Job Listing Description

Production Planner

Description:
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Production Planner for an opening in Carlsbad, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Production Planner is responsible for the active management of assigned categories of Make To Stock and Make To Order consumable life sciences products, ensuring high levels of order fulfillment and inventory optimization, including:
• Back Order Management (MTS & MTO).
• Responsible for achieving and maintaining specified MTS/MTO Back Order objectives, driving optimal order fulfillment levels.
• Take all reasonable steps to avoid back order positions on all categories under direct or indirect management, and expeditiously resolve back orders should they arise, seeking out root causes and taking ownership for driving corrective actions.
• Escalate and resolve issues where there is reason to believe that extraordinary risk, duration, or magnitude of back order position exists.
• Inventory Planning and Management
• Achieve and maintain specified Inventory Optimization plans, driving optimal Inventory levels and minimizing Excess & Obsolete inventory risk.
• Safety Stock Management – actively maintain adequate safety stocks to ensure Back Order goals are met through judicious use of inventory and identify anomalies in demand or supply that require timely updating of safety stock targets to insure uninterrupted supply.
• Capacity Planning and Management - maintain valid Capacity plans for each category such that all key variances are identified and communicated to stakeholders for course correction or acknowledgement of departure from plan.
• Data Management - make good use of all relevant tools, and take ownership for identification of – and resolution of – all data quality issues that may hinder the execution of duties within category and across sites where applicable.
• Training and Professional Development - actively participate in continuous training and education to ensure skillsets grow.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
• In-Depth knowledge of planning software (MRP), preferably Oracle E1, SAP or similar.
• Strong knowledge or planning, purchasing, and shop floor systems.
• Solid understanding of concepts of inventory flow throughout the supply chain.
• Strong understanding of concepts of inventory management and distribution planning.
• Intense customer service focus.
• Ability to develop and provide reports to satisfy ongoing inquires on inventory, capacity and product availability.
• Solid writing skills to develop routine reports and correspondences that are clear and concise.
• Strong verbal communication skills to effectively communicate critical information.
• Good problem solving and reasoning skills to effectively deal with problems varying in complexity relative to job level
• Previous MRP planning experience.
• Demonstrated expertise in ERP/MRP Planning systems, including all relevant planning parameters.
• Advanced degree (MBA or related) and / or APICS Certifications highly desirable.
• High proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook).

EDUCATION:
Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field with minimum 5 years of experience in supply chain or operations management.

WORK HOURS:
1st Shift
Full-Time

 
Job Number: 180912
Job Location: Carlsbad, CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 12 Months
Input Date: 08/12/2019
Firm Name: CHIPTON ROSS
Attention: Tyler Harrell
Address: 343 MAIN ST
City, State: EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808
Email: tharrell@chiptonross.com
Website: www.chiptonross.com

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