1+ months

Planning Manager- ETO (Engineer- to-Order)

Kelly Services
Raleigh, NC 27608
Title: **Planning Manager- ETO (Engineer-to-Order)**

Location: **Raleigh, NC** greater metropolitan area

Relo: **Yes, Relocation Package is available if needed!**

Compensation: **Competitive Salary + Excellent Bonus + Pension + strong 401K match + Full Benefits, etc**


This site management ( **Planning Manager-ETO** ) role leads a team of 10-15 people with responsibility for driving excellence in operations and materials planning for the Engineered-to-Order (ETO) business at the Raleigh, NC facility. This includes all facets of materials and operations planning through short, medium, and long-term planning cycles to support customer order requirements, production control, MRP and planning master data governance. This role must demonstrate enterprise leadership mindset behaviors and foster an environment of behavioral and functional excellence, employee development and engagement, and effective site staff collaboration.


Lead and direct the planning team in all activities and processes involved in scheduling and committing customer orders into backlog, and in the creation and execution of a capacity and material supply plan and order shipment forecast to support on-time delivery to customer order requirements and achieve the site financial operating objectives.

Partner with the operations team to evaluate the production plan through short, medium, and long-term planning cycles and ensure that the operations capacity and capability are sufficient to execute the plan and take action to mitigate any deficiencies. Drive excellence in plant resource utilization through effective capacity planning processes.

Develop and execute an inventory and material flow strategy and establish robust material management systems to optimize plant inventory levels including purchased, WIP, and finished goods inventory to meet working capital goals and support the customer demand plan requirements.

Lead all aspects of the ERP system data integrity and transactional accuracy and ensure controls are in place in each function to maintain the correct BOM structures, accurate production routings and item master data, transaction and inventory integrity, and system date accuracy. Ensure that planning processes and ERP data governance will allow for accurate aggregations of supply and demand and drive appropriate actions. Be responsible for overall data integrity of the ERP system in support of maintaining strong ERP health and leveraging its full capabilities.

As a site leader, demonstrate unwavering commitment to the Company's Values and Behaviors, driving a culture of high-performance in the way we think, act, and operate. Maintain strict adherence to the Company's Code of Conduct, and flow down the same expectations throughout the functional team.

Establish & Maintain an effective team communication & Performance management process to ensure daily visibility to team performance, confirmation of standard work processes, proactive and robust problem solving of deviations, & on-going coaching & continuous improvement. Leverage Lean principles & partner with the site CI leader to continually analyze & improve all internal planning & materials processes to drive waste out of the system, shorten order shipment lead-times, and deliver greater value to customers.


Bachelors degree in an engineering, operations, or business-related field.

**At least 3 years of experience leading a materials or operations team in an ETO(Engineered to Order) manufacturing environment, with demonstrated success in developing people and processes to achieve high-performance results. Must have at least 5-10 years of industrial industry manufacturing experience (Pumps/Valves/Seals would be ideal, but not required) in Planning & Materials Management & Supply Chain related roles. Must have experience Planning in a Job Shop Environment.**

Strong understanding of the function of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and Master Production Scheduling (MPS) systems, with experience in how to leverage the system tools and processes to drive material and capacity planning excellence.

Experience with developing and executing SIOP (Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning) processes.

Demonstrated business acumen and fundamental understanding of financial statements, including profit and loss, cost of sales, and balance sheet. Clear understanding of the financial impact of inventory account balances, working capital, and how to influence associated business results.

Strong verbal and written communication skills, with fluency in English.

**Preferred Experience / Skills: Preferred Requirements:**

**High-level working knowledge of SAP or Epicor Avante as an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.**

Planning and Inventory Management Certification through APICS or similar professional association.

Knowledge of Lean manufacturing principles and experience in a manufacturing environment where Lean principles are core to the operating approach.

**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-08-29 Expires: 2022-10-13

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