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Supply Chain Planning Analyst

Company: PPG Industries, Inc.
Location: Elverson
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

As a Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for the strategic and tactical planning of manufacturing for the Business Units at the Elverson Site (Corp, Med, PSI and Laurel). The Planner will be tasked with taking the demand plan and developing the supply plans using capacity modeling while ensuring the lowest cost of ownership model for the business. This role also acts as a liaison and communication point between Production, Purchasing, Sales, Tollers, and Warehousing, keeping all parties apprised of potential problems or issues impacting the business. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, using analytical skills to resolve issues/problems. This position is located at the Elverson, PA manufacturing facility and will report functionally to the SCM Supply Chain Manger. Key Responsibilities * Analyze historical FG sales, inventory and RM/PACK consumption data to identify past and current trends to understand sales behavior and constraints seasonality * Oversee supply planning for the manufacturing site and coordinate the completion of the Production plan with Production and Purchasing * Maintain capacity plans, production schedules and/or finite schedules to ensure the efficient delivery of inventory, service, and cost objectives * Oversee inventory analysis and coordinate with Commercial, Production, and Quality Control, the best approach to manage slow movers and obsoletes * Track plant/business performance KPI's to the established supply chain Inventory Aging and levels, Production Plan Completion, and Forecast Accuracy, among others * Identify ways to improve supply planning processes and tools for assigned areas * Provide supply planning expertise to the commercialization of new products or resolution of key inventory shortage issues * Manage toller relationships, including raw materials, capacity planning, inventory stock transfer, and replenishment responsibilities, and feedstock supply for tollers to ensure enough time is allowed for production, packaging of material, and shipping to the Elverson facility to meet customer demands * Responsible for analyzing historical data and identifying current trends to build and present the unconstrained demand forecast to cross functional teams as a member of the Supply Chain and Demand Planning team Qualifications * Bachelor's Degree preferred, preferably in Supply Chain or in Operations/Supply Planning OR relevant work experience in lieu of degree * At least 5 years of experience in Supply Chain and Analytical roles * At least 5 years of experience in manufacturing environment * Must be proficient in the use of Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, and other desktop applications for modeling * Excellent communication (oral & written) skills and the ability to work with all levels of the organization * Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever changing dynamic environment and to build strong working relationships with all levels of the organization * Familiar with ERP systems and their Supply Chain KPI analysis * APICS certification as a CPIM is beneficial; if not currently attained, a commitment to become certified is required * Black Belt Six Sigma certification is beneficial; if not currently attained, a commitment to become certified is required * SAP experience a plus ABOUT US: Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday - everyday. PPG: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter. The PPG Way Every single day at PPG: We partner with customers to create mutual value. We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference. We are "One PPG" to the world. We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets. We trust our people every day, in every way. We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable. We make it happen. We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly. We run it like we own it. We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities. We do better today than yesterday - everyday. We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses. PPG Way: (Click here to learn more about the PPG Way) PPG vision: http://corporate.ppg.com/Our-Company/PPG-Vision.aspx We are One PPG: http://one.ppg.com/ PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email recruiting@ppg.com. PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit Glassdoor.com and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday. Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process. Pay Transparency poster: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_ English_formattedESQA508c.pdf EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf EEO is the Law Supplement: http://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf

Keywords: PPG Industries, Inc., Reading , Supply Chain Planning Analyst, Professions , Elverson, Pennsylvania

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