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Production Planner

Company: Advanced Personnel Resources
Location: Greensboro
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAdvanced Personnel Resources is seeking experienced production planners for a new opportunity with our client, a major manufacturing company located in Greensboro. Successful candidates should have a background in Process Improvement, Leadership, and strong Teamwork skills. A Bachelor's of Science in Business with a focus on Operations or Logistics is strongly preferred. This is a contract role and starting pay ranges up to $38 per hour for qualified candidates.Purpose of Position Support daily production operations by securing an optimum supply of material required for manufacturing to meet daily customer demand. The primary job responsibilities are to utilize and monitor material planning procedures with minimal inventory investment. Key Responsibilities Utilize and monitor material planning procedures ensuring consistent quality, delivery, and cost with minimal inventory investment.Direct contact with outside suppliers, transportation carriers, customer service, and operations staffs to meet and exceed current and projected customer requirements, assuring material availability and optimal inventory levels.Conduct DMP activities in cells improving parts presentation, kanban execution and material flow.Forecast monthly material requirements to vendors to ensure material availability, based on historical data and PSI demand.Identify and manage actual and potential material availability problems.Root Cause/ Corrective Actions to short term and permanent solutions to material supply issues.Suggest and implement appropriate procurement method (JIT, Reorder Point, Consignment, Reducing Lead-times, or Scheduled Releases) based on part characteristics, supplier, and demand to optimize material velocity and availability.Contributes, in the capacity of a team member, individually, or as a reference, to resolving materials quality issues and increasing manufacturing productivity.Frequently participate in, and lead continuous improvement workshops (kaizens) with team members to improve quality, delivery, and productivity.Achieve department performance goals (ie. On Time Delivery, Inventory Turns, Inventory Accuracy, Material Flows)Assist in cost reduction projects and implementation of new product/engineering changes.Kanban Management including: creation, maintenance, audits, and presentation Job Requirements Background and Skill Bachelors Science in Business Logistics or Operations Management (preferred)Proficient at the use of MS office applications including Word, Excel, and AccessUnderstanding of Lean Manufacturing concepts and methodsby Jobble

Keywords: Advanced Personnel Resources, Greensboro , Production Planner, Other , Greensboro, North Carolina

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