Production Planner

Country
USA
City
Gastonia
Section
Logistics
Level
Professionals
Contract type
Permanent

Your challenge

  • Manage production orders and schedules to fulfil acceptable On Time In Full and Production Efficiency Targets.
  • Review sister plant needs and transfer product as needed.
  • Participate in cross functional team meetings for problem solving and continuous improvement.
  • Provide support to product line supervisors to ensure acceptable customer service levels and mange the priorities of the Allen Plant.
  • Monitor production delivery performance and escalate issues when necessary to resolve.
  • Practice good housekeeping habits in work area and throughout the facility.
  • Manage and/or participate in new product introductions and product changes to ensure on-time introduction.
  • Visually review material inventory at production lines, assist in cycle counting, quick counting and physical inventory.
  • Walk production lines to check run problems and scheduling issues.
  • Manage SAP data for accuracy, maintenance work orders as necessary to keep system accurate and manage exceptions to an acceptable level.
  • Review production lines for capacity constraints, review demand for short and mid-term constraints and participate in bank-building calculations.
  • Maintain good working relationships with coworkers.

Your profile

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Technology and 3+ years of experience in a purchasing environment dealing with vendors or a High School Diploma and 6+ years of experience in a purchasing environment dealing with vendors

Required Skills:

  • Ability to use SAP MRP/ERP System
  • Ability to use Excel at an intermediate level

Preferred Skills:

  • APICS certification or training

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.