PFEP (Plan For Every Part) Coordinator

Operations | Morton Grove, IL, United States
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Xylem |ˈzīləm| 

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company. 

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas. 

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! 

Xylem seeks to hire a PFEP Coordinator for our Morton Grove, IL facility. The PFEP Coordinator within AWS will be responsible for the development, sustainment, and continuous improvement of the PFEP program as it relates to the Morton Grove materials delivery system. This person will own the PFEP database and all translations between PFEP work efforts and LN, the Morton Grove System of record. 

Essential Duties/ Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for Morton Grove facility’s PFEP database management as sole owner maintaining strict control, ensuring data integrity and facilitating adjustments in line with customer demand
  • Responsible for the adaptation of PFEP database logic into the LN ERP system
  • Takes a facility-wide view of supply chain planning processes and tools in order to assist in the coordination of efforts from multiple teams across functional groups
  • Leads efforts to gather and analyze data on facility demand (and demand variability) for each part required for production. Recommends inventory thresholds and replenishment levels
  • Work and communicate effectively with diverse, cross-functional teams in order to apply PFEP program across the facility
  • Responsible for obtaining the subject matter expertise necessary to coach and mentor other stakeholders on the process principles and applications
  • Assist in pareto analysis and problem resolution for exceptions uncovered
  • Support and provide necessary data and analysis for all planned material supermarket activity
  • Assist the development of key process indicators to ensure PFEP process is in control. Support the improvement of on hand inventory levels and material turns 

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification: 

  • BA Degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business Operations. Relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 3+ years of experience within Procurement
  • Demonstrated experience with end-to-end ERP system manipulation, LN a strong preference
  • Highly analytical, ability to concisely present large amounts of data 

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job” 

  • Professional DevelopmentTo advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total RewardsWe offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks– Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, Working Parents Networks and Non-Native English Speakers and Allies.


Physical Demands/Work Environment: 

(The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters and must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) 

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
  • Light lifting (20-25 pounds), office environment
  • Moderate physical demand and exposure to shop and field elements
  • Office: Administrative - computer and telephone usage. Microsoft Office essential. Operation of basic office equipment and machinery; such as, fax machines, copiers and printers.
  • Shop/Job Site: Daily Exposure to warehouse/shop. Exposure to undesirable field elements at treatment plants or contractors site 

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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