Introduction: Come and work with us! iRobot is at the forefront on the
development of robotics and artificial intelligence technologies. iRobot has
become one of the world's preeminent specialist designers and builders of
consumer robots. iRobot invests in the development and growth of its people,
in a culture of empowerment, innovation, and fun.
We are looking to hire an experienced Supply & Production Planner to help us
keep growing. If you are hard-working and dedicated, iRobot is an ideal place
for you to learn and grow. Your role is critical to our success. Apply today!
As an Analyst in the Global Supply & Production Planning team, you will play a
critical role in ensuring the efficient and effective management of the supply
chain and supply planning processes for our organization. This role is
critical to ensuring that our products are manufactured in alignment with
customer demand and are readily available for distribution. The Global Supply
& Production Planner will work closely with cross-functional teams to develop
strategic plans and execute supply chain strategies that drive operational
excellence. You will be responsible for analyzing data, monitoring inventory
levels, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to optimize production
schedules to meet customer demand. This role is vital in ensuring the seamless
flow of products from manufacturing to delivery.
What You Will Do:
Analyze historical and current data related to production, inventory
levels, and demand forecasts. Identify trends, patterns, and discrepancies
to make data-driven recommendations.
Assist in developing production plans and schedules to meet demand while
optimizing resource utilization.
Release Purchase Orders and collaborate with production teams to ensure
the timely execution of production orders. Monitor production progress and
make adjustments as needed to address any deviations from the plan.
Set direction for global supply priorities and communicate to
Manufacturing Planning for schedule adjustments.
Monitor Factory KPI performance including Order Confirmation Speed, Order
Confirmation Performance, Factory Schedule Adherence, Factory Completion
Performance, and Factory Delivery Performance.
Work closely with manufacturing operations, logistics, and quality
assurance teams to ensure the smooth flow of materials and products
through the supply chain.
Coordinate with various stakeholders to address production constraints and
resolve any issues that may impact supply. Inform stakeholders in region
of any potential supply risks.
Support NPI Programs with scheduling, global allocations, and monitoring
production readiness for PO placement
Identify opportunities for process improvement within the supply and
production planning function. Implement best practices and recommend
system enhancements to increase efficiency and accuracy.
Prepare regular reports on production and inventory performance,
highlighting key metrics and areas for improvement. Maintain accurate
documentation related to production plans, inventory records, and supply
Maintain master data in Oracle EBS and maintain planning parameters for
To Be Successful You Will Have:
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management or related field, or
equivalent work experience showcasing a robust understanding of Supply
3-5 years of experience in supply chain management and/or supply planning.