Supply Chain Planning Analyst II – Harnesses / other

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Inside the Role

Supply Chain is one of the most important areas within DTNA, as the success of our suppliers, and our supply chains, is directly tied to our ability to deliver trucks to our customers on-time and to meet our future build rates. The Supply Chain Planning Analyst will plan, procure, and manage the flow of harnesses, and other critical components, from our suppliers to our Truck Manufacturing Plants; with on-time delivery focus and a proactive problem-solving approach to Supply Chain risks. Additionally, he/she will define strategies, methods and tools to optimize the flow of harnesses, and other critical components, to make our supply chains more robust and predictable. In addition, he/she will be part of an integrated Procurement & Planning team that is responsible for the supply chain, from End-To-End, while working collaboratively to solve the most complex supply chain challenges. This position provides visibility to senior management within DTNA, plus there are multiple career advancement opportunities within the team and department.

We Take Care of Our Team
Position offers a starting salary range of $74,500.00 – $95,000.00 USD
Pay offered dependent on knowledge, skills, and experience.
Benefits include annual bonus program; 401k company contribution with company match up to 6% as well as non-elective company contribution of 3 – 7% depending on age; starting at 4 weeks paid vacation; 13+ calendar holidays; 8 weeks paid parental leave; employee assistance program; comprehensive healthcare plans and wellness programs; onsite fitness (at some locations); tuition assistance and volunteer paid time off; short-term and long-term disability plans.
What You Drive at DTNA:
  • Plan quantities of parts necessary to ensure on-time delivery of production requirements.
  • Proactive escalation of impacts and risks to reduce disruptions at DTNA’s Truck Manufacturing Plants.
  • Immediate communication of potential supply chain risks that may disrupt DTNA’s production.
  • Manage planning parameters and exceptions as needed for new supplier setups.
  • Demonstrated determination to see issues through from point of identification to final resolution.
  • Manage critical Shortage Requests (SR’s) from production facilities to minimize disruptions.
  • Resolve and expedite back orders and drop-ins as necessary to satisfy customer expectations.
  • Help lead the effort to develop and manage DTNA’s Production supply chain, communicate DTNA needs and expectations, participate in cross-functional activities, identify and communicate supplier risks.
  • Drive and develop stronger partnerships to establish DTNA as the preferred customer of our suppliers
  • Manage recovery plans from suppliers, holding suppliers accountable of any impact and driving these plans from start to conclusion.
  • Assist with department coverage as required.
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects.
  • Assist as delegated team representative as required.
  • Other duties as required.
Knowledge You Should Bring:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business Administration, Industrial/Systems Engineering, or related discipline and prefer 2-4 years of related experience.
  • Working knowledge of Supply Chain fundamentals and previous professional Supply Chain experience.
  • Previous experience leading cross-functional exercises, team development strategies, and/or operational meetings.
  • Understanding of business drivers, supply chain infrastructure, tactics, and applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently within guidelines and policies to solve problems of moderate complexity.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide support and guidance to new team members.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Office applications
Exceptional Candidates Might Have:
  • 2 years of experience planning harnesses, or a similar commodity.
  • Familiarity with DTNA IMS (mainframe) system.
  • Prior project management experience and demonstrated achievement driving process improvements.
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Where We Work
This position is open to applicants who can work in (or relocate to) the following location(s)-

Portland, OR US

How We Collaborate
To continue building a great place to work for all, we are committed to a culture that creates flexibility and encourages a supportive working environment that achieves the needs of our business and employees.
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At Daimler Truck North America, we recognize our world is changing faster than ever before. By listening to the needs of today, we’re building to solve with cutting-edge solutions in sustainability and future driving technology across electric, hydrogen and autonomous. These solutions, backed by years of innovative success and achievement, continue DTNA’s legacy as the undisputed industry leader. Our evolving brand portfolio is second to none, including Freightliner Trucks, Western Star, Demand Detroit, Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis, and Financial Services. Together, we work as one team towards our envisioned future – building a cleaner, safer and more efficient tomorrow for all.
That is what we are working toward – for all who keep the world moving.
Visa sponsorship available if you qualify under the following:
  • Hold a valid existing visa (L1A, L1B, L2, TN, H1B, H4 EAD, OPT EAD, CPT)
  • Daimler Truck North America employees working under an existing U.S. Daimler Truck North America visa
  • Those eligible for a TN Visa (Canadian or Mexican National working in an Engineering, Accounting or Scientific Technologist capacity with an aligning degree)
  • Those eligible for an L-1 (inter-company) Daimler Truck visa under the Corporate Blanket L-1 program would require at least one-year of qualifying experience in the last three years
Additional Information
  • Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
  • Contractors, professional services, or other contingent workers should confirm with their local agency if they are eligible to apply for FTE positions
  • EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans


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