We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team as a Production Planner III at the Jacksonville, NC manufacturing facility. This position will focus on achieving execution excellence day-to-day of the supply plans for assigned production lines to meet customer delivery objectives. This position will report to the Materials Manager.
Use ERP generated reports or planned orders to convert to production plan, acknowledging incoming supply of materials, inventory availability, resource constraints, and internal/external customers’ needs. Ensure production orders are kept up to date to provide accurate MRP signals.
Utilize SAP demand signals to understand workload per responsible production line and aid the capacity planning process.
Use SAP exception messaging to expedite, de-expedite, reschedule and re-plan your work centers based on internal/external customers’ dynamically changing needs.
Work closely with the NPD project team as it relates to master data set up, workload planning, driving demand signals in SAP, and scheduling beta and stock builds to ensure production readiness.
Ensure execution of production plan through verbal and electronic communication of production schedule to the assigned Production Supervisor(s) and Group Leader(s). Communicate schedule changes to PLM and Customer Service as necessary.
Apply the MSA Operating System to correctly identify root causes of problems and drive corrective action results.
Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:
Education and Experience required:
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business, or Logistics related fields