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Planning Manager in Garland, TX at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 4/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Production Planner leads the coordination of production planning efforts for the plant between customer service, planning and shipping. The Production Planner strives to achieve the appropriate balance between delivery, inventory turns, quality, labor and material costs objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with Operations to ensure completion of the production schedule
  • Manages work center capacities and schedule adherence, while tracking planning KPIs
  • Monitors raw material needed to support schedule
  • Verifies that production is complete and closes out completion of order in SAP
  • Attends daily production meetings for status updates.
  • Communicates with CSRs to determine output needed to meet customer demand
  • Troubleshoots inventory/order issues within SAP and resolves production scheduling conflicts as needed.
  • Attends weekly capacity planning meetings with other departments
  • Sets up new SKUs in SAP to include BOMs (Bills of Materials) and routings as needed
  • Monitors inventory dollars versus budgeted targets to meet  plan objectives
  • Conducts cycle counts and assists with bi-annual physical inventories
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

 

Job Requirements

Requirement's:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of experience preferably in Supply Chain or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 4 years of inventory, production planning/scheduling, expediting or related experience
  • SAP experience preferred related to planning, scheduling and order management transactions
  • Independent thinker with strong decision making skills
  • Good attention to detail, strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Microsoft Office experience with emphasis on Excel and Access preferred
  • APICS certification a plus

 

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