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Materials Planning & Execution Specialist

  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 1/19/2018 11:53:00 AM
  • Job #: 3016849
  • Location(s): United States; Texas; Lufkin

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Materials Planning and Execution Specialist will be accountable for coordinating and expediting the flow of work and materials between departments according to daily, weekly, and monthly production schedules. This role also coordinates with the heads of production departments, purchasing and planning to monitor the progress of work through the organization to ensure timely execution of the production schedule.

Essential Responsibilities:
This person coordinates the planning of current schedules and inventory control parameters for the assigned products and services. The individual reviews production schedules and manufacturing orders to ensure that components and services are available in a timely manner. This role collaborates with manufacturing operations to resolve problems related to the production schedule; such as material shortage status, timely transactions, rejection, scrap, re-work, production flow, etc.

In the role of Materials Planning & Execution Specialist, you will:

  • Determine the status of assigned projects, expedites operations that delay schedules, and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions
  • Analyze and interpret product bills of material, scopes, specifications, etc. to determine the content and plan manageable work elements
  • Monitor, analyze, and report performance to schedule of production, and production support activities, utilizing information derived from material and production control systems
  • Ensure all parties are fully cognizant of production status, and that work planning and execution objectives are integrated and communicated
  • Coordinate and expedite the placement of purchase orders, delivery of material, and finished goods
  • Schedule, expedite, and coordinate the delivery & movement of critical material, including material transfers, and conditional material releases
  • Maintain master data integrity in SAP to support efficient logistics planning
  • Coordinate daily activities with other logistics and manufacturing personnel
  • Direct the production planning, materials management activities and supports value stream material analysis to meet customer requirements
  • Develop and manages robust systems for plant inventory levels to meet inventory turn goals as well as customer fulfillment
  • Review consumption and develop a stocking plan to ensure adequate supply
  • Analyze, coordinate, and develop supply plan logistics across all regions to meet customer demand while remaining in line with operational working capital limits
  • Maintain accurate traceability for all records created during manufacturing
  • Monitor and react to system exception and rescheduling messages to maintain system alignment in accordance with customer demands
  • Develop production schedules and prioritize job-orders to maintain customer satisfaction
  • Perform data analysis and decision making to support department material supply to meet production schedules
  • Follow-up as required with appropriate personnel to expedite flow of materials and products to meet production schedule and customer expectations
  • Interact with shop floor supervisors and managers on a daily basis to resolve issues inefficiencies
  • Develop and achieve Company and departmental goals and controls. Make suggestions for improvement in areas of cost reduction, processes, quality, and productivity

  • Bachelor’s Degree in from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution with minimum 4 years of experience in manufacturing planning, operations and/or materials management)

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in manufacturing / supply chain environment
  • Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and/or Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) from APICS
  • Experience in and demonstrated judgment to plan and accomplish operational objectives within a complex mix model / made to order manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in SAP
  • Proven expertise in materials management concepts, practices and procedures specifically related to all aspects of inventory management, capacity planning, systems, and material optimization strategies and flow optimization
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate Lean manufacturing practices to achieve quantifiable improvements in cost, production, and on-time delivery
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the production schedule
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills

    Locations: United States; Texas; Lufkin

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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