GE Power & Water - Salem, VA

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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 6 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 affect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, you will:
  • Provide functional material responsibility for assigned production area in Salem, VA
  • 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 material
  • Apply appropriate optimization methodologies to balance service level, inventory, and resource utilization using advanced planning tools
  • Monitor performance to plan and take pro-active action to solve problems and mitigate risk in meeting the plan
  • Monitor input / output of external suppliers (plating mfg., raw material, etc.) and ensure timely receipt of material
  • Assure timely release of material demands and monitor status of releases thru completion
  • 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 and accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in planning and/or scheduling in a production or service environment

    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
  • MRP / CAS experience (GE employees only)
  • Ability to effectively operate in any organizational structure
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of management
    Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. GE Power & Water provides customers with a broad array of power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies to solve their challenges locally. Power & Water works in all areas of the energy industry including renewable resources such as wind and solar; biogas and alternative fuels; and coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy. The business also develops advanced technologies to help solve the world’s most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. Numerous products are qualified under ecomagination, GE’s commitment to providing innovative solutions that maximize resources, drive efficiencies and help make the world work better. Headquartered in Schenectady, N.Y., Power & Water is GE’s largest industrial business. Follow GE Power & Water on Twitter @GE_PowerWater. Learn More about GE Power and Water Today!
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