Oversee and mentor the Planning Group to ensure a high level of proficiency and development.
Create level loaded Master Production Schedule while maintaining targeted inventory levels. Ensure a consistent handoff of planning information to the production via the Material Planner(s). Maintain a valid capacity requirements plan that supports the master production schedule. • Identify and manage bottlenecks and capacity issues with the Production teams, co-ordinate internally and externally the resolution of the issues.
Establish and monitor SAP system parameters, including safety stock levels for finished goods delivery and WIP process timeline.
Lead weekly/monthly Master Production Schedule meetings.
Liaise with Sales, Project team, Design, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering, Installations and Customer Services to achieve on time delivery at optimum cost with optimum inventory levels.
Review and action exception messages on a weekly basis.
Lead the development of scheduling tools to increase the level of automation and reduce the manual nature of the Scheduling function.
Provide guidance and expertise to develop plant team knowledge relative to plant schedule optimization.
Work with Senior Management team and Sales to reserve capacity as necessary for specific jobs. Create weekly/monthly reports and KPIs.
Maintain a high standard of professional knowledge, ethics and practices when dealing with customers, suppliers, peers, subordinates, supervisors and other key stakeholders of the company.
Conduct oneself in a professional manner that reflects integrity and respect towards customers, suppliers, peers, subordinates, supervisors and other key stakeholders of the company.
Working as Sales and Service window person at factory side and arrange for technical inspection process.
Other responsibilities and accountabilities as assigned by COO.
Bachelor in Engineering ( Electrical Power ), experience in a technical field along with at least 7 years of management experience in planning/scheduling in a customized / engineered to order manufacturing environment.
Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to change direction and handle multiple responsibilities and tasks on a regular basis.
Ability to positively motivate individuals and teams to meet or exceed expectations.
Extensive knowledge and expert level user of Microsoft Office tools e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc. Knowledge of Intuitive SAP, or other MRP/ERP systems.
Experience working within an ISO quality plan is an asset.
Team attitude; eager to cooperate with others, has exceptional interpersonal-communication skills.