Production & Inventory Planner at Arrow Fastener Co.
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Location: Saddle Brook, New Jersey
The Production Planner/3-PL Inventory Control Coordinator will work directly for the Director of Supply Chain and support the Manufacturing Planner in 2 main capacities including WIP Production Planning and 3-PL Inventory control.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
â€¢ Support finished goods manufacturing by prioritizing WIP operations to ensure weekly monthly production plans are being achieved and are on time.
â€¢ Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demands
â€¢ Coordinate production workflow in the WIP manufacturing area, conduct daily and strategic problems solving and coordinate material movement in the production areas
â€¢ Investigate and provides resolution for all non-workable conditions to avoid work interruptions.
â€¢ Heavy emphasis on managing inventory at our 3PL site which includes monitoring SKU level demand and incoming schedules from overseas supplier(s) into the 3PL distribution centers.
â€¢ Resolve discrepancies, examine and investigate misidentified or out of balance items with root cause analysis and identify necessary preventive measures to assure there are no reoccurrence in our 3PL.
â€¢ Manages inventory levels at the companies 3PL locations.
â€¢ Matches forecast demand with on hand, on order, or in transit quantities and refine plans as supply chain variables change.
â€¢ Perform other duties as may be assigned.
â€¢ Bachelors degree in Business, Logistics or Supply Chain (or commensurate experience)
â€¢ 5 to 7 years in production planning and inventory control environment. Successful incumbent will possess knowledge of varied manufacturing processes at its various stage-gates.
â€¢ Knowledge of Purchasing, Inventory Control, and Materials Management processes and inventory management methodologies.
â€¢ Strong command of ERP/MRP/WMS fundamentals related to Material Master and Inventory Control Modules.
â€¢ Strong understanding and Demand Planning of Raw Materials, Work-In-Process (WIP), Subassemblies and Finish Good inventory and processes.
â€¢ Strong analytical skills. Ability to break down raw information and unstructured problems into specific, workable components that reflect drivers of causal issues.
â€¢ Capable of forming logical conclusions, anticipates obstacles, and strives for superior results in a creative and resourceful manner.
â€¢ Excellent professional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
â€¢ Exceptional organizational & prioritization skills
â€¢ Proficiency in MS Excel required (vlookup, pivot tables, etc.)
â€¢ Must be able to multi-task projects and deliverables.
â€¢ Must be able to work in a fast-paced setting.
â€¢ Strong coordination and integration skills.