Material Planner
GE Aviation 196 reviews - Cincinnati, OH

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Material Planner will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs, and processes for an area or business segment. In this role you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Provide functional material responsibility for assembly and/or selected sub-contract or joint venture manufacturing sites as required
  • Be responsible for inventory management for assigned parts and processes required to ensure material input to support customer requirements while financial inventory objectives are accomplished
  • Coordinate planning and scheduling activities for assigned commodity utilizing advanced planning tools to model, simulate, and release optimized material plans to the organization
  • Identify all critical hardware shortages, monitor the implementation of corrective actions plans, control inventory levels of hardware, and coordinate the disposition of obsolete, non-conforming, and excess hardware
  • Apply appropriate optimization methodologies to balance service level, inventory, and resource utilization using advanced planning tools
  • Monitor performance to the plan and take pro-active action to solve problems and mitigate risk in meeting the plan
  • Maintain manufacturing Bill of Material (BOM) accuracy for selected sub-contract or joint venture sites, and coordinate any customs / freight forwarding activities required
  • Ensure timely release of hardware requirements, and monitor status of Request for Material / Change in Procurement Instruction through evaluation of stock out requirements and critical parts lists
  • Ensure issuance of Revenue Share Partners Spares Production Orders, assist import valuation issues, implement revenue share spares contracts
  • Analyze data and collaborate in the determination and the subsequent application of appropriate order, inventory, and replenishment policies
  • Utilize modeling data and obtain collaborative feedback to perform optimization simulations and recovery scheduling
  • Interface with Demand Management, Shop Scheduling, Fulfillment Team, configuration control, all sources of supply, customer service reps, and other GE organizations as required

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited College or University (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 4 years of experience in a manufacturing management or planning position)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Inventory Management and Warehouse Modules, Materials, or Production Planning and Control

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Analytical and system proficiency skills
  • Ability to effectively operate in any organizational structure
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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