Reporting to the S&OP/ Supply Chain Planning Manager, the Production Planner will work with the corporate Master Scheduler to develop an aggregate production plan. This person will disaggregate the production plan into a detailed schedule by date and model utilizing the IFS/ERP system. This will include all activities pertaining to production planning, material planning, inventory planning and scheduling. This position will execute MRP and create and release shop/assembly orders to the plant, follow and take action to resolve any discrepancy for shop/assembly order and work closely with master scheduling to provide available-to-promise dates with the shortest possible lead time.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs all production scheduling functions in close coordination with floor supervisors and the corporate master scheduler.
Facilitate customer order promising using available to promise logic and schedule customer orders based on next available production or lead-time of components.
Proactively communicate across the organization scheduling issues and opportunities to ensure deliveries are met and objectives are achieved.
Act as the information hub for all issues concerning/impacting delivery schedules.
Maintain usage percentage on planning bills/ configured BOM structures.
Interface with purchasing to expedite problem parts and to reschedule material deliveries that will result in excess inventory.
Identify capacity and supply constraints, set and maintain planning horizon.
Manage engineering change orders for production planning, including phase-in/phase-out dates and serial number tracking.
Drive production planning continuous improvement activities.
Perform other related duties and projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Operations Management, Business, Economics, or related field.
Minimum of 2/3+ years’ production planning/master scheduling experience preferably in heavy-industrial manufacturing environment.
Strong background in ERP (IFS preferred).
Advanced MS Excel skills required.
APICS certification a plus.
Strong data access/retrieval skills with extensive experience in data analysis and data manipulation using MS Excel/ERP system.
Effectively prioritize multiple tasks to maximize efficiency and productivity.
Process and continuous improvement orientation (Kaizen mindset).
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills.
Ability to work in a complex network in a matrix organization.
Strong attention to detail.
LOCALISATION AND TRAVEL EXPECTED:
This position is located in Yankton, SD
If interested apply with Cover Letter and Resume via email or mail to Linda Anderson, HR Manager, at:
Manitou Group ATTN: Linda Anderson
900 Ferdig Street
Yankton, SD 57078