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At Motorola Solutions we are helping solve some of the biggest challenges around safety and physical security by developing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and products that are used to help keep people, businesses, and cities around the world safer. Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company, designs, develops, and manufactures advanced AI, video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions that help change the way people interact with their security systems.
Based out of our manufacturing facility in Richmond, BC, this role is responsible for contributing to manufacturing and distribution worldwide including Demand Management, NPI, EOL, and Service. As the company continues to grow there is an increasing need for Planners with a strong manufacturing background and an ability to be flexible in planning for different areas of the Operations.
Ensure that the build plans are optimized to result in the highest level of on-time and complete shipments possible
Limit inventory exposure by utilizing best practices in Demand Planning and reducing the potential for scrap
Creation and maintenance of various transactions with a strong understanding of the impact to the inventory and the financial implications
Work closely with the Purchasing, Production and Planning Teams to proactively identify potential stock outs and determine corrective actions
Develop strong relationships with team members located in other Avigilon facilities to ensure all decisions are made with the best interests of the company as a whole
Participate in Monthly S&OP Meetings
Analyze and report on Inventory Risk and Exposure
Work with both Planning and Customer Order Management to establish short and long term inventory strategies
Participate in Supply Planning Meeting’s
Specific areas of Planning may include New Product Introduction, Production Planning, Distribution, Service, and End-of-Life planning with the flexibility to move from one area to another as needed.
Minimum 3 years prior experience in a material planning role, within a manufacturing environment
Post-secondary degree or equivalent experience, preference given to those with operations management, production planning or supply chain background
APICS or CDDP Certification an Asset
Good understanding of Product Life Cycle and the impact it has to planning strategies.
Strong communication skills (written, verbal and presentation)
Strong computer skills and Advanced Level Excel are required
Working knowledge of ERP systems, strong preference for SAP, within a manufacturing environment
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations
Excellent organization, time management, and follow-up skills
Ability to take initiative and exercise excellent judgment
Ability to be flexible with working hours in order to accommodate time zone differences if necessary.
High School Diploma or GED
3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
Referral Payment Plan
Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. Motorola Solutions will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities upon request. Motorola Solutions souscrit aux principes d’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous accueillons favorablement la diversité au sein de notre effectif. Sur demande, Motorola Solutions offrira des accommodements raisonnables aux candidats handicapés.