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Production Planner
Tuscaloosa, AL

Position No Longer Open

Posted 6/04/2019

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering, Economics, Business Administration or relevant work experience
  • Understanding of cross-functional activities (departments like quality assurance, accounting, controlling & production)
  • Experience with:
  • Production Planning                              
  • Production Control Operations
  • Strong Communication / interpersonal / conflict resolution skills
  • 3 + years of SAP R3 experience or similar (Oracle, . . .)
  • Proficient with MRP / PPS Systems
  • Proficient with JIT & JIS Order Control Systems
  • Proficient with Engineering Change Control Processes
  • Proficient MS-Office
  • 5 Why knowledge (problem solving)
  • 5S's good command
  • Familiar with OSHA standards
  • Process, Results driven
  • Lean Manufacturing Principles
  • Strong analytical skills (process / systems)
  • Proficiency in English Language (verbal and written)

Job Description

  • Disposition, tracking of delivery deadlines and availability of the production material
  • To require and audit expedient suitable measures in case of delayed delivery from the supplier
  • Independent reaction, information procurement and passing-on of strongly changes in framework conditions regarding customers and suppliers (call deviations, quality problems, capacities, insolvency, relocation of production, etc.)
  • To prepare and pass-on cost-relevant data, which are caused by supplier and customer towards quality assurance and controlling
  • To process the relocation of production, processes and outlets including the clarification of overhang material regarding the disposition or cost-relevant issues
  • Information from internal and external customer regarding incidents and shortage of materials supply
  • To initiate and contribute evaluation, development and auditing of suppliers
  • Independent introduction of measures, which will result in a reduction of inventory
  • Overall view of container and introduce corrective actions in case of a shortage
  • To consider and implement valid company directives, process and work instructions
  • Generally administrative tasks
  • Audit of the basic data regarding correctness and plausibility (BDE, SAP, paint shop system, planning of budget figures, control of high rack inventory) and initiating of the correction
  • Realization of customer orders in respect of production planning / in-house manufacturing
  • Independent work-out of production schedules and painting in consideration of economic operation
  • Coordination of pattern
  • Stock optimization
  • Stock control of blanks (if necessary)
  • To determine the total requirements beyond series, ETD and other orders in respect of the total capacity of the respective facilities
  • To maintain the production planning system
  • Fast forward planning in case of changes
  • Support and monitoring of Kanban (cycles, container Kanban)
  • Participation in inventory and stock securing measures 

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