Primary responsibility is analyzing miscellaneous dependent and independent demand prior to entering into MDS.
This includes analysis of quantities, dates and when requirements should be entered... demands.
Considers factory/supplier capacities and process constraints, customer order delivery needs, inventory economical lot investments, transportation and distribution cost.
Establishes priority of material needs, schedules orders to suppliers/factory, expedites and de-expedites and recommends use of overtime and premium transportation as necessary.
Analyzes factory/supplier delivery ... disposition, contingency plans, engineering change effectivity, excessive scrap, etc.
Determines alternative supply methods due to factory operational/supplier problems, material deviations, etc...