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Senior Manager, Material Planner

Company: Sunnova Energy
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Brief Description of Sunnova Sunnova is a different kind of Power Company, offering solar and storage services to homeowners within the United States and its territories through our network of local solar dealers and solar standard community homebuilders. Our mission is powering energy independence TM and changing the energy industry. At Sunnova, we believe in achieving more by working together; our diverse workforce allows an inclusive and innovative culture to power our long-term growth. Our people focus on thinking beyond traditional limits - and to do that, we need the creativity and energy of

every person. Come be a part of the fastest growing segment of the energy industry! The Senior Manager, Material Planner Position

Sunnova Energy is searching for a Senior Material Planning Manager to be the point person for all material needs from our region and dealer locations. This position will manage and optimize material planning for each of our regions, distributors, suppliers, and partners. This position also works with local managers and partners to maintain correct inventory levels for production and reduce and eliminate stale inventory.

Senior Manager, Material Planner Responsibilities

  • Works with suppliers and distributors to meet expected forecast and on-time delivery of materials; plans for material demand
  • Leads daily part inventory coverage reviews and devises alternative plans when gaps arise
  • Examines, executes, and approves expedites to ensure material availability for sustainable operations
  • Provides oversight and coordinates inventory transfers; leads the balance out efforts
  • Evaluates entire supply chain for component shortages, shipment delays, and below standard inventories
  • Manages supply chain side of project implementation
  • Examines obsolescence and finds creative ways to minimize impact
  • Improves material availability to support production and customer requirements through corrective actions for availability and span issues; improves supplier response times, transportation planning and inventory management
  • Tracks new components for new model introductions and block changes
  • Works with team to drive improvement of safety, quality, cost, and delivery targets
  • Develops Internal Demand based on forecast, shipments, open orders, and future projects
  • Develops and manages replenishment strategies using the company's inventory management systems
  • Performs inventory analysis based on current production, shipping, and forecasts
  • Executes all supply chain transitions including product introduction and rationalization, changes to formulations, allocation events, major process changes, risk mitigation activities, and cost savings events that require coordination across the organization.
  • Develops, communicates, and maintains Standard Operating Procedures, maintains training documentation on "How To's" for the utilized systems
  • Coordinates communication and is a point of contract for distributors; coordinates with suppliers and analytics team to analyze, collaborate, and communicate demand plans and inventory requirements.
    Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or any closely related technical or analytical field
    • Strong knowledge of data, reporting, and analytics
    • Bachelor's degree in, Supply Chain Management or other Business-related field
    • 10-15+ years related experience
    • 8 - 10+ years' manager experience with multiple reports
    • 5 - 6+ years' senior manager experience with multiple reports
    • Public company experience
    • 3 - 5 years' experience in an energy market
    • Intermediate to advanced skills using Excel (i.e., Pivot Tables, V-lookups, IF Formulas and Macros)
    • Knowledge of Material Relations Planning (MRP), scheduling, and capacity planning principles and practices
      Preferred Qualifications
      • APICS certification
      • Familiarity with engineering, manufacturing, and production processes
        Additional Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
        • Strong understanding of MRP and Supply Chain Management
        • Understanding of finance and generally accepted accounting principles
        • General knowledge of manufacturing flow process, company practices and procedures
          Working Conditions
          • Open-office environment
          • Overtime may be required during busy times
          • Less than 20% estimated travel time
            Physical Requirements
            • Extended periods of time working at computer workstation
              Benefits
              • Sunnova offers a generous employee reward package that includes:
              • Comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, healthcare flexible spending account, and 401(k) with employer match.
              • Competitive compensation & annual bonus
              • Paid time off, including 10 holidays and Paid Parental Leave
              • Cell phone allowance for many roles
                We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

                If you are selected for a position, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process.

Keywords: Sunnova Energy, Albuquerque , Senior Manager, Material Planner, Accounting, Auditing , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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