General Electric Capacity Planning & Readiness Leader in Montgomery, Alabama
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The Capacity Planning & Readiness Leader is responsible for planning and optimizing the current production capacity within the Industrial Solutions supply chain network, and driving long term solutions to support volume changes and product strategies. Additionally, this position is responsible for leading the monthly supply chain readiness (Supply Review) process and the integration of the output from this process into the Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Process.
As the Capacity Planning & Readiness Leader, you will:
Develop 12+ month capacity forecasts based on historical trends and upcoming requirements
Develop and maintain global capacity planning models to most accurately reflect physical capacity, hiring / manpower plans, manufacturing capabilities and other key variables to support demand
Create capacity plans which meet business targets and optimize manufacturing efficiency and costs
Define meaningful metrics and processes for scaling and sizing capacity demands
Perform capacity analytics to drive capacity optimization across the network
Develop standard work, tools and best practices for capacity planning within the sites
Implement reviews and standard templates for capacity planning and production readiness across the network
Develop process solutions and integrate capacity planning within SAP system
Monitor key business projects for associated capacity and performance drivers in order to anticipate and plan appropriate infrastructure
Monitor demand loading at the plants to ensure incoming order entry & released orders load achieves desired slot plan
Participate in meetings with cross-functional team members to support business initiatives and adjust capacity projects accordingly
Determine capacity impact / feasibility of new products, product changes and work transfers
Collaborate with supply chain on P&E investment strategy and prioritization
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college
Minimum of 4 years of experience in a materials management, forecasting, production control or planning role
Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts
Experience working within a manufacturing/production environment
Exceptional analytical skill set, including use of Microsoft products (excel, access, PowerPoint)
APICS or other forecasting Certification preferred
Knowledge of SAP
Strong presentation skills
Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills
Ability to work in a cross functional and multi-task environment
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Locations: United States; Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, North Carolina, Tennessee; Atlanta, Plainville, Mebane, Cary, Burlington, Morristown, Selmer (any main IS site in US)
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.