MATERIALS PRODUCTION PLANNER

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Date: Jun 8, 2024

Location: Dallas, Texas, United States, 75217

Company: Mohawk Industries

 

Join the largest manufacturer of tile and natural stone in the United States and watch your career stand out with Dal-Tile, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries.

 

Our close-knit team of dedicated professionals has made us the success we are today. In exchange for their hard work, we support our people with a family-friendly work environment, a commitment to promoting from within, unique benefits that go beyond just medical and dental, and a belief that every employee deserves a productive life outside of work. If this sounds outstanding to you, take the first step forward and explore a career with Dal-Tile.

 

 

Dal-Tile is currently seeking an exceptional Material Planner to join our TEAM! As the Material Planner, we need someone who is ready to provide a variety of support such as communicating with various business groups on the production, planning and distribution of productions schedules and purchase orders.

 

Primary Objective

 

Coordinates the production, purchase and distribution of ceramic tile and natural stone inventory.

 

Major Function and Scope

 

  • Prepare weekly or daily production schedules and/or purchase orders
  • mock schedules as required for Plant planning/cycle time information
  • Standard communication with Suppliers, Plants, Marketing, Finance, RDCs, Transportation, Plant Purchasing, Customer Service, Accounts Payable, etc
  • Attend weekly meetings with Plants, Suppliers, Marketing, etc
  • Respond to Customer Service emails within 2 hours
  • Prioritize and expedite orders with Suppliers based available inventory and need
  • Expedite orders with Transportation
  • Prioritize receipts with the RDCs
  • Review and report on Plant and/or Supplier performance
  • Participate in product launch planning and communication
  • Provide information to plant purchasing to aid in determining raw material stock- standard data like LUW Rotation file and monthly Supplier forecast
  • Resolve OS&D issues
  • Resolve Accounts Payable issues
  • Standard planning operations
  • Determine items with excess inventory-reporting and analysis
  • Identify redeployment opportunities and determine at what level to redeploy
  • Determine ATP based on customer requirements
  • Identify and communicate supply constraints with possible solutions
  • Understand and explain service or in-stock issues
  • Reconcile purchase orders based pro-forma and final shipping
  • Resolve old POS, late GIT, B1 orders, transfer orders, purchase orders not shipped, 18 month dates, or documents not received
  • Maintain CERDs, Measure Ready Dates, Actual Ready Dates, Delay Reasons, Comments, and all fields in planning header of e-Ports
  • Maintain planning parameters within the system
  • Review and update standard DRP parameters as required (ex: Planner Name, etc…)
  • Review and maintain target inventory calculations
  • Maintain default dates
  • Perform log code maintenance-normal business changes like discontinuation
  • Perform source of supply maintenance-following recommendations from marketing
  • Maintain plant item master
  • Maintain VENDXREF table
  • Assign SPI or schedule adherence work-centers
  • Standard ad-hoc reporting/projects
  • Priority scheduling tools
  • Basic inventory modeling and analysis
  • RDC shipping/receiving forecast
  • Inventory shade exception maintenance

 

Experience and Knowledge Required

 

Bachelor’s degree required. Preferably in Supply Chain Management, Operations, Logistics, Business, Economics, Mathematics or related field. 1 or more yrs. previous material planning/supply chain management experience preferred.

 

 

Competencies

 

Must speak and read English fluently.

Ability to enter data into computer (MS Word and Excel).

Have strong ability to grasp concepts, use a fast work pace, and have a good problem-solving attitude.

This position requires the physical ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs on a regular basis.

 

 

Other Pertinent Job Information

 

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand, use hands, and reach with hands and arms. The associate is required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate may be required to sometimes sit, climb or balance. The associate may lift and/or move up to 110 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position includes close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The associate is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The associate may be exposed to a wide range of temperatures. The noise level is usually loud. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, career opportunities, and an environment of creativity and growth.  Examples include:  Company Match on 401k, Employee Purchase Discount, and Tuition Reimbursement.

 

Dal-Tile is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service!
Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.

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