This position exists to facilitate accurate and timely communication flow between Factory and Sub-Zero/Wolf Distributor partners in terms of product availability. The key focus of the position is to manage production schedules to support product shipments that align with Distributor needs as well as internal S&OP production planning decisions.
Manage the available to promise process via review of Customer Orders against available production and modify Promise dates if production schedules cannot be changed in the short-term
Maintain production schedules for long term planning and visibility (12 months) based on business plan.
Create and maintain short term production plan (1-4 months) based on 120 day Distributor forecast and current orders, keeping in mind frozen time fences for family, sales group and sku changes.
Release Manufacturing MO’s to support short-term production schedule needs.
OEM – Finished Goods Planning – Create PO releases based on Forecast/Customer Orders.
New Product Introductions – Serve as member/resource on project teams. Populate system with the plans derived as output of the NPD process and project team work to support meeting targeted availability dates.
ECO (engineering change order) management – New item set-up, insure that all data fields are populated to enable proper planning/visibility.
Provide/assist with monthly S&OP process preparation.