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Production Planner/Scheduler

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

  • Exciting opportunity with an industry leader and global company

  • Experience using SAP highly preferred

About Our Client

Our client is a global manufacturer of products that provide solutions for various industrial manufacturing processes. With over a half century of experience, the company has establish themselves as an industry leader.

Job Description

Responsibilities of the Production Planner/Scheduler include:

  • Plan/schedule the production lines based on forecast
  • Lead production planning meetings, verify discrepancies and implement agreed changes on the master schedule
  • Utilize MRP system (SAP) to create production work orders and master schedule
  • Work cross functionally with material planners and plant manager to achieve production goals
  • Monitor work-flow and schedule plant production lines to reduce downtime, changeovers, and hours worked
  • Lead projects and implement tasks in material management area
  • Define and implement regular alignment meetings to compare historic consumption
  • Define replenishment strategies for Make and Buy Parts and maintain material master data to support targeted goals for on time delivery performance, inventory turnover and other key performance indicators (KPI) for newly introduced parts
  • Validate and implement ECOs (engineering change orders) from planning perspective

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Operations Management or relevant work experience
  • 5+ years experience in manufacturing, production planning, and/or material control function
  • Experience in SAP with working knowledge of Excel (Vlookup, basic formulas, basic navigation)
  • APICS Certification(s) or similar preferred

What's on Offer

  • High earning potential and promotional growth opportunities
  • Company with global market strength and worldwide leadership
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide
  • Numerous patents, design and innovation awards
  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) - benefits start on day 1
  • Wellness programs, tuition reimbursement, development opportunities

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply and all qualified candidates will be contacted. This role offers a competitive salary and bonus structure that is commensurate with candidate's current salary and experience.

The client is an equal opportunity employer.


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