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Ferro Corporation Planner - REQ203328 in King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Planner - REQ203328 DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:We're always looking for new associates to join our team of innovative thinkers, committed to delivering performance and helping us achieve our vision. Job Description The responsibilities of this position include managing the production planning of an assigned set of product families and/or production lines within an assigned plant(s) as well as a team of planners where necessary. Production planning, production scheduling, DRP, raw material requirement planning, etc. are functions of responsibility of the position. This position requires the ability of an individual to work in a heavily matrixed organization interacting with Commercial Directors, Sales Managers, Regional Manufacturing Managers, Plant Managers, Production Managers, Supply Chain Managers, Logistics Coordinators, Purchasing Agents and Procurement Professionals. Essential Responsibilities: * Develop realistic- capacity feasible monthly production plans that cover the full SandOP horizon. This includes the demand forecast, customer orders, current inventory, and stock strategies. * Schedule production such that the production schedule follows and aligns exactly with the production plan within the freeze zone of the planning time fence. * Develop and maintain DRP plans and raw material requirement plans that support production plans and customer demand. * Respond to customer order availability requests with realistic commitment dates based on available capacity, previous commitments, and raw material availability. * Participate in and provide supporting information for the monthly plant SandOP process and Regional SandOP process as required. * Manage inventory against targets and analyze changes to inventory month to month. Support the monthly slow moving and aged inventory reduction processes. * Manage production planning related master data in the supply chain systems. Includes stock strategies, safety stock targets, and capacity parameters working in conjunction with Demand Managers, Production Managers and Schedulers. * Manage identify and solve any/all supply issues. * Work with RandD/AT to appropriately incorporate trials into the production plan * Supervise the Supply Planning Team at assigned location. * Facilitate the plant SandOP meeting. * Manage inventory targets and analyze changes to inventory month to month. Lead the monthly slow moving and aged inventory reduction process. * Participate in Supply Chain improvement projects within Ferro. * Perform any/all other Supply Chain/ Production Planning duties as necessary * Perform other duties as assigned LocationUS - King of Prussia, PA It is the policy of Ferro to promote equal opportunity and access in all matters affecting employment with the Company. Ferro is committed to providing employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable law. This policy shall be applied to each facility of the Company.