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Lead Manufacturing Specialist 1 - Material Plan & Execution

Company: General Electric
Location: Greenville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Summary

The Material Resource Planner & Buyer will manage the flow of direct material through the manufacturing cell, as well as, strategically develop and manage a global supply chain of goods and services to geographically diverse locations, while driving commercial advantage through achievement of quality, cost, usage and delivery goals. As an MRP Planner & Buyer, you will ensure that all required materials to execute the schedule are available and that all transactions are properly executed in the planning systems. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely creation and release of Production Orders, Purchase Requisitions and Purchase Orders to support the master schedule.
  • Provide functional material responsibility for assembly, machining, and/or sub-contract processes as required, this includes material movements within the warehouse, shop and subcontracting vendors.
  • Identify all critical material shortages, monitor the implementation of corrective actions plans, control inventory levels of components, and coordinate the disposition of obsolete, non-conforming, and excess.
  • Monitor performance to the plan and take pro-active action to solve problems and mitigate risk in meeting the plan
  • Be responsible for inventory management for assigned parts and processes required to ensure material input to support customer requirements while financial inventory objectives are accomplished
  • Maintain manufacturing Bill of Material (BOM) and Master Data accuracy for parts within an assigned commodity.
  • Be responsible for system cleanliness through date management and exception message analysis and action.
  • Monitors schedule adherence, on time release, actual vs. system lead times and on time completion of work orders.
  • Interface with the Operations Team, Shop Scheduling, configuration control, Lifecycle Center of Excellence (COE), Service Center Mangers, and other GE organizations as required.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution, including managing scheduling changes and cancelations
  • Keep ERP system up to date, including updating scheduling changes and cancelations
  • Apply appropriate Sourcing policies and drive sourcing program and lead material initiatives for strategic sourcing team, including management of deflation activities and supply change risk mitigation
  • Support sourcing initiatives, including lead time reduction, New Product Introduction (NPI), payment terms and cash flow improvements
  • Manage projects in a matrix organization across the globe, including interacting with manufacturing personnel to understand unique supplier requirements of global supply chain business
  • Complete all required training in the defined timelines.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Technical, Business, Supply Chain or related fields with a minimum of 3 years of experience in Manufacturing, Materials, Inventory Management and Warehouse Modules, Materials, or Production Planning and Control
  • OR a high school diploma / GED with at least 5 years of experience in Manufacturing, Materials, Inventory Management and Warehouse Modules, Materials, or Production Planning and Control

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience working with modern ERP: SAP platform
  • Ability to multitask in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage changing/conflicting priorities and resolve appropriately
  • Analytical and system proficiency skills
  • Ability to effectively operate in any organizational structure
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of management

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Keywords: General Electric, Greenville , Lead Manufacturing Specialist 1 - Material Plan & Execution, Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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