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Operations Planner in Pittsburgh, PA at Vitro

Date Posted: 3/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Drive effective and efficient operational plans based on OEM and ARG demand plan forecasts.  The focus of the role is one either the Tempering or Lamination processes.  Based on demand forecasts, schedule manufacturing for the optimal Vitro Automotive facility on a global basis.  

  • Develop operations plan for business units to achieve company goals.
  • Optimize operations plan to meet changing business needs.
  • Identify, anticipate and resolve customer issues in timely manner.
  • Identify and implement process improvements and cost optimization initiatives.
  • Liaise with other teams in analyzing and resolving business problems.
  • Perform regular operations reviews to identify any issues/inconsistencies.
  • Develop budget and schedule for implementing business operations.
  • Perform resource allocation and work assignment for implementing business operations.
  • Determine operational risk factors and provide relevant mitigation plans.
  • Implement changes in workflow and work scope to meet business expectations.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



Job Requirements

  • Required 5 years operations planning, demand planning or supply chain
  • Bachelors degree required with Supply Chain Management, Operations Planning, Business 
  • Spanish bi-lingual desired 
  • This is a full-time position. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
  • Works in an office environment with up to 20% of time spent in a manufacturing plant.
  • Knowledge of Vitro Automotive products and services.
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain processes
  • Knowledge of Vitro manufacturing processes – Tempering processes and or Lamination processes.
  • Ability to work with Vitro’s business systems (SAP, NACCS, Oracle, etc.).
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Able to operate in a fast paced environment; ability to prioritize workflow and multi-task.