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Material Requirements Planning Analyst

Company: Plasser American Corp
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Some see the railway as transportation, while at Plasser American we see it as transformation. The story of how steel tracks turned the American promise into American progress and forged a trusted pathway to the possibilities of the future. It's a story that continues today, an American legacy unfolding mile by mile. There is a lot riding on those tracks and we know that support, quality and know-how are all important aspects in staying on track. That's why the Plasser American tradition begins with a promise. A promise to do things right. An unapologetic commitment to quality that makes us the longtime trusted leader in cutting edge American made innovations for the North American railway. It's a promise to see things differently to turn ordinary steel into safer passages. To be a partner that you can count on to engineer solutions for the challenges of today and for the opportunities of tomorrow. From research and design, expert manufacturing and delivering unapparelled services, our customers trust us to keep them ahead of the curve. Progress is about more than getting from Point A to Point B. It's knowing you have a trusted foundation to move you forward toward new possibilities waiting around the corner. Join Plasser American to become part of our team forging ahead towards new opportunities in railway maintenance. The railway is a path to the future, choose this path and apply today Job QualificationsThe ideal candidate will have a background or field of study in Supply Chain Management or a related field. The candidate should have the ability to balance multiple tasks at one time and hit deadlines without compromising results or productivity. Advance skills in Microsoft Office, MRP/ERP, and PLM are important. The candidate will need analytical and critical thinking skills. The candidate should have a positive approach and be a problem-solver, focused on finding solutions, and should be comfortable recommending changes. The ideal candidate will possess interpersonal and communications skills with various personality types, as well as the ability to write professional memos and letters. Prior work experience in Supply chain or manufacturing will be helpful with willingness to learn new things.The Material Requirements Planning Analyst will be responsible for managing releases of manufacturing work orders/Job Orders for the PLASSER AMERICAN facility by working closely with the master scheduler and the BoM analysts. The Material Requirements Planning Analyst will be responsible for reviewing material usages from previous data and upcoming orders to maintain optimum inventory levels. The analyst will also support the aftermarket sales team by providing lead times.Essential Job FunctionsUpdate Item master parameters with the MRP system.Release work orders to the floor based on replenishment reports. Release of MRP work orders to the manufacturing floor based on the master schedule and Build Sequence.Track and manage tasks against established milestones.Utilize the Look ahead report to identify shortages.Work with cross functional team to resolve material issues.Support the aftermarket sales team by providing Lead Times and periodic updates.Execute centralized planning functions themselves using MRP such as manage material ordering of common stock, material master updates for planning, engineering change notice incorporation (ECN), etc.Play a key role in new product introduction activities.Assists in special projects as required.Develop work procedures for essential duties.QualificationsBachelor's degree or operations background is strongly desired.APICS training and/or certification is a plus.2+ years of operating in a production environment.Automotive-related production experience is strongly preferred.PLM Windchill or related Experience is a plus.Modern MRP/ERP AS400, SAP or related Experience is strongly Preferred.Understanding of basic Supply Chain operating principles.Must have excellent analytical skills with a good work ethic and verifiable track record.Advanced PC skills, proficient in Microsoft Office programs.Effective communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to work closely within cross-functional teams to perform tasks with precision and within required time frames.Ability to work in a meticulous manner with the desire for continuous improvement and a positive attitude.Ability to interpret engineering drawings is highly desirable. Lean Six Sigma experience is a plusThis is not a supervisory role. About Plasser American: As part of the Plasser family brand, which is the largest Maintenance of Way equipment provider in the world, PAC is a rapidly growing provider of railway equipment in North America. Continuing for the next few years, PAC will continue to make significant investments in the North American Market including a new office building and a substantial addition to our manufacturing facility. PAC is making the needed investments to continue its growth trajectory for many years to come. The next several years will be an exciting time of transformation. We look to the future to enhance our team and achieve our goals. PI177299393

Keywords: Plasser American Corp, Chesapeake , Material Requirements Planning Analyst, Professions , Chesapeake, Virginia

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