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Production Planning Supervisor

Company: Smiths Group plc
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Production Planning Supervisor

Location:
North America, USA, Tulsa

Ref:
JOHNCRANENA01977

Division:
John Crane

Job Function:
Operations

Job Description

Under general supervision, the Production Planning Supervisor will coordinate the activities of their production planning team to develop, manage, and maintain the planning function & the supply, inventory and distribution plans of a given area to satisfy the service and related financial objectives of the organization. Plan and implement all the material requirements to assure a continuous and smooth manufacturing process, maximize service to the customers, have an efficient supply chain and maximize inventory control.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan and effectively communicate all material requirement in terms of: what to do, quantity needed, when needed, and sourcing (both internal and external)
  • Oversee maintenance of Item Master system inventory in terms of: lead time, safety stock, sourcing, minimum quantity and other pieces of information.
  • Responsible for establishing delivery time management and communication between customer service and the product area.
  • Support inventory management- recommend what to have in stock, quantity to have in stock, utilize IQM, Non Stock Management, Gross Inventory, achieve Gross Inventory Targets and effective Stock Replenishment
  • Work jointly with Purchasing to develop a reliable and efficient Suppliers Base.
  • Manage all planning personnel reporting directly to the Production Planning Supervisor. (Supervise, train, interview, hire, terminate, transfer, promote and evaluate employees' performance.)
  • Ensure that all materials planning activities are carried out in support of corporate customer service and financial objectives, and in accordance with corporate policies and procedures.
  • Take an active role in promoting the needs of the customer in the management and practical integration of the JC Inc. supply chain.
  • Develop Manage and Promote interdepartmental communication from order entry to the manufacturing/CPW areas to ensure the needs and expectations of the customer are fulfilled.
  • Actively seek opportunities for improvements in the supply chain.
  • Develop a continuous improvement culture in the planning function and assemble multi-disciplinary teams as required capitalizing on opportunities for enhancements throughout the supply chain.
  • As required, assist in the development and implementation of branch and feeder plant inventory policies and procedures and in the training and development of their personnel in order processing methodology, supply chain and inventory management processes and practices.
  • Other duties as required.

    Diversity & Inclusion

    We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity.

    The Individual
    • Bachelor's Degree in Materials Management or Supply Chain Management; or experience equivalent to a four-year college education
    • 5+ years' experience in materials requirements planning in a manufacturing and supply chain environment,
    • 2+ years' working with ERP Systems based on MRP - Modules of Inventory, MPS, Planning, Capacity, etc. Solid experience in Planning, Purchasing, Scheduling
    • Solid experience in Inventory Management. Good record of KPIs improvement, OTP, Cycle time, Inventory reduction, Supplier development, etc. Certified in Apics, Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma or similar is desirable.

      Salary & Benefits

      The pay range for this role is $80,000-$87,000 per year based on level of experience.

      About Smiths

      At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that meet our customers' evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around 14,600 colleagues, based in 50+ countries. Our solutions have a real impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical to our customer s' operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility, enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a business with a 170+ year history of innovation, and five global divisions, all experts in their field.

      About John Crane

      John Crane is a global leader in rotating equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services to process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety of products, including mechanical seals and systems, couplings, filtration systems and digital diagnostics technologies. John Crane customer service is accessed through a global network of more than 200 sales and service facilities in over 50 countries. Global reported revenue for fiscal year 2021 was in excess of $1 billion USD. John Crane is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered components.

Keywords: Smiths Group plc, Tulsa , Production Planning Supervisor, Professions , Tulsa, Oklahoma

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