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Business Segment Master Planner in Cleveland, OH at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description

Arconic Engineered Structures (AES) is seeking a business segment Master Planner.  The business segment Master Planner will report to the Global Segment Supply Chain SIOP Manager. The primary responsibilities are the delivery of the Supply Plan, and the alignment, development, and coordination of the 18 -24 month Master Supply Plan for the segment. The assigned business segment consists of 15 locations globally that represent $1B of sales revenue in Extrusion, Forgings, Investment Casting and Machining of primarily Aluminum alloys for the Aerospace, Defense, Automotive and Industrial markets.  The ideal candidate will engage stakeholders, anticipate challenges, drive capacity and throughput increases, proactively bring solutions, and champion integrity. If this describes you, then we encourage you to apply. This position is based in Cleveland, OH or Lafayette, IN.
Arconic Engineered Structures (AES) serves the global aerospace, defense, and automotive markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and greatest depth and breadth of aluminum and titanium commodities including forgings, extrusions, investment castings and titanium billet, sheet, and plate. Our vertically integrated machining, welding, and assembly capabilities and deep materials science expertise in aluminum and titanium are taking value added structures industry to new heights across all three of our key markets. This Business Unit is also home to our state-of-the art suite of direct and hybrid additive manufacturing offerings in aluminum, titanium, and nickel. Headquartered in Cleveland, OH; AES employs 6000 people in 6 countries at 30 locations. AES is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE: ARNC).

  • Strong base salary plus variable compensation bonus structure
  • Generous Health Benefits beginning day 1; medical, life, dental and vision plans
  • 401(k) Program with a Company Match (up to 6%)
  • Retirement contribution (3%)
  • Competitive annual vacation accrual
  • 10 annual paid holidays
Position Profile: Responsible for development of the business segment 18-24 Master Supply Plan at the aggregate and detailed levels with clear statement of assumptions and supporting data. Leads the monthly segment supply review process to deliver a supply plan for the SIOP process. Analyzes supply performance and collaborates with the demand and operations organizations to take appropriate actions on differences between the plan and execution.


Essential Functions: The Al Segment Master Planner positions within AES includes both creation of strategic vison and tactical management and execution, examples include but are not limited to:
  • Creates 3-24 month Supply Plan to support the Demand Plan
  • Develops Rough Cut Capacity Plan for E2E Supply Chain
  • Drives supply and inventory plan in monthly resolution
  • Leads Supply Review for SIOP supply consensus
  • Develops recommendations for capacity constraints
  • Develops up side/down side scenarios
  • Manages planning parameters and assumptions
  • Measures/drives improvement to Master Plan Performance
Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Leadership willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction. Demonstrated ability to train, develop, and motivate subordinates
  • Administration and Management — knowledge of business, management and manufacturing principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods and coordination of people and resources.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Commercial and Government Contracts — Knowledge of laws, legal codes, government regulations, agency rules, and contract processes.
  • Organizing, planning, and prioritizing work — ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish work results.
  • Negotiation Experience in bringing two or more people with differing viewpoints together to meet a mutually beneficial outcome.
  • Persuasion — Ability to influence others to achieve positive business results.
  • Strong Financial Literacy —knowledge of financial principles and practices, and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Dependability —being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Integrity — being honest and ethical.
  • Stress Tolerance — ability to deal calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
  • Disciplined Execution — ability to hold the team accountable through daily execution to the plan. When required, he/she will need to be able to dive into details to ensure operational success.
  • Written and Verbal Expression — ability to communicate information and ideas verbally and in writing so others will understand.
  • Active Listening — willingness to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking — able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Monitoring — able to monitor/assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Problem Sensitivity — ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Advanced Proficiency of MS Office Tools
  •Basic Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
•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.
•This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR), which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution
•8 years’ minimum of combined experience in supply planning, supply chain/operations
•Advanced proficiency of MS Office tools
•Quantitative and qualitative data analysis including business process metrics and measures linking to business KPIs
•Experience leading process improvement initiatives, including leading kaizen events