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Production Planner

Company: KEB America
Location: Shakopee
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Description: JOB SUMMARYThe Planner is responsible for planning and developing the master production schedule for manufacturing products to meet delivery dates and/or achieve inventory levels or other distribution goals. Utilizes knowledge of production specifications, manufacturing processes, materials availability, and application of mathematical planning tools to develop plan. Monitors status of production results and prepares reports on results against plan. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.Schedule usage of production materials to ensure optimal production levelsEvaluate suppliers timeliness and match according to goalsMonitor material supply flow and identify any shortages or bottlenecks in usageIdentify and resolve problems relating to inventoryForecast market challenges based on competitor analysis and industry trendsAddress issues regarding quality and productionProduce reports based on findings and performance of productionManage deadlines based on project expectationsNegotiate pricing as needed REPORTING RELATIONSHIP(S):Reports directly to VP Of OperationsRequirements: QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS The requirements listed below are representative of the education, certifications, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.Education / Experience-- 4-Year in Business, Supply Chain, Operations or related fields of study (or) equivalent amount of work experience. Licenses, Permits, and CertificationsForklift certification (will train)Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities -- ERP system experience (SAP a plus)-- Good communication skills-- Strong organizational and problem-solving skills. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Ability to lift up to 50 pounds or team lift Ability to be stationary as well as move from one are to another frequentlyAbility to stand, lift, climb ladders, push, pull, and sit as neededOccasional bending and twistingWORKING CONDITIONSThe working conditions described here are representative of those an employee may be exposed to while performing job duties and responsibilities. Production Environment, Climate Controlled, well-lightTime spent on the Production Floor or Office environment ABOUT THE COMPANYKEB America, Inc. headquartered in Shakopee, Minnesota, is a subsidiary of KEB Automation KG, a global provider of complete automation system solutions. KEB develops mechanical and electronic solutions for drive and automation systems. KEB products can be found in the most demanding applications across the world and are used in a wide range of industries including elevator, medical, packaging, and plastics. Check out KEB's website: https://www.kebamerica.com/BENEFITS-- Competitive pay-- 401(k) and match-- Medical, dental and vision insurance-- Flexible spending account (FSA)-- Health saving account (HSA)-- Life Insurance-- Short-term and long-term insurance-- Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays-- Employee assistance program (EAP) -- Opportunities for advancement-- Flexible schedule-- Educational assistance-- Growth opportunities-- And morePI208391904

Keywords: KEB America, Minneapolis , Production Planner, Professions , Shakopee, Minnesota

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