Production Planner

Adecco is seeking a Planning Manager for a role with our client located in the Greater Harrisburg, Pa area. The opportunity is full time and permenant with a medical grade product manaufacture. Review the requirements below and if qualified, APPLY NOW!

Primary Responsibilities

Develops a weekly manufacturing schedule to establish and maintain finished goods inventory at target levels
Evaluates daily production data and adjusts future production schedules as required
Setup & maintain scheduling system parameters
Reviews sales forecasts, open orders, backorders, future dated orders on a daily basis and adjusts production schedules accordingly
Smartly coordinates sequencing of manufacturing runs to optimize equipment utilization
Works with Procurement to ensure material availability for scheduled production
Works with R&D and other functions to schedule, coordinate & manage test runs as necessary
Actively previews, communicates and coordinates the production schedule with Operations to ensure effective and efficient manufacturing execution


Proactively resolves issues that might prevent schedules from being completed to plan


Reports schedule attainment
Manages co-packer engagements inclusive of supplying forecasts, issuing purchase orders, managing finished goods inventory levels, managing inventory/flow of any supplied materials, issue resolution


Education, Experience & Key Attributes

BS/BA in Supply Chain, Business, Logistics (required)
7+ yrs. of experience in a production scheduler role working for a direct manufacturer (required)
APICS certified CPIM or CSCP (desired)
Excellent computer skills in enterprise ERP/MRP systems
Extensive influencing, conflict management and problem-solving skills
Ability to self-direct and take constructive action in ambiguous situations
Extremely high standards of excellence and quality-oriented mindset
Strong sense of urgency, attention to detail
Excellent communications skills
Experience in business process reengineering and program/project management
Strategic thinker - able to think broadly through a multitude of options


Proficient with MS Office suite – advanced skills with MS Excel


Apply today for instant consideration!

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