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Title: Production Planner
Department: Manufacturing
Location: Idaho
Reports To: Supply Chain Manager
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Job Function

The Production Planner coordinates inventory control, production schedules and material requirements to meet sales based on forecasts, historical data, and customer orders.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Plan and production schedules based on existing inventory and sales forecasts and actual sales orders.
• Coordinate production schedules with Operations.
• Calculate, requisition and monitor incoming raw materials to meet production schedules.
• Coordinate with Purchasing to expedite or de-expedite raw materials.
• Coordinate with Logistics and Shipping departments to ensure adequate and proper flow of products.
• Follow up and take necessary action to eliminate delays and ensure adherence to production schedules.
• Act as liaison with Sales, Customer Service, and Logistics to provide effective communication of product availability and status of open sales orders.
• Create and issue work orders, enter material usages and consumptions, while researching any discrepancies needed.
• Assist with quarterly physical inventory of plant site.
• Prepare documents for record retention and storage.
• Comply with all company policies, practices and lawful directives.
• Other assignments as necessary and directed by supervision.

Skills & Qualifications

• Must have great organization, mathematical, and communication skills.
• Must be a self-starter with ability to work effectively with other employees at all levels of the company.
• Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
• Accuracy and high level of attention to detail.
• Must be prompt, dependable and have an excellent attendance record.
• Ability to understand chemical manufacturing processes.

Education Requirements

• High School Degree required.
• Advanced degree preferred.

Experience Requirements

• Production Planning or equivalent experience required.
• Experience with MRP system required.

To Apply

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