Production Planner

Location: Yellow Springs, OH
Date Posted: 04-24-2018
Immediate opening for a Production Planner in the Yellow Springs, OH area!  
Key Responsibilities
•    Plans, schedules, and coordinates production, such that materials, equipment, and personnel are effectively utilized for delivery on a timely basis.
•    Confers with Engineering, Quality, and Production associates to clarify processing methods and demands.
•    Works closely with the Production Manager in determining production schedules.
•    Leads the scheduling review at the weekly operations meeting.
•    Recommends changes to minimize quality problems or on-time delivery issues.
•    Develops and communicates contingency plans to deal with issues that might arise such as labor shortage, raw material shortage, production issues, equipment failures, to minimize losses, prevent the production of inventory with no demand, and service customer priorities.
•    Leads monthly OSHA safety training and oversees all aspects of ensuring and promoting our companies safety-first culture. 
•    Responsible for all aspects of safety and environmental compliance
•    Technical degree preferred.
•    3+ years of supply chain experience, preferably in a planning role.
•    Experienced, proficient user of ERP systems
•    5 years experience in a manufacturing environment.
•    Excellent organizational and communication skills – verbal and written.
•    Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
•    IT skills and experience are preferable and can help lead to additional advancement
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