Company: Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Longmont, Colorado, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Role Summary/Purpose

The Materials Planner will be responsible for the short-term planning of parts to fulfill orders from the Control Solutions projects in a global scale and order from the aftermarket business. This is a highly impactful position within the Supply Chain. In this role, an individual will meet day-to-day short-term objectives, resolve issues through problem solving skills, and will coordinate with global cross-functional teams daily.

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Materials Planner, you will:
  • Be responsible for the planning the parts to fulfill order from the aftermarket business, orders from M&C plants around the globe thru the Longmont Fulfillment Center (LFC), and requirements from projects executed in Longmont
  • Communicate with Project Planners to properly balance the need of materials for Aftermarket, LFC and Projects. Ensure this material won't be reassigned to a Sales Order before the Project Planner is consulted, or vice-versa
  • Monitor MRP pull-ins, push-outs and cancelations on a weekly basis and work with buyers, planners and aftermarket team to correct issues. Maintain proper dates on production orders. Fix issues on MRP to ensure it's running properly. Fix material master issues and properly set up materials when needed
  • Effectively communicate with the Aftermarket and LFC teams, give regular feedback about order status, define order priorities with parts team, manage Sales Orders dates, schedule/reschedule promise dates, and request and track changes on Customer Need Date when needed
  • Maintain high level of OTD on Aftermarket and LFC orders. Minimize overdue orders. Maintain OTD and Overdue metrics updated daily. Monitor and assign reasons for late shipments and overdue orders. Define action plan to improve the business metrics and customer satisfaction. Support business requests for improvement
  • Work with buyers and advocate for on time delivery of the purchase orders. Recommend purchase orders to be expedited and report old purchase requisitions on the buyers' queue. Keep regular meetings with buyers to track Purchase Order status. Monitor material shortages and customer needs to determine buyer's priorities
  • Communicate with stockroom and logistics team daily, determine orders to be picked, packed and shipped. Prioritize orders to be picked and shipped. Monitor and report orders waiting for shipping. Track any issues holding an order from shipping and work to solve it
  • Complete and maintain delivery schedule. Daily report the expected shipments, revenue and on-time-delivery for the quarter during the production meetings
  • Support Aftermarket on any special requirements, such as logistics requirements or specialty materials. Work with sourcing, engineering and manufacturing teams to support unique materials quotation or production when needed
  • Identify, report and actively work to remove legal, regulatory or technical blocks from sales orders that would prevent parts from being procured and shipped. Coordinate with Aftermarket, Quality, Engineering and Buyers actions required to clear a Sales Order from a block
  • Work with Master Planning team to give feedback on needs for new materials, to request change stock levels, and to report planning issues. Support the inventory operational plan

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (OR Associate's Degree and minimum 4 years of experience in a planning or a project managing position)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a planning or in a project managing position

Desired Characteristics
  • APICS certification
  • Advanced skills in Excel and Macros
  • Experience with MRP in SAP or another ERP system.
  • Six Sigma Trained or Equivalent Quality training; Green Belt certified (GE employees only)
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and to perform under pressure/against tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time in order to meet delivery deadlines
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated self-starter and highly motivated

  • Longmont, CO

This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization.

Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more