Production Planner

  • Ira Green, Inc
  • 177 Georgia Avenue, Providence, RI, USA
  • Mar 24, 2021
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

The Production Planner analyzes inventory demand, initiates work order creation, and coordinates production workflow for multiple products to meet customer delivery requirements and best utilize the Company’s production capacity.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Generates work orders and manages production schedules to meet customer delivery requests while best utilizing the company’s production capacity.
  • Prepares production schedule based on current and backlog orders.
  • Analyzes, plans, and manages production control activities to improve runtime.
  • Reviews production plan to identify risks and communicates the same to manager.
  • Plans inventory management technique to avoid any shortages and excesses.
  • Plans and monitors material movement in production cycle to ensure continuous operations.
  • Develops process improvements for inventory, manufacturing and production control systems to meet business objectives.
  • Investigates production control problems, analyze root causes, and derive solutions.
  • Determines equipment and material requirements for each job order.
  • Monitors the execution of job orders and adjust production schedule for timely delivery.
  • Analyzes current and backlog job orders and accordingly develop production plan and schedules.
  • Works with materials, manufacturing and purchasing departments in identifying and resolving production planning problems.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Computer skills required: Inventory Software; Microsoft Office Suite
  • Other skills required:
    • Strong inventory control skills.
    • Commitment to excellence and high standards
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
    • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
    • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
    • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions

Ira Green, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity