Ensures - in coordination with production - a leveled smooth production planning in accordance with timely customer supplies with the right quantities. He recognizes shortages in supplies and makes proposals for its avoidance.
Production planning in SAP:
◾Responsible for the production plan in accordance with plan capacity and SCM guidelines in consideration of customer due date, production capacity, set-up optimization, material availability and requirements of inventory Management. The approval of the final production plan is given by the SCM.
◾Agreement upon the production plan at the interfaces EPU/EPT, customer supply, internal suppliers and materials management.
◾Monitor production progress on the basis of the production plan as well as triggering corrective actions in case of deviations.
◾Monitor material availability and escalation to SCM in case of deviations.
◾Monitoring inventories for part numbers in his/her area of responsibility
◾Main contact person for the SCM with regard to other departments requirements topics in the ERP System
◾Support optimization in the area of SCM together with production
◾Main contact person for internal customers as well as for daughter companies within SCM with regard to equipment numbers and production facilities in his/her area of responsibility
◾Support in new launches and changes