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Itt Cannon .

Material Planner

Itt Cannon . - Blacksburg, VA

Job Description

Company Overview:

Wolverine Advanced Materials, an entity of ITT Corporation’s Motion Technologies Division, is a leading developer and manufacturer of high performance materials. Our core competency is in performance-critical, specialty elastomer–coated metals that offer damping and seal-ability solutions in the automotive and gasket industries.

ITT is a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for the energy, transportation and industrial markets. Building on its heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver enduring solutions to the key industries that underpin our modern way of life. Founded in 1920, ITT is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with employees in more than 35 countries and sales in a total of approximately 125 countries. The company generated 2014 revenues of $2.7 billion. For more information, visit www.itt.com .

Motion Technologies is one of four ITT Value Centers focused on the Transportation industry. The Motion Technologies Value Center generates over $862M in revenues and is made up of three businesses.

Wolverine’s Global Footprint:

We employ approximately 600 people worldwide, with global headquarters in Dearborn, MI.

Sales and Technical Offices

· Dearborn, Michigan

· Chennai, India

· Ohrignen , Germany

· Shanghai, China

· Tokyo, Japan

Manufacturing Operations

· Blacksburg, VA

· Changshu, China

· Leesburg, Florida

· Ohringen , Germany

Position Summary:

The purpose of this position is to schedule and forecast the required volume of raw materials, goods and products inbound to the business from its supply chain companies. This person will ensure the supply of materials meets the production schedule and minimum stock levels to ensure operational and production continuity. Candidate should be able to deliver efficient, effective and flexible solutions to meet production requirements. Have good communication skills to maintain strong relationships both internally and externally to ensure supply of materials meets requirements.

This position will be located in Blacksburg, VA.

Position Responsibilities:

Schedule raw material orders with the suppliers and track ship dates to meet production requirements and minimum safety stock levels

Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to forecast, plan and facilitate on-time materials to the production line as and when required, avoiding disruption to production

Generate and communicate supplier material delivery schedules and forecasts to ensure they reflect requirements and meet demands

Develop and maintain good relationships with suppliers and ensure demand for materials is met and deliveries made on time

Develop and implement processes and work with suppliers on continuous improvement initiatives

Support assessment and sourcing of suppliers in conjunction with members of the purchasing team

Support supplier meetings and negotiations to ensure demand for materials is met

Resolve supplier concerns and evaluate supplier performance in conjunction with members of the purchasing team

Support manufacturing plants with supply issues

Perform production ordering and MRP scheduling

Monitor inventory levels against agreed target levels

Minimize obsolete stock and ensure business is left with minimum liability

Analyze changing material demand patterns

Monitor supplier performance to key metrics and liaison the company's manufacturing plants and suppliers to support continuous improvement related to quality, cost, delivery, and service

Customer service oriented; responsive to needs of internal customers & suppliers.

The above is intended to describe the general content of, and the requirements for, the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree required in Supply Chain, Business or industry related field

Previous experience of materials planning; ideally in the automotive or manufacturing environment

Good understanding of supply chain processes and their interdependencies

Understanding of supplier relationships and some experience working with suppliers

Knowledge and experience of using MRP (Material Requirements Planning) systems

Proficient in all applicable computer software programs (MS Office) and Plex ERP system

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Strong communication skills, verbal and written with all levels of personnel including customers.

**Wolverine Advanced Materials is an Equal Employment Opportunity Company

Skills and Experience

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree required in Supply Chain, Business or industry related field

Previous experience of materials planning; ideally in the automotive or manufacturing environment

Good understanding of supply chain processes and their interdependencies

Understanding of supplier relationships and some experience working with suppliers

Knowledge and experience of using MRP (Material Requirements Planning) systems

Proficient in all applicable computer software programs (MS Office) and Plex ERP system

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Strong communication skills, verbal and written with all levels of personnel including customers.

Minimum Education Requirements

BS/BA Degree or Equivalent

Percent of Travel Required

N/A

Paid Relocation Available?

No

EEO Statement:

“ITT Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”

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Location: Blacksburg, VA

Company Profile:
ITT Interconnect Solutions is an international manufacturer and supplier of connectors including circular, rectangular, fiber optic, RF, power and high voltage, audio, PCMCIA, Compact Flash Card, enclosures, cable assemblies, and application specific custom solutions. The Interconnect Solutions portfolio includes the brands Cannon, VEAM, and BIW Connector Systems. Its products include: Connectors and interconnects for the military, aerospace, industrial, oil & gas, medical and transportation markets. ITT Interconnect Solutions is part of ITT Corporation, a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions.