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Production Planner

Lincoln Industries of Wisconsin
New Berlin, WI
  • Expired: January 18, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

 

Job Title:  Production Planner

Job Code: PRODPLNR001

SUMMARY:

This position maintains materials and production planning functions.  Responsible for communication of information necessary for the effective and efficient operation of closed-loop MRP system.  Contributes to manufacturing at best cost through the timely procurement of material and achieving optimal service levels.

 

WAGE TYPE:  Salaried Exempt

FLSA Exemption: Administrative Exemption

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Schedule and release order to manufacturing and/or packaging and help ensure that orders are started on time and processed efficiently through the plant in order to meet the due dates.
  • Schedule and release purchased components from approved vendors.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with suppliers, internal and external customers to ensure that requirement to support our operations are met.
  • Work with manufacturing and/or packaging management to develop a smooth flow of needed material.
  • Review product mix to ensure that sufficient capacity is available to meet production goals and customer requirements.
  • Work with inventory personnel to help maintain accurate inventories; to keep an accurate perpetual inventory.
  • Advise management of the status of work in progress, material availability and production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided to meet customer demand.
  • Subject matter expert on MRP/ERP system.  Planning/Production Orders/Purchase Orders.   
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions.
  • Could potentially come in contact with hazardous chemicals.
  • Any other tasks as required fulfilling Lincoln Industries' Beliefs and Drivers.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE:

  • Reports to:  Manager, Materials

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be substituted for the expected levels of education and experience required.

 

Education and/or Experience:

Expected: Associates Degree or 3 years materials management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience in MRP, Capacity Planning, Inventory & Production control and purchasing.

 

Communication Skills:

  • Must be able to read, write and comprehend the English language in order to communicate well with our vendors, internal suppliers and interpret invoices.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

Other Skills:

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram or schedule form.
  • General knowledge of accounting and understanding of the general ledger accounts and how they relate to invoices.
  • Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with MRP/ERP systems
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Computer Data Entry

 

Physical Requirements:

 

Job Category E – Low Labor Intensive

Must be able to perform physical functions equivalent to Category E.

 

Rarely

Occasionally

Frequently

Constant

0-25%  of work activity

26 -50% of work activity

51 -75% of work activity

76 - 100% of work activity

Regular Exposure To Uncomfortable Conditions

X

 

 

 

Personal Protective Equipment Required

 

 

 X

 

Frequent Indoor Work

 

 

 

X

Outdoor Work

X

 

 

 

Machine Interfacing

X

 

 

 

Computer Interfacing

 

 

 

X

Hot Weather

X

 

 

 

Cold Weather

X

 

 

 

High Humidity Indexes

X

 

 

 

Electrical Hazards

X

 

 

 

Dirty

X

 

 

 

Dusty

X

 

 

 

Steam

X

 

 

 

Fumes-Vapor

X

 

 

 

Noisy

X

 

 

 

Chemical Exposure

X

 

 

 

Toxic Chemicals

X

 

 

 

Fire Hazards

X

 

 

 

Potential Confined Work Space

X

 

 

 

Awkward or Minimized Work Space

X

 

 

 

Walking

 

 

X

 

Stooping

X

 

 

 

Bending

 

X

 

 

Sitting

 

 

 

X

Typing

 

 

 

X

Balancing

X

 

 

 

Reaching

 

X

 

 

Continuous Standing

X

 

 

 

Climbing  (catwalk, steps, ladders, etc.)

X

 

 

 

Carrying  < 20lbs

 

X

 

 

Lifting  < 20lbs.

 

X

 

 

Twisting

 

X

 

 

Turning

 

X

 

 

Pinching

X

 

 

 

Gripping

X

 

 

 

Vibration (including but not limited to)

 

X

 

 

·Hand Tools

 

 

 

 

·Polishing Lathes

 

 

 

 

·Equipment Usage

 

 

 

 

·Pipe Bending or Cutting Equipment

 

 

 

 

Squatting

X

 

 

 

Pushing   < 20lbs.

X

 

 

 

Pulling   < 20lbs.

X

 

 

 

Static Work

 

X

 

 

Pulling 

X

 

 

 

Working at Waist-Shoulder Level

 

 

X

 

Working Above Shoulder Level

X

 

 

 

Working In High Far (Reach) Position

X

 

 

 

Working Below Shoulder Level

X

 

 

 

 

TRAINING:  Training requirements as defined in the Learning Management System based on the role.

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Lincoln Industries of Wisconsin

Address

New Berlin, WI
53151 USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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