Production Planning Manager – Multi-Plant

Production Planning Manager – Multi-Plant
Looking for a great opportunity to apply your Multi-plant Production Planning experience with a growing manufacturer near Minneapolis, Minnesota?  Our client a leading contract manufacturer that provides high quality engineering and fabrication to a variety of industries.  They are known for their quality and efficiency and as a result their business in booming!  We’re looking for a Production Planning Manager to establish consistent Production Planning processes across 6 plants.
This position reports to the Vice President of Operations and will provide you with the responsibilities of:
• Leading the production planning team to standardize key business processes across all plants.
• Overseeing the master production schedule to ensure alignment with the Sales, Inventory, and Operations (SIOP) consensus plan.
• Providing consistent and clear communication on priorities and important developments.
• Instilling the sense that professional development and continuous improvement are a part of the organizations culture.
• Working closely with operations leaders, material planners, production control planners, and others to coordinate manufacturing plans that achieve the company objectives relative to customer service, efficient resource/capacity utilization and inventory investment.
An excellent candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:
• Bachelor Degree in Supply chain or related
• Minimum of 5 years of Production Planning experience with multi-site responsibility
• Expert level understanding of ERP and the related systems to administer.
• Strong presentation skills and business acumen.  Ability to concisely communicate at all levels within the organization and externally.
• Strong interpersonal skills, proven leadership ability, and the ability to manage the requirement of others.
• Continuous improvement/Lean/Six Sigma experience
• Knowledge and experience with planning in ISO Quality certified environments
This is a high profile position that is critical to the performance of the business and you will be a key player in achieving success. 
Interested?  Apply below!  Inquiries can be sent to; please reference Job ID# mr3001.

Great talent is rarely looking. Connectology can help you find the most skilled professionals for your organization.
Finding a great opportunity isn’t an accident. It takes hard work and a professional advantage. Take the first step toward your future.