Job Description

Grammer is looking for a Corporate MP&L Analyst to join our location in Plymouth, MI. This is a hybrid role. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a team environment. This individual will have an opportunity to make lasting and positive changes in our team!

GRAMMER is a leading North American full service automotive supplier of highly engineered thermoplastic components and assemblies for interiors and air and fluid management systems. GRAMMER is specialized in developing and manufacturing components and systems for car interiors as well as driver and passenger seats for off-road vehicles, trucks, buses, and trains.

As a global partner to the vehicle manufacturing industry we are represented around the world by our two divisions, Automotive and Commercial Vehicles. Our employees are constantly engaged in developing and producing innovative, flexible solutions to meet challenges in today’s competitive global market. GRAMMER can be found on four continents with more than 50 production, distribution and logistics sites in 20 countries.

Here at GRAMMER, we foster a culture that embraces our Grammer CODE: Collaborate in an inclusive environment, Openness in communication and ideas, Drive for results with energy and Empower yourself and others by taking ownership of decisions and actions.

As a new member of the Grammer Team, you will receive a competitive compensation package including benefits such as:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • 401(k) match
  • Robust EAP services
  • Developmental opportunities
  • Much more!

The Corporate MP&L Analyst role is responsible for:

  • Responsible for performing a variety of duties to support MP&L activities including verifying material or containers, identifying shortages, inventory control, ordering material (i.e. resin, cardboard), and engineering changes.
  • Support New Model builds which include ordering materials, arranging for shipping, engineering changes and logistics.
  • Lead system record integrity through cycle count, root cause analysis and development of corrective actions.
  • Ensure customer requirements are received, analyzed, and processed as expected from all sources, including customer systems.
  • Analyze current production schedule to assess current production status (behind schedule, increases, move ahead runs, etc.)
  • Responsible for maintaining and communicating an accurate forecast to supplier at the latest revision level required.
  • Maintain production planning, inventory levels, safety stock and various key data fields that drive master planning are up to date in ERP system.
  • Ensure master changes are captured in systems to properly reflect adequate bills of materials for ordering of component parts and production of WIP and end items. Support balance our planning and coordination.
  • Coordinate with corporate BOM analyst on engineering changes. This includes monitoring the performance on effective date implementation, changes to bill of materials and loading of new levels as required.
  • Support program and part balance out ensuring engineering changes are incorporated timely and bank builds are in place as agreed - to ensure effective change while minimizing obsolescence.
  • Process purchase requisitions for assigned material and ensure delivery from suppliers.
  • Escalate shortages to management team as required.
  • Effectively supports and understands the plant build schedule, BOM verification, buffer calculations, change control and supplier material ordering.
  • Participate in plant physical inventory as required.
  • Must be in self-starter able to work without close supervision, understanding what needs to be done, and taking the required actions.
  • Attain a level of product/commodity knowledge and awareness of supplier operations as they pertain to the company.
  • Shall adhere to all safety, health and environmental procedures, policies and practices such as utilizing personal protective equipment and proper attire in keeping with safety standards.
  • Comply with all ISO/TS 16949 & ISO-14001 procedures and work instructions.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • One (1) year of more experience in a Tier 1 Automotive OEM parts production facility.
  • Experience with JBA
  • Experience with SAP
  • Inventory control experience including cycle counting.
  • Knowledge of Future 3/MAPICS or similar systems.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment that allows for individual differences and provides for individual growth.
  • Ability to identify urgent or emerging problems, develop alternative corrective actions, and engage appropriate colleagues in the timely implementation of corrective actions.
  • Knowledge of automotive processes (EDI, PPAP, etc.)
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and bills of material.
  • Experience with MRP and scheduling systems (MAPICS a plus).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Work, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Strong analytical & mathematical skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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