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2010 Ferro Corporation U.S.
King of Prussia, PA 19406
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Pursuing novel ways to solve challenges is what drives the people of Ferro. Its what makes us a leading functional coatings and color solutions provider with worldwide reach. Its what makes us a career destination for the brightest minds. And its why were trusted by customers to be a catalyst for achieving exceptional performance.

Our values center on customer focus, accountability, innovative thinking, and collaboration.  These values are core to the way we operate around the world, and we believe they fuel our success.

Were always looking for new associates to join our team of innovative thinkers, committed to delivering performance and helping us achieve our vision.

Job Description 

The responsibilities of this position include managing the production planning of an assigned set of product families and/or production lines within an assigned plant(s) as well as a team of planners where necessary. Production planning, production scheduling, DRP, raw material requirement planning, etc. are functions of responsibility of the position. This position requires the ability of an individual to work in a heavily matrixed organization interacting with Commercial Directors, Sales Managers, Regional Manufacturing Managers, Plant Managers, Production Managers, Supply Chain Managers, Logistics Coordinators, Purchasing Agents and Procurement Professionals.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Develop realistic- capacity feasible monthly production plans that cover the full S&OP horizon. This includes the demand forecast, customer orders, current inventory, and stock strategies.
  • Schedule production such that the production schedule follows and aligns exactly with the production plan within the freeze zone of the planning time fence.
  • Develop and maintain DRP plans and raw material requirement plans that support production plans and customer demand.
  • Respond to customer order availability requests with realistic commitment dates based on available capacity, previous commitments, and raw material availability.
  • Participate in and provide supporting information for the monthly plant S&OP process and Regional S&OP process as required.
  • Manage inventory against targets and analyze changes to inventory month to month. Support the monthly slow moving and aged inventory reduction processes.
  • Manage production planning related master data in the supply chain systems. Includes stock strategies, safety stock targets, and capacity parameters working in conjunction with Demand Managers, Production Managers and Schedulers.
  • Manage identify and solve any/all supply issues.
  • Work with R&D/AT to appropriately incorporate trials into the production plan
  • Supervise the Supply Planning Team at assigned location.
  • Facilitate the plant S&OP meeting.
  • Manage inventory targets and analyze changes to inventory month to month. Lead the monthly slow moving and aged inventory reduction process.
  • Participate in Supply Chain improvement projects within Ferro.
  • Perform any/all other Supply Chain/ Production Planning duties as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned


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Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-03
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