VERSA PRODUCTS INC is hiring for a full-time, experienced Manufacturing Production Planner who is comfortable working with in a cooperative environment and displays excellent forecasting and planning skills. We are primarily a metal fabricating facility, that will produce several hundred finished products per day. Our manufacturing floor is 75,00 sqft with some of latest technology in laser cutting and bending. Our ideal factory leader is an expert coach and communicator, capable of inspiring and engaging multiple teams into action for one common goal. Join the team that is taking over the most sought-after standing desks market in the USA. We design and produce the highest quality electric standing desk products in the industry.
Coordinate production workflow for multiple products
Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay
Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand
Decides how much inventory to keep on hand to limit changeovers and sanitation cleanings in the production areas
Forecasts how much product should be made to fulfill weekly demand from stores by analyzing trends and considering such factors as promotions, price reductions, seasonal demands, holidays, and weather conditions
Creates schedules for the production lines in manufacturing plants, considering many factors such as equipment specifications, product allergens, and raw material availability
Assign workers and other staff to particular production operations
Schedule shift according to production needs
Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget
Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption
Obtain output information (supply chain, number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)
Prepare and submit status and performance reports
Collaborate with quality control, shipping and other staff
Use SAP to view material movements, quantities on order, and the current balance on hand
Creates orders to receive manufactured product into SAP
Production Operations Knowledge – has a firm understanding of a typical manufacturing facility; terms, and associated industrial workings including key items such as: automated and manual fabrication, assembly lines/processes, line balancing, OEE mentality, error proofing/poke yoke, and lean manufacturing principles.
Background in production control, operations, and/or supply chain
General understanding of how the manufacturing validation process runs in relation to introduction of new products or processes (methodology, validation plans, scheduling, associated KPIs)
Interpersonal skills dealing with all levels of an organization
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Versed with common workplace software (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.). Excellent organizational skills.
Able to be a creative thinker and devise clever solutions to everyday problems. We encourage that!
Familiar with problem-solving techniques and ability to apply them
Team player; ability to work in an upbeat, multi-cultural environment with cross-functional teams.
Previous experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) desired
Previous experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is beneficial (SAP, Oracle, etc)
Minimum of two (2) to five (5) years in a similar capacity coupled with the demonstration of exceptionable ability to succeed
Working towards or having a technical degree or similar training in Supply Chain, Business, Industrial Engineering, or related discipline is a bonus
Being self-driven, motivated, and ambitious is a MUST.
Applicant will be subject to passing a drug screening and background check
Versa Products inc
Why Work Here?Versa Products is a family of innovative brands which designs and manufactures high-quality consumer products that are offered both online and in traditional retail. We are experiencing great success with our tried-and-true products that include Zero Gravity Tables, a line of ergonomic desks and GLAMMY mirrors, a favorite in the health and beauty market; just to name a few.
Excellent earning potential and healthy lifestyle workplace