Planner

Job Description



Key Responsibilities
  • Employees may specialize in planning activities involving production control, inventory control, process control, or shop floor control / Material Resources Planning (MRP) integrity
  • Maintains Oracle work order release schedule that provides material on-time to manufacturing and engineering. Reschedules and/or completes no-charge, all discrete jobs as required. Increases component availability at time of release by performing pre-shortage analysis. Performs work order variance analysis. May train lower level personnel.
  • Reviews MRP execution and ensures accuracy of information reconciles supply and demand validates master scheduling and/or PDS requirements.
  • Works with buyers/planners to manage material affected by engineering change orders. Reviews and ensures proper disposition of Engineering Change Orders (ECO's). Performs regular system maintenance and audits to ensure system accuracy. Prepares status reports of all ECOs and ECRs in process.
  • Participates in floor audits with Finance and resolves WIP issues. Audits WIP physical inventory issues. Attends production meetings and provides status on material shortage commit dates. Changes make level lead times in accordance with reality on the manufacturing floor.
  • Shop Floor Control / MRP Integrity - Pulls shop floor control reports for analysis reports performance to fixed lead times, analyzes lead time performance and capacity with work centers feeds back lead time and routing issues to SCP.
  • Inventory Control - Analyzes usage data and stock levels to order parts to satisfy service levels maintains inventory levels per plan and expedites shortages. Examines material variances, resolves problems where possible, and/or communicates more difficult problems to management. Sets up new inventory systems or modifies existing systems assigns appropriate expediting duties to expediters.
  • Process Control - Drives root cause and corrective action from PCI reporting and metrics, drives cycle counting drives variance root cause and corrective action.
  • May function as Training Focal - Certifies and re-certifies planning community on planning process acts as trainer for Learning Labs.


Functional Knowledge
  • Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines


Business Expertise
  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market


Leadership
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements


Problem Solving
  • Solves complex problems takes a new perspective on existing solutions exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information


Impact
  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams works within broad guidelines and policies


Interpersonal Skills
  • Explains difficult or sensitive information works to build consensus
Qualifications
Education:
Bachelor's DegreeSkills
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Years of Experience:
4 - 7 YearsWork Experience:
Additional Information
Travel:
NoRelocation Eligible:
No
Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Applied Materials, Inc. is an American corporation that supplies equipment, services and software for the manufacture of semiconductor (integrated circuit) chips for electronics, flat panel displays for computers, smartphones, televisions, and solar products. Integral to the growth of Silicon Valley, the company also supplies equipment to produce coatings for flexible electronics, packaging and other applications. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.Founded in 1967 by Michael A. McNeilly and others, Applied Materials went public in 1972. In subsequent years, the company diversified, until James C. Morgan became CEO in 1976 and returned the company's focus to its core business of semiconductor manufacturing equipment.By 1978, sales increased by 17%.

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