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Production Planner

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Production Planner:
We're currently working with a growing company with an innovative industrial product seeking a Production Planner to join their team. This is a long term position for the company, and will be brought on as a contract to hire employee. The production planner will need to be comfortable working with a smaller organization, take ownership of the production and materials planning aspects of the company and have a continuous improvement mindset. 

Main Duties:
  • Maintain master production schedule (using Microsoft Projects
  • Manage Lead times of various parts, adhesives, materials, components - On receipt of new orders evaluate possible delivery dates
  • Issue daily work tasks to operative and monitor progress allocating resources such as overtime to keep projects on task with master schedule
  • Procure timely arrival of project specific materials to suit tasks - liaise with engineering on material ordering who order some specialist material
  • Monitor inventory and forecast such material to suit master production schedule commitment.
  • Maintain high awareness and report on job task man hours versus estimated hours as a feedback loop to sales in terms of estimating accuracy, shop performance and profitability
  • Predict potential resource bottlenecks and communicate with team for corrective action such as resource increase - material shortages etc


  • 2+ years of production planning, buying or scheduling
  • Excel / MS projects
  • Enjoys detail administration, planning and interfacing with shop team on points of efficiency / motivation
  • AS or BS in Engineering
  • 1+ year in production, manufacturing, continuous improvement.
  • Willing to own the planning portion while also getting the opportunity do work in a Production Engineering capacity:
  • Continuous Improvement activities - Reviewing production methods: Standardization of custom parts and pre-manufacture parts, and identifying ways to improve efficiency, reduce waste / scrap, etc.. . 

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