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Manufacturing Planner

Kelly Services
Tewksbury, MA 01876
**Manufacturing Planner/Scheduler III - Tewksbury, MA**


**Job Description:**


The Production Planner is accountable for creating and maintaining an efficient production schedules for manufacturing operations. The manufacturing operation is predominately low volume with a high mix of products; it includes single and multistep processes and multiple constraints. The Production Planner will develop and own the scheduling process, tools and will work closely with purchasing teams and the manufacturing value stream teams to develop strategies to ensure the production and supply of finished goods for on-time shipments. The Production Planner is central to the daily operation of the business, is expected to network with key internal partners and will own aspects of supply and demand planning (including resource capacity/utilization). Candidate must possess a strong analytical and technical skillset.


**Key Responsibilities:**


Schedule, release, and manage production work orders in accordance with Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP). Works with Value Stream Operations to develop attainable schedules, eliminating inefficiencies and improving workflows to meet and improve on time shipment targets. Works closely with the Value Stream and Procurement to prioritize, expedite and de-expedite work orders based on material availability, work center resources and capacity, and customer demand requirements. Coordinates and communicates requirements with Procurement to ensure that materials are purchased in the appropriate quantities and timeframe to meet production needs. Identifies, takes action to resolve, and communicates critical issues, gaps and constraints to leadership and stakeholders.


**Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:**


+ Bachelors degree from accredited college or university with a concentration in supply chain planning or operations production management preferred.

+ 3 to 5 years of experience in a supply chain planning role, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

+ Proficient in the navigation through and interpretation of data in the ERP system.

+ Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes at an operational level of detail.

+ Ability to critically think, problem solve, and work efficiently under pressure.

+ Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

+ Experience with Intuitive beneficial; previous experience with SAP or Oracle helpful. Proficient in use of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PPT, etc.) and other similar software.

+ Lean Six Sigma experience preferred.


**Other:**


+ Pay Range: $40-50/hr.

+ Duration: 6+ month contract assignment

+ Location: Tewksbury, MA 01876


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-08-01 Expires: 2022-09-01

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