1+ months

Production Planner - Direct Hire!

Kelly Services
Rochester, NY 14651
**Production Planner**

**Direct hire with benefits**

**Salary $70K per year**


Responsible for the coordination of all planning activities, namely: MRP runs, Work Orders Creation and Timing/Production Sequencing, Materials Issues and Shortages, Safety Stock Levels, Inventory Turns, Service Levels, Monitoring Sales Orders and Shipments, etc.

Purchase materials, components, goods, and services to support manufacturing operations. Request quotes and identify potential sources of supply that meet cost, quality, and delivery objectives. Actively manage and evaluate supply chain with respect to supplier performance, seek opportunities that drive continuous improvement in cost, delivery, and quality.


+ Oversee production orders including creation and timing/sequence of them while optimizing size of Work Orders to increase production efficiency and management/optimization of inventory levels.

+ Performs MRP runs to generate materials requirements and anticipate production needs in order to satisfy all Sales Orders fulfillment and achieve target inventory level goals.

+ Work with production department to eliminate constraints and balance production process throughout the operation to minimize/eliminate WIP levels while increasing speed to market.

+ Act as liaison between Production Departments and Customer Service Department to ensure effective communication while prioritizing customer needs and establishing a healthy balance for production requirements.

+ Responsible for making recommendations for improvement.

+ Purchase assigned commodities according to ERP system messages, requisitions and manual form service requisitions / purchase requisitions.

+ Issue purchase orders and change orders for assigned commodities, ensure that proper internal documentation (requisitions / approvals) and external documentation (specifications, drawings) are provided by requestors and to suppliers.

+ Manage the return of discrepant material to supplier for disposition per the Material Reject Record and coordinate with Receiving, Quality and Accounts Payable in resolving any receiving issues for materials.

+ Utilize ERP reports to ensure adequate inventory of purchased material is maintained in order to meet manufacturing requirements.

+ Communicate timely and current information regarding material availability.

+ Maintain strong working relationships with suppliers, utilize ERP and other systems to monitor and report on supplier performance, coordinate and ensure corrective actions are executed as appropriate. Primary contact with suppliers for assigned commodities.

+ Ability to identify and define problems/issues, collect data; establish and draw valid conclusions.

+ Any other responsibility as assigned by the Director of Operations.


+ BA or BS degree in supply chain, operations, business, or related field

+ Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in similar roles.

+ APICS Certified desired.

+ Experience working with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, preferably SAP.

+ Lean manufacturing working knowledge and/or certifications preferred.

+ Exceptional organizational skills required. Great communication skills: written and verbal.

+ Strong analytical capabilities and proficiency in MS Excel.

+ Strong Computer Skills, working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, etc.


+ Ability to remain in a stationary position to utilize standard office tools.

+ Move about office and manufacturing area as necessary.

+ Operate office equipment (i.e., computer, calculator, copy machine, fax machine).

**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: 2021-09-10 Expires: 2021-11-25

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