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Manufacturing Inventory Analyst/ERP in Cleveland, OH at Arconic

Date Posted: 12/14/2018

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Job Description

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. 
Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products, a business unit of Arconic, invented the first forged aluminum truck wheel in 1948—and by doing so, we created an entire industry. Seven decades later, we’re proud to be the global market leader in the forged, aluminum heavy-duty truck wheel market, holding the number one position. We’ve helped customers around the world to increase payload while saving fuel and reducing maintenance by switching out heavy steel wheels for lightweight aluminum.
We have an immediate opening for an Manufacturing Inventory Analyst/ERP at our Business Offices in Cleveland.
Under the direction of the AWTP Global Supply Chain Manager, this position provides ERP/Oracle Application support to Product Engineering, Marketing, Accounting, Sales, Manufacturing, Quality, and Outside Sources in support of business requirements. 

Primary Function:
This position manages & provides the foundation for ERP Items, BOM’s & Routing's for Inventory Control within Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products, North America.
Duties & Responsibilities include:
  • Work as part of a team to support EBS ERP (Oracle Item Set Up) by utilizing technically sound methods of investigation, analysis, design, planning, and scheduling while at the same time fulfilling the ASAT requirements. 
  • Establish and maintain a high level of customer interaction to identify necessary ERP (Oracle Item Set Up) changes and recommend solutions to effectively and efficiently satisfy the data processing and information requirements of the business.  This should result in added value or cost reduction to the business.
  • Operate within AWTP Standard Procedures and conventions and the Arconic GIS standards and promote adherence with the IT organization.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of business processes related to CVW and a general understanding of the AWTP business.
  • Create Prototypes based on New Development and or Changes to existing items as directed by engineering.
  • Be accountable for Oracle Item Set Up, in accordance with Wheel Releases, EBS, Purchasing, approved Machining and Polishing Sources, applicable forging, verification of weights, ECO implementation, Inactivation of Obsolete Items/Options. 
  • Be accountable for the implementation of Smart Categories and Demand Planning Categories as defined by the Marketing.  This involves setting up of all new SMART strings and Product Codes.
  • BOM/Routing maintenance to support accurate costing and alignment with the manufacturing product flow paths.
  • Provide continuous support in implementing and communicating EBS requirements dictated by upper management and IT teams.
  • Provide continuous support to management teams on various data analysis requests
  • Analyze inventory balances and transactions to ensure accurate inventory reporting in ERP/Oracle.
Our customers trust us to deliver a wide range of great looking and dependable products that create light weight solutions to address their customer’s business needs.  Consumers value us because our products are stronger and safer than our competition, improve fuel economy, increase payload and are safe.  Our Commercial Vehicle Wheel products lead the world in market innovation and truck, trailer, and bus customers recognize our LvL ONE®, Dura-Bright® and Ultra ONE® wheels as the current innovative products in this market. 
To that end, AWTP has an extensive group of Supply Chain and Logistic professionals engaged in the Global Supply of Wheels into the Global market.
The incumbent will interact with the following:
  • Smart manufacturing / plant resources.
  • SC planners and logistics resources.
  • IT professionals
  • Finance resources
  • Manufacturing management / operations management
  • Engineering resources



Basic Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) business applications.
  • 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:
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience working in a team environment on projects and applying organization specific know-how to achieve key operating results.
Acquired knowledge of manufacturing flow paths, supply chain planning processes and tools, and the desire to contribute to the implementation of a world class planning process that results in improved service, lower costs and optimized inventory.