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Junior Production Planner

Old World Industries, LLC Northbrook ,IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

POSITION PURPOSE: Manage production planning aspects of production facilities, to include coordination of inventory and production levels, daily scheduling of production and shipping requirements, and expediting activities as necessary to insure customer satisfaction.  Coordinates activities with OWI customer service and location personnel to satisfy all customer requirements.  

DUTIES, TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                                             

  • Using advanced MRP tools (SAP, AS400), develops and maintains a monthly production and inventory forecast for assigned production facilities.  
  • Manages the day-to-day production and distribution schedule, making decisions to adjust as necessary to insure customer satisfaction by shipping at 95% on time, in full.  
  • Regularly monitors inventory levels of all components and coordinates activities with internal departments and external suppliers to ensure product is available in time for finished goods production needs.
  • Recognizes raw material constraints and other bottlenecks in advance and makes adjustments to production schedules or routings to deliver on time to the customer.  
  • Owns MRP system integrity for the assigned locations.  Regularly monitors exception reports for negative balances, un-booked orders, and past due production order dates and takes corrective action.  
  • Minimizes system costs by planning production efficiently and within the scope of our contracts.   Based on business needs and volumes, makes production adjustments including authorizing overtime, making shift changes, and adjusting purchasing volumes of raw materials.   
  • Collaborate with OWI transportation department regarding un-booked orders. 
  • Insures all master data (BOMs, routings, etc) is accurate for new and existing items, either by maintaining the data or collaborating with department resources.  
  • Prepare measurement and status reports as required.
  • Maintain technical skills by attending classes, seminars, exhibits and trade shows as needed. 
  • Assist with special projects and perform other related duties as assigned.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:                    

  • 1 - 2 years’ experience in a Supply Chain role OR Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field
  • Strong PC and intermediate Excel skills required
  • APICS certification a plus  
  • Experience within production or inventory planning environment preferred  
  • SAP experience is preferred
  • Must be detail oriented and exhibit proactive problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, teamwork, and communication skills are a must
Company Description
Old World Industries – an established Chicago based entrepreneurial company is completely transforming itself to be a multi-billion dollar global corporation.
Led by flagship brands PEAK®, BlueDEF® and Herculiner®, Old World Industries (OWI) has transformed itself from a small chemical trading company into a global powerhouse in the automotive, chemical, and agricultural industries, with global footprint in over 55 countries.
For over 40 years, OWI has delivered against the vision of its Founders, Tom Hurvis and Riaz Waraich, namely to keep commitments to strategic partners and by investing in its people, brands, products and technology. This has enabled OWI to be a leader in multiple industries:

#1 Antifreeze/Coolant supplier in North America
#1 Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in North America
#2 Automotive Lighting supplier in North America
OWI is now undergoing a major transformation to further accelerate growth and be a multi-billion dollar global corporation.

To support this significant growth, we recently moved to a new state-of-the-art Headquarters in Northbrook, Illinois. Our new location is easily accessible from train stations as well as the highway and boasts a mix of open seating floor plans, informal work areas and meeting rooms. Additional amenities include multiple cafes, free on-site health-club for employees, walking/running trails as well as a subsidized cafeteria. OWI offers very competitive compensation packages and rich benefit offerings to meet the diverse needs of our employees.

Join this exciting company that is growing and as a private family company still provides a family culture with an innovative spirit in which you can thrive and make a difference!

Old World Industries, LLC

Why Work Here?

Great work environment, benefits and career growth.

Old World Industries – an established Chicago based entrepreneurial company is completely transforming itself to be a multi-billion dollar global corporation. Led by flagship brands PEAK®, BlueDEF® and Herculiner®, Old World Industries (OWI) has transformed itself from a small chemical trading company into a global powerhouse in the automotive, chemical, and agricultural industries, with global footprint in over 55 countries. For over 40 years, OWI has delivered against the vision of its Founders, Tom Hurvis and Riaz Waraich, namely to keep commitments to strategic partners and by investing in its people, brands, products and technology. This has enabled OWI to be a leader in multiple industries: #1 Antifreeze/Coolant supplier in North America #1 Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in North America #2 Automotive Lighting supplier in North America OWI is now undergoing a major transformation to further accelerate growth and be a multi-billion dollar global corporation. To support this significant growth, we recently moved to a new state-of-the-art Headquarters in Northbrook, Illinois. Our new location is easily accessible from train stations as well as the highway and boasts a mix of open seating floor plans, informal work areas and meeting rooms. Additional amenities include multiple cafes, free on-site health-club for employees, walking/running trails as well as a subsidized cafeteria. OWI offers very competitive compensation packages and rich benefit offerings to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Join this exciting company that is growing and as a private family company still provides a family culture with an innovative spirit in which you can thrive and make a difference!

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