Lead Planner Job Description

Lead Planner Job Description

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Lead planner provides inputs to engineering during development and improvement of Inspection methods, (Variable and Attribute measurements), Geometrical verification.

Lead Planner Duties & Responsibilities

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Develop and maintain MOC levels of performance, readiness assessment and feedback standards, associated standard metrics (training proficiency observations (TPO), training proficiency evaluations (TPE), training proficiency assessments (TPA), mission training assessments (MTA), and mission assessments (MA)) for entry into the Joint Training Information Management System (JTIMS) and the Defense Readiness Reporting System (Navy) (DRRS-N)
Monitor input of all engineering deliverables to establish the baseline
Creates necessary training for new Store Planners
Ensuring that the slot dates in the system reflect the requirements of the business in terms of on time delivery, outputs, WIP and inventory If they don't, recommending appropriate actions
Establish schedule resource loading and levelling
Responsible to maintain and update schedules and ensuring proper timing, compatibility and competency of master and supporting schedules
Establishing and updating the historical forecast, +13-week capacity planning and production planning, in such a way that optimal utilization of the project(s) can be realized
Collecting, organizing and assessing data regarding the expected short and medium-term production
Adjusting the production planning based on experience data and additional information of Delivery Manager and Client Team Manager
Preparing forecasts for the medium term (at least 13 weeks) in consultation with the Client Team Manager and Delivery Manager

Lead Planner Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Lead Planner

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, PMP, PMI, UWCNE, CSCP, APCIS, WOCN, ANCC, HSEEP

Education for Lead Planner

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the lead planner job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Engineering, Business, Technical, Education, Communications, Marketing, Business/Administration, Architecture, Management, Construction Management

Skills for Lead Planner

Desired skills for lead planner include:

Company’s branch departments
Territory structure and advanced planning
Methods of progress measurements and verification
Practical experience
Quality control and assurance functions

Desired experience for lead planner includes:

Ability to distil a high volume of disparate inputs
Ability to interpret creative concepts to identify and evaluate core ideas across multiple media and determine if they meet brief requirements
Expert in the role optimizing messages for various touchpoints throughout the customer journey
Collaborate effectively with media and strategy planners
4 year degree in Marketing or Communication preferred
Minimum specialized education in military joint operation planning through the JPME II

Lead Planner Examples


Lead Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead planner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead planner
  • Reporting the planning information, both internally to Client Teams and to WFM Business Partner
  • Taking care of the requirement planning and staff planning (agent schedules) of the Client Team, in such a way that optimal occupancy of the Client Team is realized, the service level agreements can be realized and the production plans are approach the best way possible
  • Monitoring and anticipating on the qualitative and quantitative availability of production capacity
  • Signaling and applying for training for agents based on capacity demands (such as a shortage in staff with a certain skill)
  • Assessing and possibly adjusting the staff planning generated by the automated system, signaling details, errors and shortcomings
  • Adjusting the production planning to unforeseen circumstances, requested and granted leave, sickness reports
  • Approving / denying requests for leave, availability, switched shifts etc
  • Publishing the schedules to the agents and the other stakeholders
  • Providing additional information regarding the optimization of occupancy, in such a way that action can be taken in a timely manner
  • Informing the Delivery Manager and WFM Business Partner about the necessity to adjust the forecast in case of structural deviations
Qualifications for lead planner
  • Experience with structured interviewing and accurate documentation of data collected
  • Ability to synthesize input from the intelligence community, USG Departments and Agencies, and other sources into high-quality, strategic-level assessments of whole-of-government CT efforts
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and ability to convey complex ideas to others in a concise and clear manner to primarily USG personnel from a variety of backgrounds and all levels to include senior level USG officials
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to write analytical / assessment reports, develop senior-level briefing materials, and brief completed assessments
  • Broad experience in the Intelligence Community working with government seniors

Lead Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of lead planner. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead planner
  • Signaling and reporting possible bottlenecks
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the regulatory submission plan for the assigned projects/products and maintaining the related project milestones
  • Act as the key RAO-EMEA representative in cross-functional project teams and address the regulatory submission needs
  • Manages materials planning and sets clear performance standards
  • Develops, coaches, and guides raw materials planning team in the execution of strategic initiatives and the realization of department and company goals
  • Lead business continuity plan process and promote the philosophy of safe team working and development across all activities in order to achieve business objectives, maintain the highest standards of safety and compliance, and continuously improve performance
  • Lead annual process to define, track and report on business objectives in support of achieving department goals
  • Contribute as the liaison for PM&CC to the compliance reporting, risk management, and other official processes as requested
  • Act as key liaison for Process Safety Management within PM&CC
  • Support and lead communications activities including all employee road shows, department newsletter, extended staff meetings, and developing speaking notes / emails
Qualifications for lead planner
  • Take the lead and keep the team informed during team meetings of these changing platforms results from positive or negative results from campaigns
  • Minimum 15 years of relevant experience, including 5 years in a similar position
  • Experience on large turnkey projects is an asset
  • Excellent time management skills, ability and flexibility to manage multiple files simultaneously (versatility, resourcefulness and management of priorities)
  • Effective trainer and skilled mentor of junior and intermediate staff
  • Proficiency in Primavera P6 software is a must

