Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. YFAI is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has 114 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 20 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture interior components for all automakers. Established in 2015, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is a joint venture between Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Huayu Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. (HASCO), the component group of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC Motor), and Adient, the global leader in automotive seating. For more information, please visit www.YFAI.com.
Responsible for managing internal/external customer related activities including demand, production planning, inventory activities and shipping schedules with focus of ensuring acceptable customer rating performance.
Demand maintenance, review and forecasting while maintaining optimal inventory levels
Monitor customer and YFAI online systems, email and phone communication to identify shipping requirements on a daily and weekly basis, communication with customer on any issues which may affect schedule
Responsible for customer shipping scheduling, customer systems maintenance, customer routing maintenance and system set up
Maintains finished good inventory plan, follows escalation if levels drop below plan and issues no surprise communication as required.
Communicate customer changes in demand.
Data entry of all manual orders/releases
Maintain YFAI systems to ensure all part numbers, customer ID and product data information flows through the system in an accurate and timely manner
Participate in EC/CN meetings, participate and lead launch and obsolescence events
Complete annual customer parameter reviews
Support physical inventory prep and execution
Ensure compliance to all BOS/SOX and internal plant procedures
Sets example with team for best practices in product/customer knowledge and process efficiencies
Perform and publish root cause analysis for key metrics not met and maintain customer scorecard
Recognize the importance of change, introduce new ideas for others to act on and positively participate in change processes
Other duties as assigned by manager
Complete weekly and quarterly capacity planning
Education College Degree or equivalent experience
Work Experience - APICS certification preferred
3-5 years of experience in manufacturing environment
Able to work in a rapidly changing environment
Able to process time sensitive information and orders to meet deadlines
Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to accurately communicate with internal/external customers, co-workers and management
Working knowledge of MFG PRO/QAD, MS Office, Word, Excel, and email
Knowledge of customer’s online communication systems
Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks
Ability to completely all necessary tasks before end of shift
Ability to lead others and ensure customer requirements are met