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Production Planning & Inventory Control Manager

Company Name:
Cobham Mission
## Description
Production Planning & Inventory Control Manager
Location:Exeter, NH
Innovators with Insight
Cobham''s values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.
Cobham is seeking a Production Planning & Inventory Control Manager to join the team in Exeter, NH. In this role you will be responsible to develop processes and team and drive accountability to ensure the right part is in the right place at the right time through all roles to meet customer needs.
About Cobham:
Cobham is one of the world''s leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham Antenna Systems, Exeter Facility is part of the Cobham family of companies and joins over 10,000 employees on five continents, with customers and partners in more than 100 countries and annual revenues in excess of $3B. Microwave Components, Exeter manufactures custom microwave components, integrated high performance assemblies and antennas for radar, electronic warfare and communications systems supporting the Aerospace and Defense Industries.
Responsibilities:
Develop strategic objectives that focus on areas of quality, cost, flexibility, productivity, and speed
Establish a process to align day-to-day decisions to the strategic plan
Ensure proper staffing, development and establish of standard work and attainment of KPI's (leading and lagging)
Continuous improvement of Materials processes
Develop inventory and plant asset management strategy supportive of company investment and capital management plans
Understand methods of converting and communicating demand requirements for products and services into detailed plans and schedules for inventory acquisition. Lead transition of Engineering BOM to MBOM in ERP for production and material planning. Lead Master Scheduling, owner of supply plan
Calculate key inventory performance metrics such as turnover ratios, cost-benefit trade-offs, days of inventory on hand, labor productivity, and inventory valuation
Lead/Demonstrate detailed knowledge of manufacturing planning, master production scheduling, product definition, inventory control, materials requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, shop floor control, warehousing, transportation, and purchasing business functions
Understand standard enterprise resources planning and supply chain management system technologies. Functional Owner for all planning scheduling and part master data
Understand management methods and techniques involved in lean and Just-in-Time management
Active participation with Engineering leadership on new product introductions (Supply base impacts)
Develop materials storage and delivery processes supportive of manufacturing operations
Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor''s Degree in a business related field or equivalent and 10 plus years of experience working as a buyer within a technology company
Experience developing & transforming production planning and control organization
Possess basic knowledge of supply chain activities, including transformation of natural resources, raw materials, and components into a finished product that is delivered to the end customer. (Operations leadership experience preferred)
Able to obtain and Maintain Secret Security Clearance
US Citizen
Preferred Requirements:
Possess excellent analytical, conceptual, communication and interpersonal skills, in addition to the ability to think creatively
Recognize the ways that supply chains link value chains
Able to work to financial and time sensitive constraints
Active Secret Clearance
To apply : Visit our website and enter position number X.
For more information about Cobham, visit our website_ at_ .
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population (M/F/D/V).
## Qualifications
## Job Category
Job Category: Supply Chain - Material Planner
Primary Location: US-New Hampshire-Exeter
Organization: Cobham Microwave Components Exeter
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: 23-May-2014, 12:17:26 PM
Recruiter: Carl Richards
Req ID: 116460

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