United Technologies Corporation Materials Planner in Charlotte, North Carolina

Job ID: 68932BR

City: Charlotte

State: North Carolina

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

Carrier is the world’s leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. ​

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

  • Responsible for inbound material planning in support of production for the Charlotte, NC Chiller Production facility

  • Implement lean logistics methods for inbound deliveries including Kanban, Just in Time, and Just in Sequence

  • Update and manage MRP planning parameters to enable computer automated ordering

  • Interface directly with suppliers to manage supply chain process from order entry to receipt of product at the plant, including resolution of late deliveries and escalation where required

  • Work to reduce on hand inventory dollars and increase turns in support of team goals

  • Demonstrate the ability to consistently deliver products and services to meet customer needs

  • Demonstrate the ability to balance the needs of the organization and the needs of the customer

SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS/ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Support day to day execution of all purchasing/planning activities

  • Troubleshoot process failure modes and implement corrective actions

  • Utilize ACE/lean principles to effectively drive continuous improvement

  • Actively participate in S&OP process

  • Interface with Operations, Purchasing and Engineering teams as required to achieved key department and plant metrics

  • Provide prompt/immediate response to production and materials regarding parts availability

  • Directly responsible for the tracking and resolving past due material releases and production shortages

  • Other material planning duties as required

Qualification:

  • Demonstrate the ability to balance the needs of the organization and the needs of the customer

  • 2 - 5 years experience in a materials planning environment or related field in manufacturing

  • Strong inventory control processes to include receiving, material movement and logistics, put away practices, cycle count process, and standard warehousing practices

  • Proficient in CHESS / SAP MRP systems (or similar)

  • Knowledge of basic ECR/ECN practices

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to all levels of the organization

  • Experience with lean manufacturing and kaizen continuous improvements

  • Strong attention to detail

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Business or related field

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

  • Demonstrate the ability to balance the needs of the organization and the needs of the customer

  • 2 - 5 years experience in a materials planning environment or related field in manufacturing

  • Strong inventory control processes to include receiving, material movement and logistics, put away practices, cycle count process, and standard warehousing practices

  • Proficient in CHESS / SAP MRP systems (or similar)

  • Knowledge of basic ECR/ECN practices

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to all levels of the organization

  • Experience with lean manufacturing and kaizen continuous improvements

  • Strong attention to detail

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.