Website PS Services
If you have excellent listening, speaking and writing skills then this might be the job for you. PS Services is offering new opportunities for the role of PLAnner For Production Demand. The new positions are open at their Greenville, SC centre.
Job: PLAnner For Production Demand
Company: PS Services
Location: Greenville, SC
You will work closely with procurement ensuring all raw materials are planned and available within lead times for scheduling of production runs.
In this position, you will use current customer sales data to plan production runs and build forecasting methodologies that assist Procurement in the ordering of raw materials for production scheduling.
Work shifts may extend beyond 8 hours in overtime situations, include weekends or alternate work schedule arrangements.
$45,000 – $50,000
Assist Production Scheduler in firming all planned production orders for the current month.
Develop forecasting methodology for production scheduling using Microsoft Great Plains, Microsoft Excel, and ERP Platforms.
Work closely with the various business units to firm all production planning to minimize planned scheduling interruptions and eliminate scheduled breaks.
Analyze and track production planning vs production scheduling to measure monthly manufacturing production against the actual production planning process.
Work closely with Inventory Control, Production, and Procurement to identify gaps in raw materials availability.
Develop MRP strategies and create demands to drive MRP requirement schedules for raw materials.
Maintain long-term planning strategies for existing production requirements and new sales orders.
Knowledge of building 6-12 month production forecast from future sales deliverables and previous production history data.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required (3 – 5 years planning experience in manufacturing).
Preferred: Food and Beverage experience.
Knowledge and ability to use internal ERP technology platform as well as strong skills with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel.
Must be able to work at a desk using a computer, telephone and other basic office equipment effectively.