Kelly Services Production Planner in Holland, Michigan
The Production Planner participates in monitoring semi-complex materials through the production cycle.
Effectively evaluate current material control standards and prepare and maintain basic reports.
Analyze supplier capability; and participate in make/buy studies and cost analysis.
Create integrated project plans and schedules for the supply team's capital and development projects.
Support the planning and coordination of new product introductions and assess the impact and support changes to overall production schedules.
BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have SAP experience. APICS CPIM or CSCP certification(s) a plus.
Ability to demonstrate a good grasp of knowledge and principles of planning required.
Ability to take initiative, think pro-actively and self-schedule required.
2-5 years of successful Demand Planning/ Production Planning experience.
Must have SAP experience
Job Family Responsibilities:
Participates in monitoring of semi-complex materials through the production cycle. Participates in the preparation and maintenance of basic reports; analyzes supplier capability; participates in make/buy studies and cost analysis. Participates in creating integrated project plans and schedules for the supply team's capital and development projects. Participates in the effectiveness evaluation of current material control standards. Supports the planning and coordination of new product introductions; assess the impact and support changes to overall production schedules. Manage scheduling based on customer demand, service levels, and inventory plan, while optimizing capacity. Perform responsible planning functions with limited supervision within a framework of standard policies and procedures requiring initiative, accuracy, and attention to detail, organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills and the ability to concurrently manage multiple tasks. Interface cross functionally with Sales, Operations, Logistics and our Customers. Lead supply planning projects related to S&OP and continuous improvement of our planning processes.
BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification may be required in some areas.
Knowledge and Experience:
Demonstrates a good grasp of knowledge and principles of field of specialization and applies through successful completion of assignments. Successfully applies knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization. Typically 2-5 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.
Attributes for Success
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Operations and Supply Chain fields preferred and 5 years or more of relevant business experience in a planning leadership role. Will have well developed influence management skills and be able to successfully analyze and present data to multiple levels of the organization. Will be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
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