Production/Procurement Planner

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Location
Strasburg, Virginia
Industry
Administrative & Support Services (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Salary
US$ 17.00 - US$ 20.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_47973
Contact
Doris Noemy Perez Duran, Spherion
Phone
304-2679668
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Job Description

The position is responsible for the preparation of the Master Production Schedule based on the Production Plan, with the objective of providing the Sales and Operations Team the best efficient run and timing of demand while carrying minimum effective inventory. This position is also accountable in generating Material Requirement Plan for packaging materials; execute Purchase Orders in SAP, communicate with vendors and track delivery schedule, and ensure that all needed materials are available for continuous flow of production.

Responsibilities:
Closely monitors production schedule changes and proactively modifies packaging material deliveries with the suppliers to prevent over or out of stock.
Creates Bill of Materials and standard usage per material for the new item.
Creates PO for packaging materials in SAP, communicate with the suppliers, and monitors the delivery schedule closely to ensure that all needed materials are available for a continuous production run.
Draws up Production Schedule to establish the most efficient machine sequence, minimize changeover times, manage finished goods and raw materials flow, and meet shipping dates according to sales demands or customer orders.
Manage excess and obsolete inventory for review, depletion and follow up.
Monitors the Production Schedule on a daily basis and makes changes when necessary, such as when resources do not come out as planned, any changes in the production plan or when equipment fails.
Provides supply analysis data through MRP and drive resolution on raw materials supply issue.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Skills:
Good oral, written, interpersonal and analytical skills required
Negotiation skills
Proficient in Microsoft office application (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

Education:
No Degree Required

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
At least 2 years of work experience in manufacturing or related field, preferably with production scheduling and MRP experience
SAP knowledge preferred


Please include an updated resume with your application.

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