Production Planner

Job Description

Our client, a manufacturer of products that are used in a wide variety of electronic and electromechanical products, is looking for a Production Planner for their Connecticut facility.

The Production Planner is responsible to implement, monitor, measure and report production schedules to assure the coordination of  materials and capacities to meet the needs of customers. This will include the creating work orders, identifying and managing priorities and capacity constraints, and monitoring production.  In the event of a discrepancy in the the production output, the Planner will work with Production, as well as other departments, to troubleshoot and develop a solution.  The Planner will maintain all MRP planning and scheduling parameters for all "make" items. 

The Planner will monitor the production materials inventory to identify obsolete or excess material, in order to positively impact inventory turns. This oversight will include raw materials, work in process and finished goods.

Job Requirements

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required. A successful candidate should have at least two years of Production Planning, Inventory Management or Supply Chain experience in a manufacturing environment.  In addition, solid MRP/ERP  exposure is required.  A background in lean and Six Sigma would be helpful.

Our client is known to pay, and promote, for performance. If you are looking for a company that can maximize your skills, and which offers excellent challenges and growth potential in the future, this could be the opportunity for you. Contact us, and let's get started. 

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $55,000.00 - $64,000.00 /Year
Other Pay Excellent benefits
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Strategy - Planning, Supply Chain, Manufacturing
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Manufacturing, Automotive - Motor Vehicles - Parts
Required Travel Negligible
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Production Planner

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