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Production Planner

Company: Putzmeister
Location: Sturtevant
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:This position maintains materials and production planning functions. Responsible for communication of information necessary for the effective and efficient operation of SAP system. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: -Schedule the production plan based on sales and forecasted requirements in conjunction with production capacities. -Review and firm MRP suggestions (or create jobs) and release jobs in support of the production schedule. -Complete jobs in ERP system by ensuring materials issued, labor charged and serial numbers assigned are correct. -Job management - keep the job database updated and clean. -Coordinate and communicate changes to the production schedule with other departments. -Work with purchasing, supply chain, and warehouse departments in both the preplanning and execution of the build plan to ensure materials are available. -Work with engineering on jobs for new parts or changes to existing parts, and on special or custom jobs that require modifications to standard job travelers. -Work closely with manufacturing engineering and accounting to ensure the system has the correct production information to generate correct costing information. -Create, generate and distribute various periodic reports related to production. -Monitor and report production labor efficiencies. -Other duties as assigned.Education and Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain management, or 5 years similar work experience is required. -A minimum of 3 years of experience in planning and/or scheduling with a manufacturing company is preferred. -Familiarity with an ERP system (SAP) -Experience using Microsoft Office is required. -Knowledge of lean manufacturing and process variation reduction (six sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to materials management. -Great attention to detail and a tenacious ability to resolve errors to completion. -Excellent oral and written communication skills. -Strong analytical skills. -Excellent organizational and planning skills.Work Environment/Physical Demands: -While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, bend, and lift and maneuver parts -Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. -Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, peripheral, and the ability to focus. -While performing the duties of this job, the employee is in a typical factory environment; occasionally exposed to noise, dust, and chemicals. -Safety glasses/goggles must be worn at all times while in designated areas of shop.PI186828597

Keywords: Putzmeister, Kenosha , Production Planner, Other , Sturtevant, Wisconsin

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