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Planning Manager

Company: Plexus
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: September 6, 2020

Job Description:

Your journey to building a better world starts here!WHO WE ARE--We help our customers deliver products that have a profound impact on people's lives. From ultrasound units and 3D printing to network security applications and in flight Wi-Fi, we help create products that build a better world. Now, more than ever, we are making an impact as we support products used in the fight against COVID-19.We're a global team of over 19,000 Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Aftermarket Service experts that partner with our customers to bring their products to life through inspired innovation and world-class customer service. As an employee of Plexus, we are committed to keeping you safe with newly implemented precautions such as virtual interviews, staggered start times across all shifts, enhanced cleaning processes, temperature screenings as you enter our facilities and requiring all employees to wear masks.--We are currently hiring for full-time, immediate, career opportunities. Whether you're looking to start, make a change, or advance your career, find your path at Plexus and leave your mark on the world. --WHY YOU WILL LOVE ITEngaging and challenging projects that fulfill and develop you. People that support and inspire you to realize your full potential. A workplace centered on collaboration and integrity. -- At Plexus, we're at our best when opportunities are met with passion, open communication and teamwork. --HOW YOU WILL DO ITPurpose Statement: --The Planning function is crucial to drive collaboration across the overall Plexus value stream.---- The ability to co-ordinate and direct resources based upon the customer demand requirements is critical in achieving Customer Service Excellence whilst controlling Plexus Inventory levels and potential exposure.Key Job Accountabilities:Responsible for the competence, training and development of the Planning team, and ensure the functional teams adhere to SOP and Work Instructions.Facilitate collaborative processes with key functional teams (i.e. Materials, Production, Program Management, and Finance) that drive master production scheduling (MPS) definition.Provide Leadership in all Demand Management and Planning related processes.Manage and provide oversight and direction to the planning team to ensure the coordination and development to of a master production schedule that optimizes customer satisfaction, days of inventory and supports the site revenue plan.Provide Functional Management to direct reports, providing support and leadership.Accountable to execute on Plexus' Best People strategy, leaders will focus on evaluating potential, driving succession planning and ensuring that their employees receive the development and coaching required to realize their full potential.Additional Accountabilities:Drive ERP system and data integrity.Monitor Revenue shipment against Plan, identifying gaps and drive resolution.Participate in the monthly forecast process, ensuring alignment of operational capability.Feedback on team performance and conduct annual performance reviews.Consolidate escalations and coordinate operational prioritization for optimal output.Familiarity with contractual service levels.Drive culture of continuous improvement throughout the team.Ensure the Site maintains Capacity Resource Planning tool.Responsible for key performance indicators such as MPS performance, Days of Inventory, Material Overdrive, and On-time shipments.Minimal travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated 5-10%).Additional duties as assigned.Education/Experience Qualifications:A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required.Three (3) years of related experience is required; One (1) or more years of equivalent industry experience is preferred.APICS or equivalent certification is preferred.An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key job accountabilities may be considered.Other Qualifications:Extensive working knowledge of Enterprise Requirements Planning (ERP) and demand planning systemsStrong Microsoft (MS) Office skills with advanced knowledge of ExcelExcellent communication skillsStrong analytical and problem solving skillsDetail orientedCourageous and able to work with minimal directionAble to work in dynamic environment and across functional groupsGeneral office equipment and materialsWork Environment:The work setting should consist of an office environment with suitable lighting, comfortable temperatures, and a low noise level.This document does not represent a contract of employment and is not intended to capture every possible assignment the incumbent could be asked to perform.Some offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, our company does not typically undertake sponsorship, including for H-1B, TN, and other nonimmigrant visas. Additionally, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. persons." "U.S. persons" are generally defined as U.S. citizens, nationals, lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.Full time

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