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Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Material Planning Analyst

Location Rayong, Thailand
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000210363

Career Area:

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Job Description:

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Company Info or Why Join Us?

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This position collaborates with suppliers to ensure execution to planned orders and schedules and resolves issues with suppliers to ensure material availability for facility production.  The incumbent works with the facility production schedulers and operations personnel to support facility production and point of use material availability.  Ensures alignment of facility inventory accuracy and inventory systems planning parameters with the plan for every part to maintain planning integrity.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Incumbent ensures the timely delivery of materials to the facility, collaborating with suppliers to coordinate deliveries, shipping schedules and work schedules to meet facility production plans
To collaborates with suppliers to perform root cause corrective actions to resolve quality and supplier performance issues.
Planning for alternate manufacturing methods and requires the ability to communicate effectively across multiple functions both in- and outside of the company.
Analyzes established parts schedules and production requirements, converting requirements into appropriate piece parts, requisitioning the materials, regulating inventory levels and issuing work orders.
Works closely with facility supply chain planning resources to proactively address material requirements changes resulting from new product introduction and engineering / product change control.  Analyzes engineering releases for changes and/or new releases and coordinates effective release dates to provide an efficient depletion of related existing stock items.
To performs supplier scheduling and implementation of engineering changes for the efficient manufacture of products and components.
Incumbent performs work to improve point of use material availability and may provide leadership and guidance to teams applying root cause analysis and corrective actions to improve material availability and point of use availability.
Provides Material Planning expertise to facility functions in support of improving demand variability, forecast credibility and usability for production planning, and actively supports facility Sales and Operations Planning.
Basic Qualification:

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or equivalent experience.
3 years of progressively responsible material planner or related filed.
Top Candidates will also have:

Knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles.
Knowledge and experience in material control, purchasing, part distribution and inventory control desired.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to use SAP and MS Office.
Good communication skills.
Additional Information

Full Time

Working Hours: Monday – Friday 07:00 am. – 04:30 pm.

Work location: Caterpillar (Thailand) Ltd. WHA Industrial Land, T.Nonglalok, A.Bankhai, Rayong

More information please contact 033-11518

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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