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Production & Inventory Planner at Arrow Fastener Co.

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Saddle Brook, New Jersey

Job Description:

Position Summary:

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:

• Support finished goods manufacturing by prioritizing WIP operations to ensure weekly monthly production plans are being achieved and are on time.

• Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demands

• Coordinate production workflow in the WIP manufacturing area, conduct daily and strategic problems solving and coordinate material movement in the production areas

• Investigate and provides resolution for all non-workable conditions to avoid work interruptions.

• 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.

• 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.

• Manages inventory levels at the companies 3PL locations.

• Matches forecast demand with on hand, on order, or in transit quantities and refine plans as supply chain variables change.

• Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Job Requirements:

• Bachelors degree in Business, Logistics or Supply Chain (or commensurate experience)

• 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.

• Knowledge of Purchasing, Inventory Control, and Materials Management processes and inventory management methodologies.

• Strong command of ERP/MRP/WMS fundamentals related to Material Master and Inventory Control Modules.

• Strong understanding and Demand Planning of Raw Materials, Work-In-Process (WIP), Subassemblies and Finish Good inventory and processes.

• Strong analytical skills. Ability to break down raw information and unstructured problems into specific, workable components that reflect drivers of causal issues.

• Capable of forming logical conclusions, anticipates obstacles, and strives for superior results in a creative and resourceful manner.

• Excellent professional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

• Exceptional organizational & prioritization skills

• Proficiency in MS Excel required (vlookup, pivot tables, etc.)

• Must be able to multi-task projects and deliverables.

• Must be able to work in a fast-paced setting.

• Strong coordination and integration skills.