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Master Planner

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Brookshire, TX, US, 77423

Contract Type:  Full-Time
Working Hours:  40
Employment Type:  Regular

Grundfos CBS Inc. is seeking an experienced Master Planner to join its GCB Operations team. The Master Planner will be responsible for the scheduling of appropriate Production activities, analyzing, evaluating and calculating optimum inventory control elements, managing Stock Transport Orders between the branches, and acting as the primary Sales and branch interface. The Master Planner will collaborate with Sales and Production Control personnel.  This position reports directly to the Supply Chain Manager and will operate daily out of the Brookshire, Texas facility.  Relocation for this position cannot be supported and qualified candidates must have authorization to work in the USA without support.


What is the job about? 


  • Act as the primary interface between Sales and Production Control personnel. Facilitate sales orders and subsequent supply repositioning.
  • Analyze the supply line and adjust all planning modifiers to facilitate the optimum demand signal to purchasing (Utilize APICS philosophies to properly calculate reorder points, economic order quantities, and safety stock levels).
  • Attend and facilitate cross functional planning meetings.
  • Timely generation of Production Orders for all Production order driven product lines to meet demands of MRS, MRP and final assembly schedule.  Prioritize work to production floor.
  • Review internal stock transfer requests for components and finished goods for branches; facilitate the completion of internal requisitions from stock.
  • Partner with Buyers/Branch Personnel to maintain the optimum inventory levels, increase inventory turns and reduce the past due order backlog.
  • Code all relevant fields within SAP for non-standard part number requests.
  • Maintain all relevant fields within SAP for standard part numbers (safety stock, ROP, EOQ, etc.)
  • Active participation in process improvement teams.
  • Lead and train coworkers in responsibilities associated with the Planner role.
  • Measure and control output to supervision as required by providing metrics.



What do you need to apply? 


Preferred candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree. Additionally will have a minimum 5+ years’ experience in a production control environment or 5+ years’ experience in inventory control, machine scheduling required. 

  • Purchasing experience, a plus. 
  • Professional Certificate such as APICS /CPIM desired.
  • Knowledge of closed loop manufacturing principals and MRP theory.
  • Analytical aptitude; ability to mathematically and statistically analyze and interpret data. 
  • Understanding/Familiarity with Lean manufacturing concepts.
  • Above average working knowledge of SAP.
  • High level knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effective.
  • Ability to problem solve complicated task in a timely manner.
  • Effective capacity planning skills with in depth resource knowledge.
  • Must be able to travel up to 10% if necessary. Thus, candidates should be able to maintain valid identification.


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About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

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If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.

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