Randstad Production Planner in East Hartford, Connecticut
location:East Hartford, CT
salary:$65,000 - $75,000 per year
date posted:Monday, December 24, 2018
industry:Administrative and Support Services
Randstad is looking for an experienced Production Planner and Scheduler for a large Manufacturer. This role is structured to provide support by planning schedules and managing the movement of material through the production and manufacturing processes to ensure a consistent flow of products
Coordinate inter-plant transfers of materials and informs Sales personnel and plant personnel as to material availability, production schedules, shipping schedules, and related information.
Ensure coordination with Operations to execute Production Plan on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
Coordinates order changes in production scheduling and shipping. Resolves daily problems with regard to material rejections and production changes due to equipment breakdowns.
Utilize the ERP/MRP system to streamline and automate the scheduling process.
Maintain a database of probable schedule durations by activities as well as overall durations.
Supports ongoing projects by working with the project manager and discipline leads on project status, identifying opportunities for improvement, delays and areas where additional concentration is required.
Track KPIs (on-time starts/completions, work-order aging, inventory aging, etc.)
Monitor and maintain inventory to ensure target finished goods levels are established and maintained, surplus levels do not occur and inventory turns targets are met
Identify gaps and drive solutions, including metrics for production performance to the requested production schedule.
Monitor actual output versus the Master Production Schedule.
Interacts with Quality, Production, Customer Service, Shipping and Sales to ensure deliveries are met.
Provide progress reporting documents and briefing materials as required
Participate in vendor/client calls as required
Available to work extended hours when required.
Follow all established company policies & procedures
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Minimum Experience, and/or Skills Required:
--Lean Six Sigma experience, preferred
--Strong working knowledge of ERP systems
--Minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience
--Experience working in a fast paced environment
--Must possess excellent mathematical skills
--Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
--Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
Minimum Education Required:
--High School Diploma or GED, required
--Associate's Degree, required
--B.S. Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or Business Administration, preferred
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