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Carpenter Technology Corp., Supply Planning Manager in Reading, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 22539\ Carpenter Technology Corporation is a leading producer and distributor of premium specialty alloys, including titanium alloys, nickel and cobalt based superalloys, stainless steels, alloy steels and tool steels. Carpenter Technology\'s high-performance materials and advanced process solutions are an integral part of critical applications used within the aerospace, transportation, medical and energy markets, among other markets. Building on its history of innovation, Carpenter Technology\'s wrought and powder technology capabilities support a range of next-generation products and manufacturing techniques, including novel magnetic materials and additive manufacturing.


Location: Reading, PA

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE SUPPLY PLANNING MANAGER\ Responsible for providing and maintaining the site production plan including all Master Schedules, production plans, and requirements to support effective Sales and Operations plans for the business.\ Responsibilities include identifying constraints, bottlenecks or issues with the schedule and provide alternative solutions.\ Ensure that the Supply business targets and KPI\'s are reviewed on a regular basis.\ Ensure contingency plans are in place for plan and KPI variances to target.\ Responsible for ensuring Annual Operating Plan (AOP)/ long-term planning.\ Oversee implementation of new planning tools, processes, and systems to increase the efficiency of the manufacturing operation.\ Develop, manage, and improve the Supply Planning Process.\ Lead Supply Review within the S&OP process.\ Ensure the Supply Review process is run monthly for the 24-month plan and the Supply business targets & KPI\'s are reviewed on a regular basis.\ Ensure contingency plans are in place for plan and KPI variances to target.\ Devise what if scenarios to assist in optimizing capabilities and demand changes.\ Set up production schedules for all manufacturing, ensuring both accuracy and efficiency of the schedules.\ Ensure MRP aligns with the current production schedules.\ Act as liaison between supply and demand which requires communications of scheduling related decisions to the planning group and other support groups across the organization.\ Assist the Commercial organization in quoting accurate lead times.\ Supervises the Shipping Department, including supervising and developing the Shipping Supervisor.\ Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SUPPLY PLANNING MANAGER\ Four-year degree with a concentration in Business, Industrial or Inventory Management, Operations Planning or Logistics.\ 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing planning or operations environment.\ Experience with any ERP Software Systems; SAP Preferred\ 2+ years of experience in Order Scheduling, Production Planning, Inventory Management or Manufacturing Management.\ Experience in leadership roles in cross discipline teams / projects.\ Working knowledge of MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and other data collection resources.

PREFERRED FOR THE SUPPLY PLANNING MANAGER\ APICS certification desired.\ Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization. Strong customer service skills and presentation skills.\ Ability and motivation to promote a high-performance work environment.\ Ability to direct and supervisor employees, objectively evaluate performance and train/develop others.\ Ability to evaluate and analyze information, work, and solve problems in all environments and provide creative solutions\ Ability to effectively coach and give performance feedback and when needed provide development opportunities for a team.\ Experience training and developing other professionals.\ Willingness to work in a production-oriented environment with ever changing priorities.\ Ability to organize and prioritize asks and make appropriate technical and business decisions.\ Work proactively and effectively with business units and within a manufacturing organization.\ Assist others in the use of statistical methods for business decision making.

Carpenter Technology Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.

Carpenter Technology Corporation\'s policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.