Kautex Specialist Material Planning in Avilla, Indiana

DescriptionTextron was founded in 1923 and is one of the world's best-known multi-industry companies and includes powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, E-Z GO, Jacobsen and of course Kautex. Being a part of Textron enables us to provide all the resources that a large company has to offer to both our customers and employees while maintaining a small company feel. Kautex employees tell us that they enjoy: having daily work that truly impacts the organization, working for an organization that strives to know and develop them, and working in a multi-industry company that offers a wide variety of career growth paths and opportunities.Responsibilities Include:Customer demand plan, short term and long termProduction plan, short and mid termSupplier scheduling, releases to suppliersSchedule attainment of production planning (short term and long term)Inventory management: accuracy, right safety stock, risk managementSpecial freight organization, root cause analyses, preventive actions to avoid reoccurrenceUse BCAQ to monitor supplier, check delivery performance of suppliersMRP criteria, settings, master data managementEnsure error mail box is empty and dealt with dailyEDI processing, both from customer and to the supplierResponsible for reporting of inventory levels of components, semi-finished, and finished goodsEscalate if production or material delivery schedules are not met while also applying root cause analysis to provide recommendations for resolution of issueDirect contact to customer and supplier on day to day basisQualificationsExperience/education Requirements:Bachelor's degree with focus on production and logistics or equivalent materials management experienceMinimum 2 years in planning, scheduling, and procurement logistics is requiredExperience in the automotive sector is desiredWork experience in production planning and MRP is neededExperience with Trans4M/SAPEffective communication skillsComfortable working with cross-functional teams to resolve issuesSAP knowledge and experience preferredEEO StatementTextron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.Pay Transparency Policy StatementThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.Job Field:iSupply ChainPrimary Location:iUS-Indiana-AvillaRecruiting Company:iKautexSchedule:iFull-timeJob Level:iIndividual ContributorShift:iFirst ShiftTravel:iNoTextron (and its subsidiaries) participates in E-Verify. We will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employer's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.