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Supply Chain Planner

Requisition ID:  19493
Job Location(s): 

Hopkinsville, KY, US

Job Description

Want a new experience with unlimited growth opportunity? Danfoss’ newest business unit – White Drives Motors & Steering is a standalone business that consists of three locations -- Hopkinsville, Kentucky, U.S.; Wroclaw, Poland; and Parchim, Germany. As part of the announced acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics, White Drives Motors & Steering will be divested from Danfoss by the end of 3Q 2021 to ensure all regulatory approvals are met. 

This position is expected to remain with White Drives Motors & Steering. The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Danfoss’ plans, programs and practices. If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Danfoss when the transaction closes, the new owner of White Drive Motors & Steering will provide further details to employees concerning compensation and benefits at that time.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

Danfoss is looking for a Supply Chain Planner with technical and SAP background who is passionate towards actively driving the production process to leverage the talent and optimize the performance using knowledge about products and processes. You will be responsible for the planning and performance analysis of our Motors production and we offer you a platform to continue your career with developing your skills in a fast growing organization and environment.
 
The Danfoss Power Solutions located at Hopkinsville, KY  develops, manufactures and sells hydraulic motors for a global market. The company's success is based on a strong innovation, high quality, customer-oriented service philosophy and in particular the dedicated collaboration of motivated and highly qualified employees.
 
As a Supply Chain Planner, you will utilize your skills to support Danfoss Power Solutions in production planning process. You will be responsible for planning production based on orders to plan manufacturing process according to availability of materials and parts. Doing this, you will be in close cooperation with other departments out of the Operations, Supply Chain and other support functions to ensure best manufacturing performance and customer satisfaction. Commit yourself to our high performance culture enabling to reach production goals to deliver future today.
 

Job Responsibilities

•    Plan, control and coordinate the production flow to secure highest efficiency and contribution
•    Manage master and transaction data in SAP and shop-floor IT system
•    Align with sales department on the monthly production plan.
•    Develop a production schedule detailing all tasks and when they should be completed to meet predicted completion date 
•    Communicate with sales department & production management on delivery commitment & fulfillment including early warning & escalation process
•    Create, track and prioritize production orders to ensure timely delivery to the customer
•    Ensure shop floor inventory targets are met through proper supervision of the planning functions and coordination of the relevant activities with Logistics, Production, Engineering and other support departments
•    Support troubleshooting for issues that occur during production, including staff shortages and machinery malfunctions
•    Support planning and coordination of preventive maintenance
•    Preparation and execution of the shift change with the manufacturing supervisor
•    Post production costing analysis, evaluation and identification of continuous improvement potentials
•    Monitors and report operational KPIs like yield, production and raw material costs 
•    Prepare reports about production processes for upper management and suggests ways to improve efficiency 
•    Daily output, yield and delivery performance tracking & KPI catch up plan development
 

Background & Skills

•    Secondary or University degree in Supply Chain Management, Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration or related
•    Minimum 3 years of experience within Supply Chain or production planning
•    SAP and PPS-Systems knowledge is mandatory
•    Good knowledge of Microsoft office (Excel medium level)
•    Motivation to get to know production processes, planning and supply chain, also from technical point of view
•    Knowledge and experience of supply chain systematics, planning & controlling, understand of capacity planning
•    Continuous improvement and lean production mentality
•    Analytical skill and sensitive to numbers
•    Team player; managing conflict with constructive confrontation
 

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Want a new experience with unlimited growth opportunity? As part of the announced acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics Danfoss signed an agreement to sell the stand-alone business, White Drive Motors & Steering, to Interpump Group S.p.A., headquartered in S.Ilario (near Reggio Emilia) in Italy.

This position will remain with White Drive Motors & Steering. 

Interpump Group S.p.A. is the world’s largest producer of professional high-pressure piston pumps, as well as one of the global players in the market of hydraulic components. The Interpump Group was founded by Fulvio Montipò in 1977 in S.Ilario (near Reggio Emilia, in Italy). Thanks to his technical improvements, including the use of innovative materials, the company was immediately able to produce high-pressure pumps that were smaller and easier to operate compared to competing products.The Hydraulics division was established in 1997 and currently supplies a wide variety of components, accounting for approximately two thirds of total sales. The company is listed at the Milan Stock Exchange with ticker IP.M.

 

Want a new experience with unlimited growth opportunity? As part of the announced acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics Danfoss signed an agreement to sell the stand-alone business, White Drive Motors & Steering, to Interpump Group S.p.A., headquartered in S.Ilario (near Reggio Emilia) in Italy.

This position will remain with White Drive Motors & Steering. 

Interpump Group S.p.A. is the world’s largest producer of professional high-pressure piston pumps, as well as one of the global players in the market of hydraulic components. The Interpump Group was founded by Fulvio Montipò in 1977 in S.Ilario (near Reggio Emilia, in Italy). Thanks to his technical improvements, including the use of innovative materials, the company was immediately able to produce high-pressure pumps that were smaller and easier to operate compared to competing products.The Hydraulics division was established in 1997 and currently supplies a wide variety of components, accounting for approximately two thirds of total sales. The company is listed at the Milan Stock Exchange with ticker IP.M.

 


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