The Production Planner/Scheduler will interact with multiple departments including accounting, operations and sales. The position will have a focus on inventory, material, and production planning for the company. The position is responsible to effectively plan, schedule, and manage the movement of raw materials used in our production processes to meet customer demand while maintaining material inventories and expediting the material flow from suppliers.
-Key leader in the collaborative relationship between accounting, manufacturing operations and sales.
-Provide accurate oversight for item creation, bill of materials and costing
-Responsible for the production planning, scheduling and posting of production into our accounting system.
-Oversee the schedules for receiving inbound freight for production materials.
-Develop and review the production plan to ensure that the customer delivery plan is met in the most efficient and cost-effective manner available
-Responsible for warehouse inventory organization and reconciliations for both internal and external warehouse locations.
-Seek continuous improvement in existing practices and develop new and improved processes for the company
-Provide leadership to meet inventory targets and budgets
This job operates primarily in an office setting.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Able to work in excel with proficiency
-Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
-Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
Education & Experience
-Minimum of 5 years of production planning and scheduling management experience within a large high-volume manufacturing environment required (preferably within food and/or beverage)
-Experience in managing multiple supply bases, both internal and external
-ERP experience required
-Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
-Ability to lift 25 pounds.
-Ability to carry 25 pounds.