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Planner/Scheduler


Hello,

My name is Donald Vernon and I represent The Fountain Group. We are a national staffing firm and are currently seeking an Planner/Scheduler-II for a prominent client of ours. This position is located in Raynham, MA. Details for the position are as follows:

Job Description:
SKILLS:
Proven ability to perform advanced data analysis using Microsoft Excel
Proven ability to analyze customer demand requirements to calculate an appropriate safety stock, then use supply characteristics and inventory holdings to calculate an appropriate production plan
Proven ability to summarize and communicate complex issues or situations to senior stakeholders

Responsibilities:
PREFERRED Qualifications:
Advanced degree in business or supply chain
APICS, CPM, or equivalent
Lean or Six Sigma

ROLE Overview:
Reporting to the PP&L Manager, the ideal candidate will possess:
Strong analytical and root cause analysis skills
The ability to actively participate in conversations and decisions of a technical nature
Skill in developing strong, trust-based relationships with internal & external stakeholders
A self starter with an active passion for positive change including processes, skills & technology
Self awareness and influencing skills
A high degree of professionalism
The position is a member of the MD&D Make PP&L team and must be able to demonstrate both a practical and intellectual understanding of the Client and MD&D businesses and how the Warsaw, Indiana facility fits into those networks.

ROLE SPECIFIC DUTIES AND Responsibilities:
Schedule production aligning to MRP signals and business objectives
Ensure minimal backorder and maintain safety stock into the primary distribution hub
Manage the placement & flow of shop work orders to ensure smooth, uninterrupted flow to manufacturing
Develop strong working relationships with all internal & external stakeholders
Communicate risks and/or changes that will impact the supply of material or finished goods
Set-up and maintain finished good master data elements in relevant ERP systems
Maximize the utilization and functionality of SAP
Manage finished product inventory levels to hit quantity and dollar value targets
Proactively identify, manage and implement process improvements
Partner closely with purchasing to communicate issues and concerns that impact needed production
Conduct business and manage personal conduct in line with the Johnson & Johnson Credo and all local, state and federal laws
Minimize the environmental, health and safety effects of daily work-related activities
Seek to constantly expand and improve on skills and knowledge base
Other duties required by the PP&L team leader
Quantitative performance measures/metrics (may change with business requirements)
Customer service - specifically Line Item Fill Rate (LIFR) and backorder value
Inventory value at primary hub
Percentage of codes at safety stock
Plan attainment (both aggregate & code-level mix)
Production plan adherence

If you are interested in hearing more about the position please respond to this posting with your resume attached.

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