Caterpillar, Inc. Material Requirement Planning Supervisor in Schertz, Texas
Material Requirement Planning Supervisor
As Material RequirementPlanning Supervisor at Caterpillar, you will supervise the material planningand functions for the facility, ensuring material availability and POUavailability and drive disciplined inventory systems usage and collaborationwith material suppliers.
Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limitedto:
Plans and directs the material planning and material logisticfunctions to meet the facility plan objectives and satisfy customer needs
Interfaces with Operations, Business Resources, GlobalPurchasing, Suppliers, Logistics, Engineering and worldwide Cat facilities
Plans, initiates, and maintains a material procurementprocess that establishes and achieves the least total cost, best quality andtimely delivery for facility material purchases from internal/externalsuppliers
Manages inventory and record accuracy through monitoring shortage /surplus exception, supplier follow ups, negative on-hands and daily deliveryperformance
Develops and directs internal/external material flow planninginvolving multiple facilities or extremely complex material flow plans.Implements complex supplier and interplant material supply plans
Meets production and parts requirements while optimizinginventory levels, lot sizing, lead times, packaging, and transportationcosts
Works directly with facility Supply Chain Planning Engineersto create the plan for every part
Provides leadership and integration support in thedevelopment of material logistics plans, working closely with multiple supplychain functions, including supply chain planning, supply chain performance,logistics and operations
Acts as liaison between external suppliers, supply chainperformance and supply chain planning to drive optimized flow plans and tosupport increased material velocity
Responsible toachieve PQVC targets across Inventory Level / Turns, point of use availability,inventory record accuracy, freight and scrap budget compliance
Provides direct support to manufacturing operations throughmanaging incoming requirements and scheduling of production work orders
Acts as a subject matter expert to support facility Sales andOperations Planning, and actively participates in facility Sales and Operationsplanning
Leads projects driving the implementation of improvedsupply-base management
Provides high level of supplier relationship managementleadership
Leads facility projects that identify and implement methodsto assure suppliers are meeting Caterpillar's technological, communication,material delivery, financial management, and quality needs
Leads project teams implementing supplier-quality improvementefforts, Six Sigma projects and Lean Events as required
Selects, trains and assists direct reports while providingcareer guidance and opportunity for added experience and training
Supervises Supply Chain Development program participants,ensuring a robust developmental experience in alignment with the standardrotation requirements
Develops staff skills by focusing on evaluative / analyticalthinking, innovative approaches to problem solving and team building
College or university degree related to Supply Chain, orequivalent experience
Minimum of 10 years of increasing responsible supply chainexperience
Knowledge and/or experience in material planning / control,purchasing, parts distribution, inventory control, manufacturing engineering,operations and transportation or logistics
Strong analyticaland problem-solving skills.
Develop and deploycreative / original solutions to complex problems
Able to workindependently with minimal direction
Top Candidates Will Also Have:
APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification
Experience in Material Planning and 6 Sigma
Advanced interpersonal, negotiation, communication andleadership skills
Caterpillar is not currentlyhiring individuals for this position who now or in the future requiresponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company,Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can befound through our employment website atwww.caterpillar.com/careers(http://www.caterpillar.com/careers).
Job Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Primary Location United States-Texas-Schertz
EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.
Req ID: 180004ZK