Ensure customer satisfaction and effective inventory management by providing appropriate support and leadership in the areas of Production & Inventory Control for Operations activities within the Richland Center manufacturing facilities. Responsible for the overall production planning and inventory management of Richland Center, which includes warehouse management and finished goods associated with Richland Center. This position may require travel to suppliers, other Rockwell facilities, and other business partners both in the U.S and abroad.
Apply an advanced knowledge of materials and supply chain management and draw upon substantial experience to identify and/or solve highly complex business problems.
Contribute to the development of strategic plans within the primary functional areas. Implement or assist in the implementation of strategic plans within these areas.
Increase the productive capacity of the working groups by initiating new ideas, processes and systems.
Provide strategic input into senior management's decisions which will have long-term business impact.
Implement world-class systems of part procurement, production planning and delivery management.
Actively reduce inventory while maintaining customer service.
Ensure that production and inventory control practices are consistent with other facilities to the extent possible.
Pursue long-term corrective actions from suppliers who exhibit quality or delivery problems.
Be able to provide and achieve operational goals for the facility.
Work with marketing functions to develop top level business forecasts for drives and assigned motion products, and understand and manage changes due to new products, series changes, etc. Communicate changes to global functions so as to plan inventory appropriately throughout the system for finished goods as well as components.
Develop and maintain the master schedule. Directly manage the local plant materials and production functions to implement schedules. Provide analysis and analytical tools for manufacturing plants in order to execute schedules and minimize inventory.
Provide analysis and metrics and work with manufacturing plants and purchasing to drive improvements in lot sizes and lead times for all materials supplied internally and externally.
Work closely with DMI and other distributor inventory information systems to develop understanding of channel inventories and the impact on the business. Provide tools and information to better utilize this information in customer service, marketing, and manufacturing planning.
Implement and manage cycle count / inventory accuracy programs in drives plants. Provide analysis of root cause of errors and initiate corrective action.
Establish methods for review and disposition of excess and obsolete inventory in distribution sites as well as manufacturing plants.
With finance, develop inventory plans in support of the annual operation plan.
Ensure customer satisfaction by providing appropriate support and leadership in the areas of Shipping and Receiving for Operations activities within the Richland Center manufacturing facility.
Responsible for the overall receipt of raw materials, proper storage, and timely shipment of finished goods associated with Richland Center.
Direct responsibilities of the logistics and material handling personnel and will include inventory accuracy, improve labor cost, reduction of freight cost and department scrap and the safety of the department.
Be fluent in various information systems in terms of functionality being used for inventory management. Work closely with IT functions to suggest maintenance and enhancements to business and manufacturing systems to improve our ability to comply with inventory objectives and improve responsiveness to customer requirements.
Internal Number: 2570609
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