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Cummins Inc. Material Planner in New Hudson, Michigan

Material Planner


Description - External

Under general supervision, uses statistical analysis, collaborative cross-functional intelligence, and validated planning parameter settings to disaggregate the demand plan and determine the optimal inventory levels. Aligns the supply plan with the demand plan and drives stability in the supply chain.

Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE)

Reports any work-related injury, illness, incident or hazard.

Complies with HSE standards, policies, procedures & regulations.

Engages in HSE training.


Follows applicable standard work, process documentation, and quality procedures.

Performs quality checks on system planning parameters (min/max inventory level, re-order point, upper/lower tracking signals, segments, etc.) taking action to support Plan for Every Part (PFEP).


Performs supply and demand analysis, highlighting areas of concern for the next 12 months.

Assists others in gathering and compiling information through primary and secondary research.

Runs planning parameter setting changes in the simulation environment to analyze the impact to KPIs, and provides executive and detailed report of results.

Monitors signals indicating abnormal demand and/or stock levels feeding the supply schedule.

Makes adjustments to the planning parameter settings if approved.

Enters approved forecast adjustments at the detail level to align with the aggregate demand plan.

Takes ownership and accountability for the disaggregate demand plan, supply plan, and inventory plan that supports end Customer needs.

Demonstrates the target level of proficiency in core competencies.

Remains flexible and performs other miscellaneous duties, as required, to meet business goals.


Communicates effectively within the assigned team and with all support teams.

Completes training and personal development in line with business requirements and career goals.

Participates in improvement (quality, safety, process, material flow, etc.) projects.


Primary Location United States-Michigan-Novi-US, MI, New Hudson, Cummins Bridgeway Corp and CPC

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Office

Job Posting Nov 5, 2021, 12:06:51 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210007IN