Inventory Planner

Requisition Number:  12534
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

New Stanton, PA, US, 15672

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

Develop, perform, and leverage inventory planning and inventory control skills and abilities to achieve objectives and business goals

This is a mobile position allowing a flexible work from home environment and reporting onsite occasionally.


Your Day to Day:

  • Foster and build strong, value-adding relationships with internal customers and key interfacing organizations including Customer Service, Project Engineering, Product Engineering, Manufacturing, and Finance by communicating openly and respectfully to generate dialogue
  • Prioritizes based on a clear understanding of the process and work scope
  • Review, validate, and execute MRP generated requisitions to meet business and/or customer demand
  • Keeps others informed and follows up quickly and consistently
  • Develops material usage forecasts and inventory strategies to ensure that on-time delivery and inventory objectives are met. This includes developing, entering, and maintaining forecasted demand, as well as re-order points/safety stock into SAP ERP for all key products
  • Work closely with Purchasing to ensure material support of the production and inventory plan
  • Work with product engineering to review and disposition excess and obsolete inventory, as well as identify uses across the market for this inventory to minimize losses
  • Identify and implement cost reduction and process improvement initiatives consistent with customer, Company, Business Unit, and site goals and objectives
  • Use problem-solving and continuous improvement to spark innovation
  • Participate on process improvement teams and implement recommendations to optimize functional efficiency through use of SAP and/or related modules
  • Identify actions necessary to achieve task completion and to obtain results; able to meet schedules, deadlines, quotas, and performance goals.
  • Assist in establishing and executing processes that are consistent with Company Guidelines and Business Unit Policies and Procedures, as well as inventory and supply management best practices
  • Support key inventory management performance metrics per site, and for Business Unit to attain financial metrics
  • Participate in development and/or delivery of training programs on process and associated software tools. Coach personnel in utilizing software tools to implement Westinghouse inventory management processes
  • Eliminates error-likely situations by prioritizing safety and Human Performance

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associates degree/60 College Credits and related work experience
  • Must have 2 years of related experience
  • APICS/CPIM certification is preferred

Skils and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of discrete and continuous manufacturing processes is preferred.
  • Must be driven and self-motivated, as well as a quick learner.
  • Must have good written, verbal, and inter-personal communication skills, which includes giving and receiving feedback.
  • Must have teamwork, organizational skills, and welcome change.
  • Must be able to exercise sound planning and decision-making skills in a multi-tasking environment.
  • Must be computer literate, and have proficiency in Microsoft Office. Must have strong knowledge of MS Excel and MS Access.
  • SAP or other ERP experience is required, with specific knowledge of MRP, inventory management, forecasting, and/or purchasing. Knowledge of system-based Material Master creation, Bill Of Materials creation, and Workflow is preferred.

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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