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Master Planning Analyst

Fulton, IL, US, 61252

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Position Summary: This position is responsible for the development, improvement, implementation and maintenance of the planning and scheduling systems and processes to assist auger operations in lean enterprise, inventory control and reduction, and customer service through the setting of level loaded plans to meet customer promises within value stream capacities.   


Essential Job Duties: 

  • 2-3 Direct Reports – Hourly Production Analysts
  • This position is responsible for the creation, maintenance and future direction of the schedule(s) and the production plans ability to meet $25MM of auger sales while maintaining inventory levels within business targets.
  • This position is responsible for analyzing and directing continuous improvement throughout the assigned value stream(s).
  • Participates in managing of individual supply chain by value stream: assist in monitoring KPI's for vendors or suppliers, develop solutions to issues, recommend and implement resolutions, build upon position relations.
  • Is power user throughout the SAP implementation directing the structure of Master Planning for chain operations.
  • Drives master scheduling throughout the value stream(s) by creating, maintaining and communicating KPI results to meet or exceed business forecast.
  • Creates, maintains, and insures execution of the Production Control Schedule (SAP) which supports the objectives of the site, including objectives for customer service, on time delivery, planned past due, inventory, for assigned value stream(s).
  • Manage partnerships with Customer, Customer Account Representative, Customer Service Manager, Contract Manager, manufacturing and Demand Manager to forecast stable customer demand.
  • Demand planning on overall sales forecast and resultant production forecast.  Partners with supply chain on execution of supply needed for overall forecast. 
  • Assist in the overall review and assessment of auger capacity across the value stream, from press through final assembly and packaging. 


Minimum Requirements:  

  • One-Two years of planning experience required. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs.  
  • Proficient in MRP.
  • Project management skills required. 
  • Inventory control, logistics, and purchasing skills preferred.       


Education and/or Experience:   Associates Degree is required.  Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.  5-7 years preferred in planning is required and 2-3 years of experience in project management.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  APICS certification is preferred. 

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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