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Materials Scheduler

Company: Tenneco
Location: Paragould
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designer, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with approximately 78.000 team members working at more than 300 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers, and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with approximately 71,000 team members working at more than 260 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Performance Solutions, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.

We are looking for a Materials Scheduler to join our manufacturing facility in Paragould, Arkansas. This position will be responsible for all materials planning processes and information. This position will be a valued member of the Materials Management team.

The team is ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You'll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.

Position Purpose:

The key individual responsible for tactical demand planning for determining the production line schedules for the manufacturing plant.

Summary of Primary Duties:

Analyzing customer demand to establish production line schedules for multiple production lines. Setting and executing production plans which meet targeted inventory, fill rate and efficiency goals. Responsible for production smoothing to meet demand per any supply constraints. Additionally, the production plans drive the supporting component material releases for material planning and manufacturing. Accuracy and proficiency in the planning process are critical to achieve manufacturing goals.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Create rolling weekly production schedules per production line for assigned product on a daily basis to support inventory goals and delivery objectives.

2. Manage SAP planning and inventory control parameters via ERM Monitor review of exception messages.

3. Plans and schedules workflow for departments according to previously established schedules.

4. Ensures proper contact with internal (DC) customers relating to releases and deliveries.

5. Makes appropriate changes as required by exception report management or other changes driven by operational issues and/or demand fluctuation.

6. Collaborates with engineering & product teams for effective ramp-up and launch of NPI.

7. Prepares production reports, back-order reports, capacity reports and other reports as needed.

8. Plan and schedule production for the Factory by review and analysis of inventory levels, production plans, customer forecasts and safety stock.

9. Participates in and helps lead the facility's physical inventory.

10. Dispositions obsolete, returned, and rejected materials.

11. Identifies crucial issues, cost savings, and improvements; develops and implements action plans;

12. Participates in company and plant programs (Safety, TVM's, BOS, Launches, etc...);

13. Ensures fair and equitable administration of all company policies and safety regulations.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

1. Associate's degree in Business Management, Business Administration (or equivalent experience);

2. Super-user level of SAP skills

3. Three to five years of broad manufacturing experience in a high volume manufacturing environment;

4. Exceptional organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects;

5. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;

6. Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor direct reports;

7. Demonstrated hands on problem solving and decision making skills;

8. Knowledge of LEAN principles and Six Sigma;

9. Computer literate with strong analytical skills.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is occasionally required to stand, walk and/or sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Nearest Major Market: Jonesboro

Keywords: Tenneco, Jonesboro , Materials Scheduler, Other , Paragould, Arkansas

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