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Global Operations Planning Specialist

Company: ABB Group
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Global Operations Planning SpecialistTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.The Global Operations Planning Specialist plays as key role in converting customer needs into reality by ensuring we have the right equipment, people, materials and inventory in the right place at the right time. Collaboration, relationship building, critical thinking and analytics are the core skillsets needed to drive consensus around a high quality plan. The goal is to maximize the customer experience while achieving critical business metrics such as revenue, profitability and cash flow. This position reports toDirector - Planning & FulfillmentYour responsibilities

  • Own and facilitate the monthly operations planning process ensuring that the S&OP planning calendar is followed, and outputs/ approval requirements are met.
  • Assemble and analyze all data pertinent to creating both rough-cut capacity and detailed production plans from the unconstrained demand plan. Partner with assigned plants to identify and understand capacity and material constraints at an aggregate and detailed level
  • Translate the projected forecasts, incoming volume, and work scopes into a time-phased build and procurement schedule. Assemble master schedule reporting regarding performance to the business plan, the shipment plan, the inventory plan, the material plan, and the production plan
  • Determine impact of plan on expected inventory levels and make recommendations for optimizing net working capital and efficiency
  • Use S&OP planning tools to support data analysis, network rule maintenance, planning tool parameter maintenance, and report generation. Manage short term schedule changes and collaborate with Inside Sales Support to ensure proper sales order date management and communication for customers
  • Work with product management to influence design/ offerings decisions, procurement to better align supply and sourcing strategies, inventory planning to develop solutions for constraints, and demand planning to influence demand shaping activities to improve profit, customer service, or reduce inventory
  • Identify key root causes for deviation from the production and material plan and implement initiatives to improve adherence to plans for the future
  • Your background
    • Bachelors Degree with minimum 5 years experience OR Associate's Degree with minimum 7 years experience OR High School Diploma / GED with minimum 9 years experience.
    • Demonstrated understanding of sales, inventory, and operations planning theory and processes
    • Preferred certifications include: Six Sigma Green Belt or higher and APICs or similar certification.
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the USBenefits
      • Retirement plan
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Wellbeing program
      • Healthcare planMore about usABB's NEMA Motors Division markets, designs and manufactures the market-leading Baldor-Reliance - brand of industrial motors. As the #1 global manufacturer of NEMA motors, our quality products are designed to reliably and efficiently meet the challenges our customers face. Our business is investing in technology, tools, people and processes to ensure our general purpose and application-specific solutions perform as expected, every time.We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com.Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfhttp://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdfAs an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Keywords: ABB Group, Fort Smith , Global Operations Planning Specialist, Other , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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