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Value Stream Planner - Spokane/Airway Heights (2261-804)

Applications will be reviewed as they come in. This posting will remain active for no longer than 30 days.
The Value Stream Planner is a member of a Value Stream Manufacturing team. This position is responsible for collaboratively working with others to plan and execute manufacturing programs and build plans. Assisting with supplier sourcing, order placement, and follow up related to purchased products, the Value Stream Planner will reinforce work order scheduling policy ensuring on time conforming product delivery.
Functions and Responsibilities
Execution of daily production control tasks as assigned (including ship reports, and raw material releases).
Analyze sales orders within the planning lead time ensuring material is available to fulfill scheduled orders.
Support the value stream as required by planning manufacturing build plans.
Performs analysis that highlights trends, drivers, and issues with production planning. Initiates counter measures to resolve issues, develop capability, and ensures resolution.
Ensures commercial, legal, ethical and contractual compliance in all procurement transactions.
Ability to organize and manage multiple conflicting projects.
Ability to troubleshoot and recommend solutions.
Experience in operational or manufacturing environments including familiarity with the Theory of Constraints is a plus.
Purchase materials part, supplies, and equipment following established purchasing policies and procedures while optimizing price, delivery, and terms.
Coordinate and support supplier replenishment methods.
Act as a liaison between supplier and internal customers.
Release purchase orders, follow up and expedite as necessary, evaluate product values according to knowledge of market price.
Manage discrepant and stranded inventory to minimize work in process.
Make inquiries, obtain quotes and pricing, prepare and edit purchase requisitions or bid requests, and issue purchase orders.
Perform administrative duties such as: match receiving tickets with PO's, scan PO's and order acknowledgements, and maintain accurate inventory of designated components.
Foster and maintain positive supplier relationships.
Actively participate in Lean process improvement and projects.
Active collaboration with Production Supervisor and Value Stream Support team in root-cause resolution of production down time.
Successful execution of basic program plans as assigned. Must possess follow-up accuracy with record keeping of transactions and communications.
Required Experience
A Bachelor's degree in business or other technical field or equivalent experience.
Proficient with MS Office Products with extensive experience in Excel.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to present information effectively in a team environment.
Ability to successfully interact with cross-functional teams.
Ability to work independently with demonstrated self initiative.
Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC is committed to non-discrimination in employment and other opportunities. Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics



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