Determining production schedules which meet company service objectives, while optimizing inventory and manufacturing efficiencies.
Play a key role in responding to and resolving issues (manufacturing/capacity/raw material) as they arise in order to meet customer requirements.
Participating in all site safety programs to drive a more positive and inclusive safety culture
Release and monitor production process orders to resolve issues and maintain a high level of punctuality to our customers.
Contribute to developing and maintaining a daily production plan consistent with plant capacity and resources by utilizing the best fit criteria for efficiency and cost savings to meet customer demand.
Work closely with the material planning team to provide the most efficient production schedule, considering impact on operating assets and inventory levels.
Properly apply planning parameters and suggest changes to parameters
Understand impact on inventory and manage all factors such as product seasonality, discontinuation and management of inventoried finished goods
Help define and implement KPIs to monitor performance and highlight issues on an ongoing basis to improve the efficiency of the team.
Perform and respond timely to any blocked or non-released Process Orders
Determine root cause and preventive actions for any missed orders related to planning
Continually drive to a more competitive position through continuous improvement of processes and systems
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain/Logistics, Engineering or related field
Minimum of 2 years’ experience related experience
Excellent communication and team building skills
Must be a dynamic individual who has a passion for creating production plans which meet the needs of our clients.
Thrives within a team environment and has excellent communication skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills
Ability to consistently meet deadlines and manage multiple projects
Skilled at working in a fast paced environment open to constant change in demands
Self-directed individual with a Can-Do attitude and the ability to work within a team
Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent system and analytical skills (EXCEL required)
Ability to analyze and influence with data
Experience working with an MRP system, SAP a plus
Experience with Supply Chain Planning techniques and Inventory management
Business Objects/Business Warehouse experience a plus