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Lead Planning Specialist - Electrical

Company: Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC
Location: New Stanton
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse's mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace!

Westinghouse is the world's pioneering nuclear power company and a leading supplier of nuclear plant products and technologies to utilities throughout the world. We help our customers produce reliable and environmentally-friendly electricity by enhancing nuclear plant availability and dependability, and by reducing operation and maintenance costs.

Westinghouse Parts Business (WPB) seeks a Lead Planning Specialist in our New Stanton facility to support the WPB Fulfillment team. The New Stanton site works on projects to bolster plant safety and reliability by providing the instrumentation and control, mechanical, and electrical products and services that our customers require. This position will focus on planning of WPB Electrical Products activities to meet internal and external customer demands.

Your Day to Day:

    • Leading team meetings with planning and shop operations to review open items and ensure overall on time delivery.
    • Working with supply chain to expedite/resolve supplier delivery delays to ensure end customer commitments are met.
    • Working with Inside Sales to oversee expedited delivery requests and orders.
    • Providing a monthly financial forecast report and working with planners/shop supervisors to meet monthly financial targets.
    • Suggesting, participating in, and leading process improvement projects pertaining to order entry, planning, or shop operations.
    • Working with Assistant Area Manager in planning, communicating and monitoring shop resources to achieve effective utilization of employees, equipment, and material.
    • Training new planners joining the WPB organization.
    • Working with Inventory Planning to optimize component stocking levels and lot sizes.
    • Providing estimated work hours on contract proposals through collaboration with Assistant Area Manager, Manufacturing Engineering, and Technicians.
    • Working with Engineering and Supply Chain to requisition materials/items and/or subcontracted services.
    • Tracking order progress and maintaining order updates/forecasts in SAP.
    • Determining appropriate priority for work requests and feedback to requesters when necessary.
    • Developing and process customer orders for standard parts/products.
    • Reviewing customer specifications, customer purchase orders to ensure alignment with quoted scope as well as current inventory/lead time/capacity.
    • Coordinating with Engineering and Inside Sales to identify and resolve commercial and technical issues.
    • Interfacing with internal Westinghouse organizations to source orders in a timely manner to meet customer needs.

      Who You Are:
        • Bachelor's degree in business, technical field of study, or related field
        • Minimum 5 - 7 years' planning experience.
        • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, particularly MS Excel
        • SAP knowledge, especially production, requisitioning, and material master data management is desired
        • Experience with contract review and interpretation is desired
        • Understanding of basic mechanical manufacturing processes is desired
        • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills and Good Team Orientation are required.

          Why Westinghouse?

          Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry's first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:
          • Safety and Quality
          • Integrity and Trust
          • Customer Focus and Innovation
          • Speed and Passion to Win
          • Teamwork and Accountability

            Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being. In the U.S., the following are representative of what we offer:
            • Competitive Salary
            • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
            • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
            • Paid Vacations and Holidays
            • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
            • Educational Reimbursement Program
            • Employee Referral Program

              While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

              EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

              Get connected with Westinghouse on social media:
              Twitter - Facebook - LinkedIn- YouTube

              Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.

Keywords: Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, Pittsburgh , Lead Planning Specialist - Electrical, Professions , New Stanton, Pennsylvania

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