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Production Planning Assistant

Volm Companies
Wausau, WI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Production Planning Assistant-Ultratech Plant

Reports to: Department Manager

Hours: Part time, 20 hours a week.

Job Purpose

Supports Department Manager and Production Team with daily duties to ensure accurate shipping, receiving, and inventory reconciliation in order to keep the production floor moving efficiently. 

Duties and Responsibilities

•    Verify and receive products into ERP system.

•    Validate bill of materials, item descriptions, PDF’s, and other items in ERP system. 

•    Release jobs and associated paperwork to the floor in a timely manner to keep production process moving.

•    Assist with cycle counting (counting product) and investigate variances to ensure accurate reporting. 

•    Assist with the closing of jobs by checking that all the proper materials and quantities are reconciled.

•    Ship/receive, validate, and reconcile raw and finished materials

o    Communicate with sister companies as needed on product demand and communicate needs and timeline to the production floor.  

•    Complete weekly/bi-weekly spot checks ensure operators have the materials needed for production. 

•    Other duties as assigned. 


•    High school education or its equivalent. 

•    Excellent communication skills and ability to work with others. 

•    Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).  

•    Self-motivated requiring minimal daily direction. 

•    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations. 

•    Ability to learn ERP and labor tracking software programs.

•    Experience in ERP and labor tracking software would be a plus.

Physical Requirements

•    Ability to sit or stand and move about the facility.

•    Ability to stretch, bend, and lift a minimum of 10 lbs. 

Work Environment

•    Manufacturing Environment, will be working on the Manufacturing Plant floor as well as in an office setting. 

Volm Companies


Wausau, WI
54403 USA


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