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Planning Supervisor

Torrance, CA 90503

Responsible for developing production/supply plans that take into account forecasts, availability of material and manufacturing capacity. Is responsible for identifying and maintaining the appropriate planning parameters in ERP systems to optimize subassembly production and raw material supply plans. May also be responsible for providing materials to manufacturing areas based on planned production schedules and for the appropriate shipping of finished goods to various distribution centers utilizing material handling equipment in support of management policies for customer delivery and inventory levels. Includes planners and inventory control roles.

The main objective of this role is to identify supply chain improvement initiatives, lead planning and scheduling team, work with cross-functional teams to achieve process improvements, achieve 95% OTD, improve inventory turns to reach company goals. Passionate about growing efficiency and effectiveness of people, processes and system requirements.

  • Coach and mentor staff within planning and scheduling group.
  • Lead efforts to improve timely delivery, cost reduction and quality of all products and services by providing robust analysis of current processes, gap analysis, business systems, and manufacturing process flow.
  • Lead and run morning AM meetings optimally with impactful output
  • Help achieve inventory levels to a set target
  • Supervise KPIs and execute corrective action
  • Help planning and scheduling team to develop monthly production plans
  • Build and help facilitate a monthly Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) meetings
  • Utilize capacity models to verify ability to deliver future production plans
  • Make recommendations to address capacity issues
  • Lead efforts to optimize inventory levels while maintaining customer service levels
  • Collaborate with Purchasing and Marketing to find efficient product supply solutions
  • Collaborate with Marketing and R&D on new commercialization efforts via new product development events (VPM Kaizens)
  • Collaborates with manufacturing team to problem solve and collect information for effective Routes and Bill of Materials (BOM) inputs in the system(s)
  • Proactively and independently performs root-cause analysis to drive long-term balanced solutions to achieve operational metrics


    • College graduate with bachelor€™s degree in supply chain, planning and/or operations
    • ERP and MRP experience
    • Production cycle and Leadtime understanding
    • Experienced Level of understanding of Manufacturing BOMs and Routes
    • Solid understanding of global end-to-end supply chain, manufacturing, and material management
    • Has been a leader for at least 3 €“ 4 years
    • Analytical problem solver
    • Knowledge of lean concepts (including 5S, Kanban, Lean Six Sigma etc)
    • Sophisticated solid understanding of MS excel
    • Previous working experience in material planning required

      Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The €œEEO is the Law€ poster is available here.","industry":"Biotechnology


Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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