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Operation Planning Engineer

General information:

Generate constrained engineering and production plan, material plan and Work in Progress (WIP) inventory rationalization incl. sales in excess of invoicing in order to improve service levels and optimize working capital.  

Your responsibilities:

  • You will assemble and analyze all data pertinent to creating a constrained engineering (for Engineered-To-Order businesses) and production plan, use rough-cut and detail capacity planning and links it to the demand plan. 

  • You will run the supply review process and facilitates meeting, obtain consensus from Engineering and Production Managers for sign off by LBU Operations Manager and inputs it to the Sales & Operations Planning process. 

  • You will work with product management to influence design decisions, procurement to better align supply and sourcing strategies, demand planners to influence demand shaping activities which help improve profit, customer service or reduce inventory. 

  • You will be contributing actively to a short-term planning process, short-term planning process, connecting the operations plan with the short-term production schedule, determining impact of plan on expected inventory levels, including Sales in Excess, Monitors WIP, recommends WIP rationalization initiatives and feeds them into the inventory checkbook (ICBK).

  • You will identify key root causes for deviation from the production plan and implement initiatives to improve adherence to plans for the future, accountable for schedule adherence and supply plan attainment.

  • You will be ensuring plan bill of materials kept up-to-date and generating material plan based on constrained supply plan, compiling and sending weekly / monthly report out to business leaders on planning and fulfillment and inventory performance.

  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background:

  • A bachelor’s degree in electrical / industrial / production engineering or similar field.

  • 1 to 5 years of experience in Production Planner.

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Access and Projects.

  • Strong commitment to safe work practices and dedication to following all relevant workplace safety guidelines.

  • A high level of self-motivation, curiosity and desire to learn about new technologies.

  • A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach and strong communication skills.

Location Samut Prakan, Samut Prakan, Thailand
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Production & Skilled Trades
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-04-19
Reference number R0049138

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