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Planning Manager

Company: Entegris, Inc.
Location: Billerica
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview and Values

Why work at Entegris?Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization - not just when it's convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.

Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values: People Accountability

Creativity Excellence

The Role

Do you have a passion for operational excellence in planning, scheduling, inventory management and continuous improvement? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you to lead a team of supply chain professionals to improve and sustain a world class planning and scheduling team for 4 manufacturing sites in the NA region. In this role, you will have the unique opportunity to partner with business unit stakeholders to manage the factory's subassembly and finished goods availability in accordance with Sales and Operation Planning, strategic operating plan and ever-changing customer requirements.

Do not miss this opportunity to transform a team of materials professionals to the next level of maturity as we embark on our next continuous improvement phase!

In this role you will

  • Create and implement global standardized processes and procedures in conjunction with Distribution Planning, Demand Planning and Entegris Business Systems for production planning, distribution and global inventory management and control to maximize customer satisfaction and minimize costs;
  • Develop a highly capable production planning and inventory control team through personnel development and strong performance management;
  • Monitor & review the key MRP matrices with planners and plant management team. Identify and drive key initiatives to improve on time delivery, utilize plant capacity, balance plant absorption and meanwhile also control the inventory level to achieve corporate and division inventory goal (inventory turn/ DOI);
  • Oversee and collaborate across functional players for successful management of manufacturing inputs into Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process;
  • Drive accountability and closure of supply constraints in partnership with Planning, Plant Operations, Engineering, Business Unit Planning, Business Unit Marketing and Purchasing;
  • Inputs into development and maintenance of raw material & semi-finished goods inventory and safety stock strategies in accordance with Business Unit strategy;
  • Demonstrate fiscal responsibility through budget planning and develop strong accountability across materials team for variance mitigation, inventory right-sizing, and excess and obsolete inventory management (including MRB & Scrap);
  • Seek and drive continuous improvement opportunities with an emphasis on cost reduction, supply chain reliability & sustainability (BCP);

Traits we believe make a strong candidate

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably with an emphasis in Operations or Supply Chain Management, or equivalent. APICS certification a plus (CPIM or CIRM);
  • 8-10 years of inventory planning & control, production planning, and scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment while working in a cross-functional environment;
  • Knowledge and hands on experience in MRP and/or ERP SAP system specifically related to inventory control, materials requirements planning, item master, demand planning, and production planning;
  • 3-5 years SAP system knowledge and experience specifically related PP (production planning) & MM, (material management) and work order scheduling by using work center capacity scheduling model.
  • Purchasing experience is a preferred;
  • Experience as master scheduler preferred;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and the ability to analyze data and turn data into information & action;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team of professionals as well as leading cross-functional teams;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders in all levels of the organization;
  • Excellent decision-making ability with the confidence to implement those decisions;
  • Proven record of success in a dynamic, customer-focused environment.

Your success will be measured by

  • Your ability to effectively develop people and manage the team through calculated development and intentional continuous improvement efforts;
  • Demonstrated commitment to becoming a highly trusted collaborative member of the factory leadership team as evidenced by strong relationships across the organization;
  • Notable progress and results in implementing and sustaining foundational elements of planning, scheduling and inventory management.
  • Track record for improvement through operational metrics, specifically: on-time shipment, schedule attainment, excess & obsolete material, scrap & variance costs.

What we offer:

Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you're looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.

  • Very Competitive total compensation plans.
  • A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that's all yours- no vesting!
  • Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you're happy and healthy.
  • A progressive PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!

At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.



Keywords: Entegris, Inc., Billerica , Planning Manager, Other , Billerica, Massachusetts

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