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Planning Manager

Company: Mohawk Industries
Location: Calhoun
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking for more?At Mohawk Industries, we're committed to more - more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what's important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.What We NeedMohawk products are meant to be touched and seen by customers' eyes. That's why our Samples team is such an important part of the customer experience. We are looking for a Material Manger to plan, direct, and coordinate the activities and resources necessary for Samples Shipments and Product Design displays. This position will also oversee the Samples Warehouse including logistics, shipment of goods, and show room displays at national sales events. This role will provide a resource that can understand full 360 demand and supply positioning of the company.What You'll Do

  • Establish a forecast to maintain future inventory supply and demand needs, with ability to apply constraints based on labor, physical storage, production capabilities, etc.
  • Develop and maintain an efficient inventory stocking strategy, including safety stock decisions, service and working capital goals, as well as develop any exceptions reporting.
  • Analyze and maintain planning parameters at SKU level to insure the appropriate safety stock levels
  • Manages flow of materials between production facilities and to external warehouses and customers.
  • Formulate processes to increase inventory turns and reduce obsolescence and waste
  • Work closely with launch and maintenance teams on upcoming projects for refining forecast with actuals.
  • Provides cross functional reporting on logistical shipping of goods and backorders.
  • Works to identify root causes impeding performance and works with relevant teams to resolve.
  • Drive change in established processes, methods and procedures.
  • Monitor KPIs and proactively communicate issues and gaps with Manufacturing, Logistics, Planning, Customer Service to drive resolution.What You Have
    • Bachelor's degree in logistics, business, or experience commensurate with degree
    • 5-7+ years required in logistics, inventory management, buying, planning experience
    • Knowledge of logistics, LEAN manufacturing, Six Sigma strongly preferred
    • MRP and ERP Systems planning experience
    • Excellent data analysis skills with attention to detail.
    • Ability to collect, analyze, and report data in a concise, accurate, well organized form
    • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.What You're Good At
      • Works collaboratively with strong personal organization, poise, and professionalism.
      • Achieving results through team efforts, challenging established practices and drawing relevant conclusions
      • Enthusiastic; strives for excellence; continually seeks to improve self and company; ability and strong desire to grow with the company; leads by example
      • Staying organized while managing several tasks and paying attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
      • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problemsWhat Else
        • We are located in Calhoun, GA. This person will need to be flexible with both our Calhoun and Chatsworth, GA locations.
        • We are willing to relocate a candidate to the Atlanta Metro area.Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk's vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world's largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don't Work participant.

Keywords: Mohawk Industries, Roswell , Planning Manager, Executive , Calhoun, Georgia

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