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Planning & Fulfillment Manager

Location: Bland, Virginia, United States
Job ID: R0022950
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2023
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Company Name: Hitachi, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Management
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Director of Materials for the largest transformer factory of the leading transformer business globally.  This position will be responsible for the Material Planning and Procurement, Scheduling, Inventory and Warehouse Operations for the entire operation.  The successful candidate will have direct impact in supporting the nations critical electric infrastructure during a period of strong growth.

Responsibilities for the Materials Department include:

Sales and Operations Planning – Lead the factories S&OP process.  Integrate the Sales forecast into a balanced production plan that incorporates all functions requirements and constraints.  Ensure that long range decisions are made in time to affect the desired outcome.

Materials Planning and Procurement - Develop and monitor the execution of the materials resourcing plan.  Ensure that material is available to production by developing an effective Plan for Every Part and driving strong execution of the procurement process.

Production Planning – Effectively manage the load for all lines of production.  Activities include Master planning, Detailed Scheduling, Capacity management and execution monitoring. 

Inventory and Warehouse Management – Develop and execute the inventory plan to support the factory goals.  Drive inventory accuracy through strong controls.  Develop improvements in material delivery methods. 

Shipping and Receiving – Manage the Logistic planning and execution of all shipments in and out of the facility.  Develop strong controls to facilitate high turnover, while managing within budget.

Lead Continuous Improvement – Drive process improvements throughout the materials organization.  For all variances to planned execution, drive root cause / counter measure activities.  Lead Kaizens as needed to eliminate waste and improve processes.

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