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08/14/2018

Job ID 14983
POSITION PRODUCTION PLANNER
RESPONSIBILITIES

Education/Experience:

·         BS in Business or related technical area

·         2-4+ years’ experience Supply Chain/Production Scheduling/Demand Planning/Production experience

·         Demonstrated proficiency with an Enterprise Resource Planning System for manufacturing

·         Understanding of Supply Chain Management, planning, material requirements and familiarity with production scheduling.

·         Experience with multi-tasking, prioritizing, tracking, coordinating and expediting activities to meet scheduling expectations.

·         Continuous Improvement and Lean/TOC/Six Sigma certifications and experience

·         APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

·         Experience working in Food and Beverage industry

·         Experience working Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains ERP software

·         Proven strong analytical and problem-solving capability who can build consensus and move the team to improvement.

·         Ability to gain strong knowledge of company products, parts, production operations, and customer requirements.

·         Ability to identify and evaluate complex, ambiguous business problems or technical issues and provide well thought out solutions.

·         Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively within the organization and collaborate with internal and external clients to determine requirements and eliminate any barriers that may affect the delivery of product.

·         Ability to interpret data charts, trends, and goal setting measurements.

Summary:

Integral member of the team for this exciting and rapidly expanding business unit. This individual will be responsible for creating and maintaining the plant production schedule and participating in and leading continuous improvement to support our rapidly growing business.

Responsibilities:

·         Develop daily production schedules using Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains ERP system. Create necessary reports, processes and documentation to create sustainable, effective processes and results.

·         Adjust production schedules as needed, due to changes in customer demand/needs or production requirements.

·         Analyze and adjust inventory targets based on forecasted demand and available capacity.

·         Ensure the production schedule is aligned to overall inventory targets.

·         Work in cooperation with leads, supervisors, and other support staff to meet daily production requirements.

·         Communicate across multiple support functions to resolve issues impacting schedules. Provide a focal point for information flow from the production floor, quality, customer service, and functional managers. Advise management of work in progress.

·         Coordinate with purchasing staff and customer service to resolve issues regarding shortages, schedule changes, paperwork, system corrections, and short-range recovery planning.

·         Develop and maintain metrics, activities, and trends for management review.

·         Participates in Continuous Improvement Lean initiatives eliminating unnecessary processes.

·         Develop value added metrics to support continuous improvement.

COMPANY INFO FOOD/BEV PLANT MFG BACKGROUND REQUIRED
COMPENSATION $50,000 - $65,000
DEGREE BS/BA
LOCATION MINNEAPOLIS, MN AREA
CONTACT STEVE CRONIN
CONTACT EMAIL STEVE@GLOBALSEARCHNETWORK.COM
DATE POSTED 08/10/2018
 

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