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Production Planner

Job Type: Full Time (Exempt)
Job Level: Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
Start Date: ASAP

Description:
Perform a wide variety of production control or project responsibilities utilizing advanced principles, theories and concepts involving the evaluation and analysis of data, processes and systems. Recommend solutions and/or resolve moderately complex problems associated with inventory levels, production schedules, plant capacity and/or material shortages. Assignments are often self-initiated. Work is performed without appreciable direction. Responsibilities include: • Identify, analyze and create production control plans or production schedules ensuring actual production meets scheduled requirements. • Analyze and evaluate resource requirements, capacity gates, delivery performance, and quality and inventory goals. • Establish and maintain balance between internal suppliers and customer expectations, despite the fluctuating supply and demand of materials and finished goods. • Forecast and identify supply problems and determine the potential impact of on time delivery to customers. Troubleshoot problems and implement solutions. • Identify, define, analyze, and evaluate current and future operating inventory levels, to ensure inventory levels maximize capacity utilization and schedule attainment. • Develop and recommend inventory management strategies to customers and suppliers. • Develop and provide metrics to materials management for measuring inventory, variance, and delivery performance. • Participate in the development and implementation of advanced production control business systems. • Perform other related/assigned "special projects" with little or no impact to the performance of normal duties. • May be responsible for and act as organization consultant and spokesperson for projects or the operation of existing programs. • May provide direction to non-exempt personnel and other planners.

Experience/Skill Requirements:
• 5+ years of hands-on planning experience in support of high mix/low volume manufacturing • Excellent analytical skills • Effective written and verbal communication skills • Adept at and conversant in advanced MRP utilization – Oracle experience a must

Education/Training Requirements:
BS/BA or equivalent experience. APICS certification a plus Click here to apply

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