Consumables Production Planner Scheduler in Apex, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Apex, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (919) 829-1660

Job Description

Consumables Production Planner Scheduler

Develop, measure, and execute a production schedule that will provide

  • Ship date accuracy and on time deliveries
  • Industry leading service levels
  • Required inventory levels
  • Flexibility in order to meet ever changing customer demands
  • Maximizes capacity utilization
  • Focus on continuous improvement and lean principles

Review new customer order demands and compare against existing customer requirements in order to produce a schedule that optimizes efficient use of all resources,

while minimizing changeovers and production machine down time, without negatively impacting OTD expectations or customer expected ship dates

Create ERP system work orders based on daily production plans to drive daily output

Interface with Consumables Team in Glinde in all facets of global consumables business; from order entry, to forecasting lead times, to order fulfillment.

Interprets and acts appropriately on order releases, required system driven actions, and exception messages from the operating system

Partners with Consumables Manager, Clip Production Supervisors, and manufacturing staff to ensure accuracy in BOM’s and routing - update as required

Manage planning parameters in and outside of the ERP system to maximize throughput and accuracy of lead-times

3 – 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment.

3-5 years experience with purchasing, expediting, MRP/ERP systems, quality/continuous improvement initiatives, manufacturing safety practices.

High level skills in the following Microsoft Office applications:  Word, Access, and Excel. 

High levels skill with ERP/MRP planning systems.

Demonstrated understanding of lean principles.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.