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Production Planner & Scheduler

  • Location: Midlothian, TX
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #32220

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

SUMMARY:

The Production Planner’s responsibilities include regularly providing production status updates to management and facilitating the timely delivery of products to customers while meeting company financial goals. You should also be able to closely monitor the production process to ensure that production orders are completed on time and within budget.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluating purchase orders to create suitable production schedules.
  • Engaging with all departments on resources and commitments to maintain a timely production schedule.
  • Promptly addressing and resolving production issues to minimize delays in production.
  • Coordinating production operations in accordance with material, labor, and equipment capability.
  • Recommending viable solutions to reduce production costs as well as improve production processes and product quality.
  • Effecting changes to production schedules to ensure that production deadlines are met.
  • Compiling status and performance reports and submitting them to management in a timely manner.
  • Promptly informing the relevant departments of changes to current production schedules.
  • Presenting schedules and methodology utilized to meet MTO and MTS programs while still maximizing production utilization.

 

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent working knowledge of ERP (SAP) system and Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems
  • Demonstrate good time management skills
  • Must be willing to abide by the company's policies and procedures, including those that are safety related.
  • Self-motivated individual willing to work hard, able to work in a group and alone, and be quality conscious.
  • Demonstrates a professional, team first attitude toward work and co-workers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree (Strongly Preferred).
  • A minimum of two to three (2-3) years of experience in a manufacturing/production planning environment (Required).
  • Excellent working knowledge of ERP (SAP) system and Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with strict deadlines
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify solutions to problems
  • Demonstrate good time management skills
  • Must be willing to abide by the company's policies and procedures, including those that are safety related.
  • Self-motivated individual willing to work hard, able to work in a group and alone, and be quality conscious.
  • Demonstrates a professional, team first attitude toward work and co-workers.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Manufacturing work environment. Constant physical activities are required for this position. Able to tolerate working environment with inside hot and cold temperatures.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Activities include ability to reach overhead, squat, and bend at the waist; the ability to lift up to 50 pounds or more; ability to climb up and down stairs throughout a shift; tolerance of standing posture continuously during shift; intense walking is involved. Dexterity for manipulating work materials; repetitive motion; proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English. Ability to respond to safety signals, such as those generated by forklifts.  

 

 

 

 

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Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Information

While the position you're applying for may not be for a government role, Astrix is a governmental contractor and, as such, is required to collect certain information in its applicants. Astrix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status. Completion of these fields will not affect your opportunity for employment or the terms or conditions of your employment.

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