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Production Planner

Company: Rogers Corporation
Location: Narragansett
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Summary: The Production Planner coordinates and expedites the flow of work and materials within or between departments according to daily and weekly production schedules and is responsible for tactical production scheduling to meet customer requirements while minimizing manufacturing and distribution cost as well as the Corporate inventory investment. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; inventory levels, and solving production problems. Essential Functions:

  • Schedule utilizing MRP demand to execute planned work orders. Utilize released and created work orders to ensure compliance with the planned demand to support sales and inventory levels, while effectively utilizing available capacity.
  • Analyze and create operating schedules that support maximizing machine and labor efficiency and efficiently utilize material and storage space resources while meeting customer requirements.
  • Create and maintain schedules for sequencing and lead time for each operation to successfully meet shipping dates according to forecasts and orders.
  • Prepare scheduling reports as required. Expedite operations that delay schedules and modify scheduling demands to meet changes such as back orders or un-forecasted customer demand.
  • Communicate daily with internal customers as to status of all open orders/jobs and informing of exceptions impacting customer on time delivery shipments.
  • Provide management visibility over work-in-progress, material availability, and potential production issues, ensuring that personnel, equipment, tools, materials and services are available as needed.
  • Make or recommend revision to planned production schedules as necessary when schedules cannot be met, includes preparing back-up schedules.
  • Manage WIP and finished goods inventory levels within company guidance while maintaining on-time-delivery targets. Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years' experience in manufacturing production planning/logistics.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Logistics/Supply Chain, Business, or related field preferred
  • Materials Requirement Planning/Enterprise Resource Planning experience required.
  • Oracle based Planning knowledge.
  • Sound knowledge of Supply Chain processes and procedures including logistics, manufacturing planning, demand, and replenishment processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with other functional areas
  • Effective trouble shooting, problem solving, and organizational skills. Ability to handle frequent interruptions, meet tight deadlines, and handle conflict in an effective manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize resources and analyze alternatives to make effective decisions.
  • Ability to manage complexity and resolve conflicts that arise from balancing multiple priorities.
  • Demonstration of thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Excellent computer skills in MS Office including advanced skills in Excel

Keywords: Rogers Corporation, Warwick , Production Planner, Professions , Narragansett, Rhode Island

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