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Last Updated Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: West Fargo | Bismarck, ND, US, 58078

Company: Doosan Corp

Job Information

Plan, schedule, and order materials in a timely manner while managing specific inventory levels in order to maximize availability and inventory turns while contributing to the supply chain program that will enhance quality, cost effectiveness, and maximize operating income.

Role & Responsibility

Maintain acceptable inventory levels.

 

Develop, manage and execute the Material Planning function by managing inventory levels to achieve forecasted turn rates and schedule requirements.

 

Create and maintain integrated processes among Operations, Sourcing, Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing Services and outside suppliers to implement the planning/replenishment process, while identifying procedures and tools needed to employ these systems.

 

Schedule and implement part change notices (e.g. ECN’s) while minimizing obsolescence

Past due order management.

 

Minimize expediting time and freight costs for inventory issues.

 

Work closely with management and other key decision makers from all functional areas to ensure an uninterrupted supply of material to various locations.

 

Relationship management.

 

Cultivate and maintain relationships and rapport with suppliers to aid in the timely delivery of material to our warehouse and/or Dealers.

 

Effectively work directly with individuals at all levels throughout the supplier's organizational chart, from entry level customer service employees to higher level managers and executives.

 

Work with Accounts Payable on invoicing issues as applicable

Job Requirement

Mechanical and/or inventory control background preferred.

 

Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, solid analytical/problem solving skills, and the ability to multi-task and follow through in a fast-paced environment.

Capability to use Oracle, SAP, and other business systems.

Must be able to read and receive instructions in English.

High degree of fluency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access

Eduvation: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (or equivalent)

Experience: 0>2 Years

Less than 10% Travel Required

Others

Difficulties

Aftermarket

  • Travel occasionally to production plants, supplier facilities, and warehouse/receiving operations.
  • Material Analysts in the aftermarket function control an annual spend of approximately $19,000,000 per analyst, as measured by cost of sales, to ensure an overall fill rate of 96.4% out of our warehouse.

Operations

  • Position requires after hours availability, as well as weekend work to support the factory.
     
  • Schedule bring-in (inventory purchases) of purchased and manufactured parts to meet build schedule requirements

As a part of the Doosan Group, which employs more than 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide, the company offers its customers products and solutions to help build stronger businesses and communities. Based in Seoul, South Korea, with its North America headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota, Doosan Bobcat is a leading global manufacturer of construction, agriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, attachments and services. The company is committed to empowering people to accomplish more. 

Doosan Bobcat North America is home to world-renowned brands, including Bobcat® compact equipment, Doosan® portable power products, Ryan® and Steiner® grounds maintenance equipment and Geith® attachments. Doosan Bobcat North America is a tradename of Clark Equipment Company.

Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-241-8700. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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