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Finished Goods & Procurement Planner

Company: Owens Corning
Location: Toledo
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF THE JOB This operational role manages finished goods, packaging, and direct material inventories and provides least cost supply chain solutions while maximizing customer satisfaction. This role balances manufacturing and distribution efficiencies with working capital constraints and customer service requirements. This role will backup and assist other Insulation Material Planners, including but not limited to working directly with plant schedulers on production schedules, entering STOs (Stock Transport Orders), entering and adjusting plant specific SKU level forecasts; perform a variety of analyses and report generation relating to the management of insulation materials including slow moving and obsolete inventory (SMOI), blocked stock, inventory quality management (IQM), schedule attainment, and NABI weekly sales, production and inventory updates. The Insulation Finished Goods & Procurement Planner drives improvement in service KPIs through the identification, creation, alignment of valuable services within the material planning. The role is responsible to look across material planning for impactful continuous improvement opportunities, as an enabler for generating enterprise value. This role is critical to delivering supply chain productivity initiatives and service improvement via the application of advanced analytics and project management principles . Reports to: Material Management Team Leader Span of Control : Individual Contributor JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Live the S afety stand and adhere to all safety responsibilities.
  • Inventory Management - optimize inventories to meet OC financial goals and to meet customer demand.
  • Manufacturing - maintain close alignment with production resources and ensure smooth manufacturing planning and control through finish goods planning and procurement of packaging & direct materials.
  • Acts as a liaison between production planning, operations, and external suppliers in managing the supply of raw materials
  • Responsible for coordinating activities and communications across the customer supply chain (materials management, logistics, customer solutions, data)
  • Monitor goods receipts not invoiced (GRNIs) and kick outs to ensure suppliers are paid promptly, root cause and take action to prevent future recurrences.
  • Provide effective and timely information, thoughtful business insights/analytics and business performance evaluations to ensure the business meets their operations plan
  • Creates and maintains master data in SAP including material master, vendor master, info records and other key data
  • Participate in or lead business and kaizen teams for various product roll outs and/or productivity projects.
  • The material planner/buyer is a strong team player, excellent communicator and provides a positive impact to our fun, dynamic and successful team.
  • Key contact to strategic vendor(s) integral to OC supply chain. JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in supply chain management, business or a related field Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2-5 years experience in a sourcing, procurement, supply chain, customer service, or materials management role preferred and/or APICS certification. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Critical thinking, analytical skills and problem solving
  • Can operate in a fast paced, day to day operations work environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to be a leader among peers
  • A sense of curiosity
  • Able to work independently and with a team in a matrix environment
  • The ability to manage multiple activities, manage projects, and effectively communicate results
  • High work standards / quality
  • Decision making capabilities a must
  • General supply chain and business acumen
  • SAP and advanced knowledge of appropriate analytical tools
  • Highly motivated and results driven About Owens Corning Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses Composites, Insulation, and Roofing provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 20,000 employees in 33 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2021 sales of $8.5 billion. For more information, visit www.owenscorning.com .Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.LI-TF1#LI-Hybrid

Keywords: Owens Corning, Toledo , Finished Goods & Procurement Planner, Professions , Toledo, Ohio

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