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Materials Planner (716267500)

CommScope, Inc.

Last Updated: 2/20/21

Job Description

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. In this "always-on" world, we believe it is important to have a genuine connection with the work you do. The epicenter of this transformation is powered by the world's most sophisticated networks - the connectivity we create. Our experienced employees are rethinking the purpose, role and use of our networks across the globe; to increase bandwidth, expand capacity, improve efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From sports arenas to state-of-the-art data centers - we provide opportunities where you can innovate and create, while growing and developing your career. Come connect to your future.

Due to increased customer demand, CommScope has an open position for a Materials Planner in Catawba NC

As a part of an extraordinary global manufacturing team and under limited supervision, this position will develop and execute materials planning strategies to support the monthly forecast, customer demands and planning needs required to meet global commitments on the capacity plan.

Assisting Site Director, Operations Managers and Global Planners in the development of planning processes through identifying gaps. Perform local planning responsibilities as needed for responsible area, including developing daily/weekly production schedules, processing MRP regularly, promising orders/quotations, replenishing materials, optimizing inventories, and communicating with various functional areas to ensure global commitments are met based on capacity plan. Develop and modify documentation and other vital tools to improve planning experience and enhance performance.

- Work with internal and external suppliers to ensure production schedules can be maintained. Materials scheduled to work within the available plant footprint.

- Have the vision and systems in place to prevent material flow issues.

- Develop material plans to support the forecast supplied by PLM.

- Bachelors Degree with five years of proven expertise in a production/material planning role or an Associates degree and seven years of experience in a production/material planning role.

- Strong PC skills and MS Office are required along with the ability to work flexible hours and travel internationally

- Ability to communicate in local language(s) in addition to English and optimally interact and influence personnel at various levels

- Self starter, high level of personal accountability, and innovative individual

Have knowledge of production control systems, specifically SAP and/or have certifications like APICS (American Production & Inventory Control), CPIM (Certified Production and Inventory Management) and CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional).

Why CommScope?

In today’s always-on world, we are pushing the bounds of communications technology. We are building better connections and shaping future networks. For more than 40 years, we’ve been leaders in innovating the network infrastructure of the future. Developments such as the Internet of Things, flawless connectivity, and 5G introduce new requirements and demand creative thinking. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. Our upbeat work environment attracts forward-thinking, hardworking, and caring people who strive to build what’s next. We provide our employees with opportunities where they can innovate while growing their careers. We flourish with change and know the value diversity plays in bringing forth new insights and generating better solutions.

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.


Company Details

CommScope, Inc.

Hickory, North Carolina, United States