United Technologies Corporation Sr. Production Planner in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job ID: 69835BR

City: Minneapolis

State: Minnesota

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Det-Tronics is a $150M technologically innovative, projects-based global P&L protecting customers in many challenging environments with high end flame and gas detection products and systems. Det-Tronics is a part of the Global Fire Products business and has a global footprint with manufacturing sites in the U.S. and sales presence in all key geographies.

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.

Det-Tronics is searching for a Senior Production Planner. This position will be responsible for planning, releasing, and managing work orders for manufacturing and assembly based on demand, material availability, work center capacity, and inventory.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan production resources within operations constraints and to fulfill demand requirements

  • Determine optimum safety stock, reorder points, and inventory levels for each part based on multiple variables (average demand, variability in demand, variability in supply, lead lime, MTO/ATO/MTS, EPEI, etc)

  • Maintain fill rates (based on shipping pick dates) of at least 98%

  • Work with purchasing to address any component issues

  • Work closely with Customer Service on proper and timely communication regarding lead times changes and issues with Sales Orders

  • Create production schedule that can be executed efficiently and without issue

  • Promise Sales Order lines with best lead times based on multiple variables

  • Maintain accurate and current information in the Item Master

  • Responsible for identifying opportunities for improvement and driving change

  • Implement and maintain Kanban replenishment for support product lines

Qualification:

  • Knowledge of JDE, pull systems, EPEI, and/or PFEP a plus

  • Efficiency in using MS Excel and PowerPoint required

  • Possess ability to work cross-functionally across multiple business lines with limited oversight

  • Demonstrated experience with effectively managing & prioritizing multiple deliverables

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years planning experience

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:

  • Knowledge of JDE, pull systems, EPEI, and/or PFEP a plus

  • Efficiency in using MS Excel and PowerPoint required

  • Possess ability to work cross-functionally across multiple business lines with limited oversight

  • Demonstrated experience with effectively managing & prioritizing multiple deliverables

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.

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