirement
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