Production Planner

Adecco is currently assisting a local, growing client in their search to fill a Production Planner job in Arbuckle, Ca. This is an AMAZING permanent, career opportunity! As a Production Planner you will be responsible for planning and managing production schedules to meet customer delivery requirements, to best utilize the company’s productive capacity and manage inventory levels. Apply Now if you meet the qualifications listed below!


Responsibilities for this Production Planner job include:


  • Scheduling of production for manufacturing plant across a broad range of products and customer requirements (Crush, Lecithin and Refining)
  • Responsible for developing, coordinating and communicating the daily production schedule, including the creation and release of work orders
  • Schedule production, factoring in work orders, maintenance, new product development, inventory availability and capacity planning
  • Measure performance of all critical factors to ensure compliance to plans, including publishing of KPI’s.
  • Take the lead in resolving issues when products are behind schedule or at risk of being behind schedule
  • Maintain the ERP system integrity to drive material and production schedules and execute processes per requirements
  • Owns production orders from start to finish, recording time and output and troubleshooting any discrepancies immediately, with a common goal of correcting the problems. Accurate and timely completion of production orders
  • Provides effective communication of the production plan between internal stakeholders – customer service, sales, procurement and production teams
  • Communicate with production team in a proactive manner regarding capacity and shift loading to efficiently meet production/sales requirements
  • Key stakeholder on MRP development project, defining expectations and workflow processes.
  • POC for production and process inputs, supply and inventory (Process Aids, Additives, Packaging, Etc.)
  • Provide meaningful reporting and analysis that interprets data and communicates information that is useful for decision making
  • Work as lead of the MRP team in maintaining targeted inventory levels for the business, including planning the consumption of commodities per goals of the business
  • Utilize MRP tools to provide detailed purchasing plans & schedules to procurement management
  • Monitor and report inventory levels within the organization to ensure overall inventoried items are at acceptable levels
  • Provide weekly commodity position reports to management
  • Work closely with supply chain/procurement team and sales to get input on forecast changes/adjustments
  • Prepare and maintain packaging plant’s production schedule
  • Work closely with customer service and sales to minimize packaged goods inventory levels and prevent aged out inventory
  • Create a rolling (6 month) master production plan for designated customers and products
  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field, or
  • 5+ years master scheduling experience with ERP software in a process manufacturing environment
  • Work efficiently in fast-paced environment with lots of moving parts while balancing competing priorities
  • Work with all departments and management levels (from executives to production workers)
  • Complete other projects/tasks assigned by Supervisor/Manager
  • 24/7 Availability to Operations Management

This position offers a starting salary range of $65,000-$85,000, which may be negotiable for the right candidate!


Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers.



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