Production Planning Clerk

  • Location
    Friendship, New York
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Buyer / Purchasing

Adecco is assisting a client in Friendship NY to fill a Production Planning Clerk position.



The Production Planning Clerk, under general supervision, is responsible for the development of the schedule for production at the highest level at which products will be stocked or planned either prior to shipment (for made-to-stock operations) or prior to final assembly (for made-to-order operations). Other duties may be assigned.

-Prepares the production schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet completion dates per sales forecasts or customer orders.

-Translates orders into a sequential production run schedule by day and week; Product demand planning considerations include product run times, allergens, kosher and flavor profiles to maximize operational efficiencies.

-Analyzes production specifications and capacity data, and performs mathematical calculations to determine production processes, tools and labor planning requirements.

-Plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation per previously established production sequences and lead times. Plans sequence of operations.

-Confers with department supervisors to determine status of orders, volume and finished goods.

-Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.

-Heavy coordination/collaboration with other departments to schedule in the most cost effective way to drive overall operational efficiency.

-Place orders for required ingredients and other items as needed by the plant, directly or through others.

-Generate process orders for raw and finished goods and reconcile

-View goods issued and goods receipts

-Audit/Quality Control of SAP Transactions

-Maintain adequate inventories of finished goods and raw bulk materials by developing and using a broad and deep working understanding of plant operational requirements and supplier lead times.

-Perform activities that determine quantities of and forecasted requirements for raw bulk materials required to meet scheduled production.

-Use of SAP, legacy software applications and MS Excel to develop daily production schedules and weekly production forecasts; adjusting as required

-Identify plant-level supply requirements in support of plant demand planning and usage.

-Support Purchasing of raw materials and packaging.

-Assist Production Manager with labor forecasting, maintenance planning, PMs and outages


If interested, please apply now or call Adecco at 585-492-5505

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