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Automotive Planning Coordinator in Alcoa, TN at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Description

Arconic is looking for an Automotive Planning Coordinator to join our Global Rolled Products (GRP) business unit in Alcoa, TN.
Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. 
Global Rolled Products (GRP), is a dynamic global organization that offers the widest variety of aluminum plate and sheet in the world. GRP is made up of Arconic's rolling operations around the world with manufacturing and commercial sites in North America, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Asia, Australia and Russia. GRP is an approximately $8 billion global business. 
​As suppliers to the aerospace, automotive, commercial transportation, building and construction, industrial, and packaging and consumer goods markets, our high-quality materials are the foundation for many products that touch everyday life.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan and manage material leaving Tennessee Operations to arrive in a timely manner to outside processor(s);
  • Ensure that material leaves outside processor and arrives at designated warehouse on time;
  • Coordinate flow of trial automotive material going to outside processor through the respective internal processes;
  • Resolve discrepant metal and monitor aged inventory and analyze information for solutions;
  • Coordinate and ensure that customer product is strategically positioned for long-term production outages at OSP as needed;
  • Manage transportation carrier Performance and Reporting, to include problem solving missed pickup/deliveries, calculate and report carrier cost information, ensure carrier requirements are met, etc. for OSP;
  • Manage improvement opportunities (DI’s), project execution, tracking, and updating;
  • Process freight claim requests associated with OSP material;
  • Provide support to ABS initiatives in the logistics and planning areas. Enable change through employee involvement, waste elimination, daily management/problem solving, and continuous improvement;
  • Participate in Daily Management driving effective use of ABS tools;
  • Other duties as defined and assigned.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Associate’s degree from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in supply chain or logistics;
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Finance, or Supply Chain from an accredited institution,
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in supply chain or logistics;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to ensure clear understanding between internal and external customers;
  • Analytical, organizational, and time management skills to deal with daily, tactical work;
  • Problem solving skills to identify root causes of processes and system problems;
  • Must be able to demonstrate multi-tasking skills and be able to work independently;
  • Experience in a heavy manufacturing environment;
  • Proficient with SAP or comparable software;
  • Proficient with spreadsheets, including Excel.