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Planning Supervisor

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Date: Jun 3, 2022

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88700

Company: Corning

Planning Supervisor

Purpose of Position    

  1. Works in conjunction with production, PLM, quality, divisional supply chain, technology and plant management to plan, execute and deliver high level of service and cash flow performance.
  2. Identify and solve capacity constraints to support volatile demand. Develops and recommends plant inventory management strategies and lean tools to improve efficiency and drive solutions.
  3. Provide direction and guidance to plant planners. Serves as a subject matter expert for planning, inventory management and ERP system use.

Responsibilities and tasks of the position

  1. Supervise the overall planning, implementation, and optimization of all activities and support required for delivery of products to customers.
  2. Participate in monthly plant S&OP Partnership meetings to gain joint understanding and agreement at regional level.
  3. Develops and utilizes capacity models and tactical operating plans. Participates in demand/allocation management process.
  4. Accountability for raw material and finished goods inventory goals driven by strategic stocking decisions based on contract, business strategy, or material availability needs.
  5. Drive continuous improvements utilizing lean and six sigma supply chain tools (Value stream mapping, Kaizen, DMAIC, etc.)
  6. Reports and ensure plant meets targeted objectives for all delivery metrics including On-time Performance, Order Cycle Time, and order dating.
  7. Manages and supports new product implementation, for the final release to manufacturing operations.
  8. Other tasks as assigned by Supply Chain Manager.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements

 A. Education

  • Bachelors in SC or related field (Industrial Engineering, International Business, others)

       B. Work Experience

  • 3-5 years supply chain experience
    • 1-2 years supervisory experience leading teams        
  • Experience SAP systems
  • Customer services & Leadership skills
  • Analytical team player with excellent problem-solving skills

  C. Additional Skills

  • 100% Bilingual
  • Computer skills   
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and solve complex problems
  • Ability to work independently in a complex business and manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency on MS Office (Power Point, Word and Excel)
  • ERP systems knowledge
  • Green Belt / Lean knowledge
  • APICS certification is a plus          
  • Soft skills: Project planning, ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks for the team, adaptable and flexible, team player and customer focus