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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Senior Material Planner/Scheduler - Supplier Logistics

Location: 

Gray Court, SC, US

Req ID 25696 | Gray Court, United States

  

Position Summary: The Senior Material Planner / Scheduler - Supplier Logistics is responsible for ensuring on time deliveries for internal and external customers. They will be promoting and ensuring logistics culture on the shop floor, as well as within the whole supply chain.

 

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Create, maintain, and improve information flow and ensure deliveries in the right time, to the right place, in the right quantity and quality, and in the right condition.
  • Create demands and/or production schedules for internal or external suppliers out of internal or external customer demands.
  • Perform assigned product launch activities in corporation with internal and/or external suppliers or customers.
  • Perform assigned activities in accordance with lean production principles and aim towards a total cost optimum.
  • Develop, monitor, analyze, and/or improve KPIs for assigned logistics processes.
  • Perform activities in coordination with other ZFTG departments related to process improvement, evaluation, and documentation.
  • Utilize information from internal/external customers, compare with parts/goods available, and define production schedules and demands while considering capacities available. 
  • Communicate with customers and suppliers on a daily basis to ensure parts/goods availability while keeping inventory within pre-defined levels.
  • Be the main contact for any issue regarding your parts/goods and suppliers/customers (e.g. inventory inaccuracies, data flow errors, packaging shortages, etc.).
  • Analyze root causes and define measures to ease the current issue and to improve the process for the future (following the principle of Continuous Improvements).
  • If bottlenecks occur, define, communicate, agree on and/or report counter measurements. Provide information about the current status within the logistics organization and/or within ZFTG.
  • Use SAP, EDI, and other tools to keep track of stock, to steer physical material flow and to communicate demands internally and externally.
  • Understand and comply with TS 16949 and ISO 14000 requirements.
  • Other duties as it relates to this position.

*Ability for travel both domestic and internationally.

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • 5+ years' experience in materials planning and/or customer planning.
  • 2+ years' experience in Automotive Industry.
  • 2+ years supervisory experience.
  • Experience with an ERP system.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Good written and oral communication (e.g. presentations).
  • Demonstrate ability to multi-task, plan and problem solve.

 

Preferred Skills and Experience: 

  • Experience in logistics in the automotive industry
  • Experience in SAP (module MM, PP)
  • Knowledge of ISO-9000, TS 16949 and ISO-14000 standards and requirements

 

Be part of our ZF team as Senior Material Planner/Scheduler - Supplier Logistics and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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