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Company: SMC Corporation of America
Location: Noblesville
Posted on: May 15, 2023

Job Description:


The purpose of the Production Planner position is to provide production schedules and procurement plans that meet customer

expectations and are in line with corporate objectives.

---Scheduling and Order Maintenance Functions:
---Maintain scheduling practices that support customer, sales, internal operations, and corporate objectives.
---Utilize ERP software to schedule all incoming customer orders to achieve an optimal due date considering the customer

requested ship date and production capability.
---Execute Plans to ensure inventory procurement is processed in a manner which meets the established due date, while

utilizing the most cost-effective method.
---Respond quickly to alleviate Exceptions that would prevent delinquent orders; or minimize any negative impact to the

customer or production.
---Effectively communicate with Production Management on a daily basis.
---Review demands and expedite with pertinent departments if customer or production demand changes.
---Offer possible solutions or alternatives in order to meet customer demand.
---Immediately communicate concerns with ability to meet priority requested ship dates with the Inside Sales Support and

Sales Divisions.
---Promptly process requests to cancel, maintain, or update existing orders.
---Aid on urgent orders and management expedites.
---Planning and Inventory Functions:
---Participate in New Product Introduction meetings to help coordinate inventory procurement and production prototyping.
---Update Item records assist with Life Cycle Management steps and follow through on Engineering change notices.
---Execute/Complete reports as needed as required by management to complete standard duties.
---General Duties:
---Maintain a safe and clean working environment by following 5S guidelines.
---Escalate unresolved concerns or issues to the direct supervisor.
---Assist or provide coverage for other Production Planners as necessary.
---Other duties as assigned by department manager.
---Higher level tasks may be assigned for development purposes.

---Sustained posture in a seated position for prolonged periods of time.
---Work in a fast-paced environment.
---The work environment may include noise, heat, cold, and dust.
---Required to lift 25 pounds or less.
---Other physical demands as required to meet corporate objectives.

---Associates or bachelor's degree (preferably in Business or Production Management) or 3-5 years of experience in a

manufacturing and inventory control environment.
---Thorough knowledge of various computer applications. (i.e. Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office, Visio, Web-Based Applications, and

various ERP related systems)
---Strong time management skills with ability to multi-task.
---Excellent communication (oral and written) and problem-solving skills.

Other details

  • Job Family Production
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Associate Degree

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Keywords: SMC Corporation of America, Noblesville , PRODUCTION_PLANNER, Other , Noblesville, Indiana

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