Scheduler Expeditor Senior (Planner)
ZF Friedrichshafen - Florence, KY

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Scheduler Expeditor Senior (Planner)

Use MRP principles to generate supplier schedules. Order and expedite Production Components as needed to support production and shipping schedules. Responsible for inventory levels, inventory accuracy, no production OEE impact due to material, and freight expense.

Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Release material against blanket purchase orders (Domestic and International Suppliers) to support production schedule as well as pass-thru business. Communicate schedule updates with suppliers on a regular basis.
•Responsible for management of inventory levels, schedules and availability of selected item, either manufactured or purchased, to meet production levels.
•Works closely with Logistics, Engineering, Purchasing manufacturing, Business Unit Managers
•Track Supplier delivery Performance and follow up on past due suppliers. Drive corrective action with chronically late suppliers.
•Communicate information as required to departments and personnel within the company.
•Provide routing instructions to all suppliers.
•Assist with the cycle count program, ensuring every part is counted and booked quarterly.
•Work to drive out root causes of inventory inaccuracy, with the goal of improving overall system reliability.
•Contact suppliers by mail, phone, and / or visit to verify shipment of goods on specified date. Monitor part and dunnage shortages. Expedite parts from suppliers when necessary.
•Manage part shortage report on daily basis and report as necessary in production meeting.
•Communicate with all transportation companies to preclude delays in transit.
•Reviews production schedules and related information and confers with department supervisors to determine material requirements to identify overdue materials and to track material. Reduce excess inventory to increase inventory turns.
•Work with the logistics coordinator to reduce freight costs.
•Maintain good housekeeping practices.

Requirements: Qualifications/Competency:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Computer Skills:

Must have Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook software. Advance Excel experience preferred. Must be capable of learning other software packages (Ex: SAP, Axalant, Test Software). 

Interested Canidates should send their CV to the contact below. Please reference the job title in the subject line.

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