Brunswick Mercury Marine Materials Planner (2nd Shift) in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

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Position Summary:

This is a 2nd shift position. Analyze, coordinate and schedule components for Machining, EDP and materials using Lean Manufacturing principles to insure on time deliveries and proper inventory levels. Communicate with all manufacturing areas to facilitate a balance of materials while establishing priorities and giving direction to supervisors and area managers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Expedite materials from their respective sources: Interplant, purchasing, vendor and engineering. Communicate, coordinate and resolve problems with receiving, inspection, purchasing, machine centers, assembly, high performance, service, manufacturing engineers, industrial engineers, vendors and product change (MPE/BOM).

  • Investigate, analyze and initiate bills of material, engineering, routing and source changes and perform necessary systems maintenance.

  • Develop Pull system targets to facilitate the flow of materials for production

  • Execute, document and distribute reports on a daily basis, to be used as tools for decision making by production personnel and manufacturing analyst/schedulers.

  • Manage Planning parameters and inventory to target levels

  • Coordinate delivery of product to our customers

  • Drive root cause analysis and problems solving individually and in within cross-functional teams.

  • Leverage data analytics to make strategic and tactical business decisions


Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge in Microsoft applications required (especially MS Excel) and knowledge of mainframe/ERP systems desirable.

  • Strong understanding of Inventory Control Techniques

  • Knowledge of bill of material required.

  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing and APICS certification desirable.

  • Strong analytical abilities.

  • Good communication skills.

  • The ability to work in an unsupervised environment.

Education Requirements:

  • 2-4 years of Material control systems including production control, inventory control or scheduling desired.

  • Previous experience with Lean Six Sigma, and KanBan preferred

  • Associates degree or equivalent is required. Bachelor’s degree in a Supply Chain related field is preferred.

About the Company:

Mercury Marine (a division of Brunswick Corporation, NYSE:BC) is the world leader in the manufacture of recreational marine propulsion engines. Employing Lean Six Sigma methodology, we have made lasting improvements in our products, processes, and service that have earned us J.D. Power Awards for Customer Satisfaction on both the Optimax 2-stroke and MerCruiser sterndrive power. Being the world leader doesn't happen by chance. It takes investment in leading edge technologies and top rated talent to create and maintain innovative product offerings that shape the future of marine propulsion. We are ready to make that investment in you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and protected veteran status.

Brunswick was honored as a 2016 Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media and GI Jobs! Veterans and Reservists strongly encouraged to apply!

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Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) is home to the people behind life’s passions. Our company is made up of some of the world’s leading lifestyle brands in categories such as recreational boats, marine engines, fitness equipment, active recreation, and activated workplace products. While we are family to 14,000 employees around the world, three divisions in more than 30 countries create a local environment, with our global headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Mettawa, IL.