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Production Planner IA 41 - 50k (J#27436)
Education: High School
Experience: 4 - 9 years

JOB DUTIES
Work with staff throughout the organization to develop a sense of urgency to meet customers delivery schedules. Coordinate information and activities to ensure customers requirement dates are understood and reflected accurately in schedules.
Analyze order requests based on material availability, routing specifications, alternative routings, and demonstrated capacity.
Lead daily production meeting and provide a list prioritizes tasks such as setups, tool repairs, tool changeovers, and operator requirements.
Create work orders through the MRP system based on forecast and sales orders. Schedule the orders in a sequence that considers tooling setups, changeovers, same materials, similar secondary equipment and alternate work centers.
Work with quality department and project engineers to resolve issues leading to parts with on hold status or corrective actions.
Schedule samplings as requested by project engineers, sales representatives and rapid solutions in a timely fashion.
Work closely with planner/buyers to ensure raw material deliveries.
Work with the Tool room to ensure timely processing of tooling repairs and changeovers.
Act as a back-up to other schedulers and to planner/buyer.
Participate in all functions of physical inventory.
Responsible for data entry of orders.
Fields and responds to all customer inquiries including purchase orders, delivery change requests and status update requests.
Communicates customer quality/delivery requirements and concerns internally and provides follow-up and feedback to the customer as required.
Filing of purchase orders.
Investigate order entry errors.
Acknowledgement of purchase orders to customers.
Send customer required ASNs or tracking information and pack slips via email and/or customer website.
Day to day customer service.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelors Degree in Operations Management or similar field with 5 10 years experience and/or training in production scheduling in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Excellent computer software skills to include Windows, Excel and Word.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Strong problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership abilities.
Ability to work efficiently as a team player in a diverse work group or independently.
Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail.
 
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