Supervisor, Planning in Guadalajara at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 7/14/2018

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Job Description

Job Title
Supervisor, Planning

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Job Summary
Supervises the utilization of multiple resources to create production schedules to ensure that actual production meets scheduled customer requirements. Monitors and adjusts limits or levels of capacity resources in order to execute production schedules.

Essential Functions and Competencies

• 4 year degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management
• 5+ years of experience in commodity purchasing/planning; 1+ years in a leadership role
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
• May require advanced knowledge of Visual Basic and/or SQL
• Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tools (MAPICS, Baan or equivalent)
• Demonstrate effective written and oral communications
• Understanding of the total business operation to include material procurement, order entry, forecasting, manufacturing, invoicing, customer returns, inventory levels and on-time delivery
• Demonstrate the ability to maintain strict confidences
• Effective analytical, planning and organizational skills
• Ability to use discretion and independent judgment when representing the company in supply chain decisions
• Effective interpersonal skills, both internally and externally
• Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
• Participate in a continuous improvement activity complete with documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
• See job analysis forms for specific physical stressors of the job
Qualifications / Education / Experience

• Manage and supervise the establishment and maintenance of production capacity plans based on material availability, customer expectations, production capabilities and human resource planning
• Ensure the integrity of capacity models by tracking historical performance of production actuals to quoted capacities and recommend modifications as required
• Perform capacity simulations as required. Communicate the results and finalized realistic plan acceptable to affected areas
• Prepare and publish capacity reports for all critical work centers on a weekly basis
• Work closely with Master Scheduling to ensure planning schedules do not exceed actual capacities
• Manage the development of production lead time charts, kit release schedules and a balanced flow of work
• Recommend material planning adjustments based on the analysis of lead times and marketplace trends as required
• Calculate and manage the most cost effective material lot sizes based on inventory turn objectives, processing requirements and production requirements
• Interface with all concerned functions to maintain a continuous flow of information; Correct problems/discrepancies and implement changes/adjustments
• All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.

• 5+ years of experience in commodity purchasing/planning; 1+ years in a leadership role

Level I
• 4 year degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management
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Job Location
Guadalajara, Mexico

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