Production Planner

    Country
    USA
    City
    Dunlap
    Section
    Logistics
    Level
    Professionals
    Contract type
    Permanent

    Your challenge

    • Create and maintain the production schedule using SAP and MS excel as needed.
    • Push out, pull in, group, and sequence the production orders to optimize both customer order fill and production efficiency.
    • Communicate the schedule proactively to operations and all required support departments.
    • Continuously maintain the future schedule by balancing between the demand and supply
    • Participates in inter-departmental teams working towards continuous process improvement
    • Ensures level-loaded demand and capacity alignment.
    • Act as escalation point for critical OTIF issues.
    • Provide day-to-day direction to the team to facilitate planning strategy and schedule effectiveness, as well as schedule attainment.
    • Verify material information in SAP including new parts, master data, and part availability.
    • Perform analysis and make recommendations on excess, obsolete, or slow-moving inventory
    • Investigate reoccurring scheduling issues, analyze root causes and provide solutions.
    • Develop and maintain reports for production metrics.

    Your profile

    Education:

    • High School Diploma

    Experience: 

    • 5+ years of production planning experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment
    • Experience using SAP ERP system for material requirements planning

    Required Skills:

    • Strong analytical problem-solving skills
    • Proficient user of Microsoft Excel, including Pivot tables, formulas, lookups, etc.
    • Capable of setting priorities and making decisions autonomously

    Preferred Skills:

    • Bachelor’s Degree

    Are you full of ideas? Are you keen to take on responsibility and really achieve something? Then our doors are open to you. This is a company that lives out its values, gives people the freedom to use their own initiative, offers many development opportunities and many exciting projects – all of which awaits you here.