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Supply Chain Planner

Company: OK International
Location: Cypress
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

OK International is a global manufacturer of electronic benchtop tools and precision dispensing solutions worldwide. We have two major product lines: Metcal electronics bench tool solutions and Techcon dispensing Systems.
We have facilities in Cypress California (US), Chandlers Ford (UK) and Shenzhen (China) supporting our customers worldwide. The OK International Team is dedicated at putting customers first, having an entrepreneurship mindset, innovative culture, cultivating relationships and never compromising on integrity. Welcome to our team!
OK International is part of the Dover Engineered Products segment of the Dover Corporation. Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV."
*Job Summary: *

Responsible for the direct planning in procurement of materials, items, services, and supplies. While doing so, ensure considerations costs, quality, and delivery meet company objectives and strategies. Coordinate with engineering, procurement, production, and logistics to ensure we have the supply to manufacture the right quantity and configurations of products to satisfy our global customer demand. Help to develop and execute planning and inventory management strategies to optimize inventory levels and maximize inventory turns while still maintaining service levels to organizational requirements.

Job Duties: *

Own the end-to-end planning finished goods, accessories and spares, from accurate bill of material requirements, appropriate supply coverage, and timely configuration management to satisfy global consumer and enterprise demand
* Manage the supply schedule of raw material and finished goods in order to optimize days on hand and inventory turns, minimize obsolescence, and enable the production line to output at full rate
* Balance a spectrum of both new product introduction (NPI) with rapid iteration and design changes as well as stable production with annual volumes in the hundreds of thousands and eventually in the millions
* Partner with engineering and production teams to effectively incorporate design or process changes seamlessly into the supply chain without impacting output
* Identify potential supply risks and coordinate with the appropriate stakeholders (procurement, logistics, engineering, etc.) to propose creative solutions and drive to closure
* Support insourcing efforts where applicable to guarantee constant supply from internal and external sources to enable overall production targets
* Assess and monitor supply base capacity and constraints at primary and sub-tiers suppliers to inform program scenario planning and mitigate potential challenges when ramping a product line
* Maintain part and planning master data to accurately reflect lead-times, manufacturing allocations, yields and attrition, offsets, order policy, and other parameters
* Define and incorporate new process and best practices, leveraging learnings from world-class manufacturers and other high-volume industries
* Develop applications, reporting, and dashboards to measure team KPIs and support the global business
* Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements: *

Experience in sourcing parts internationally
* Effective negotiation and analytical skills.
* Excellent spreadsheet skills for analysis.
* Must have experience with ERP systems and working knowledge of MRP and consignment program management
* Exposure to Lean manufacturing a plus.
* Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Self-starter, results-oriented with good organizational and project management skills.
* Ability to establish work priorities and effectively manage a wide variety of projects
* Must be familiar with engineering drawings and specifications.
* Experience procuring a diverse range of fabricated, machined, electronic and technical items preferred.
* Strong knowledge of contract writing, supply agreements, procurement policies and procedures.
* 5 years working procurement experience in a manufacturing environment (purchasing agent, buyer, commodity buyer) with responsibility for sourcing, contract management & supplier negotiations.
* This is an office role and requires data entry with some travel and occasional lifting of light packages.
* Ability to travel and communicate outside of work hours
* Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, supply chain, or other technical discipline and 2+ years of experience in material planning, supply chain, production, or engineering OR 4+ years of experience in material planning, supply chain, production, or engineering.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.%6258437%

Keywords: OK International, Cypress , Supply Chain Planner, Other , Cypress, California

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