Production Planning Manager

Production Planning Manager – Manufacturing
Looking for a great opportunity to apply your Production Planning and scheduling abilities to a growing manufacturing company specializing in precision machining, fabrication and assembly?  We are looking for a Production Planning Manager to help upgrade the scheduling processes for an industry leading company in the Chippewa Valley area! 
This position reports to the Director of Operations and will provide you with the opportunity to:
• Taking the scheduling process from Excel spreadsheets to full utilization of ERP/MRP, including partnering with IT on the design of the scheduling process.
• Monitoring sales demand, new product introduction and ensuring sales forecasts and business system parameters are consistently updated.
• Developing material plans and scheduling production work within and outside the plant to best meets demands for product and allow efficiency of operations.
• Producing and analyzing information relating to materials, scheduling, and planning. Reviewing priorities and reporting on problem areas. Taking or recommending appropriate action. 
• Ensuring proper labor and equipment utilization while establishing priorities for the departments.
• Answering inquiring concerning production work status and material availability.
• Leading the daily production meeting, making adjustments and communicating changes.
An excellent candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in business or related field preferred, not required
• 5 years’ experience in materials scheduling in manufacturing
• Proven ability to design the scheduling processes for 20+ levels
• Strong knowledge and understanding of MRP& ERP systems and processes in an custom manufacturing environment with multiple levels of BOM
• Proven leadership ability
• Strong interpersonal, analytical and statistical skills are required.
This position will provide you the latitude to implement the plans you develop and be a key driver in the continued success of the business.  Your success in this high profile role will position you for advancement opportunities within this growing organization.
Interested?  Please apply below!  Inquiries can be sent to; reference  Job ID# mr2968.

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