Develops and enhances materials planning porcesses and procedures in collaboration with Festo AG, regional and local affiliates. Makes continuous updates and improvements in safety stock, ROP/ROQ, lead times, cost and inventory strategies. Ensures planning representation on Product Management meeting to support successful entry into markets, products and ventures.
Owns execution of Demand Planning & Cupply capabilities & strategies in the region (S&OP process, Demand Management, Supply Planning, Inventory, Etc.
Coordinates cross functional(CSC, RCC, PM Affiliates/Sales/Distributors) resolution of day to day issues related to supply and demand discrepancies, ensures effective resolution via YOM process, and "lesson learned" documentation.
Collaborates with Supply Chain Planners in planning for new items and items to be transitioned or discontinued and update the material catalogue at RSC.
Manage and execute the implementation of process improvements in partnership with Supply Chain Planners, Buyers, CS and SEC Teams.
Conduct ad-hoc analysis requsts, forecasts, KPIs/Metrics and reports within Supply Chain using SAP R/3, established tools & process, and using Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Visio, Access)
BS Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Industrial Engineering or relevant degree.
Minimum 4 years of relevant job experience
4 years experience in planning/purchasing/supply chain with a focus on spare parts with Multi-National interfaces
Knowledge and experience with lean Manufacturing and supply chain practices.
APICS certification a plus.
Spanish or German language a plus.
Experience in SAP Materials Planning required
Keyword: Supply Chain Analyst
From: Festo Corporation
Festo is a leading world-wide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs....