Dell Advisor, Material Planning_188039BR in Cork, Ireland
Advisor, Material Planning_188039BR
Job ID R10519
Date posted 10/05/2017
Why Work at Dell?
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As a member of the Cork Material Planning team, the Planning Advisor plays a critical role in contributing to the company’s performance. The Planning Advisor will be joining a high performing, team based organization where colleagues are flexible, highly skilled and empowered to make decisions.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops and monitors schedules for products and commodities to meet external and internal customer demand.
Required to support/drive process and system improvement projects in line with business needs.
Conversion of the demand plan to supply plan for the planning horizon to support the S&OP process, highlighting constraints and risks, developing options and proposing solutions to Supply planning.
Identify long term supply constraints and develop contingency plans for same.
Resolves problems with inventory, production schedules, or materials shortages and recommends procedures to avoid future problems.
Works under limited direction. Determines and develops an approach to solutions. Work is evaluated upon completion to ensure objectives have been met.
Establishes a balance between vendors and customers based on supply and demand for materials and finished goods.
Forecasts requirements, and issues periodic reports on trends.
Experience in an Inventory Planning & Forecasting role.
Demonstrated experience in leading medium to large planning related projects.
Strong communication & negotiation skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Sense of urgency / quick thinking
Attention to detail
Strong systems skills with proven excellence in Microsoft Office particularly Excel and PowerPoint
Education Required: Third Level Business Degree Or Equivalent Experience Experience Required: 4-6 years in a similar role or business environment a distinct advantage.