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Production Planner for Food Manufacturing

Company: HENRY BROCH &
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: June 9, 2021

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Job Description:Production Planner for Food ManufacturingHenry Broch and Company: We are a global ingredients supplier, co-packer and manufacturer of food ingredients. We focus on spices, snack foods, essential oils and bakery items. We are a fast growing company and we know that we are not able to meet our yearly objectives without employing good, dedicated, goal oriented and career driven individuals. Join an awesome group of individuals and help make our teams better! We maintain BRC A rated manufacturing facilities which service the top 100 food manufacturers and restaurant chains worldwide.SUMMARY: This position is responsible for utilizing the Brokers Plus ERP system by planning information to develop, communicate and monitor the daily/weekly schedules at all levels of manufacturing. This position is responsible for ensuring balance between inventory safety stock at each level of the manufacturing process (not including raw materials). This position will need to interface with Customer Service, Operations, Quality Demand Planning and ProcurementDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESEssential Functions:Create weekly schedules for all manufacturing levels that satisfy customer demand with optimal inventory levels and resource utilization.Ensure that all schedules are within the capacity constraints of each manufacturing levelBe able to maintain a 3 day look ahead schedule and limit expedited ordersMonitor each manufacturing level on a day to day basis to ensure that the schedules will be completed each weekDaily monitoring of the Finished Goods inventory against orders in house to determine if adjustments to the schedule need to be made to reduce the risk of out of stockAnticipate supply problems and implement resolution working jointly with procurement and/or manufacturingEnsure that all concerns are clearly communicated upLead weekly scheduling meeting for the purpose of communicating the next week s schedules as well as identifying, negotiating and resolving any conflicts with respect to material or capacity availability while maintaining the required inventory levelsEnsure accuracy of information that is used to determine scheduling parameters (including, but not limited to, lot sizes, safety stock levels and BOM)Develop performance metrics against key supply chain indicatorsProvide customer service with accounts and work with the sales team to provide timelines and production reportsEnsure all work orders contain everything required to ensure efficient production such as all ingredients, all packaging materials, scope of work and duration of workWork with customers on order entry, create work orders, BOL's and releases to ensure orders are entered, production is completed, and production is shipped outMust have advanced excel experience. This is non-negotiable.Any other tasks assignedQUALIFICATIONS:Education:Bachelor s degree required and/or 3-5 years of similar experience in a Production Planner roleExperience in Brokers Plus or ERP systems.Ability to work independently.Must be thorough and detail oriented.Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines within specified time constraints.Ability to operate in a team environment.Ability to adapt in a changing work environmentHOURS: Monday through Friday, full-time with work hours designated by the Manager.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:Ability to work in a team atmosphere, promoting positive work relationships with both internal and external guests.Capacity to utilize effective time management skills and be able to work under the stress of multiple deadlines, requests from other departments, and interruptions with accuracy.Ability to follow directions and communicate in English verbally and in writing and to read and understand materials printed in English.Capacity to be self-motivated and achieve goals with minimal supervision or direction.Marginal Functions: Performs other duties as assigned.Cognitive Considerations:Must exhibit cognitive abilities to:Make balanced, fact-based, relevant recommendations & decisions, avoiding emotionally-driven decision makingSolve problems by collaborating with colleagues and functional experts to ensure fully-considered actions are implementedFocus on critical tasks and ideas which require specific, detailed attention without getting distracted by irrelevant considerationsLearn new things about complex industries and business dynamics, then retain, leverage and integrate that new knowledge for subsequent decision-makingProactively try to anticipate needs/hurdles/next stepsOrganize and express thoughts clearly and succinctly in formats used internally as well as copy-written formats for external customersRespect the requirements and deadlines of others (both internal and external constituents) in order to drive decision makingENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS:General work area is indoors, in a smoke-free environment with controlled t temperature and fluorescent lighting.Exposure to noise distractions from employees or equipment operation in adjacent work areas.NO RECRUITERS/NO AGENCIES/NO PAID RELOCATION. PERSON MUST BE BASED IN OUR WAUKEGAN, IL CORPORATE OFFICE.Company DescriptionWe are a global ingredients supplier, Co-Packer and Manufacturer of food ingredients. We focus on spices, snack foods, essential oils and bakery items. We are a fast growing company and we know that we are not able to meet our yearly objectives without employing good, dedicated, goal oriented and career driven individuals. Join an awesome group of individuals and help make our teams better! We maintain BRC A rated manufacturing facilities which service the top 100 food manufacturers and restaurant chains world wideApply Online Below Associated topics: catering, chef, corporate, executive kitchen, grill chef, head chef, pastry chef, pizza chef, restaurant assistant chef, sous

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