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Production Planner

Company: Putzmeister
Location: Sturtevant
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

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.


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

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