Posted on: June 23, 2022
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
Keywords: Putzmeister, Kenosha , Production Planner, Professions , Sturtevant, Wisconsin
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