Production Planner

Posted May 27, 2022

Employment Type Full Time

Duration Permanent

Start Date May 27, 2022

Company Size 100+

The Production Planner undertakes assignments relating to the planning and scheduling of production operations, methods and/or processes to meet all internal and external customer requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities

Conduit between shop/engineering/customer service

Reviewing trends of completed orders using lean tools for improvements

Create production order from MRP demand

Working with team members on lead time estimates to meet external customer needs

Review MRP data- running reports

Work with inventory control and procurement on stocking levels and requirements

Maintain planning tools as needed

Variance checking of delivered production orders

Communicating and working closely with Sales/Customer Service, Design/Engineering, Procurement, Quality and the Manufacturing staff

Must know Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality System Manual, Operating and technical procedures and work instructions as it applies to the position.

Essential Skills

Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) accreditation or other relevant certification is advantageous

1-3 years manufacturing experience in a production planning role, preferably in metal fabrication

Vocational/Technical degree or equivalent preferred

Sound knowledge of material requirements planning (MRP) and related software.

Good written and oral communication skills

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Basic Computer Skills including Microsoft® Word, Excel, Outlook, and basic SAP

Must know Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality System Manual, Operating and technical procedures and work instructions as it applies to the position

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