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Demand Planning Professional
Ref No.: 18-11155
Location: Norwood, Ohio
Start Date / End Date: 09/03/2018 to 09/02/2019
Working in Tactical Purchasing Dept., supporting material availability to production. Serve as liaison between Supply Chain and Production Control. Responsible for ordering and executing supply chain strategies in order to deliver quality products on time to meet production order start dates. Expedite material shortages as well as developing long term solutions to mitigate such shortages.


Responsible for asset management (optimize inventory turns), material availability, supplier delivery reliability, non-conforming good returns, material scheduling/presentation to the receiving dock, issue resolution regarding shipment/invoice discrepancies, purchase price change. Supporting role in strategic supplier development

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

- Must have excellent communication skills

- 5 plus years experience in Manufacturing environment.

- Demonstrated ability to take on project management ownership and execute on daily activities.

- Detail and Results oriented

- Excellent priority setting ability

- Demonstrated sense of urgency

- Must be familiar with supplier on-time delivery goals/metrics, examples to be provided

- At a minimum, experience with preferred sourcing models

- Complete understanding of inventory management

- Proven experience with supplier audits and tools used

- Experience with the coordination of supplier workshops

- Familiar with commercial contracts, logistics agreements or quality agreements

- Demonstrated ability to continuously improve processes

- Cross functional experiences with Quality, Engineering and Manufacturing

- Strong Excel skills

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Previous experience in make or engineer to order environment
VBA knowledge
International buying experience
Import experience