Production Planner
Job Opportunity at ARG Recruiting

Posted on Aug 1

http://argpeople.com/lyoung    574.532.9634

Location: Goshen, IN
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4139063

Are you an experienced Production Planner looking for a great opportunity with a global company?

What You’ll Do: 
 
As the Production Planner, you will plan and manage the production schedule and inventory levels to meet production goals and customer order timelines.
 
  
Your Accountabilities In The Role:  
 
  • You will build and manage a production schedule that meets the sales schedule and inventory strategy.
  • You will monitor inventory levels to ensure materials are available to meet production needs and customer orders, while ensuring inventory levels stay within parameters.
  • You will collaborate with Customer Service on production scheduling issues, where the order sales schedule may be impacted, to find proactive solutions.  
  • You will work closely with Plant Superintendents and Team Leaders to facilitate the successful execution of the production plan.
  • You will support the Lean initiatives by participating in training and events to foster productivity and process improvements within the department or within cross-functional areas. 
 
 
Position Requirements:
 
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Management, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience: 3-5 years of production planning experience. APICS (American Production & Inventory Control Society) Certificate preferred, but not required  
  • Functional Skills: Solid math, data analysis, and planning or organizing  skills are required
  • Technology Skills: JDE or AS400 ERP system experience preferred; intermediate skills in Microsoft
Word/Excel, and Showcase & Reports Writing (part of JD Edwards) knowledge would also be preferred
  • Other Behaviors: Excellent communication, ability to prioritize and multi-task, able to influence others, and exceptional customer support both internally and externally
  • Culture Match: Requires a person who is passionate about team collaboration and who can work in a fast-paced customer support role 
 
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