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Title:  Planner

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Position Title : Planner

Job Location : Goa 

General Summary : Activities that ensure the correct and smooth movement of the material from suppliers to production floor and supporting manufacturing process to complete costumers’ orders more efficiently. Primary goal will be balancing the competing objectives to maximize customer service, minimize supply chain costs and better Inventory Controls.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  •  Using corporate ERP system (SAP), create material inventory/purchasing plans, capacity plans, based on customer forecasts, current sales, seasonal trends and information received from sales in order to reduce response time to Customer demands and increase market share. 
  • Maintain this forecast in response to the following situations:
  1. availability and lead-time of components
  2. market forces
  3. increased/reduced demand
  4. global corporate inventory policy
  5. weekly exception report
  • Work with Local and Global procurement teams to resolve any supply issues resulting in delay to serve customer. 
  • Direct the control processes including measurement of key performance indicators and recommended actions over the supply chain, planning procedures, manufacturing and distribution. These include metrics for customer service, supply chain costs, and working capital.
  • Identifies changes in capacity or material availability to sales. Elevates issues to management which negatively impacts the MPS, and hence availability to customer
  • Responsible for applying best material availability dates to Sales Orders and Quotations by analysing the Bill of Material and Plant Capacity.
  • Use inventory management tools to improve turns and reduce non-moving inventory. Expect analytical skills to monitor and escalate planning issues.
  • Expedite supplier materials to meet master schedule needs, Liaising with Shipping Agents regarding imports of Air and Ocean Freight, providing VAT Deferment Authorisation, delivery schedules and requests.
  • Liaise with counterparts at other locations to reduce response time to customers who require high value/low usage components within a short lead times
  • Manages work orders from Master Production Schedule to various productions to ensure product availability in line with customer orders.
  • Collaborate with other functional areas to improve planning processes, including Manufacturing, Customer Care, Engineering, Logistics, Purchasing, and Product Line Management.
  • Also responsible for investigating any discrepancies, utilizing ERP systems, around accuracy of inventory (raw, WIP, finished goods), shipments, returns, and invoices
  • Responsible for investigating possible alternative uses of excess and slow moving stock in order to reduce and eliminate this specific area of inventory and optimise usage of material. 
    Qualification :  Preferably Bachelor’s in related curriculum such as Engineering
    Experience :  
  • Prferably 10-12  Years of similar Planning & production experience in a high volume/mix manufacturing environment,
  •  Experience of working directly with vendors and planners at sister facilities to acquire parts to meet needs
  • Experience in SAP hands on in Material planning
  • Strong MS skills
  • Team Management Experience 
     
    You will Excite us if you have:
  • Hands on experience with Inventory analysis , process improvements ; six sigma certification an added advantage.
  • Hands on experience in any standard ERP , must have SAP .
  • Proficient in the use of MS office tools , particularly Excel and power point
  • A Degree / Certification in the field of supply chain / planning is desirable.
     

 Why CommScope:

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. 

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at talentacquisition@commscope.com. You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at careers.commscope.com/eeo

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