• Location
    Highland, Illinois
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
    $ 19 - $ 20 / Hour
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Manufacturing / Plant

Adecco is assisting a major employer in Highland, IL hire a Production Planner. Duties include developing and issuing executable production schedules for assigned work centers in accordance with the established Level Load Fixed Scheduling methodology in order to meet or exceed customer service level goals. This includes verification of available capacity and material and managing assigned kanban replenishment signals. This position will set appropriate stocking levels based on production and demand. The Production Planner is responsible for researching and setting appropriate MRP signals in SAP and all planning data to optimize and simplify the planning process while maximizing the resources. The Production Planner coordinates daily with the Production Supervisors of the assigned work centers to validate or modify the production schedule and to resolve issues affecting schedule adherence and customer service level performance. The Master Scheduler is also the primary point of contact for all customer service inquiries and issues and is responsible for providing accurate and timely lead time estimates and order status information.


• Production planning using level load fixed scheduling methodology.
• Detailed Capacity Planning
• Communication and coordination with Production Supervisors and Customer Service. The production planner is accountable to schedule execution and works closely with production supervisors to ensure schedule adherence and recovery if required.
• Initiate and participate in continuous improvement activities related to production planning, customer service and inventory management.
• Review SAP data integrity for assigned work centers and materials.
• Participate in Lean Daily Management System (LDMS) activities and support the factory tier process as required.
• Manage and maintain inventory levels ensuring uninterrupted supply of parts while maintaining optimal inventory levels, along with ensuring customer reliability and meeting target inventory turns.
• Responsible to plan for both internal and external production resources required to support customer delivery schedules.


5-7 years material management / material requirements planning / master production scheduling experience
LEAN implementation experience a plus
SAP experience


Bachelor degree from accredited educational institution
1 year applicable experience
Strong communications and project management skills
Relevant computer skills Microsoft Suite

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Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits package in the industry to contract workers. Benefits are as follows, and are available to you as a contractor after one week of employment.

* Competitive pay
* Preventative medical coverage
* Vision, dental, and life insurance
* 401 (k)

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