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Production Planner

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Kent
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Plans and establishes production schedule, inventories, tracks progress of production, and assists with reviewing the factors which affect production schedules and inventory. --- Draws up master schedule for each assigned unit to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet shipping dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders, and submits the schedule Supply Chain Manager.--- Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity data and performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, tools, and human resource requirements.--- Plans and schedules workflow for each department and operation according to previously established manufacturing sequences and lead times.--- Conducts both short and long term planning to optimize sales and manufacturing plans. --- Anticipates and recognizes changes in season sales and manufacturing efforts to meet customer demand.--- Provides data to the Materials/ Production Scheduling to prepares production reports and provide productivity analysis as required.--- Ensure all customer orders are scheduled, produced, and completed per the schedule. Reports issues to Supply Chain Manager--- Review all open and closed production orders and close production for month end--- Review D365 in/out reports to verify that processes are being followed and advise on corrections as needed--- Runs and processes all production cards and tags.--- Provide lead times within 4 hours of receiving lead time requests--- Make scheduling adjustments as needed to ensure that orders stay on schedule--- Close production orders once orders are verified as completed--- Manage lead time requests from Scheduling, Sales, and Customer Service--- Confers with department supervisors to determine status of assigned projects.--- Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.--- Prepares production reports, runs and processes all production cards and tags.--- Provide accurate physical inventories and performs inventory cycle counts as required.--- Provide productivity analysis as required. --- Manages consigned inventory--- Performs other duties as assignedAdditional Skills & Qualifications--- Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and 1-2 years related experience WITHIN MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY--- Must be 18 years or older due to work environment and labor laws--- Must be able to read and understand production schedule and production cards--- Ability to think strategically and problem solve--- Must be able to think independently and make informed decisions with little or no guidance from manager/management. --- Must be able to use bar code reader--- Excellent time management, project coordination and organizational skills--- Ensure all lead time requests are being processed in a timely fashion and communicated with sales and customer service, and that there are no gaps or lapses in the production schedules--- Analyzes production specifications and plant capacity data and performs mathematical calculations to determine manufacturing processes, tools, and manpower requirements, and provides productivity analysis as required--- Collaborates with supervisors and other managers to determine forecasting, scheduling, supply needs, purchasing of supplies and materials--- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.--- Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.We reserve the right to pay above or below the posted wage based on factors unrelated to sex, race, or any other protected classification.Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific elections, plan, or program terms. This temporary role may be eligible for the following: Medical, dental & vision 401(k)/Roth Insurance (Basic/Supplemental Life & AD&D) Short and long-term disability Health & Dependent Care Spending Accounts (HSA & DCFSA) Transportation benefits Employee Assistance Program Time Off/Leave (PTO, Vacation or Sick Leave) About Aston Carter: Please Note: Scammers are posing as Aston Carter. We'll never contact you via Gmail, Telegram, or WhatsApp and we'll never solicit money from you. At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless. Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit . Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

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