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SENIOR PRODUCTION PLANNER

TEMPE, AZ

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage production plan, work order priorities, short- and long-term capacity plans, and reporting for Tempe site.
  • Coordinates production plans to ensure materials are provided to maintain production. Proactively mitigates issues with production constraints.
  • Collaborates with Purchasing, Production, Receiving, Quality, and Engineering to review execution of production schedules, build plans, backorder status, and other potential schedule interruptions or rescheduling.
  • Partner with Supply Chain to evaluate global demand requirements and assess adjustments to production plans, risk, capacity constraints, and reports as appropriate to management. Leads monthly Supply SIOP process for Tempe manufacturing.
  • Recommend and execute cost savings and efficiency improvements by seeing opportunities in material usage variance and yield.
  • Develop and maintain tools in Excel to manage key metrics, review variances, and understand drivers and impact of changes. Utilize tools to assess risk.
  • Lead project teams on continuous improvement projects. Supervise progress and collaborate with other departments.
  • Implement use of visual planning boards in the plant.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Basic qualifications:

  • Teammate: Collaborates with key partners, gains commitment to meet timelines and influences others without direct authority.
  • Driver and Results Oriented: Autonomously identifies tasks needed to support desired outcomes, and challenges potential delays to drive vital actions for results.
  • Clear Communicator: Strong written, verbal, and listening skills. Effectively communicates with external suppliers and internal partners Quickly and openly communicates challenges and proposes solutions. Prepares dashboards, presentations, or other information for management.
  • Organized: Demonstrated ability to stay organized with multiple responsibilities and time constraints. Good decision making and problem-solving skills. Attention to detail, excellent time management and workload prioritization capabilities are key.
  • Flexible: Comfortable working in ambiguous situations with limited guidance from Manager. Possesses a positive questioning attitude, able and willing to dive into the why.
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Education and experience:

  • Bachelors degree. MBA/Masters a plus.
  • 4-6 years of relevant experience.
  • APICS certification in CPIM preferred.
  • Experience in advanced Excel functions and Access.
  • Experience in production and capacity planning.
  • Experience in ERP. JDE experience a plus.
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

KP Recruiting Group 
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KP Recruiting Group is a well established and very respected recruiting firm.  We have built a strong reputation as a premier resource for providing highly qualified candidates for our clients.  We are very experienced in many industries and have a wide range of clients.  We will serve as your advocate during your career search!  Let us do the work for you!  There is never a fee for our services!



 

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