Material Planning Analyst


Manufacturing and Production

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Salary Range

Up to USD0.00 per year

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Branch Information

Central AR - Jonesboro - (USA) 5601 John F Kennedy Boulevard Suite 202 AR North Little Rock/Jonesboro , AR 72116



Job Description

Text "Danfoss MPA" to (501) 771-2806 or call (870) 424-5386

The primary function of the Materials Planning Analyst is to plan and allocate materials in a continuous improvement culture to provide timely delivery to customers with minimal inventory investment. This includes timely release requirements against customer orders to support manufacturing requirements and coordinating interface with suppliers on delivery. Actively support and strive to meet the strategic goals set by yourself, the facility and Danfoss.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following.

Timely planning and execution of work orders to support daily operations, including reviewing work order material shortages and executing timely delivery of raw materials for production including prompt and proper actions to MRP planner messages.

Determines order points, appropriate order quantities, safety stock and related inventory controls; evaluates deviations from normal guidelines on assigned parts by recommending alternative actions to be employed in the event of failure to meet production schedules.

Support daily production and communication meetings; inform supervisor and shop floor of material shortages that adversely affect the production plan and schedules.

Ensure that material and capacity are planned correctly, researching present and potential material shortages and incorporating corrective actions.

Identify and execute opportunities to increase On-Time Delivery while decreasing inventory investment.

Participate in identifying, communicating, and resolving supplier problems through the development and maintenance of ethical supplier relationships that foster a desire to furnish new ideas and promote cooperation with Eaton on an on-going basis.

Maintain and project inventory positions that satisfy asset management goals and minimize risk of product obsolescence.

Responsible for Part Activation activities and Change Management policies including Engineering Change Notices (ECN) execution including implementing changes to computer records and evaluating changes in inventory and customer requirements influenced by the ECN.

Required (basic) qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 1 year experience in a related role

High School Diploma and 5 years' experience in a production planning role in lieu of a degree

Preferred qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration

3 years' experience in a production planning role

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Job Criteria

General knowledge of manufacturing production flow.

Experience using MFG/Pro (or equivalent ERP software)

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is a must

Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Teams, Power BI, PowerPoint are a plus