Production Planner 1

Department: Production Control
Location: SL TN – Lighting Plant
Report To: Production Control Manager
Type of Position: Full-time

General Description

Responsible for planning production to meet customer requirements while adhering to standard base stock targets and utilizing SL Sequential Production principles (Maximize outputs while minimizing inputs).

Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Inventory Management for 1,805 In-house Part Numbers (Root cause analysis & improvement plans)
  • Manpower Utilization Planning & Coordinating Daily Headcount Requirements with the Production Supervisors
  • Creating Production Plan to Meet Customer Requirements (Daily à Monthly à Yearly)
  • Coordinate Machinery & Tooling Preventative Maintenance Schedules with the Engineering Team
  • Create, Maintain, and Update SAP/MES Work Centers, Part Info, MBOM, Routing, and Sequencing
  • Coordinate New Program Production Planning with Production, Launch, and Costing to meet CIS targets
  • Actively Participate in CFT & TFT Activities (Especially UPMH or Scrap PPM)
  • Support Accounting Month End Closing from the PP Modules to Meet Deadlines
  • Production Documentation Control (IATF & QSB)
  • Daily, Weekly, Monthly Production Reporting (OEE, SWS KPI) & Coordinate Root Cause Analysis with Countermeasures
  • Reporting of Supplies Expense Associated with Production Plan (Improvement Plans if needed)
  • Back-up Production Supervisor, Material Handler, or Operator in Emergency Situations
  • Management of Production Performance Data
Job Requirements

Work Experience: 1 Year of Manufacturing Scheduling Preferred but Not Required
Education: High school Diploma or Technical School Cert. or equivalent experience

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must have exceptional communication abilities
  • Ability to complete assigned projects on time in a changing environment
  • Basic SAP PP Module Skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Advanced understanding of production planning & lean manufacturing principles
  • Demonstrate good ethical characteristics and behaviors
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