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Production Planner

Kelly Services
Fort Worth, TX 76196
Kelly Services has an immediate need for a **Production Planner** for a top manufacturing client (beverages) located in Fort Worth (zip code: 76140). This position will be for a minimum contract length of 8 months, and my client is looking to get the right candidate started ASAP.

The ideal candidate will have experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX as well as very strong MS Excel skills.

+ Pay is dependent upon experience

+ Contract length is 8 months

**Basic Purpose:**

Plan and prepare production schedules and ensure accurate production schedules are issued to each machine on a timely and efficient manner, keeping mind changeovers and line efficiencies. Issuing daily grinding and roasting schedules on a timely basis. Maintain schedule tool parameters to ensure an optimized and feasible schedule is generated. Manage continuous improvement process of Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) Software.

**Essential Responsibilities / Specific Duties:**

+ Manage, coordinate and revise schedules as needed to accomplish benchmarks in the manufacturing process per customer demands/ mitigating orders and material requirement shortages.

+ Coordinate with QA, Maintenance, etc. on project work scheduling needs.

+ Expedite operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions.

+ Monitor schedule attainment and suggest improvements to scheduling process. Keep scheduling software update with changes in plant performance and equipment

+ Assist in the resolution of MRP and planning discrepancies.

+ Review planned orders and material shortage report

+ Liase with Demand Planning to monitor and maintain systems accuracy.

+ Suggest changes to Min Order Quantities to reduce expired WIP.

+ Support implementation of new Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) software.

+ Suggest, implement, and test improvements to scheduling parameters in Dynamics AX MRP.

+ Other responsibilities as assigned

**Knowledge & Key Competencies:**

+ Associates degree and 1+ years of experience in related field. Bachelor degree preferred.

+ Minimum 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment with familiarity with warehouse and transport environment a plus.

+ Sound administrative skills, advanced skill level with current office and applications software packages such as Project, Word, and Excel.

+ Experience using an Enterprise Resource Planning System (Dynamics AX, SAP, and Oracle). Experience with Advanced Planning and Scheduling Software.

+ Excellent communication skills with fluency in English, both written and verbal.

+ Detail understanding of how routes and formulas are used in the manufacturing process.

+ Knowledge and understanding of the Material requirement Planning Process

+ Knowledge and Understanding of GMP.

+ Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

+ Understand the importance to work well and contribute as a key member of a large cross-functional team.

+ Time management and prioritization skills.

If you feel you qualify for this role, please apply now. For a more immediate response, please email me directly at

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

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**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: 2021-10-11 Expires: 2021-11-11

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