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Kanban Planning Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 6.22.2020#322431
    • Job Location: Mason/Cincinnati, OH
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 02, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Purpose/Mission: Manages data, organization, analysis and justification of value stream supermarkets using Kanban replenishment method.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Analysis, evaluation and optimization of Kanban supermarket. Includes selection, bin sizing/quantity, slotting, and management of lineside supermarkets
  • Utilizes lean principles to design and implement Kanban replenishment from the main warehouse to lineside supermarkets
  • Creating reports about consumption and improvement decisions in regards of KANBAN min/max and bin size
  • Controlling of KANBAN cycles (cards, elimination, addition, …)
  • Setting up KANBAN cycles for new products working with manufacturing engineering
  • Addressing KANBAN issues with the appropriate parties and solution implementation
  • Implementing and organizing cycle counts within the Kanban storage
  • Communication with Internal and/or external Customers, Suppliers as well as Third Parties
  • Communicates with warehouse, production, manufacturing engineering and supply chain management
  • Is able to develop a consensus between the parties if necessary
  • Communicates with Management and other employees in RSC



Experience and Skills:

Educational Background:

  • Associate degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or Business or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience


Professional Knowledge & Experiences:

  • 3-4 years of relevant job experience in a manufacturing and/or distribution environment.
  • Inventory and Production Control background preferred.
  • Excellent communication skill
  • Proficient in Excel, Outlook, and SAP
  • Hands on
  • Technical basic understanding to work with Festo parts
  • Independent
  • Self Starter

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster