Manufacturing Planner/Scheduler II

Volt Information Sciences Eugene, OR
Job Description

Manufacturing Planner/Scheduler II

Eugene, OR

Essential Functions:

* Knowledge of supply planning processes, evaluating capacity models, smoothing production loads, exploiting constraints.

* Understand planning policies and procedures

* Demonstrate knowledge of business concepts/principles (terms and conditions, transportation, accounting)

* Knowledge of supply chain programs and the ability to manage project execution of these programs.

* Responsible for developing, maintaining, and implementing strategic and optimal production plans.

* MRP knowledge and ERP experience in a manufacturing environment.

* Evaluate key performance indicators and drive improvements through strategy adjustments.

* Monitors production performance and assures that MRP parameters are in line with demonstrated performances.

* Communicates effectively with manufacturing managers, supervisors, and schedulers to assure production plans and schedules.

* Recognize problems, analyze and recommend solutions.

* Experience in building plans to meet financial targets.

* Experience in bottleneck management using the Theory of Constraints.

* Optimize supply chain to minimize waste.

* Negotiates with the manufacturing team to develop strategies to meet planning targets.

* Manage new part release planning data and participate in New Product Initiative teams.

* Participate in planning performance metrics: WIP and finished goods inventory levels, customer service levels, work order management, manufacturing capacity, and quality metrics.

* Process improvement capability.

* Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelors in business or technical discipline or equivalent experience

* Minimum 5 years business experience, CPIM certification preferred

* Advanced skills in Excel and JD Edwards and/or SAP ERP and/or other ERP system

* Experience in working towards Lean production ideals

Preferred Qualifications:

* APICS CPIM certification or equivalent

* Project management experience

Please Note: This position is urgent and will be filled quickly. Must be legally authorized to work in the USA. Direct inquiries only (no 3rd party submittals) at this time, please. Thank You.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.

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