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Production Planner

Company: Emerson Electric Co.
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Production PlannerJob Function: Supply ChainPrimary Location: Charlottesville, VirginiaWHO YOU ARE:You create and implement plans that allocate resources precisely. You quickly and decisively take actions in fact-changing, unpredictable situations. You focus efforts on continuous improvement; and have a knack for identifying and seizing opportunities for synergy and integration. You act with a clear sense of ownership. You provide timely and helpful information to individuals across the organization.As the Production Planner, you will:* Create, release and schedule production orders to manufacturing for assigned value stream* Respond to requests from Customer Care for commit dates and updates for customers* Prepare and hold meetings with direct contract manufacturing (CM) customers* Create and provide order status reports to select customers* Work closely with New Product Introduction (NPI) team to ensure timely and accurate launch of new products* Review, release and implement engineering change orders (ECO) and act as gatekeeper to prevent errors from reaching production* Maintain planning and production information in SAP ERP system* Interface with manufacturing to track production orders and minimize aging WIP* Interface with the logistics team to ensure on-time delivery of products to customer demand* Escalate material shortages to sourcing team and track progress to close* Apply Lean manufacturing principles to proper scheduling practices* Manage inventories to eliminate and prevent excess or inactive materials* Achieve customer service level targets* Prepare for and participate in annual physical inventory* Create tools as needed to increase responsiveness and productivity* Track internal schedule attainment* Comply with company health, safety, environmental and trade policies.* Other duties as requiredREQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:* Associates degree from an accredited school in Business Management, Supply Chain Management or related* At least 2 years of previous scheduling experience* Demonstrated proficiency in Excel is a must* Strong customer service skills* Data mining and report generation experience* Knowledge of production and inventory management* Experience with an ERP system and MS Office products.* Cross-functional influencing skills within a matrix organization* Demonstrated oral and written communication skillsPREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:* Bachelor's degree from an accredited school in Business Management, Supply Chain Management or related* APICS certification* Experience in manufacturing planning* Experience with SAP* Lean Manufacturing knowledge

Keywords: Emerson Electric Co., Charlottesville , Production Planner, Professions , Charlottesville, Virginia

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