Planner Production Job Description

Planner Production Job Description

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Planner production provides weekly and daily direction to the manufacturing manufacturing/business unit manager and leadership team to ensure required production levels are achieved.

Planner Production Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop & communicate item/weekly master schedule based on forecasts/orders to meet overall inventory targets
Develop production plans (weekly, monthly and annually) for plant, co-packers or internal procurement functional group
Anticipate and project capacity implications across locations based on total business forecasts, new product introduction, demand changes, production line improvements
Maintain attainment tracking for all responsible plants/co-packers to ensure plant efficiency or contractual obligations are met
Ensure accurate deployment of finished goods to meet customer demands across the distribution network
Coordinate and track all aspects of new product introduction with R&D, marketing, procurements, plants / co-packers
Identify and actively seeking alternate solutions to excess inventories
Actively participate in monthly forecasting meetings with sales and forecasting group
Review finished product stocks vs
Monitor and maintain (surplus-obsolete-reject) inventories within established plant guidelines

Planner Production Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Planner Production

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, CIRM, ORM, A.P.I.C.S, CSCP, APIC, 9001, ISO, SAP

Education for Planner Production

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the planner production job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Business, Engineering, Education, Manufacturing, Business/Administration, Supply Chain Management, Management, Associates, Technical, Industrial Engineering

Skills for Planner Production

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Desired experience for planner production includes:

Forecast, plan and advise management on production throughput
Analyze and provide support data showing logic for work order size, lot size horizons and production lead times
Analyze and provide critical input and support data for all annual plans and update cycles
Coordinate and track schedules between production and receiving department
Ensure timely and accurate information is available to production supervisors, engineering, sales and marketing, customer service and purchasing
Work with engineering to ensure that drawing revisions/releases are incorporated appropriately

Planner Production Examples

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Planner Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a planner production. 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 planner production
  • Interfaces with operating and support groups (Purchasing, Finance, QA) to collect data for preparation of schedules and reports providing status reports to internal and external contacts
  • Manage Value Stream inventories
  • Chip sorting and binning according to the demand
  • Identify measurement errors by basic data analysis
  • Report material shortages to the wafer production team
  • Monitor production capacity, work order status, and schedule overtime when necessary
  • Coordinate with customers to expedite orders
  • Provide and update delivery schedules to all customers
  • Coordinate inter-plant scheduling constraints related to schedule break-ins, raw materials, facilitated through regular communication
  • Create production schedule
Qualifications for planner production
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Logistics or equivalent based on experience
  • Good Dutch and English verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP systems and different planning methods (MRP or ASCP), preferably Oracle eBusiness Suite
  • Ability to multi-task and operate in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Advanced skill level in Microsoft Excel preferable
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in supply chain, plant operations, sales or key account management
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Planner Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of planner production. 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 planner production
  • Control and monitor consigned inventory as necessary
  • Review Kanban counts to ensure inventory accuracy
  • Identify scheduling issues/bottlenecks seeking ways to improve productivity while maintaining complete system integrity through the execution of the Kanban system
  • Help to ensure inventory accuracy through management of the Kanban system
  • Manage inventory and achieve required inventory levels at the defined inventory component level across network stocking locations to meet customer service levels
  • Cooperate with other planners to properly balance workload across several streams and efficiently utilize available headcount given capacity
  • Conduct client readiness meetings on New Products revision
  • May be asked to perform other duties at a lower level or higher level of position
  • Ensure supplier performance, both in terms of on time deliveries product quality
  • Plan production schedule and monitor operations to ensure shipments are covered
Qualifications for planner production
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to change and generate contingency recovery plans when issues adversely impact workbench requirements
  • 3 years of experience with SAP or similar software
  • ERP experience in a vertically integrated, multi-plant environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Operations Management or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years of related experience minimum (production planning/scheduling, materials control)
  • Previous working experience with ERP/MRP systems
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Planner Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of planner production. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for planner production
  • Review firm and forecast MRP driven production requirements using Visual Manufacturing
  • Assist with export shipping responsibilities
  • Schedule delivery van runs with driver and vendor
  • Manage SDS compliance activities
  • Manage relationships with multiple vendors and ensure that vendors are fulfilling their contracts
  • Develop positive relationships and trust with internal and external customers
  • Operational Support for Sales Reps/FSRs
  • Creates a Material Acquisition Plan by analyzing the inventory requirements and determining the critical path materials and subassemblies
  • Follows department and Quality procedures, work instructions and forms as required
  • Understands and actively participate in Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) responsibilities by following established EHS policies, procedures, training and team member involvement activities
Qualifications for planner production
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, supply chain, or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, supply chain, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Chemistry, Logistics or related discipline
  • JDE and SAP experience
  • 2-3 years related experience in Production planning or analyst
  • Business English fluent Italian skills are required
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Planner Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a planner production. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for planner production
  • Contributing at daily operation briefings, proactively reviewing the production plan and effectively communicating changes to work centres
  • Responsible for chairing weekly production meetings to negotiate plan sign off with key stakeholders
  • Maintain capacity definition for selected production work centres, based on demonstrated output and CTP
  • To create and execute an appropriate scheduling tool, for example, Flexible Repeating Schedule (FRS) methodology to package finished goods
  • Continuously improve scheduling processes using best practice technology
  • Take personal accountability for maintained EHS and GMP standards
  • Responsible for the day to day operations of a production area which may be on a rotating shift basis
  • May make process suggestions to improve quality and reduce costs
  • Provides appropriate training and instructions to employees on standard and new operating procedures
  • Builds production plans for internal/external mfg to meet production schedules
Qualifications for planner production
  • Three to five years of forecasting/demand planning experience
  • Experience with demand planning applications
  • Well-developed planning, negotiating, and project management skills
  • Periodic travel (less than 10%) may be required
  • Positive attitude and open-minded approach to new tasks
  • Ability to understand basic technical information
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Planner Production Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a planner production. 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 planner production
  • Supports proposal activities with regard to resource impact of current and future work
  • Records weekly status of assigned program, progress and setbacks with goals for the following week
  • Develop process improvements to increase personal and team efficiency using existing tool sets
  • Update the visual management boards (SQDP) to assure the departments understand the weekly demand
  • Release Travelers
  • Maintain accurate Gemba/schedule boards
  • Generate purchase order requisitions for raw material (prepreg) and hardware (machined parts and fasteners) based on customer demand
  • Perform periodic physical inventories/cycle counts – monitor aging work order’s
  • Establish and maintain inventory levels on assigned programs
  • Be part of the team on any Kaizen events on your program
Qualifications for planner production
  • Minimum of 5% travel or more as required
  • Education Bachelor's degree in Supply Management or Logistics or equivalent(equivalent is defined as equivalent degree OR job-specific work experience OR combination of education and job-specific work experience
  • Three years' experience in production planning and control, product modeling, or inventory and warehouse management
  • Handle tight deadlines and ensure that customer’s orders are fulfilled
  • Working closely with planners, suppliers, production, goods in and technical
  • Responsible for short and long term materials orders and forecasts

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