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MANUFACTURING PLANNER

Location: Batesburg, South Carolina, United States
Job ID: 50025933.1HRSTS
Date Posted: Jun 30, 2020
Segment: Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS
Profession (Job Category): Manufacturing
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time

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Job description
Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Manufacturing Planner who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position is based in Batesburg, SC.

Who We Are
Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.

Accountabilities
• Work with cell manager to plan, release and re-schedule work orders
• Address and resolve production issues to minimize delays in production
• Coordinate production operations in accordance with material, labor and equipment availability
• Recommend solutions to reduce production costs as well as improve production processes and product quality
• Implement changes to production schedules to ensure that production deadlines are met and products are built to the latest revision
• Promptly inform the relevant departments of changes to current production schedules
• Expedite and monitor supplier deliveries
• Work with stakeholders to resolve supplier and manufacturing delivery issues (material issues, RTV's, engineering, etc....)

Required Skills/ Knowledge
• 3+ years of experience
• Risk Management
• Cost controlling and budgeting concepts / basics
• IT tools
• Experience with SAP
• Experience with Microsoft Office products
• MPS / MRP and MPR techniques
• Logistics and warehouse management
• Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
• Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
• Effective communication skills

Desired Skills/ Knowledge
• Proficient with Microsoft Office products
• Advanced Excel skills
• Understanding of MRP and MPR techniques. Specifically they apply to Low Volume/High Mix production
• Experience in a project-based environment
• CPIM or other relevant accreditation or certification
• Understanding of the Rail and Transportation industry

Education / Qualifications
• Bachelor's in Business or Technical Degree or equivalent technical background

Languages
• English Proficiency

Benefits
Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, a Retirement Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at www.Hitachi Rail-sts.com/en/careers.
It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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