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Production Planning Manager - Industrial Manufacturing

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Worcester, United States

- Successful global materials science company with excellent employee culture
- Leadership opportunity with high level of visibility

About Our Client
This global materials science company has been in North America for over 40 years and specializes within high performance materials. They are well-established with over $6 billion in revenue globally. The company is experiencing consistent growth and looking to add to their highly talented team.

Job Description
The Production Planning Manager will be responsible for overseeing a department of approximately 7 direct reports covering 2 plants. The business has annual sales of ~ $200M.

The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining inventory levels of semi-finished/finished goods, while at the same time achieving the service level goal set by the North America senior management team.
- Manage production orders for the plants and work closely with Order Management to support production and fulfillment of sales orders
- Serve as a key liaison between customer service and production within the organization
- Ensure proper receipt, storage, and recording of transfers of semi-finished/finished goods.
- Report on key production metrics, including backlog, incoming orders, work in progress, rejects, waste, productivity, etc.
- Develop and review general stocking plans for products that support short and long term inventory strategies and objectives
- Work together with different departments and personnel to adjust inventory levels for finished goods, review obsolescence, review product velocity and safety stock levels.
- Work with Production to coordinate the timely manufacturing of products in order to satisfy inventory and service goals and improve lead times
- Work directly with Purchasing, Warehouse, Finance, Customers Service departments to identify and resolve issues

The Successful Applicant
- Bachelor Degree or Equivalent experience
- 5+ years' experience in supply chain/planning/manufacturing operations
- APICS training and experience highly preferred
- Demonstrated knowledge of ERP/MRP, MS Excel, production, and supply chain management tools and procedures in an industrial/manufacturing environment
- Experience working with various data sets (e.g., sales, service, production, purchasing, inventory) resulting in analysis that helps improve supply chain functions operations
- Ability to work in a fast paced manufacturing environment and conform to shifting priorities to meet tight deadlines

The company is looking to hire immediately. All qualified candidates will be contacted - apply today to be considered!

What's on Offer
- $90,000-110,000 base salary
- Performance based bonus
- Excellent benefits package
- Chance to work within global company with opportunity for career advancement
- Join an excellent manufacturing team and interface with all facets of the business

The company is an equal opportunity employer.


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