Lead Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a lead planner. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for lead planner
  • Provide support to PM&CC VP as requested including executive / department level reports, input to the Certificate of Assurance process, leadership in compliance management, Safety Leadership Day process, and other activities as requested
  • Develop ITO project schedule as per RFQ requirement and tendering strategy
  • Co-develop key planning metrics as required
  • Support the Senior Planner(s) to deliver planning and project-related services to our clients
  • Support client project delivery through appropriate planning, monitoring, controlling and reporting of performance, milestones and progress
  • Responsible for driving the work scope development for assigned turnarounds
  • Responsible for providing field duration estimates (norms) for assigned turnarounds
  • Responsible for providing safe and accurate execution plans and schedules for assigned turnarounds ( This includes planning/creating the base and variable scope plans for assigned turnarounds which is approximately 45% of the work scope of a given turnaround)
  • Responsible for leading and coordinating planning and schedule update and reporting status
  • Initiate and maintain purchase requisition for all service vendors
Qualifications for lead planner
  • Knowledge of industry specific quality registration schemes
  • Policy/social sciences/political sciences background and experience, particularly in social science methodologies, data selection, and critical thinking
  • In-depth intelligence domain knowledge and experience, particularly regarding national security and infrastructure operational & practical expertise, and strategic planning at senior USG levels
  • A thorough understanding of planning techniques – for example
  • 10 years of experience in Strategic Communication, Project Management, Marketing, and/or Business and Operations Management
  • Masters degree in a Life Science related discipline

Lead Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a lead planner. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for lead planner
  • Coordinates logistics, document controls, and the Job Change Order process
  • Integrate Goal Zero philosophies and Environmental Stewardship into planning, scheduling and execution activities
  • Audit TA plans and schedules ensuring that each plan and schedule is properly reviewed and gaps closed before execution
  • Obtain relevant refinery inputs which will be used to develop the annual production plan which is a key part of the business’ commitment to the corporation
  • LP case setup, execution and analysis working closely with the Project Development group in supporting business development activities
  • Lead the station in scope determination and scope control for the upcoming unit outage by reviewing long range plans, asset management plans, modifications/design change schedules, preventive maintenance programs, and equipment deficiency backlogs
  • The Lead Unit Planner ensures the proper scope is selected for upcoming outages to improve equipment reliability and overall unit performance while managing outage duration, budget and occupational exposure
  • Lead the station's efforts in pre-outage preparation in accordance with fleet established pre-outage milestones patterned after industry standards for refueling outage execution
  • Provide oversight to the development of the detailed outage schedule in the interest of maintaining shutdown safety and established outage execution goals
  • Work closely with financial management personnel on project controls and planning
Qualifications for lead planner
  • Excellent communication skills to manage interactions with colleagues within and outside the department to co-ordinate the regulatory submission for a timely delivery
  • Ability to handle time pressure and the consequence of any delay in timely submissions
  • Affinity to work with complex IT systems
  • Must possess effective organizational skills and time management skills
  • 5+ years’ experience with demonstrated ability to manage / integrate the project related work and ability to provide direction, the appropriate structure and effective resourcing to enable the team to deliver high performance
  • In-depth knowledge and deep operational experience in the utility business and demonstrates deep understanding of the issues impacting the energy industry sector

Lead Planner Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead planner. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for lead planner
  • Make decisions on outage scope and budget that directly impact operational performance at the station
  • Make recommendations to the Outage Manager and function as the Outage Manager in his/her absence
  • Own results from the efforts of the team in the aforementioned performance areas
  • Identify opportunities to improve station performance in the major factors associated with any major project at a nuclear power plant - nuclear safety, radiological safety, financial performance and overall outage duration
  • Develops supply plans to ensure continuous product supply while minimizing E&O
  • Incorporates direction and decisions from demand and operations governance, lifecycle management, and production scheduling into disciplined, systems based inventory and supply plans
  • Monitors adherence to the demand and supply plans and recommends corrective action for non-adherence
  • Generates multiple scenarios for demand and supply balancing, clearly articulating assumptions and recommended alternatives
  • Develops plans and contingencies for ensuring stable supply for the introduction of new products and/or implementation of product lifecycle changes
  • Facilitates cross-functional product meetings to resolve issues, gain alignment, and develop recommendations for balancing demand and supply
Qualifications for lead planner
  • Masters degree in Computer Science with experience in Pharmaceuticals
  • 5+ years of work experience preparing operations and maintenance manuals
  • 5+ years of work experience of management reporting systems
  • 5+ years of experience managing records and documents in accordance with GAAP
  • Relevant software knowledge Primavera, Workfront
  • Minimum of 2-5 years demonstrated work experience and proven leadership in operations, materials management, supply chain, sourcing or related field

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