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Orders Analyst

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Location: Xuzhou, 32, China
Date Posted: Aug 22, 2019

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Incumbent is the facility expert and maintains thorough and current knowledge and understanding of the complete orders process from pre-order entry questions through final shipment of product for all products.  Coordinates the flow of dealer machine orders through corporate and local systems.  Serves as the overall orders contact, providing leadership to the facility on all order-related matters.  This position is a resource for all order related questions.  Incumbent identifies priorities for the orders function, and works with Marketing, Engineering and NPI groups to provide overall order coordination with facility management.


This position is responsible for the integrity and consistency of all order-related data bases.  Assures orders are technically correct, maintains compatibility tables used both by dealers and corporate systems to verify that orders are entered without grief and are considered complete and correct for manufacturing purposes.  The exposure of this information is worldwide.


Incumbent is responsible for the consistency and content of all products in the corporate price list.  Ensures the price list reflects the latest engineering data and compatibility statements, complies with corporate standards, and issues Price List Change Notices (PLCNs) to maintain accuracy.  This requires coordination between the product groups, marketing companies and foreign manufacturing plants.


This position develops monthly shipment forecasts in coordination with marketing company orders groups and facility operations management.  Evaluates existing order backlogs, expected future order activity and current facility operations constraints in developing facility shipment forecast.  Works closely with facility operations and supply chain planning to identify and resolve internal facility constraints.


Reviews and approves order cancellations when requested by marketing companies.  Analyzes request for effect on the business unit and the marketplace considering rework costs, unusable material and the dealer's commercial situation.  Calculates and communicates order cancellation charges to marketing company.  Incumbent is facility subject matter expert and is actively involved in providing data and analysis to project teams addressing demand variability issues.



·            Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

·            Fluent in English oral and writing.

·            College or university degree related to Supply Chain is required

·            Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organization and communication skills

·            Thorough understanding of company policies and procedures

·            Solid product knowledge



  • Experience in scheduling, or related supply chain tasks is desired.
  • Extensive knowledge of prime products and attachments
  • Familiarity with company manufacturing facilities, processes, and equipment
  • Knowledge and understanding of 6 Sigma project management principles
  • CPS Functional Job Role Qualified
  • APICS CPIM or CSPC National Certification desired

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EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
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Aug 22, 2019