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Supply Chain Planner - Salt Lake City, UT

Requisition ID:  9791
Category:  Demand & Supply Chain
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Supply Chain Planner – Salt Lake City, UT

 

 

 

Reports to:  Supply Chain Manger

LOCATION:  Salt Lake City, Utah

 

BASIC FUNCTION

  • Performs forecasts of product demand to meet market needs.
  • Plans and prepares production schedule based on forecasts to satisfy customer demand.
  • Interface with sales to acquire information on future orders, market trends and extraordinary circumstances.
  • Reconcile incoming distribution orders with order book and production schedule.
  • Communicates production delays with sales units and customer service representatives.
  • Respond to lead time, pricing, and planned shipment date inquiries from sales units.
  • Maintain planner/buyer fields in systems and databases.
  • Accesses systems for data and current inventory levels in warehouses.
  • Resolve and document inventory discrepancies.
  • Procures product from suppliers and vendors using engineering specs.
  • Resolves scheduling issues with suppliers to meet customer needs. 
  • Performs service level evaluation of suppliers and vendors.
  • Establish sales price and communicates to sales and customers for made to order product.
  • Performs monthly and quarterly reporting. 
  • Communicate effectively with the channel managers, leads, and management on any changes and or issues that need to be resolved
  • Communicates and interfaces with engineering, sales and supply chain to improve customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain any other assigned KPI’s set forth by management
  • Any other projects or activity set forth by manager

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2 - 5+ years related experience in production control, materials management, production planning, material scheduling, or purchasing in a manufacturing environment.
  • APICS CPIM Certification preferred.
  • Experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment subject to rapid changes.
  • Analytical capabilities including data analysis to optimize performance and inventory levels.
  • Proficient computer skills including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Maintains critical attention detail despite changes in work scope or focus.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks based on demand.
  • Ability to strategically plan on a high level and execute on tactical implementation while solving for the challenge at hand.
  • Problem solving ability in cross-functional and multi-cultural environment.
  • Open-minded, collaborative and team-oriented attitude with the ability to think outside the box for solutions to complex challenges.
  • Self-motivating and strong work ethics with a passion for being hands-on in their work. 

 

Note:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 

 

About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees are 45,000. www.skf.com

 

What You’ll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!

 

Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and to work remote

 

Health and Wellness Benefits.  SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!

 

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! You can participate in our 401K program immediately.

 

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!

 

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About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees ca 45,000.