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Production Planner

Johnson City, TN 37601

Posted: 02/10/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Supply Chain/Operations Job Number: 22451 Pay Rate: $50,000-$55,000

Job Description

A premier developer of highly efficient EC technology is looking for a Production Planner responsible for planning production schedules and component/raw material supply chain based on customer orders and capacity availability. The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator who is well-versed in ERP/MRP systems and knows lean production & continuous improvement. Working cross-functionally, the new team member will ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of production operations by developing & implementing inventory control/supply chain strategies while upholding organizational values.
Salary + Additional Benefits:
  • $50,000 - $55,000
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K - company match

Location: Johnson City, TN
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Draw up final assembly schedule to establish sequence and lead-time of each operation to meet customer promised shipping dates according to sales forecasts and/or customer orders. Monitor actual production versus schedule (daily, weekly, and year-to-date).
  • Interface with Customer Relations, Engineering, and Production Supervisors to coordinate, monitor, expedite, or defer manufacturing schedules.
  • Work with Production Planning Manager and Production Shift Supervisors to determine capacity and availability of equipment.
  • Work with sourcing department to ensure all component parts are available to meet start date build schedules and coordinate with production to ensure all finished goods manufacturing orders are completed by the scheduled due dates.
  • Coordinate outside process orders, including the creation, monitoring, tracking, and occasional expediting of phantom purchase orders. Handle all aspects in the proper preparation of shipments including packing and documentation for outside processes.
  • Review/audit of final MO issues for correct accounting of raw materials going into manufacturing orders and subsequent closing of MO’s.
  • Provide feedback, monitor status, measure progress, and forecast probability of successfully meeting the production schedule deadlines to management. Communicate the same to Customer Relations Department.
  • Use and maintain Part Master files to support Materials Requirements Planning system fabrication requirements and on-time delivery to customers.
  • Manage all shop floor paperwork required to manufacture assigned product lines.
  • Work with Engineering to provide material analysis for change cut-ins dates and coordinate all new product introductions.
  • Use the following software programs when performing this job: MRP II, CAD, Shop Floor Control, Capacity Planning, MO Maintenance, Microsoft Excel, Word, and other software.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or minimum five years manufacturing experience
  • Thorough knowledge of ERP/MRP systems, SAP and/or AS400 strongly preferred
  • Knowledge in Lean Production and Continuous Improvement
  • Ability to effectively communicate amongst multiple departments in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner
  • Experience developing and implementing inventory control/supply chain strategies
  • Follow the Employee Handbook policies and procedures and uphold organizational values
  • Contribute to building a positive work environment
  • Report for work consistently and on time
  • Report to supervisory/managerial staff, conditions, or practices that are unsafe to the company and its employees

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

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Ryan Haywood
Recruiter - Murray Technical

Specializing in matching talent with Light Industrial, General Labor, Manufacturing, Operations, and Customer Service roles.
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