Production Planner and Scheduler

  • location: Warminster, PA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $24 - $26 per hour
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Production Planner and Scheduler

A manufacturer in Warminster, Pa who provides steel, fibre, and plastic drums; intermediate bulk containers (IBCs); filling services; and reconditioning. Pay is $24-26 per hour

Plans and prepares production schedules for manufacture of drums and applicable parts. Plan and track shipping and applicable paperwork.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Establishes sequence and lead time for assigned work centers to meet shipping dates according to customer orders
- Plans workflow for each assigned work center according to previously established customer requirements, safety stock requirements, and forecast requirements
- Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions
- Prepares production related reports, such as daily and weekly demand
- Processes job completions, reviews open jobs, and troubleshoots delinquent jobs
- Develops and controls production schedules and inventory levels of parts based on order demand and sales forecasts to match production levels with customer requirements and targeted inventory levels Daily coordination/partnership with production supervisors, customer service, 3PL's, plant management and quality department to evaluate any changes needed in the production schedule
- Executes report functions providing timely data and information used to drive the schedule decision making process
- Evaluates manufacturing or parts challenges and constraints and develops solutions to overcome.
- In collaboration with the operations team, drives continuous improvement to increase production quality and yields
- Plan and track shipping/distribution metrics
- Works with manufacturing departments to meet / exceed their expectations to ship product.
- Liaison between Operations and Customer Service to achieve business goals and objectives
- Responsible for decision making around shipping / distribution metrics and the actions to achieve those metrics.

Working hours: 6 am-4 pm

Minimum Qualifications:

At Time of Hire: AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline and 5 years of related experience.
Will consider HS and 5-8 years of experience in lieu of formal education.
Factory experience (Operations, Manufacturing or Production) preferred and may be accepted in lieu of a degree or certifications.

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