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Production Planner

Company: National Wire LLC
Location: Conroe
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

The -Production Planner -will be responsible for assisting the supply chain manager r with production scheduling, capacity review, and material usage. The person in this position will play a major hands-on role in the overall success of the Operations Team with the goal of creating exceptional customer service. The -Production Planner will be responsible for use of ERP systems and demand forecasting models to ensure on-time availability of all manufacturing supplies and components, also driving efforts to significantly improve physical inventory management practices and accuracy. This position interfaces regularly with representatives from Manufacturing, Quality, Finance, Sales and Marketing.
Production Planner:

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner, so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.
  • Plans/schedules production to satisfy demand while efficiently utilizing manufacturing capacity and raw materials inventory.
  • Proofing work orders, reviewing process conditions, and arranging the most effective process, materials, and methods.
  • Developing, supporting, and monitoring departmental objectives towards the goal of achieving the annual Company Operating Plan.
  • Manages inventory and establishes controls to ensure the business is operating at the highest level of performance based on key performance metrics and minimized supply chain risk while maximizing inventory turns.
  • Identifying and driving adoption of Key Performance Indicators as they apply to Supply Chain success, as well as providing input to KPIs as they apply to Manufacturing success.
  • Monitoring open Purchase Orders, open Customer Orders and Stock Status reports and expediting order fulfillment to ensure on time delivery
  • Leading internal initiatives to implement and maintain an effective and accurate physical inventory system, including ERP transaction accuracy, physical inventory events, and cycle counting as appropriate
  • Other projects, assignments, and duties as required
    Production Planner II -Requirements & Skills:
    • Solid knowledge of Supply Chain and Materials Management Systems
    • Ability to prioritize departmental activities set effective (SMART) goals and objectives in line with overall corporate strategy
    • Ability to interpret data and make including appropriate personnel where needed; exhibit sound and accurate judgment
    • Ability to forge positive relationships and communicate effectively with all levels of management and with all departments
    • Show initiative by undertaking self-development activities, seeking increased responsibilities, and taking advantage of learning opportunities
    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience, preferably in Business or a Manufacturing related field
    • Minimum 3-5 years of planning and scheduling in manufacturing industry
    • Strong ERP system experience in SAP
    • Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills
    • Profound knowledge in Microsoft Office programs such as Excel and Word
    • Must speak and understand English proficientlyPhysical Demands:
      • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time due to computer work.

Keywords: National Wire LLC, Conroe , Production Planner, Professions , Conroe, Texas

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