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Job Code10578
: Production Planner
: SAP, Manage Material Requirements Plan (MRP), Master Production Schedule (MPS)
: Worcester,MA
: 6 months

Job Description

Qualifications include a BA/BBA/BS degree plus 1-2 yrs. operations/distribution experience or directly relevant technical experience that demonstrates knowledge typical of a college graduate.



Responsibilities: Manage Material Requirements Plan (MRP) inventory forecasts to support Master Production Schedule (MPS).


Determine raw material or commodity needs and proper inventory levels. Create system requisitions and monitor delivery of materials, while communicating priorities to Receiving and Incoming Quality Assurance (IQA). Communicate with all functional areas to ensure that material needs are met (Receiving, Quality, Labs, Purchasing, Transportation, Manufacturing, and Finishing. Communicate significant changes in forecast volumes that may require changes in purchasing strategy. Communicate with test labs and quality assurance, where applicable, to establish and track delivery dates for raw materials or manufactured products on test. Establish performance reports to monitor, measure and address control, where necessary, of supplier performance to assure timely and quality performance of supplier. Prepare monthly inventory reports to summarize current obsolete and surplus items, DOH, working inventory and total inventory. Manage timely disposition of obsolete and rejected materials through Material Destruct Orders (MDO’s). Identify large Purchase Price Variances (PPV). Proficiency with the use of planning systems like SAP and tools like Excel preferred.

Required Details

: 3 years of experience
: No
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