Dal-Tile Corporation Material Planner, Entry Level in Dallas, Texas
Join the largest manufacturer of tile and natural stone in the United States and watch your career stand out with Dal-Tile, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries.
Our close-knit team of dedicated professionals has made us the success we are today. In exchange for their hard work, we support our people with a family-friendly work environment, a commitment to promoting from within, unique benefits that go beyond just medical and dental, and a belief that every employee deserves a productive life outside of work. If this sounds outstanding to you, take the first step forward and explore a career with Dal-Tile.
Dal-Tile is currently searching for a detail focused Materials Planner who can effectively manage production needs within our manufacturing facilities. You will work with the production facilities to create weekly production schedules. The production facilities utilize this schedule to manage their weekly work efforts to produce goods for our customers. A customer service approach is needed in this position. Planners will work to resolve delays in product shipments and coordinate alongside multiple departments within Dal-Tile, such as Logistics and Marketing, to provide a high level of service to the customer. We are seeking a relationship builder who wants to make a meaningful contribution to Dal-Tile’s business goals.
Responsible for production scheduling, product availability and inventory turns
Determines and provides weekly production needs (Master Schedule) to the plant(s) by analyzing customer demand, sales forecast, inventory, lead-time safety stock and other planning data
Maintain/utilize Bill of Material information in various systems for production planning.
Written and verbal communication with Plants, Marketing, Finance, Regional Distribution center(RDC), Transportation, Plant Purchasing, Customer Service, R&D, etc.
Prepare data and participate in weekly meetings with Plants, Marketing, etc.
Respond to Customer Service and ATP (available to promise) inquiries regarding product
Perform supply planning related tasks such as transportation expedites, prioritize receipts with RDCs, redeployment of stock, etc.
Participate in product launch planning and communication
Identify and communicate supply constraints with possible solutions
Prepare weekly reports (In-stock, Service, Schedule Adherence etc.) and presentation for meetings. Understand and explain service or in-stock issues
Maintain planning parameters like lead times, min/max etc.
Review and maintain target inventory calculations (cycle stock, safety stock etc.) for work center analysis
Education and Knowledge:
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Supply Chain Management, Operations, Logistics, Business, Economics, Mathematics or related field
Certified in Production Inventory Management (CPIM) designation desirable
Experience & Skills:
0- 2 yrs. previous experience in Manufacturing Plant production scheduling and or supplier purchasing planning
Ability to analyze data from multiple sources- SAP and data warehouse using Excel/Access
Proficiency in MS Excel and Access
Previous strong Excel analysis experience using pivot table, v-lookup, formula, sorting, filtering etc. required
ERP/SAP experience will be an asset
Excellent analytical, problem solving and quantitative skills
Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities
Strong organizational skills
Strong customer service and communication skills (written and verbal)
We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, career opportunities, and an environment of creativity and growth. Examples include: Company Match on 401k, Employee Purchase Discount, and Tuition Reimbursement.
Dal-Tile is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service!
Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.
ReqID : 49076
Business Unit : Dal-Tile
Department : Distribution and Logistics (DISTLOG)
Job Type : Professional Opportunities