Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World
Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it's equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.
"For more than 30 years at 3M, I've seen firsthand how it's a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we're making around the world" - Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman of the board at 3M
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
The Impact You'll Make in this Role
As a Production Planner, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:
Advancing Supply Chain processes using system-based planning (Factory Planner), robust standard work, and parameter management
Planning and executing supply chain functions in Factory Planner (MRP), IMES, PeopleSoft, SAP, and various reporting and analytics tools in Power BI
Participating in SC Tier reviews, where you will give updates regarding output vs forecast, production schedules, capacity and material constraints, backorder recovery timelines, customer due date accuracy (CDDA), and successes and areas for improvement
Developing, testing, implementing, and supporting all functions of Factory Planner, IMES, Power BI, capacity planning, and Demand/Supply Plan Data Signals
Collaborating with internal 3M sites, external suppliers, Sourcing and Global Value Stream Leadership to resolve issues impacting customer or business needs
Working closely with the manufacturing team and value stream leadership to determine how best to resolve supply constraints to balance service, inventory, and cost to meet business targets
Analyzing demand requirements and planning, scheduling, and monitoring work center output to meet customer requirements and improve work center operational efficiency
Procure raw material and communicate to suppliers on future requirements to support production plan
Maintain and optimize production planning parameters that align with customer and business requirements for service and inventory
Knowing, understanding, and improving key metrics like Backorders, Lead Time Adherence, OTIF, Inventory, etc. These topics will require daily communications and participation in the Tier process.
Provides a high degree of planning analysis to support decision making including use of Loop and Safety Stock Calculators
Delivering beneficial customer service projects and inventory dollar investments. Helping to create local inventory turns improvements while reducing non-working inventory
Identifies and leads projects that improve supply chain speed and inventory investment. Review and reports on project progress with management
Actively manage working and non-working inventories in assigned businesses to maintain compliance and achieve inventory investment targets
Utilize Lean Six Sigma methodologies to improve service, inventory turns, and non-working inventory
Your Skills and Expertise To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:
Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Two (2) combined years of supply chain and/or manufacturing experience in a private, public, government or military environment
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) CPIM certification is preferred. If not complete at the time this position is assumed, the certification will become part of the employee professional development plan as agreed between management and the employee.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Business Administration in Supply Chain Management or Operations Management (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Five (5) years of combined supply chain and/or manufacturing experience in a private, public, government or military environment
Advanced experience working with Factory Planner (MRP), IMES, SAP, PeopleSoft, USS Shipping, and various reporting and analytics tools in Power BI in a private, public, government or military environment.
Six Sigma Green Belt project experience and/or certification
Strong systems background, including ERP / SAP/i2 Factory Planner/i2 Supply Chain Planner
Experience in Lean Scheduling or Lean Manufacturing
Strong analytical skills, able to perform data analysis with mass data sets
Strong problem-solving and communications skills
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic
Relocation Assistance: May be authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.
U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.
To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).
The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.
Supporting Your Well-being
3M offers many programs to help you live your best life - both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.
Resources for You
For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers
Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M. Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties. Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M's business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work. Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/ 3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.
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