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Production Planner

Kelly Services
Highland, IL 62249
Production Planner

Highland, IL

25 an hour

6 month contract


The Production Planner has responsibility for developing and issuing executable production schedules for assigned work centers in accordance with the established Level Load Fixed Scheduling methodology in order to meet or exceed customer service level goals. This includes verification of available capacity, materials, and tooling to execute production schedule. The Production Planner coordinates daily with the Production Supervisors and operators of the assigned work centers to validate or modify the production schedule in addition to help resolving issues affecting schedule adherence and customer service level performance. The Production Planner is also the primary point of contact for all customer service inquiries and issues and is responsible for providing accurate and timely lead time estimates and order status information.


Production planning using level load fixed scheduling methodology.

Detailed Capacity Planning

Communication and coordination with Production Supervisors and Customer Service. The production planner is accountable to schedule execution and works closely with production supervisors to ensure schedule adherence and recovery if required.

Initiate and participate in continuous improvement activities related to production planning, customer service and inventory management.

Review SAP data integrity for assigned work centers and materials.

Participate in Lean Daily Management System (LDMS) activities and support the factory tier process as required.

Manage and maintain inventory levels ensuring uninterrupted supply of parts while maintaining optimal inventory levels, along with ensuring customer reliability and meeting target inventory turns.

Responsible to plan for both internal and external production resources required to support customer delivery schedules.



5-7 years material management / material requirements planning / master production scheduling experience

LEAN implementation experience a plus

SAP experience


Bachelor degree from accredited educational institution

1 year applicable experience

Strong communications and project management skills

Relevant computer skills (Microsoft Office suite, ERP)

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

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

**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. 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


Posted: 2020-01-15 Expires: 2020-02-15

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