Master Production Planner
Company: Elgin Fastener Group LLC
Posted on: September 16, 2021
Insight Global is looking for a Supply Chain Master Production
Planner to plan and prepare a master production schedule for our
industrial manufacturer to sit out of their HQ in Wheeling, IL.
They will be accountable for creating the production and/or
material procurement plan that maximizes customer service in the
minimal lead-time, for the minimum investment in inventory with the
most efficient use of resources. Specifically, the Master
Production Planner will:
1. Plan & schedule production orders through all operations,
distribution points and sub-contractors using the planning and
scheduling tools available in the ERP system.
2. Manage both short and medium-term capacity planning throughout
3. Lead the inventory management process and develop metrics which
will help drive improvements to inventory turns and reduce the
existence of slow moving and obsolete materials.
4. Lead improvements in the most efficient use of the ERP software
used for planning, scheduling and inventory management
5. Work with operations and the suppliers to establish and modify
the business rules and priorities to best balance customer service
against operating efficiencies.
6. May provide master planning responsibilities between 1-3 plants,
so maintaining excellent communications with remote sites is
critical, with travel between plants from 10% to 20% (within the
Production Planning Experience for Multiple Plants
Specific experience in Epicor ERP system
CPIM or APEX Certification or can complete certification within 2
Black Belt or Green Belt Certification
BS/BA Degree, preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business
Management, or Industrial Engineering
3+ years experience in Planning / Analytical Functions for an
Advanced in Excel (Macros, Pivot Tables, Visual Basic)
Exposure to Six Sigma or Lean Methodology
Demonstrated Leadership skills and Strong Change Agent (Ability to
motivate others to excel)
Keywords: Elgin Fastener Group LLC, Milwaukee , Master Production Planner, Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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