At Ingersoll Rand we are passionate about inspiring progress around the world. We advance the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands-including Club Car® , Ingersoll Rand® , Thermo King® , Trane® , American Standard® Heating & Air Conditioning and ARO® - work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit www.ingersollrand.com .Ingersoll Rand is a diverse and inclusive environment. We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to hiring a diverse workforce; including minorities, females, individuals of all sexual orientations and gender identities, individuals with disabilities, and United States qualified protected veterans.Job Summary :The Material Planner is an active team member in planning and scheduling the delivery of material from suppliers. This strategic position is responsible to monitor the flows of buy items, guarantee availability of finished goods and parts in order to avoid product shortages as well as to manage inventory levels to meet our customer service and inventory targets.Responsibilities:
Perform timely, cost-conscious procurement of TK/HVAC finished goods and parts in support of country LRD and DC stocks
Receive and analyze sales and Servigistics forecasts to determine quantity, specifications and delivery requirements.
Ensure up-to-date ABC classification is maintained for planning and other key inputs into the PFEP process
Participate in the Demand Planning SIOP processes
Manage SIOP reports to insure orders are placed and pipeline orders are prepared
Ensure optimal inventory levels and safety stock are maintained for finished goods
Update and manage inventory planning tools on a weekly and quarterly basis
Coordinate with Quality Assurance to resolve quality issues with suppliers.
Maintain proactive shortage identification and management - help flag root causes & corrective actions.
Identify total cost and cash flow opportunities with suppliers.
May lead and direct others to accomplish desired organizational objectives.
Expedite deliveries to meet and exceed scheduled critical requirements.
Maintain and continuously evaluate supplier performance and escalate to Procurement when issues occur.
Analyze material and capacity availability to provide customer promise dates for sales orders.
Maintains item master lead-time information based upon process improvements, current constraints, total current demand by product family, and priority information.
Interface with required functional groups to resolve challenging delivery requirements.
Communicate forecasts and replenishment plans to supplier.
Review open requirements, monitoring vendor performance and expediting where necessary.
Ensure that problems relating to delivery, quality or pricing are promptly conveyed to the supplier and resolved in a timely manner.Productivity: identify and implement cost reduction/productivity projects to meet the corporate initiatives/goals. Maintain pipeline and financial records for reporting and tracking productivityQualifications:Bachelor Degree in Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain, Business Administration or similar education.
APICS (CPIM) or equivalent certification preferred.
Advanced English language proficiency.
Experience working with ORACLE system.
Experience in operations, inventory management, MRP and lean manufacturing processes.
Experience with Knowledgeable of supplier processes and capabilities.
Able to provide direction and training to peers as needed.
Computer proficient with ERP and Microsoft Office applications
Basic mathematical skills
Experience using visual management methodologyWe are committed to helping you reach your professional, personal and financial goals. We offer competitive compensation that aligns with our business strategies and comprehensive benefits to help you live your healthiest. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture that engages as well as values the different backgrounds and experiences of our employee, which, in turn, spurs innovation, generates creative solutions and enhances our customer relations.If you share our passion for inspiring progress-for bringing about bold shifts in how people, economies and societies operate-then you belong with Ingersoll Rand. Progress begins with you.