Production Control Planner

Position:
Production Control Planner

Job Description:
Principal Accountabilities
The production control planner is responsible for interfacing with Production and the Customer Care/Sales teams to ensure production schedules are in alignment to meet customer delivery requirements and best utilize the company's production capacities.
Responsibilities also include:
Facilitating and managing the demand planning meetings.
Interfaces with manufacturing personnel, the supply chain department on material status and production planning issues while communicating with Sales and customer care.
Analyzes sales order releases with respect to capacity planning and material requirements and escalate need to pull in demand (level load factory).
Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning process
Supports the continuous improvement initiatives to improve the Sales and Operations processes
Supports and provides input to the weekly Sales & Operations execution meeting with an emphasis on scheduling, quality, handling surge demand, and ultimately offering a more effective and efficient service. The key areas of focus on customer demand, supply constraints, integration capacity, sales growth opportunities while understanding short term needs and surge demand with a review of integration capacity.
Job Complexity
Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher level knowledge and skills of manufacturing processes
Strong knowledge of material management practices
Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers
Solves a range of straightforward problems
Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures
Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction

Experience / Education
Typically requires a 4 year degree and a minimum of 3 to 5 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.

Location:
Phoenix (Warehouse)

Time Type:
Full time


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