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Demand Planner

  • Location: Pelham, Alabama, 60060
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

Title: Demand Planner
Location:  Birmingham, Alabama
Type: Full Time

  • Maintenance of supply chain timelines (e.g. purchase-for-resale, bar, wire, tools, manufacturing, outside operations) which reflect current delivery cycles.
  • Maintenance of capacity planning forecasts which effectively represent customer demand and manufacturing output. 
  • Maintenance of order flow to reflect supply chain timelines and place capacity.  
  • Enactment of countermeasures to remedy supply chain timeline issues or demand/capacity issues.  
  • Expedite work orders to ensure on time completion.  
  • Maintenance of computer systems to reflect established guidelines.
  • Establish inventory levels (WIP + FG) that are cost effective for each part. 
  • Maintain inventory levels (WIP + FG) at agreed upon target.  
  • Maintain appropriate balance between WIP and FG.  
  • Effective management of excess and obsolete inventory.  
  • Maintenance of computer systems to reflect established guidelines.
Financial Management
  • Work with team to implement continuous improvement efforts which reduce working capital and operating costs.  
  • Work with accounting to develop/maintain monthly and yearly budgets.  
  • Work with team to meet monthly and yearly budget objectives.
Key Metrics 
  • Quality (100% order entry accuracy + 100% order quantity completion). 
  • Delivery (99% on time to customers).  
  • Inventory (90% achievement of inventory targets)
Experience and Education
  • Planning and scheduling experience in a manufacturing plant – 10 years
  • Automotive experience – 5 years
  • Basic manufacturing – 5 years
  • Discrete manufacturing scheduling and planning experience – 5 years
  • 4-year college degree
  • Supervisory experience – 5 years
  • Formal scheduling and planning education 
  • Excellent Excel skills