Central Planner

Location: Dallas
Posted: over 1 year ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Disciplines, Sectors, Operations and Technology Management, Strategic Management, Leadership and Growth , Manufacturing, Engineering and Production
Contact Name: Haley Gibson
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Haley Gibson

Account Manager - Americas

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Job Description

Our client is a manufacturer of high-quality frozen food products that offers frozen appetizers, bakery and dessert products to its retail and foodservice customers.

They are searching for a Central Planner to oversee day-to-day production and people schedules to ensure preparedness to produce daily production volumes, meet standards, and maintain customer satisfaction. As the Central Planner, you would be responsible for drawing up a master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet completion dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, extremely organized individual who has the ability to implement an Automated Planning System in the facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor actual output versus the production plan and report to the VP of Operations and Production Managers
  • Implement short, mid, and long-term material, demand, and labor planning
  • Work closely with all aspects of the business to ensure customer satisfaction (i.e. procurement, warehouse, and operations)
  • Must understand the process, the product to schedule based on appropriate product combinations.
  • Analyzes production specifications and capacity data, and performs mathematical calculations to determine production processes, tools, and human resource requirements.
  • 5-10 Years Manufacturing Planning Experience
  • 5-10 Years Manufacturing Planning Experience
  • 5-10 Years MRP Experience
  • Planning Software Implementation Experience Preferred
  • Experience with SAP Batchmaster Preferred      

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