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Demand Planner - Mobility Customer Service

Company: Siemens Mobility
Location: Lexington
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Pioneering in America, from the first mile to the last. This is what drives us.

For more than 160 years, Siemens has been an integral provider of infrastructure, electrification, and transportation solutions in the United States. Rail systems must do one thing above all: run. With modern maintenance solutions - from diagnostics to data-based action recommendations, from quick delivery of replacement parts to strategically planned modernization - we ensure your systems' highest reliability and availability: 100% Railability. We are constantly developing new, intelligent mobility solutions that increase the availability of infrastructure for society, optimize route usage, and create a unique quality of travel.

Good service means we are there for our partners and customers when they need us - and beyond. That is because we define ourselves by what we do. Every day, every hour, every minute - we help our customers move the world.

Our Customer Service business seeks to hire a Demand Planner to ensure parts availability for locomotive maintenance activities across our business segments. The ideal candidate will have SAP ERP Material Planning Module experience with 3+ year of Material Planning experience. You will collaborate with various partners to develop and implement streamlined materials planning strategies and ensure execution. You will be a vital member of the Supply Chain Management team supporting Maintenance Contracts and Spares, reporting on and analyzing data accurately. Due to the nature of our organization, we can permit a remote work arrangement.

What your day-to-day will look like:

  • Collaborate with Project Managers, Material Managers, and Engineering to identify unreleased, obsolete, or updated parts. Evaluate the impact on maintenance schedules and develop mitigation plans.
  • Apply your knowledge of the ERP MRP system (Planning module) to enter forecasted demand, manage planning and oversee the entire process.
  • Develop a streamlined, low-risk materials planning strategy for assigned business segments. Monitor end-to-end processes to ensure plan execution and secure material availability while improving inventory turnover.
  • Collaborate with engineering, MRP controllers, order management, material managers, and strategic procurement to address gaps and material shortages.
  • Track relevant metrics and generate reports, charts, and presentations to monitor end-to-end performance and promote transparency.
  • Drive process improvement initiatives to increase efficiency and achieve continuous improvement.
    To thrive in this role, you have:
    • Bachelor's degree. Business, Commercial, Manufacturing, or Engineering Degree preferred. In lieu of Bachelor's degree, a combination of education and Siemens relevant experience will be considered,
    • Minimum 3+ years of experience in SCM/Materials Planning,
    • Proficient in SAP ERP Material Planning Module,
    • Expertise in data analysis & interpretation as well as attention to detail & accuracy (e.g., Power BI, Tableau, advanced Excel, etc.) or reporting automation initiatives,
    • Experience in an engineer-to-order manufacturing environment with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines,
    • Strongly demonstrated written & verbal communication and interpersonal skills,
    • Setting you apart would be expertise in SAP ERP implementation or customization projects and/or a super user with experience optimizing the efficiency of the interface between ERP MRP and CMMS. If you have strong technical knowledge and understanding of procurement, inventory control, and process control and are results-orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines this could be the role for you.
      Why you'll love working for Siemens!
      • Freedom and healthy work-life balance- Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, HSA/FSA, Commuter Benefits - starting Day 1
      • Each team member is accountable for making decisions, solving problems, and taking actions that contribute to long-term impact and financial success.
      • We do the right thing. We stand for green innovations and meaningful solutions with an impact on customers, ecosystem partners, society, and the environment.
      • We are front-runners in digitalization and building platforms. Therefore, we are hiring ambitious forward-thinkers who want to have a real impact.
      • Solve the world's most significant problems - Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
      • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them! Take advantage of our Tuition Reimbursement program, Mentor Programs, and your development through online learning. We operate daily with a growth mindset - that's why Siemens consistently ranks on the Fortune World's Most Admired Companies list.
      • Employee perks and discounts in addition to our 401k match and generous Paid Time Off
        Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees. Details regarding our benefits can be found here: https://www.benefitsquickstart.com/siemens/index.html . The base salary range for this position in Sacramento, CA, is $86,500 - $116,700 and in Lexington, NC $78,800 - $106,100. The actual salary/wage offered may be lower or higher depending on budget and candidate experience, knowledge, skills, and qualifications.

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        Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
        Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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Keywords: Siemens Mobility, Winston-Salem , Demand Planner - Mobility Customer Service, Hospitality & Tourism , Lexington, North Carolina

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