The Production Control Analyst ensures that daily production requirements are met through analysis and reporting of production status. The position works with management team to ensure that deadlines and schedules are met and thereby preventing line stoppages/delays to maintain a high level of customer service. As an individual contributor, the production control analyst's primary functions include the following:
Driving daily production efficiencies by releasing/sequencing the manufacturing orders related to specific product lines and/or assigned project work based on material/capacity availability and using the Differential Planning strategy specified in the materials planning playbook. (Rockwell Automation: A Guide for Materials Planning)
Managing material availability by setting/monitoring SAP exceptions, actual component usage, and following-up with suppliers on parts and materials needed to support operations
Responsibility for inventory levels related to specific product lines and/or assigned project work. Assist Central Material Analyst and Master Schedulers in problem-solving and executing appropriate countermeasures for deviations from planned inventory levels (MIN / MAX stocking violations)
Working with the Central Material Analysts to review inventory planning parameters to establish/maintain appropriate customer service driven safety stock/reorder point levels for components and/or finished goods based on processes specified in the materials planning playbook. (Rockwell Automation: A Guide for Materials Planning)
Creating, modifying, and maintaining realistic material, manufacturing and procurement strategies for new product introductions/phase out products to support the NPM (new product manufacturing) process.
Working with the Master Scheduler to comprehend the monthly production of safety stock or targeted finished goods inventories
Essential Functions: Functional
Identifying trends and works with Central Material Analysts and Master Schedulers to proactively recommend safety stock levels based on the product lifecycle
Updates plant SAP material records as required (lot size, safety stocks, reorder points, lead times, etc.)
Coordinate and / or arrange for premium shipments where necessary
Confirm and verbally communicate expected EDAs / ETAs of premium shipments to receiving location and / or P&IC Manager
Coordinate and / or arrange for alternative sources of material, requests for spot buys, as necessary to support production
Understands and ensures material availability for engineering changes and works closely with NPM to develop activities/processes that will lead to continually improving customer service, inventory, quality, and time-to-market measurements.
Resolves routine and unusual production problems related to materials us
Applies knowledge and experience to recommend business processes improvements.
Ability to learn and to increase and update knowledge and methods affecting area of responsibility.
Monitor Customer service metrics and analyze performance gaps related to assigned product lines
Know and use business metrics in order to evaluate and recommend actions required to achieve Inventory Objectives.
Ensure thorough familiarity with company policies and procedures. Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with government laws. Policies and procedures include, but not limited to: Standards of Business Conduct, Intellectual Property, Control Environment, Information Protection, ISO 9000 & 14000, government regulations (e.g. health, safety, quality, and environmental), and functional policies on the Rockwell Automation Information Network. Trains and motivates subordinates in the importance of full compliance with the letter and spirit of such policies and procedures.
Internal Number: 2671456
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