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Production Planner

Production Planner

Job ID 
2017-1395
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MN-Bloomington
Posted Date 
10/5/2017
Category 
Manufacturing

More information about this job

Overview

The purpose of this position is to develop and execute the production schedules necessary to meet customer needs while maximizing output at minimal cost.

Responsibilities

  • Handles shortages and establishes a working line of communication and good working relationship with the planning team, materials group, and customers
  • Create and maintain a Production Schedule in support of the Master Schedule and defined time fences and effectively communicate this schedule to Manufacturing and Shipping personnel.
  • Create and maintain Production Orders in support of the Production Schedule that accurately allocates the required materials.
  • Ensure material availability to the production line by shortage tracking, expediting, and rescheduling as required.
  • Interface with Manufacturing, Inventory Control, and Purchasing personnel to ensure production flow.
  • Interface with Manufacturing Engineering to determine and implement material replenishment strategies for in line production.
  • Analyze, define, and maintain production line inventory stocking parameters.
  • Monitor and maintain MRP planning parameters for responsible manufactured items.
  • Effectively plan and implement ECR/ECO activities in a manner that minimizes the costs associated with scrap, rework, and line disruptions.
  • Maintain MPS performance metrics; Report on root causes and corrective actions when schedule adherence drops below desired goals.
  • Participate or lead in continuous improvement activities as required.
  • Monitor and manage excess and obsolete inventory. 

Qualifications

Education & Experience:  

  • AA Degree and 5 years of experience.  BA preferred
  • APICS Certification

 

 Knowledge:

  • Must have working knowledge of ERP Systems, standard business practices, and production scheduling methodology
  • An aptitude for technical product configuration, dates, numbers and attention to detail

 

Skills:

  • Strong communication skills