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Project/Production Planner

Date: Feb 2, 2019

Location: Winchester, KY, US

Company: Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

Location: Winchester, KY

 

 

Contech Engineered Solutions LLC is seeking a Production Planner to join our team. The Production Planner is accountable for coordinating raw materials purchasing, production scheduling and shipping to ensure a smooth production flow consistent with customer requirements.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Receives orders from sales offices and customers, checks for accuracy, commits to inventory, and promises delivery date based on availability of materials, customer needs and production schedules.
  • Establishes production plans and priorities based on customer requirements. Plans daily work schedule for hourly personnel in accordance with production plans, customer needs, and overall production efficiency.
  • Utilizes MRP Software (JD Edwards) to effectively transact materials, plan and transact order and to ensure accurate costing, invoicing and inventory control.
  • Coordinates customer shipping with sales offices and carriers. Obtains the best prices and service from a legal carrier. Determines most effective routes based on general guidance. Expedites shipping and deliveries as required to meet customer needs. Plans daily loading schedules for truck and rail cars.
  • Places orders for steel and miscellaneous inventory items for customer orders. Obtains the lowest possible pricing consistent with specification. Prepares bills of materials from prints or drawings, and prepares basic shop sketches for nonstandard fittings as required.
  • Coordinates interplant transfers of materials and informs Sales personnel and plant personnel as to material availability, production schedules, shipping schedules, and related information.
  • Maintains material inventory levels within pre-established objectives. Removes shipped material from records, and orders materials as required to meet production needs. Prepares various inventory reports.
  • Coordinates order changes in production scheduling and shipping. Resolves daily problems with regard to material rejections and production changes due to equipment breakdowns.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelors Degree in related field or combination of post secondary education and experience.
  • 2-3 years production planning experience
  • Knowledge of loading and shipping procedures
  • Knowledge of inventory control
  • Ability to read shop drawings
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint) required
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Less than 5% travel to job sites and other Contech facilities


Working Conditions:

  • Must wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) where required

 

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                                • Ability to read shop drawings<\/li>\n
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                                    • Good oral and written communication skills<\/li>\n
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Local Candidates Only Please. No Relocation Assistance is Available.

Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, transgender status, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Click here to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement.  Contech is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.  If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513) 645-7000.


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