Name: Planner I
Req #: 736
Location: Whitewater CORP
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: 1st Shift
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate in planning process for area of responsibility.
Collaborate with demand planners and business units' cross-functional teams to develop and improve strategies and processes that drive on time delivery and working capital optimization.
Provide recommendations on inventory strategies that will support upside revenue opportunities and fluctuations in model/mix by product line.
Responsible for scheduling and releasing daily work.
Develop and maintain product configuration assumptions to help calculate units.
Work with product management to understand new product introduction (NPI) and end of sale product transitions to seamlessly phase-in or phase-out within operations with minimal risk (e.g., resource, inventory, and capacity).
Support the seamless interaction of purchasing and materials management to resolve gaps between supply capabilities and production plans.
Act as the day-to-day point of contact for operations to assist in the resolution of order promising situations, customer delivery difficulties and demand versus supply conflicts.
Ensure planning capabilities support maximum efficiencies and lowest cost of operation through systems utilization and process improvements.
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical demands: