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Material Planning Specialist

Company: Owens Corning Inc.
Location: Toledo
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF THE JOB The Material Planning Specialist is responsible to ensure the efficient and continuous flow of materials for the Composites Americas business. The successful candidate will collect and analyze data regarding orders and production levels and to predict future demand for materials. Specifically, this role will be responsible to coordinate the Planned Availability process for Composites Americas. This includes entering customer specific planned availability volumes in SAP, tracking actual orders against the allocated quantities and communicating out to business leadership variances to plan. Additionally, the Materials Planning Specialist will be responsible to manage the flow of imported materials into the Americas. The Material Planning Specialist is also responsible for managing the daily Wet Formed Mat orders between sourcing plants for our largest internal customer. Reports to: The position directly reports to the GRS Americas S&OP/Sourcing Lead and is a key member of various cross-functional teams focused on enhancing our order fulfillment process JOB RESPONSIBILITIES * Safety * Lead and support safety initiatives and processes to drive towards zero recordable injuries. * Incorporate the safety stand and safe improvements into all people-related initiatives. * Live the Safety Stand, adhere to the safety responsibilities * Managing Daily Planned Availability Operations * Acts as a liaison between the Commercial Team, Material Planners, Plant Operations and Customer Service in the management of the Planned Availability process * Aligns with Business Leadership on planned availability volumes, by product & month, and utilizes SAP to its fullest capability * Works closely with the Commercial Team regarding questions of order status and priorities * Works closely with Customer Service in making sure all orders are placed for the current month * Works with the Plant Teams to identify and call out production variances to plan that can impact allocation quantities * Manage Import Materials into the Americas * Aligns S&OP results with order activity between NA and multiple country shipping locations * Tracks & facilitates all international inbound shipments into the Americas region * Follow up on import customs documentation when necessary. * Works with the shipper & freight forwarder for any shipments that are held up in customs. * Wet Formed Mat Order Management * Serves as a liaison between the Composites Non-Wovens Team and Roofing * Evaluates open Roofing & Asphalt orders, planned Wet Formed Mat production and corresponding inventory projections to identify gaps in supply * Directs Roofing Buyers and Composite Logistics to move orders between Wet Formed Mat manufacturing facilities, as needed, to ensure uninterrupted supply to the R&A plants * Communicates out to Composites Leadership any projected shortfalls that can't be satisfied through order adjustments JOB REQUIREMENTS PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: * 2-5 years' experience in a sourcing, supply chain planning, customer service, or materials management role preferred KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: * General supply chain and business acumen * Critical thinking, analytical skills and problem solving * Forecasting experience and acumen * Be able to not only manage and analyze large amounts of data but summarize and present them to a wide variety of participants * Can operate in a fast paced, day to day operations work environment * Able to work independently and with a team * The ability to manage multiple activities, manage projects, and effectively communicate results * High work standards / quality * Decision making capabilities a must * Proficient in Microsoft Excel * SAP knowledge a plus #LI-KJ1 About Owens Corning Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader. The company's three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company's customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2020 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500-- company for 66 consecutive years. For more information, please visit Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer. Please note: Applications must be filled out completely-incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

Keywords: Owens Corning Inc., Toledo , Material Planning Specialist, Professions , Toledo, Ohio

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