Textron Sr. Specialist Materials Planning Americas in Troy, Michigan

Sr. Specialist Materials Planning Americas


We - more than 6,000 employees in 14 countries - are Kautex Textron. As one of the Top 100 global automotive suppliers, we develop innovative fuel tank systems for all of the world's leading car manufacturers.

We are innovators: Our Selective Catalytic Reduction System segment offers industry leading technology to reduce emissions. We value the diversity of thought that drives innovation and engagement - and we take pride in watching our ideas become reality.

This role will advise, coach, demonstrate and support all North American plants in achieving its business targets now and in the future and in preparation for future operating system changes and Directions as defined by company.


Optimized Material Inventory

Inventory record accuracy

BOM accuracy

Master production Scheduling performance

Optimized release of schedules

Supplier Delivery

Customer Delivery

Component and assemblies numbering using PLM part numbers

  • MRP support and training

  • Demand management

  • Supplier releases

  • Capacity level loading

  • Master data input (aligned with DM)

  • Root cause analysis of inventory variations

  • Inventory AOP

  • Correct use of DM

  • Inventory forecasting

  • Production planning (optimized changeover schedule)

  • Sharing of best practices between plants

  • Support for customer specific requirements

  • PLM numbering



Bachelor degree in Supply Chain management or related field

3-5 years’ experience in Managing Materials functions

Automotive experience critical

International experience considered an asset

Six Sigma experience an asset

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Supply Chain

Primary Location US-Michigan-Troy

Recruiting Company Kautex

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 264822