The Inventory Analyst will lead/coordinate projects and process improvements within the Plant Materials Management activities including production planning, procurement, logistics and inventory control. As an individual contributor, the expectation is that you will use proven leadership and change management skills to drive improvements in business performance related to inventory investment, capacity utilization and customer service initiatives for the plant. Business process performance improvements will be primarily driven through relevant data acquisition and detailed transactional analysis. The Analyst will also develop collaborative working relationships with Buyers, Production Control Analysts, Finished Goods Planners, and Master Schedulers to monitor and evaluate performance and to recommend, prioritize and initiate actions to attain business goals and objectives.
* Working with the Production Control Analysts to plan/coordinate the monthly inventory planning parameter review process to establish appropriate customer service driven safety stock/reorder point levels for components and/or finished goods based on processes specified in the materials planning playbook. (Rockwell Automation: A Guide for Materials Planning). * Tracking and managing the effectiveness of the planning parameters to rationally adjust safety stock levels and to continuously improve the overall planning parameter process. Ensuring all health check review cadences are performed and addressed as needed. * Tracking, analyzing and reporting the pertinent KPI's, as well as, suggesting and implementing plant-specific improvement activities (i.e. Must monitor actual customer service performance against the inventory position, and provide a summary of operation results for management). * Identifying trends and working with PCA's and Master Schedulers to proactively address supply chain constraints and assure timely delivery from all shipping sites of plant product. * Providing relevant experience for all affected Business Unit strategic and operational planning activities. Develop, implement & maintain appropriate processes to ensure a productive planning process and well-considered and implementable strategic plans. * Identifying gaps in performance or opportunities for improvement by production line or plant segment for service and other KPI's such as cycle time, STO compliance, reschedules and schedule attainment. * Generating targeted analysis to drive reduction of E and O inventory and lead PCA's in determining best disposition and develop process to prevent further excess. * Determining monthly and annual inventory forecast, monitor and track actual to plan and initiate actions to drive towards entitlement or optimal levels. * Researching situations and obtain input from others to ensure fact-based solutions and answers to technical and operational problems. * Lead annual physical inventory and providing inventory metrics segmentation and reporting, evaluation and disposition of excess inventory, including preparation of scrap requests, projecting strategic and last time buys, refining the inventory planning processes. * Lead Cycle count program, working directly with supermarket, pick cells, supervisors and cycle counters to ensure Global policies are being followed, provide root cause and resolution to discrepancies to ensure accuracy goals are met for the plant and each individual pick cell.
EOE, M/F/Disabled, Vet #LI-GK1
Internal Number: 2665578
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