Material Planning & Execution Specialist
Houston , Texas
December 17, 2016
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GE Oil & Gas

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Oil & Gas Turbomachinery Solutions

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Material Planning & Execution Specialist

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Function Segment

Materials and Production Planning

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Material Planning & Execution Specialist will be responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity. In this role, you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Material Planning & Execution Specialist you will:

* Coordinate and execute scheduling activities for assigned part numbers using advanced planning system

* Coordinate input on material shortages, farm out, and delivery of hardware

* Identify and react to material plans that do not meet customer requirements

* Monitor implementation of corrective action plans

* Provide effective scheduling and implementation of all programs based on the Master Schedule, cycle time, hardware / tooling availability, and status to schedules

* Monitor supply and demand misalignment using advanced planning system, and collaborate with manufacturing sources to implement corrective action plans

* Act as a focal point and monitor assigned areas to ensure hardware and subassemblies' delivery dates meet production needs

* Coordinate the efforts of cross-functional groups and across shifts to resolve bottlenecks, parts shortages, machine maintenance, and manpower issues

* Assure timely shipments to all customers

* Prepare and implement work orders and plans as required

* Interface with demand management, scheduling, fulfillment team, configuration control, supply sources, customer service reps and other GE organizations as required

* Maintain accurate traceability for all records created during manufacturing of products, and ICR transfers

* Analyze and measure the current production status and identify problem areas that inhibit full schedule realization

* Analyze data to determine opportunities to decrease inventory, improve customer service levels and reduce total costs


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (OR High School Diploma /GED from accredited school or institution and minimum of 7 years of experience in utilizing planning systems)

* Minimum 3 years of experience in utilizing planning systems

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

* Prior experience in production control or planning, supervision, sourcing and/or material control environment

* Ability to manage multiple tasks and establish effective work priorities

* Ability to work effectively in all environments

* Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

* Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

* Strong analytical abilities

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