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Sr. Materials Planner/Scheduler

Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets ? passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment ? Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.
The Material Planner/Scheduler will provide direction and assistance to production in order to meet customer requirements in a manufacturing environment. The position will modify plans to suit requirements and time constraints. Keeping inventories adequately stocked to build to a schedule is the main responsibility. The position will give updates with progress and a plan to address parts that are behind the scheduled ship date.
In addition,
Coordinate and execute scheduling and planning activities for all part numbers.
Ensure the plant has the necessary production and non-production materials to meet required production levels.
Identify and react to material plans that do not meet customer requirements.
Monitor supply and demand misalignment using Oracle and communicate with plant to implement action plans.
Enter orders and adjust based on customer needs working with suppliers on critical needs.
Provide Pick Sheets to the material handlers to ensure material is on the assembly line at least 3 days prior to start of job.
Coordinate the efforts of cross functional groups to resolve quality issues, parts shortage and manpower issues.
Analyze and measure the current production status and identify problem areas that prevent full schedule build.
Analyze data to determine opportunities to decrease inventory, improve customer service and reduce total cost.
Monitor Dana's Oracle system to insure the production material releases meet Lugoff
build plans and or customer's needs.
Setup and track incoming freight deliveries to ensure on time delivery.
Manage shipping to ensure all customer requirements are achieved.
Participate in daily/weekly production meetings.
Daily walks through the assembly lines and incoming material banks to confirm inventory levels.
Additional duties as assigned and necessary to meet the requirements and goals of the customers.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in Business related field.
5-7 years' experience in material planning, scheduling and expediting parts in a manufacturing environment.
REQUIRED SKILLS:
Oracle and SAP experience required
EDI knowledge
Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Products)
Strong organization, communication, writing and interpersonal skills
A go getter ? take initiative to look for ways to improve processes
A quick learner ? ability to learn new processes and systems
Sense of urgency and the ability to excel in a high pressure environment
The willingness to work until job is complete.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.



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