This position resides in Brighton, Massachusetts, and is part of XL’s Operations Team.
The primary objective is to oversee and plan for various sources of demand to support effective planning and fulfillment of new and existing products. The Planning Specialist will be responsible for understanding and prioritizing backlog, incoming sales orders, and forecast to align XL resources. He/she will work closely with cross-functional partners in Operations, Sales, Marketing, Engineering and Finance to ensure that short-term and long-term demand is clear. He/she will work very closely with Sales and Production prioritize build plans, set and communicate customers delivery commitments, and create regular reports and updates for key stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer management skills, strong understanding of ERP/MRP, S&OP processes, and experience in a fast-growing NPI to Manufacturing environment. Experience in automotive and/or other regulated industry experience is an advantage
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