Job Location
Devens, MA, USA
Supply Chain and Production Control Planner

Born out of MIT, VulcanForms is commercializing the first fully scalable industrial metal additive manufacturing (AM) solution. Building the world's most powerful and advanced metal AM system is the first step towards our vision of lights-out, highest quality metal AM mass production. We are a team of leading technology and operational experts with decades of experience in advanced manufacturing, materials, automation, and robotics. We continuously seek contributors who demonstrate outstanding integrity, intelligence, accountability, and a passion for learning. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Purpose
As the Supply Chain & Production Control Planner at VulcanForms, Devens, MA, you will support procurement of external material through ensuring that all systems and processes are designed to ensure zero stock-out situations.  You will also ensure that shop floor execution starts on time and that material progresses through the manufacturing process in a timely way.  We are seeking an experienced professional to be part of our production team. This role is critical to the success of the company vision.

Key Accountabilities
  • Execute and monitor the planning and replenishment of all materials required for product delivery and machine builds.
  • Manage part master data in the internal ERP system including:
    • replenishment methods (MRP or ROP)
    • lot sizes
    • lead times
    • ROP & ROQ quantities
    • safety stocks, etc.
  • Analyze results of the MRP system along with system generated part replenishment recommendations.
  • Integrate with procurement to determine the correct replenishment model to support PO placement, while considering part and PO placement lead times.
  • Integrate with warehouse and production staff to help support shop floor operations, work order on-time starts and prevent any work stoppages.
  • Manage and report out on status of production progress of customer deliverables including tracking external vendor operations.
  • Attend daily production and Gemba meetings to collect status on production
  • Provide delivery commitments to the internal and external customers, including leadership
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, supply chain management, business administration or equivalent with 5+ years of manufacturing experience.
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, oral communication, and writing skills
  • Authorized to work within the U.S. without restrictions (U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S. (or green card holder))
  • CPIM certification a plus
  • ERP system experience – Epicor preferred
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure
  • Logical and efficient, with strong attention to detail
  • Able to exercise independent judgment and take appropriate action
  • Team player in a highly collaborative environment
  • Strong sense of ownership
  • Excited about taking on new challenges in the metal additive manufacturing industry and working in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Self-motivated, hands-on, practical mindset, and capable of setting and reaching ambitious goals
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance available to you starting on your first day of employment
  • Generous time off package including vacation PTO, sick PTO, and 11 company-paid federal holidays.
  • Flexible work schedule
  • 401(k) with company match and stock options.
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Position: Supply Chain and Production Control Planner

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