Company: Danfoss USA
Posted on: March 21, 2020
Danfoss is looking for a Buyer/Planner to join us at our Ames,
Iowa location in the US with prior operations planning and
purchasing management expertise that understands total supply chain
activity. The planner s primary role is to proactively satisfy
internal & external customer demand in an efficient and timely
manner while monitoring internal networking capital goals.
The Production Planner s main focus should be on the future, taking
control of the orders to be executed in the next 1 5 weeks, while
monitoring the forecast and order activity over the planning
horizon. Planners are responsible for setting up a realistic
production plan based on the inputs and outputs of the forecast,
supply chain, and execution capabilities, & then communicating that
plan to all stakeholders without supervision approval.
Background & Skills
To be considered for this position, you will need the
* Bachelor s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Operations
Management or related field preferred
* 1 to 2 years related experience; or equivalent combination of
experience and training.
* Must be a team player with excellent communications skills and
internal customer service
* Proficient in MS Office especially Microsoft Excel with
experience with SAP strongly preferred
* Proven problem-solving with strong decision-making ability
Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to,
* Demand Management: Manage day to day production scheduling for BU
Gears production areas. Allocation management for capacity
constrained manufacturing resources, Production order management
according to fulfillment model strategies, operational
capacity/flexibility and raw material availability to achieve
stretched targets on OTD, DOI, Productivity, Perform ATP check on
incoming customer orders, Work with operations to continuously
improve lead time capabilities
* Tactical Purchasing: Manage day to day order fulfillment
activities for our primary gear suppliers. This includes purchase
order creation, exception management, and inventory management.
Monitoring of supplier OTD metrics.
* Internal Order Fulfillment: Work with our colleagues in Italy to
ensure customer orders are met through our distribution warehouse.
This includes creating STO s and managing expedite requests and
freight. Perform weekly order monitoring and daily ATP check and
alignment with customer service.
* Engineering Change Management: Responsible for establishing and
managing implementation dates of required engineering design
changes, communicate implementation schedules and changes with all
impacted organizational parities - External & Internal, Create
implementation schedule for assigned product lines
* Project Transition Management: Responsible for the PMR elements
impacting Supply Chain, Establish Supply Chain material flows for
Danfoss PS manufacturing localization projects
* Inventory Management: Creating and implementing all PFEP
activities for defined fulfillment models for SEM & FG materials,
Ensuring that SAP Parameters are defined to support the TROC
Inventory Targets, Managing the flow of materials to ensure
compliance to TROC Inventory Levels
We are Engineering Tomorrow
The world faces growing populations, booming urbanization and rapid
climate change. At Danfoss, we engineer ready-to-use solutions to
these challenges. We build energy-efficient solutions that reduce
food loss and make cities cleaner using digital technology to make
systems smarter and more connected and we engineer innovative new
ways to save energy and transition to clean energy for the good of
Danfoss gives you unique opportunities to put your skills to good
use, make an impact and shape an exciting career. We encourage
employees to take charge, do extraordinary things and run the
business like it was their own. Danfoss is a leading technology
company where you get to work with and learn from expert colleagues
with a wide range of professional and cultural backgrounds. Join
Danfoss to be part of a world-class team of over 27,000 people in
56 countries that engineer tomorrow and build a better future.
Please watch how Danfoss is engineering tomorrow
Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability, veteran status, or other protected category.
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