Sr Planner- Automotive

Andover, MA, US

Job Function:  Operations
Req ID:  633

Job Summary

Job Description

Key member of NPI (New Products Introduction) for Automotive products

Coordinating with Engineering and Manufacturing to insure BOM’s and Routings are available on time.

Insure materials are available for Engineering and Production Builds of Automotive products.

Report to Senior Management the status Automotive NPI builds.

Attend reediness review calls with Customers.

Using the Company's MRP/ERP system, execute complex work plans and schedules with new or variable material and capacity requirements. 

Support customer requirements within the current build plan. 

Monitor the movement of assemblies through the production cycle. 

Coordinate the efficient movement of material with purchasing, production and engineering. 

Responsible for performing a variety of routing, dispatching and expediting duties necessary to meet production schedules 

Interact effectively with production, sales and engineering through status and/or exception reporting.

Develop written production schedules for Manufacturing.

Participate on cross-functional improvement teams.


Education / Qualifications

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

5 years planning experience in related industry

Experience in the automotive or OEM markets is ideal.

Strong written and verbal communication skills

APICS certification preferred

Strong analytical skills

Strong understanding of Lean Manufacturing Techniques

Nearest Major Market: Boston