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Demand Planner, SCM

Organization : Eaton Canada
Location: Canada, Ontario, Burlington
End of contest: July 5, 2017
Type (Full time / Part time): Full time
Description

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager of ESSG Canada, the Demand Planner will be responsible for developing, analyzing, establishing, and executing the SIOP plan. This individual will further execute this plan by communicating the procurement requirements to vendors. The incumbent will also be responsible for maintaining an acceptable level of inventory by SKU to support the marketing forecast and Fill Rate service level targets, in conjunction with the business's inventory investment targets. This individual will be engaged in all relevant EBS & Supply Chain processes.

Essential Responsibilities :

Forecast/Procurement/Capacity Plan:

  • Incorporate the Marketing forecast into the Forecast/Procurement/Capacity plan
  • Maintain and adjust Planning Bills, Min/Max, Forecasts, Safety Stock to achieve targeted service levels
  • Communicate 30-60-90 day procurement plan to vendors and follow up with vendors on a weekly basis
  • Communicate and monitor the procurement/capacity schedule for your assigned products and communicate supply and/or capacity concerns
  • Provide actual shipment details within Forecast/Production Plan to compare forecast accuracy

Inventory Management:

  • Manage inventory in relation to Fill Rate levels and inventory targets
  • Monthly analyze inventory levels data, including materials requirements planning information to establish stocking policies
  • Review slow moving inventories and take appropriate actions with Marketing and Finance to reduce inventory levels for identified SKU's
  • Coordinate with Quality and the supplier on Non-Conforming material for timely disposition
  • Communicate with NAFSC (North American Financial Service Center) to clear on hold invoices in Markview (Canada web box) and personal web inbox within a timely manner to avoid supply interruptions or penalties, and to meet personal and divisional goals

SIOP Schedule:

  • Develop inventory and procurement plan based on historical review, Marketing and Eaton location forecasts
  • Communicate with Marketing on changes to stocking policies to ensure GV is in alignment
  • Coordinate with the Eaton Care division, Marketing, and Eaton plants as appropriate, on supply related issues
  • Create and maintain Planning Bills, Min/Max, Forecasts, UF2 targets, and Safety Stock Review

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Ensure timely planning and execution of manufacturing and purchase orders to achieve fill rates and customer demand and fill rate objectives
  • Analyze Stock Fill Rate failures to develop and execute corrective actions
  • Communicate material supply issues to plant locations, Customer Service and /or Marketing as appropriate

Material Availability:

  • Utilize various planning techniques (min/max. SS, planning bills etc.)
  • Utilize Kanban processes to support material availability and reduce cycle time
  • Analyze, maintain and approve purchasing and discrete work order workbench
  • Create and reschedule procurement orders for material to support stocking policies and fill rate objectives
  • Work with purchasing to communicate with suppliers on material quality, on-time deliveries & overall performance failures. (Supplier Evaluation)

Cost Reduction:

  • Engagement to support cost reduction projects such as premium freight and other improvement initiatives to achieve overall business objectives
  • Submit cost reduction ideas as appropriate
  • Where appropriates, Adopt Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Review and analyze purchase resale data on a quarterly basis for possible stocking opportunities
Requirements

Basic Qualifications :

  • College Diploma from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 3 years in a ERP / Materials or Supply Chain environment
  • Must be authorized to work in Canada without company sponsorship
  • No relocation is being provided. Candidates must live within 80 kilometers of the Burlington, ON facility.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • CAPIC, CPIM or APICS Certificate preferred
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Sound knowledge of products and systems purchasing and accounting policies
  • Strong problem solving expertise with excellent time management capabilities
  • Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills
  • Strong data analysis and problem solving skills required
  • Advanced knowledge of purchasing techniques and supplier management with advanced computer skills especially in MS Office and database management
  • Ability to learn multiple supportive systems to enhance planning and supplier management

Position Criteria:

Employee Relations:

  • Perform overtime as necessary in accordance with Eaton's policy and legislative requirements.
  • Comply with Eaton's Ethical and Harassment Policies.
  • Provide and/or participate in training, as required.
  • Comply with company rules, regulations and policies as stated in the Employee Handbook.
  • Comply with Eaton's "Collaborative Work" policy and participate in department and/or plant committees as appropriate.

Occupational Health and Safety:

  • Support "Zero Incident Safety Culture" ZISC
  • Perform overtime as necessary in accordance with Eaton's policy and legislative requirements.
  • Comply with Eaton's Ethical and Harassment Policies.
  • Provide and/or participate in training, as required.
  • Comply with company rules, regulations and policies as stated in the Employee Handbook.
  • Comply with Eaton's "Collaborative Work" policy and participate in department and/or plant committees as appropriate.

Operational Excellence:

  • Report any deficiencies in systems, facilities, machinery, equipment and/or tools immediately to your manager.
  • Record and/or report product damage/nonconformities to your manager as required.
  • Comply with EQS (Eaton Quality System) policies and procedures. Working with Quality department on Supplier quality categories in EQS.
  • Participate and contribute to continuous improvement (Eaton Lean System).
  • Comply with ISO 9001 policies and procedures.
  • Utilize EBS & Supply Chain tool kit as appropriate to support the "Power of One".
  • As appropriate, utilize Lean tools to improve overall customer satisfaction and inventory objectives
  • Utilize APEX to set personal direction and align with business objectives.

Job ID 031004

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Eaton Canada
5050 Mainway
Burlington
Ontario Canada
www.eatoncanada.ca


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