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Sr. Plant Planner

Company name
Polaris Industries Inc.

Spirit Lake, IA, United States

Employment Type

Manufacturing, Planning

Posted on
Feb 02,2019

Valid Through
May 18,2019


Sr. Plant PlannerResponsibilities:In addition to completing the plant planning role, as defined below, the lead is responsible for the following:• First escalation point for plant planners when inventory issues arise• Lead inventory error investigation and identify root causes, update shortage database accordingly• Back up for planning supervisor• Onboarding new plant planners• Work with warehouse 47 and 48 to resolve any inventory discrepancies and key on the system. Key RPs, SS, VR\/DEBIT, E&O, etc. for offsite warehouses• Audit RP02 location and resolve any items not assigned and follow up on aged issues• Run WIP not used and ensure execution within the group.• Assign new parts\/vendors to plant planning team• Audit misc. locations such as ENG01, ST01, RMO, NT02, VVNT, etc.• Represent materials for pilot build meetings and run reports for each pilot - Check production schedule weekly for pilot being built on the line. Run the shortage query; get answers on any items that are short. Plant Planning Role Responsibilities:• Perform cycle counts for inventory accuracy use data systems to analyze root-causes in order to reconcile results• Ensure stop-gap actions are in place to prevent reoccurrence and document discrepancies• Communicates delays, shortages, problems, issues relating to shipments and\/or inventory levels of purchased items to Production, Purchasing, and Logistics. Assists in devising and carrying out plans to resolve effectively and with minimum cost• Liaises with Central Planners, Schedulers, Warehouse and PDP Planners to locate parts, resolve issues and communicate with Production • Helps to identify root causes of inventory discrepancies and suggest ways to improve or correct the issues.• Provide internal customer support • Maintain data to ensure materials systems execution.• Run daily shortage report and take needed action for resolution• Analyzing inventory for opportunity to improve turns and identify excess • Work with Quality Assurance and Central Planning on Vendor reject issues.• Other duties as assignedSKILLS & KNOWLEDGERequired:• 2-5 years previous planning\/inventory control experience• Knowledge of MRP\/ERP systems and Bill of Materials• Must have current PC\/software proficiency including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Outlook)• Excellent written and verbal communication skills• Strong problem-solving skills• Ability to manage and be efficient with multiple tasks• Strong, quick decision making skills• Organized and strong attention to detail • Ability to synthesize large amount of data quickly and stay calm under pressurePreferred:• Two or four year college degree QID for the EEO Statement - 89594About this location Spirit Lake, Iowa, population of 4,907 people, is one of the most beautiful and dynamic cities in the Midwest. It is located in the center of the Iowa Great Lakes. Spirit Lake is a full-service city offering a wide variety of recreation, employment and social opportunities to citizens and visitors. Spirit Lake has a vibrant downtown with a variety of retail businesses and an industrial park that provides current employers and potential companies with attractive amenities. Spirit Lake is a great place to raise a family. We have excellent schools and many opportunities for involvement in religious activities, scouting, dance, and art. Children are safe here and can enjoy the quality of life that we all want them to have. Spirit Lake is a rapidly developing city, boasting one of the fastest growing economies in Northwest Iowa.About Polaris Recognized as the leader in the powersports industry, Polaris Industries is a fast growing, innovative, global organization. The people here at Polaris don't just create products - they are part of a lifestyle. It's the passion & execution of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do. Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris' innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets globally includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit for more information. Polaris prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Competitive salary, generous benefits and a comprehensive relocation plan are just a few components of the total compensation package offered at Polaris. Are you ready to join a company where you will work hard and play hard, and be rewarded for your performance?EEO StatementPolaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.,@type:JobPosting,title:Sr. Plant Planner,identifier:12825BR,datePosted:2019-02-02T13:31:25Z,jobLocation:{@type:Place,address:{addressRegion:Iowa,@type:PostalAddress,addressLocality:Spirit Lake,addressCountry:United States}}}

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At Polaris, making great products is not just a job - it is a way of life. That is why our creed is etched in steel at the entrance at each of our locations. Our employees are not only building and designing our machines, they are also enthusiastic riders. This gives us the competitive edge as we work together to make the riding experience better.

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