Materials Analyst at Pentair Management Company in Hanover Park, Illinois

Posted in Other 15 days ago.





Job Description:

Job Description:

At Pentair, you will work along-side passionate problem-solvers who are committed to the future and are focused on creating a healthier world for all. Throughout our 120 global locations, our values guide us as we create innovative solutions for the world's water challenges. We bring water to life!

As a Pentair employee, you would enjoy a wide array of benefit options to help keep you and your family healthy and protected, a generous 401(k) and ESPP to help you save for retirement, plus paid time off and wellness programs to encourage a healthy work/life balance.

We have an opportunity for a Materials Analyst to join our Hanover Park, IL team. You will work effectively with other groups such as manufacturing, engineering, purchasing, planning, and distribution to ensure accuracy of the part data and execution of part changes. In this role, the Materials Analyst (PFEP Coordinator) will also work with the new product development team to prepare a plan. Interested candidates, who meet the requirements below, are encouraged to apply today!

You will:


  • Maintain the PFEP and Optimizer template with input from all affected parties from suppliers to customers

  • Ensure root cause countermeasure processes are complete to identify and provide solutions as related to PFEP Drive E & O processes.

  • Work collaboratively with Value Stream Manager to understand line rates and Replenishment Market levels

  • Provide input and support for new product introductions along with phasing out products to support the NPD (New Product Development) process

  • Complete controlled maintenance of the PFEP following established guidelines and standard work

  • Update PFEP data on regular cadence.

  • Educate mentors and develops planning, purchasing team on PFEP and overall material flow.

  • Analyze production requirements and makes recommendations for optimal material flow, storage and delivery.

  • Provide data and support lineside & replenishment market calculations.

  • Provide support as required to manage Kanban and VMI solutions with suppliers.

  • Participate in Kaizen events as required.

  • Maintain material information in ERP system.

  • Deploy root cause analysis for overstock inventory.

  • Remove obsolete and low usage items from production supermarket.

Key Qualifications:


  • Have 2-3 years of experience in inventory management or material flow in a manufacturing environment.

  • Have strong computer skills with Microsoft Office and warehouse management systems.

  • Be able to communicate and collaborate effectively across multiple disciplines with strong interpersonal skills.

  • Utilize analytical and resolution skills, as well as organizational skills.

  • Be able to walk, stand, bend, and lift as necessary.

Pentair is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Diversity and Inclusion:

With our expanding global presence, cross-cultural insight and competence are essential for our ongoing success. We believe that a diverse workforce contributes different perspectives and creative ideas that enable us to continue to improve every day. Race, gender, ethnicity, country of origin, age, personal style, sexual orientation, physical ability, religion, life experiences and many more factors contribute to this diversity.

We take ongoing action to improve the diversity of our workforce by:


  • Ensuring leadership involvement and ownership

  • Attracting and retaining diverse talent at all levels

  • Fostering a globally aware, inclusive culture

  • Ensuring our practices are fair and non-discriminatory