Production Planner

  • Type: Contract
  • Job #39370
  • City: Trumbull
  • State: CT

Our client, a leading global consumer-centric medical device company is seeking a Production Planner. This is your chance to work with a global company with nearly 13,000 employees located in 30 countries.

Contract to hire

Essential Functions:

  • Develop production schedule and manufacturing plan consistent with finish product demand, resource availability and inventory level objectives.
  • Schedules the production of materials that meet the inventory requirements of the business.
  • Review MRP and generate or release work orders to meet demand requirements and inventory plan.
  • Identifies and acts on exceptions to demand or production schedule.
  • Provides information to and coordinates with Buyers to aid in the scheduling of parts.
  • Maintains open communication with Production Management to ensure manufacturing and inventory plans are clearly understood and fulfilled.
  • Maintains accurate records and documentation for history and audit purposes.
  • Prepares and publishes quarterly, monthly and/or weekly schedules as directed by management.
  • Maintains updated procedures in support of Business System requirements.
  • Performs additional duties and assignments as directed by management.


  • BS in Logistics, Business or related field.
  • 3-5 years materials/logistics experience.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Access.
  • APICS Certification preferred.
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