Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Supply Planner in Solon, Ohio
Supply Planner at ITW
Position at ITW Car Care
- Review, support and execute the near-term customer demand forecast, for assigned area of responsibility, to ensure that the right product is available at the right time at the AAM distribution center to support customer orders.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare, clean and maintain the appropriate sales history to create a baseline forecast for all products in assigned area of responsibility.
Facilitate the forecast adjustment process, gathering input and revisions from Sales team where applicable, and generate the appropriate purchase orders.
Maintain and track inventory levels to confirm the timely distribution and delivery of parts
Provide clear and concise communication to stakeholders concerning product in area of responsibility.
Monitor any activity and progress related to production and distribution in JDE.
Make recommendations to enhance business processes and identify opportunities to improve operational efficiencies.
Reviews supplier order acknowledgment for acceptability. Reschedules purchase orders as needed.
Maintain MRD process with manufacturing/suppliers and ensure the health of the supply chain.
Monitors demand consumption, taking corrective action to optimize supply and minimize excess inventory.
Assure on-time delivery and delivery status.
Coordinate with Sourcing team any supplier issues, monthly scorecard items, replenishment programs, and cost issues.
Maintains system data/attributes for purchased products in area of responsibility.
Ensure acceptable level of performance from supplier base is met for each of the established metrics.
Perform ad hoc analysis as required.
Must have Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, and equivalent work experience.
5 to 7 years Supply Chain experience.
Preferred job location: Houston/ Solon/ Hartford
Advanced MS Excel Skills
Experience of ERP systems (JDE preferable)
Excellent attention to detail
Resilient personality and ability to work well under pressure
Ability to work in a multi-cultural and matrix environment
Self-starter - highly motivated individual who is well able to keep pace in a very busy office, pro-active approach to work
Ability to deliver analytical and fact based decision making
Ability to prioritize and reprioritize as new activities appear
Strong computer software aptitude
Proven ability to engage with internal stakeholders and external partners
Ability to remain calm during difficult business situations
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
This job description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this position. Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as assigned.