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Master Production Planner

Company: Elgin Fastener Group LLC
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

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 the operation.

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 US).


Production Planning Experience for Multiple Plants

Specific experience in Epicor ERP system

CPIM or APEX Certification or can complete certification within 2 years

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 Industrial Manufacturer

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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